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  • United's lawsuit over hidden-city fares thrown out

    United's lawsuit over hidden-city fares thrown out
    An Illinois judge dismissed a United Airlines lawsuit against a website that helps passengers find so-called hidden-city fares to exploit a loophole in the airfare system. The suit against Skiplagged.com and its owner, 22-year-old programmer Aktarer...
  • Delta's CEO's 2014 pay soars above rivals to $17.6 million

    Airlines are making big profits, and CEOs are cashing in. Delta Air Lines Inc. disclosed Thursday that CEO Richard Anderson got a 22 percent increase in compensation last year, to nearly $17.6 million. That put Anderson ahead of the CEOs of American and...
  • Smoke condition causes cancellation of overseas flight

    An overseas flight that was about to take off from Newark Liberty International Airport was aborted when someone on another plane saw smoke coming from aircraft. No injuries were reported in the incident, which occurred around 6:10 p.m. Wednesday....
  • Charlie Trotter alumni creating meals for United Airlines

    Charlie Trotter alumni creating meals for United Airlines
    United Airlines will create new meals by tapping the expertise of alumni of late celebrity chef Charlie Trotter, the carrier said Tuesday. And United, headquartered in Chicago, will be the official airline of The Trotter Project, a nonprofit organization...
  • Jet with engine fire makes emergency landing in Philadelphia

    Authorities say a plane made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport after one of its two engines caught fire. One passenger was taken to a hospital after reporting chest pains. Officials say the United Express flight was operated by...
  • Plane with engine fire makes emergency landing in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a plane made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport after one of its two engines caught fire. One passenger was taken to a hospital after reporting chest pains. Officials say the United...
  • Open your mind to Open Skies

    I urge the Tribune editorial board to broaden its perspective on the Open Skies issue beyond the complaints of a few U.S. airlines (“Not a fair flight; The 3 major U.S. carriers have a valid complaint against their Middle East rivals”). The...
  • U.S. carriers telling a one-sided story

    Your April 22 editorial “Not a fair flight” fails to convey the enormous benefits provided by the Gulf carriers to American businesses, American workers and American consumers. U.A.E. airlines contribute billions of dollars every year in...
  • United Airlines CEO's 2014 compensation tops $11.3 million

    United Airlines CEO's 2014 compensation tops $11.3 million
    The CEO of United Airlines got a 39 percent increase in compensation last year, to more than $11.3 million, according to an Associated Press analysis. Jeffery Smisek also benefited from an increase in the value of pension benefits granted before 2014,...
  • Report: Carriers from Middle East, China pose competitive threat

    Report: Carriers from Middle East, China pose competitive threat
    The recent high-profile fight about whether three Persian Gulf airlines get unfair government subsidies highlights the next stage of competition in the global airline business, with head-spinning growth not only by Gulf carriers but Chinese ones too,...
  • U. S. airlines have nothing on the Middle East carriers

    This is in response to your April 22 editorial “Not a fair flight; The 3 major U.S. carriers have a valid complaint against their Middle East rivals.” I take exception to your position. Flying internationally, the three major U.S. carriers...