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  • Businesses welcome shift on Cuba

    Businesses welcome shift on Cuba
    Since Phil Ledbetter started working at Up Down Cigar some 14 years ago, he's regularly asked the same questions: Where are the Cuban cigars? In the back? "We don't do that," Ledbetter, now the store's general manager, said he tells the hopeful buyers....
  • U.S.-bound United Airlines lands back in London after 'maintenance issue'

    A U.S.-bound United Airlines flight with 240 people aboard has returned to London's Heathrow airport, according to flight-tracking website Flightradar24, after an unspecified maintenance issue forced it to circle for hours above the English Channel on...
  • Bob Hope Airport reports higher passenger numbers

    Bob Hope Airport reports higher passenger numbers
    The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport increased by more than 5% each in September and October compared to the same period last year, the most significant increase since 2008, according to the latest statistics. This past October, the airfield...
  • Hollywood man accused of peddling sick puppies in 11 states

    Hollywood man accused of peddling sick puppies in 11 states
    Deuce Teague used to wake up to French bulldog Duchess Noel nibbling at his ears and licking his nose. But now the 8-year-old boy from Las Cruces, N.M., is devastated: His one-year-old pet was put to sleep on Nov. 30 after suffering a weekend of...
  • 23,000 United flight attendants getting iPhones to improve service

    23,000 United flight attendants getting iPhones to improve service
    United Airlines flight attendants will be getting iPhone 6 Plus smartphones to use as onboard cash registers and eventually to store their safety manuals, replacing paper ones, the airline said Wednesday. The airline said it will begin distributing...
  • How airline seating reflects income inequality

    How airline seating reflects income inequality
    When I flew on Aeroflot back in the mid-1990s, everyone flew what we would think of today as Economy; they were still serious about a classless society in those post-Gorbachev years, or perhaps they hadn't quite gotten their arms around the idea of...
  • Mexico's low-cost airline Volaris debuts in Fort Lauderdale

    Mexico's low-cost airline Volaris debuts in Fort Lauderdale
    Mexico's low-cost carrier Volaris launched flights to Fort Lauderdale on Monday and offered a welcome ceremony complete with a mariachi band. Volaris now offers service three times a week from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Mexico...
  • United CEO Smisek to chair Airlines for America trade group

    United CEO Smisek to chair Airlines for America trade group
    United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek has been elected chairman of the industry trade group Airlines for America, the group said Tuesday. Smisek, chairman, president and CEO of Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, was elected to a two-year term,...
  • United raises cash requirement for elite status

    United Airlines has boosted the amount of money frequent fliers are required to spend to achieve premier flying status in 2016. To reach that level, customers will have to travel 25,000 miles or 30 segments in 2015, the same requirement as in 2014, but...
  • United to use fewer but larger planes from O'Hare

    United to use fewer but larger planes from O'Hare
    United Airlines intends to supersize its rides at O'Hare and create multiple rush hours during the day — moves it says will benefit passengers and make the airline more money at the same time. The transition to flying fewer but larger aircraft...
  • DC-3 over Hoover Dam

     
    United Airlines-Western Air Express DC-3 aircraft over Hoover Dam....