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American Airlines Hires Former Union Leader As Consultant, Stirring Controversy
But to detractors, Glading is a traitor because, after retiring in October following 37 years as an American flight attendant, she was asked to work as a consultant for the airline, seeking better enforcement of Open Skies treaties so that they do not …
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The world's safest airlines for 2016?
(CNN) – It's the annual announcement every nervous flier awaits with interest: AirlineRatings.com's safest airline award. This year the aviation analysts have named 20 leading carriers as the world's best at ensuring passenger protection. And, for the …
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Airport officials hope to draw travelers, airlines to new Hibbing terminal
Board Director Maynard Baratto of Hibbing hopes the project will bring some development to Hibbing in the way of a new hotel and prompt airlines to consider adding flights to the airport. "This is one of the biggest monetary projects that's gone on in …
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Airlines Challenge Low-Cost Foes on Fares

Airlines Challenge Low-Cost Foes on Fares
After shrugging off their lowest-cost rivals, the biggest U.S. airlines are now taking them head on—resulting in a bonanza of cheaper tickets that is benefiting fliers but weighing on revenue. Plummeting fuel costs have helped make it more profitable …
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Passenger advocates knock airlines for increasing fares
"Even with an unprecedented investigation into anti-competitive practices and price collusion currently underway, this week's airline fare increase reinforces what travelers already feel about the airlines: it's us versus them," Travelers' Voice …
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Airlines: Fly Higher Already!

Airlines: Fly Higher Already!
Credit Suisse analysts Julie Yates and Parker Kim think airlines like American Airlines (AAL), United Continental (UAL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), and Southwest Airlines (LUV) can outperform in 2016 after a sluggish 2015–but it may take a while. They …
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United Airlines Flight Slides Off Icy Taxiway at Spokane Airport
A United Airlines flight slid off an icy taxiway at Spokane Airport in Washington state on Tuesday morning. The plane, which was scheduled to depart for Denver, slid off the taxiway as it was preparing to leave the gate around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning, …
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US airlines hike ticket prices
Delta Air Lines increased prices Monday on flights by up to $ 4 one-way, travel search website FareCompare said Tuesday, adding that Southwest Airlines has followed suit. American Airlines also raised U.S. domestic fares by $ 3 one-way to match its …
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Super Mario Maker has a course designed by Southwest Airlines

Super Mario Maker has a course designed by Southwest Airlines
No, you're not reading that headline wrong, and this isn't a practical joke. The famous (or infamous, depending on who you ask) low-cost airline carrier, Southwest, has designed a level for Super Mario Maker which is available now for the Wii U. The …
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United Airlines Fined .75M Over Delays, Treatment of Disabled
United 7 300×199 United Airlines Fined $ 2.75M Over Delays, Treatment of Disabled The airline received an unusually large number of complaints in comparison to other airlines regarding this matter. The U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating …
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Pro-Seahawks tweet by airline sparks anger from Vikings fans
A pro-Seahawks tweet by Delta Airlines Wednesday sparked dozens of replies by angry Vikings fans, some saying they would not be flying on Delta again. The Seahawks are set to play the Vikings in the wild card round of the playoffs Sunday in Minnesota.
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Greek airline apologizes for ejecting two Arab-Israelis from plane
Greece's Aegean Airlines apologized Wednesday to Palestinian Authority leaders for forcing two Arab-Israeli passengers to leave a plane because of a protest by Jewish-Israeli travelers. It was not immediately clear why a Greek airline would apologize …
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Caribbean Airlines flight attendant jailed in US for drug smuggling attempt
FLORIDA, United States, Friday January 8, 2016 – A Caribbean Airlines flight attendant who tried to smuggle more than 6.5 pounds of cocaine into the United States, hidden inside compression underwear he wore under his uniform, has been sentenced to …
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Low-cost airlines may offer greener way to travel
"On the whole, [low-cost airlines] are much more environmentally friendly than full-service airlines," Jennifer Lynes, an associate professor and director of the University of Waterloo's environment and business program, told The Morning Edition on Friday.
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Last 777s To Leave Malaysia Airlines Fleet
Comments 0. Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has confirmed that the suspension of its Paris and Amsterdam routes will allow it to retire its remaining Boeing 777-200ERs, and many of the pilots from this fleet will also be leaving the .
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Jewish Israelis force Aegean Airlines to remove Palestinian citizens from flight

Jewish Israelis force Aegean Airlines to remove Palestinian citizens from flight
Two Palestinian citizens of Israel were removed from an Aegean Airlines flight on Sunday, after Jewish Israelis claimed they constituted a 'security' risk. The incident was reported on by American newspaper The Jewish Press, citing Israel Radio, and …
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A behind the scenes look at how airlines whisk celebs through LAX
So how does an airline whisk its A-list clientele through the celebrity world's favorite airport while minimizing the chaos that can unnerve a celebrity, inconvenience fellow travelers, and disrupt the secure environment airports require? It's a hard …
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United Airlines adds bundled perks packages to Economy Plus
Travelers purchasing extra legroom Economy Plus seats on United Airlines can now add on extra perks by purchasing one of the Chicago-based carrier's new bundled travel options packages. Dubbed “Economy Plus Essentials” and “Economy Plus …
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American Airlines hints at where it's headed on marketing front in new teaser

American Airlines hints at where it's headed on marketing front in new teaser
American Airlines, which has its third-largest hub at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, last fall completed a very public ad agency review that resulted in Crispin Porter + Bogusky in Boulder, Colorado, being named the new ad agency of record for …
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Two major Chinese airlines shut up their Qunar shop
However, there is a story which broke during the Christmas and New Year holidays which exists in isolation from the Ctrip connection – namely that China Southern and Hainan Airlines have stopped selling their inventory on Qunar, or at least they have …
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Chinese Local-Airline Trend To Continue In 2016
Comments 0. WikimediaCommons_lasta29. BEIJING—The rush of new Chinese airlines associated with provincial and city governments is unlikely to abate in 2016, industry officials … THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS. You must be a …
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Time to Rethink Your Airline Credit Card
With all the recent changes to frequent-flier programs, it may be time to shuffle your credit cards. The new year is a good time to reconsider credit-card loyalty rewards and take advantage of sign-up bonuses. While airlines and hotels have diluted …
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New survey reveals customer deal-breakers for airlines

New survey reveals customer deal-breakers for airlines
… support Flash, needs a Flash update, or has Flash disabled. New survey shows reveals customer deal-breakers for airlines. There is a new survey out called the Airline Pain Index which identifies the pain points and offers way to make the discomfort …
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Vetr Inc. Upgrades Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) to "Buy"
Southwest Airlines logo Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) was upgraded by Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday, ARN reports. The brokerage currently has a $ 45.96 price objective on the airline's stock.
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Hainan Airlines returns to Australia
Touchdown in Australia. On 23 December Hainan Airlines' inaugural flight from Xi'an touched down in Sydney. The twice-weekly service will be flown by the airline's A330-200s. Sydney Airport CEO Kerrie Mather (third from left) was among those …
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Crack in cockpit windshield diverts United Airlines flight bound for Newark
NEWARK, N.J. – A crack in the cockpit windshield forced a Newark-bound United Airlines flight to be diverted to Canada Thursday morning, an official with United said. After United flight 162 took off from Glasgow, the crew reported a crack in the …
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China's Major Airlines Dominate First Airport Slot Auction
The auction is part of a trial unveiled in early December involving competitive slot allocation at two airports in the world's second-largest travel market. Airlines can take part in a "ballot plus fee" allocation model at Shanghai Pudong International …
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