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  • United and Orbitz sue to halt 'hidden city' booking

    United and Orbitz sue to halt 'hidden city' booking
    A 45-minute flight from San Diego to Los Angeles can get pretty pricey—about $350 for one-way economy seats on American Airlines. But an unusual travel site can get you there for about $200 less. The catch is you must book a flight from San...
  • United adds Chicago-Dublin summer flight

    United adds Chicago-Dublin summer flight
    Chicago-based United Airlines will add a nonstop flight from Chicago to Dublin for next summer. The Chicago-Dublin service will operate seasonally from June 4 through Aug. 17. Flight 152 will depart O'Hare International Airport daily at 6:05 p.m.,...
  • 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 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,...
  • 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...
  • Ebola ruled out in two suspected cases in Washington region

    Ebola ruled out in two suspected cases in Washington region
    Officials at Washington, D.C. area hospitals ruled out Ebola in two patients who were suspected of having the deadly virus as national and local health authorities sought to reassure the public Saturday that they were prepared for an outbreak. Howard...
  • Fire destroys three buildings at Pennsylvania memorial for 9/11 victims

    Fire destroys three buildings at Pennsylvania memorial for 9/11 victims
    A major fire destroyed three buildings on Friday at the Flight 93 National Memorial's headquarters complex in Pennsylvania, near the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, crash of a hijacked airliner, but no one was reported injured. The National Park Service ...
  • Flag that flew over U.S. Capitol on 9/11 destroyed in memorial fire

    Flag that flew over U.S. Capitol on 9/11 destroyed in memorial fire
    The flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001, was destroyed in a fire at a 9/11 memorial complex in Pennsylvania, authorities said Saturday. In addition to the American flag, also lost in the fire were personal items of the passengers...
  • Ebola ruled out for ill passenger escorted off plane in Newark

    Ebola ruled out for ill passenger escorted off plane in Newark
    U.S. disease-control agents in biohazard suits removed a sick passenger and his daughter from a United Airlines jet that landed on Saturday in Newark, New Jersey, but federal health officials later said they had ruled out Ebola as a concern. The...
  • New Jersey Ebola scare over; man does not have disease

    The passenger who became ill on an international flight that landed in New Jersey on Saturday is not suffering from the deadly Ebola virus, ending an hours-long scare that saw quarantine officers descend on a major airport while health officials in Dallas...