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  • Southwest no longer cheapest airline

    Southwest Airlines, which built its reputation on no-frills planes and budget fares, is no longer the cheapest airline to fly. Southwest, which got its start in 1971 jetting among three Texas cities, has grown into the nation's largest airline by market...
  • American Airlines' profit surges on lower fuel costs but revenue slips

    American Airlines' profit surges on lower fuel costs but revenue slips
    American Airlines' parent said Friday that the steep drop in fuel costs helped its first-quarter profit nearly double from a year earlier. But American Airlines Group Inc. said its revenue slipped 1.7% to $9.83 billion due to increasing competition, the...
  • PA Congressman Bill Shuster admits to 'personal relationship' with airlines lobbyist

    PA Congressman Bill Shuster admits to 'personal relationship' with airlines lobbyist
    WASHINGTON — House Transportation chairman Bill Shuster, R-Blair, has acknowledged a "close private and personal relationship" with a female lobbyist for an airline association whose job is to influence his committee. The recently divorced...
  • After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots

    To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots. That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes a reality. But following the intentional crashing of Germanwings Flight 9525 by the co-pilot, a long-running debate over autonomous jets...
  • Airline phone numbers and websites

    Airline phone numbers and websites
    Here is a list of selected national and international airlines that offer flights out of major U.S. cities. In some cases, an airline may not have its own mileage-reward program but may partner with another airline. "FF" denotes "frequent flier." Aer...
  • Airline alliances: Where can I earn/use frequent flier miles?

    Airline alliances: Where can I earn/use frequent flier miles?
    You can often earn frequent-flier miles on your primary airline by flying with an airline partner. Here is a list of some of the major airline alliances and participating airlines. "FF" denotes the number to call for frequent-flier information....
  • Expert: Tale of worker asleep in cargo hold is a warning

    Expert: Tale of worker asleep in cargo hold is a warning
    The misadventure of a baggage handler who fell asleep in the cargo hold of a jetliner should be a warning for airlines to improve security procedures, safety experts said Tuesday. The worker banged on the plane for help shortly after takeoff on Monday...
  • President Lincoln's slaying 150 years ago recalled at Ford's Theatre

    President Lincoln's slaying 150 years ago recalled at Ford's Theatre
    "Don't know the manners of good society, eh?" Asa Trenchard said to Mrs. Mountchessington. "Well, I guess I know enough to turn you inside out, old gal; you sockdologizing old man-trap!" As actor Harry Hawk delivered those lines, the crowd roared with...
  • More late flights, more lost bags, more complaints, study of airlines finds

    More late flights, more lost bags, more complaints, study of airlines finds
    Airlines in the U.S. are doing a poorer job of serving travelers, with more late flights, more lost bags and more customer complaints, according to a report released Monday. And carriers with a big presence in Chicago all worsened in 2014 from the year...
  • No strike as Allegiant Air, pilots return to court next week

    No strike as Allegiant Air, pilots return to court next week
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Allegiant Air's pilots have agreed not to strike while a federal judge in Las Vegas weighs arguments from their union and the airline's management. During an all-day hearing Friday, the company had sought to make permanent a...
  • American Airlines and US Airways take big step in merger

    The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a single operating certificate for American Airlines and US Airways, a key step in completing the airline merger to create the world's largest carrier. A year and a half after announcing the merger, the...