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  • Airlines avoiding Ukrainian airspace after Malaysia Airlines crash

    Airlines avoiding Ukrainian airspace after Malaysia Airlines crash
    Several international airlines said Thursday that they were rerouting flights around eastern Ukrainian airspace after a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people crashed near the city of Donetsk. Russian and Ukrainian media reported the plane may have...
  • Malaysia Airlines flight was 1,000 feet above restricted Ukraine airspace

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was cruising just 1,000 feet above restricted airspace when it was struck by a missile in Ukraine's Donetsk region, according to aviation and intelligence officials. Despite ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine, including...
  • Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine

    Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine
    President Obama on Friday condemned the missile attack that downed a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine as an "outrage of unspeakable proportions" but stopped short of blaming Russia directly for the tragedy. A...
  • Government fees on airfares are least frustrating charge, survey says

    Here’s a surprise. Most air travelers wouldn’t mind paying more in fees – if it helps cut lines at airports. Airlines have vehemently opposed proposals to increase government fees on airline tickets, saying higher costs would...
  • Southwest Airlines jet backs into JetBlue plane at Logan Airport

    Southwest Airlines jet backs into JetBlue plane at Logan Airport
    A Southwest Airlines jet clipped a stationary JetBlue plane as it was pushing back from the gate at Logan International Airport in Boston on Monday, according to CBS Boston. The JetBlue plane was empty and although both aircrafts sustained minor...
  • All by myself, or so he thought: Las Vegas airport video goes viral

    All by myself, or so he thought: Las Vegas airport video goes viral
    By his own self-deprecating account, Richard Dunn realizes he’s already at ¬†“minute 13 of my 15 minutes of fame.” But what a heck of a cyber ride, one that has taught him a valuable lesson about the planet’s runaway Internet...
  • United flight to O.C. makes emergency landing after slide deploys

    United flight to O.C. makes emergency landing after slide deploys
    A United flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport bound for Orange County's John Wayne Airport made an emergency landing in Kansas on Sunday night after a slide deployed mid-air. Flight 1463 left O'Hare about 8:36 p.m. Central time,...
  • United passengers describe panic as slide deploys at 38,000 feet

    United passengers describe panic as slide deploys at 38,000 feet
    Passengers of a Santa Ana-bound United Airlines flight that was diverted to Kansas on Sunday after an emergency slide inflated 38,000 feet in the air described the panicked scene inside the cabin as crew members rushed to contain the problem. Flight...
  • Report: LAFD captains trained to enter shooting scenes after LAX incident

    Report: LAFD captains trained to enter shooting scenes after LAX incident
    The Los Angeles Fire Department has trained hundreds of captains to oversee rescue teams during mass shootings as part of an ambitious effort prompted by a gunman's rampage last year at LAX, according to a report that will be presented Tuesday to fire...
  • BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights

    BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights
    With beach balls, snorkels and other vacation-themed decorations festooning a section of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, six top Southwest Airlines executives will split off in pairs to a steel drum beat and board three flights to the Caribbean. The...
  • West Palm Beach airport adds TSA PreCheck application center

    West Palm Beach airport adds TSA PreCheck application center
    Travelers departing Palm Beach International Airport now have a more convenient way to apply for TSA PreCheck, a federal program that offers expedited security screening at local airports and others nationwide. On Tuesday, Transportation Security...