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  • 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...
  • Ebola scare: How clean are airline cabins?

    Ebola scare: How clean are airline cabins?
    United Airlines, flown by the Dallas Ebola patient to the U.S., cites medical experts that there was "zero risk of transmission" on the flights. Despite the reassurances, the Ebola case has focused attention on the procedures airlines use to keep cabins...
  • Plane forced to land when evacuation slide opens mid-flight

    Plane forced to land when evacuation slide opens mid-flight
    A United Airlines jet with 101 people on board was forced to land when the plane's evacuation slide opened mid-flight, according to KAKE. Officials are still trying to determine how and why the slide at the back of the cabin deployed. No one was hurt...
  • Forget the Knee Defender. Try the BathroomBuddy

    Forget the Knee Defender. Try the BathroomBuddy
    Congratulations, weary travelers. You have found your way to FlyingFighter™, a unique travel accessories company dedicated to helping passengers on all seven continents defend themselves in the warfare known as air travel. Never heard of us?...
  • Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device

    Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device
    An argument over legroom on a weekend flight led United Airlines to divert a plane to Chicago and call authorities, the airline said Tuesday. United Airlines Flight 1462 was en route from Newark, N.J., to Denver Sunday afternoon when there was a...
  • Knee room: Their Take

    Knee room Veteran airline passengers know the drill: You scrunch into one of those economy cabin seats, stake out as much elbow and knee space as is politely possible, and then hope to fend off incursions. The moment of maximum conflict arises when...
  • United settles discrimination claims

    United settles discrimination claims
    United Airlines' parent has agreed to pay $215,000 to resolve claims that Continental discriminated against its lawful permanent resident employees by demanding they fill out extra forms, the Justice Department said on Tuesday. United Continental Holdings...
  • United offers flight attendants buyout packages of up to $100,000 each

    United offers flight attendants buyout packages of up to $100,000 each
    In hopes of cutting its staffing budget, United Airlines announced plans Monday to offer veteran flight attendants early buyout packages of up to $100,000 each. United, which has been struggling to reconcile union contracts since its merger with...