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  • Taiwan aviation official: Both engines on TransAsia plane lost power before deadly crash

    One of the two engines on TransAsia Airways Flight 235 went idle 37 seconds after takeoff, and the pilots apparently shut off the other before making a futile attempt to restart it, Taiwan's top aviation safety official said. It was unclear why the...
  • TransAsia pilots undergo mandatory proficiency tests following crash that killed at least 40

    The dozens of pilots who operate TransAsia Airways' ATR propeller-jets began proficiency tests on Saturday, three days after one of the carrier's ATRs crashed into a river, killing at least 40 people. The airline said it had canceled 90 flights over...
  • Hyatt to run Orlando International Airport hotel for 20 more years

    Hyatt to run Orlando International Airport hotel for 20 more years
    Orlando International Airport leaders agreed Wednesday that Hyatt should continue running the airport hotel at the main terminal for another 20 years, plus decided to hire a concession company offering $2 million less in guaranteed money than its rival....
  • Airlines expected to report soaring profits

    Airlines expected to report soaring profits
    It's a big week for the C-level suites at U.S. airlines as Chicago-based United Airlines and other major domestic carriers are expected to announce strong profits on the wings of lower fuel prices and strong demand from U.S. passengers. However, that'...
  • Orlando dice "Obrigado" a turistas brasileños

    Orlando dice "Obrigado" a turistas brasileños
    Perfumes, maletas y los cada vez más populares selfie sticks son algunos de los productos que no se quedan por fuera de las listas de compras de turistas brasileños en el Brazil Center en International Drive. El lugar, a menos de dos millas del...
  • The quick growth of Asian airlines creates challenge: how to train enough pilots

    The deadly crash of a TransAsia plane into a river in Taiwan is again focusing the world's attention on the safety challenges facing fast-growing Asian airlines. TransAsia has been adding new routes rapidly since the Taiwanese carrier went public in...
  • How British Airways will affect you

    How British Airways will affect you
    Within the last three weeks, British Airways has made two moves that will have a big impact on you U.S. travelers -- even if you don't ever visit Britain. New Frequent Flyer Program. BA is following the lead of Delta and United in revising its...
  • Avoiding fees and surcharges on airlines' frequent-flier award tickets

    You've worked hard for your award ticket, piling up miles in hopes of the free ticket at the end of the rainbow. But surprise: "Award tickets are never free," says Ben Schlappig, an award travel expert and the founder of the blog One Mile at a Time....
  • Tribune report: Emanuel's rare political reach fuels fundraising machine

     Tribune report: Emanuel's rare political reach fuels fundraising machine
    When three Chicago financial trading firms traveled to Washington, D.C., for a crucial meeting with federal regulators, they didn't go alone. They brought a man schooled in the ways of the capital who had recently received $182,000 in political...
  • US Airways flight from Philadelphia makes emergency landing in Houston

    HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say a U.S. Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing at a Houston airport after a problem with its nose gear. Local media outlets report the plane landed Monday night without its nose gear being deployed at the...
  • American Airlines scores big as new official airline of Cubs

    American Airlines scores big as new official airline of Cubs
    American Airlines has signed on as the official airline of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field, stealing the designation from hometown carrier United Airlines and starting a major marketing push to boost its name at its Chicago hub. United, based in...