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  • Settlement OKs merger of American Airlines, US Airways

    Settlement OKs merger of American Airlines, US Airways
    The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it has reached a settlement agreement to allow the merger of American Airlines and US Airways to form the nation's largest air carrier. The department, which sued in August to stop the merger, said that as...
  • See the moment when a bird shatters a plane window -- mid-flight

    See the moment when a bird shatters a plane window -- mid-flight
    A Florida pilot said he felt flat out panic after a bird shattered the front window of his small aircraft -- in mid-air. But if he felt it, he didn't show it: He safely landed the plane moments later.  Rob Weber said he was traveling at 170 mph Saturday...
  • Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' debut an understated affair

    NEW YORK — Making his debut as host of "Late Night" on Monday, Seth Meyers struck a decidedly low-key note in a broadcast that emphasized finely tuned punch lines over star power and razzle-dazzle. Meyers opened the NBC show by paying tribute to...
  • Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations

    Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations
    The busiest travel day of the year collided with an ugly storm that swept up from the Southeast to the East Coast, drifting into the nation's busiest airspace. The results were 667 canceled flights and 6,435 flights delayed at least 15 minutes on the...
  • Deadly storm disrupts thousands of flights, may snarl holiday travel

    Deadly storm disrupts thousands of flights, may snarl holiday travel
    More than 200 flights were canceled and more than 5,000 were delayed by a deadly storm that is on track to pounce on the East Coast on the busiest travel day of the year. The airports hardest hit by the cancellations and delays so far were Charlotte...
  • Southwest Airlines buys slots given up by American Airlines

    Southwest Airlines buys slots given up by American Airlines
    The merger of American Airlines and US Airways is paying off for Southwest Airlines. To settle an antitrust lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice, American and US Airways agreed to give up dozens of landing and takeoff slots to ensure strong...
  • Airline delays continue to grow after LAX shooting

    Airline delays continue to grow after LAX shooting
    Correction: This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. The effect of the shooting at Los Angeles International Airport continued to grow Friday, with more delays caused by severe weather at East Coast airports. The fatal...
  • AA, US Airways to divest several slots, gates to settle merger litigation

    AA, US Airways to divest several slots, gates to settle merger litigation
    Parent companies of merging carriers American Airlines and US Airways have agreed to divest several slots and gates at key U.S. airports to settle litigation challenging their combination from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and several state...
  • Mykki Blanco aims for the masses

    Mykki Blanco aims for the masses
    Last Thursday afternoon, Michael Quattlebaum Jr. waited to board a flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport to Raleigh, N.C., where the 27-year-old would spend Christmas with his mother. It was a familiar feeling, as Quattlebaum found himself sitting in...
  • Five years later, the Miracle on the Hudson still awes aviation

    Just minutes after US Airways Flight 1549 left LaGuardia Airport in Queens five years ago, a flock of geese invaded the craft’s engines, forcing the plane into a watery emergency landing that became known as the Miracle on the Hudson and helped...
  • New York's LaGuardia Airport is almost a terminal case

    New York's LaGuardia Airport is almost a terminal case
    NEW YORK — The bus was standing room only as travelers hauling luggage jostled for space amid the commuters and other local riders. Two men with skis, ski boots and backpacks squeezed into the nook beside the rear exit, blocking the door. A woman...