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  • SkyWest Airlines cites new regulations for ending service from Modesto

    SkyWest Airlines cites new regulations for ending service from Modesto
    A regional airline is ending service at Modesto City-County Airport, blaming new pilot rest rules for increasing the cost of operating from the largest city in Stanislaus County. SkyWest Airlines said it will stop serving Modesto on Wednesday, leaving...
  • Seniors on the Go: Airline 'quality' for 2013

    Seniors on the Go: Airline 'quality' for 2013
    The overall "quality" score of the 15 biggest U.S. airlines for 2013 increased enough over their 2012 performance to the best level ever recorded. At least that's what the authors of the annual "Airline Quality Rating" (AQR) scores have to say. In 2013,...
  • Pilot demand prompts new partnership for Aerosim Flight Academy

    Pilot demand prompts new partnership for Aerosim Flight Academy
    Demand for pilots has prompted Aerosim Flight Academy to partner with Seminole State College in offering college credits to pilot graduates. The Sanford-based academy’s FAA-certified graduates are now eligible to earn 27 credits toward a two-...
  • United adds Embraer 175 to regional jet fleet

    United adds Embraer 175 to regional jet fleet
    United Airlines on Monday introduced a new type of regional aircraft into its United Express fleet that will fly to and from Chicago and is touted as saving on fuel and providing a more comfortable flight. The new Embraer 175 aircraft, operated by...
  • 2013 was 'a good time to fly' according to airline ratings

    2013 was 'a good time to fly' according to airline ratings
    The average air traveler might not have felt it, but the quality of U.S. airlines last year improved to the highest level in the 24-year history of a widely reported ratings system.  "All in all, it's a good time to fly," said Dean Headley, one of the...
  • United upgrades regional planes on flights to Boston, D.C.

    United upgrades regional planes on flights to Boston, D.C.
    United Airlines flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C., and Boston will use new aircraft that feature better passenger amenities and use relatively less fuel, the airline said Monday. New 76-seat Embraer 175 aircraft will be used for United Express...
  • United to install seats with thinner backrests

    United to install seats with thinner backrests
    United Airlines is installing seats with thinner backrests on hundreds of planes, beginning with its regional carriers. The Chicago-based carrier says the pitch and legroom on the seats won't change, even though the backrests will be thin enough to...
  • SF plane crash: 10 in critical condition at S.F. General Hospital

    SF plane crash: 10 in critical condition at S.F. General Hospital
    SAN FRANICSCO-- Ten Korean-speaking passengers are in critical condition at San Francisco General Hospital after an Asiana Airlines plane crashed on a runway at San Francisco International Airport. Eight adults and two children were admitted, and the...
  • 'We were too low, too soon,' passenger on Asiana flight says

    'We were too low, too soon,' passenger on Asiana flight says
    SAN FRANCISCO-- A passenger aboard the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed landed at San Francisco International Airport said the plane’s final approach was too low just before it slammed into the runway. Moments before the crash, passenger...
  • Plane crash: SFO reopens 2 of 4 runways; many flights canceled

    Plane crash: SFO reopens 2 of 4 runways; many flights canceled
    This post has been corrected. See note below. SAN FRANCISCO-- San Francisco International Airport reopened two of its four runways before 7 p.m. Saturday, after a jetliner crash at the airport that left two dead and scores injured, officials said...
  • SF plane crash: Injured suffer spinal injuries, internal bleeding

    SF plane crash: Injured suffer spinal injuries, internal bleeding
    SAN FRANCISCO-- The number of people in critical condition has fallen from 10 to 5 at San Francisco General Hospital, which took in dozens of injured passengers from the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed Saturday, hospital officials said. Among the 34...
  • Suspect In Colorado Slaying Tried To Steal Plane In Utah, Police Say

    Suspect In Colorado Slaying Tried To Steal Plane In Utah, Police Say
    A SkyWest Airlines pilot on the run after allegedly killing his former girlfriend last week attempted to steal one of his company's commercial jetliners early Tuesday, but he killed himself before the plane became airborne, authorities said. Police in...