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  • Newly merged American Airlines faces labor problems

    Newly merged American Airlines faces labor problems
    The merger of American Airlines and US Airways was unusual when it was proposed last year because it seemed to have the support of all the major employee unions involved. But one of the biggest unions for US Airways is threatening to strike, and the...
  • American Airlines, US Airways offer bonuses for outdoing rivals

    American Airlines, US Airways offer bonuses for outdoing rivals
    To beat the competition, the management of American Airlines and US Airways is putting up some reward money. Under a recently announced incentive program, the company that now operates the two airlines has offered each employee a $50 bonus for each...
  • Which airlines fared best in quality rankings?

    Which airlines fared best in quality rankings?
    Virgin America had the highest performance ranking among 15 U.S. airlines in 2013 in an annual study as the industry's overall quality improved, researchers said on Monday. The national Airline Quality Rating, which ranks airlines in four categories based...
  • Do airlines face a pilot shortage or a salary problem?

    Hundreds of airline pilots are set to retire soon and new federal rules require existing pilots to get more rest between flights. Does that signal a pilot shortage for the airline industry? It depends on who you talk to. The effect of a pilot...
  • With new seats, Allegiant Air is making room for comfort

    With new seats, Allegiant Air is making room for comfort
    Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has rolled out a roomier seat dubbed the "Giant Seat." It represents the latest way the airline industry has created new seating options for travelers willing to pay more for extra elbow room. In the first row and the...
  • Sept. 11 museum's planned admission fee may be too costly

    NEW YORK — When the 9/11 Memorial Museum opens in mid-May, it will have shards of the fallen World Trade Center towers. It will have walls covered with portraits of the nearly 3,000 victims, and the watch worn by Todd Beamer when he declared, "Let's...
  • Kevin Hunt: Macy's Says She Charged $200 Gift Card In N.J. Store ('But I Was In Miami')

    Kevin Hunt: Macy's Says She Charged $200 Gift Card In N.J. Store ('But I Was In Miami')
    Fidelia Douglas pulled off something magical, mystical and seemingly impossible on Christmas Eve afternoon in 2011. Shortly before 2 p.m., while in Miami awaiting a connecting flight to Trinidad and Tobago, she purchased a $200 gift certificate, in...
  • LAX: US Airways moves operations to Terminal 3

    LAX: US Airways moves operations to Terminal 3
    Starting Wednesday, US Airways passengers at Los Angeles International Airport will need to go to Terminal 3, not Terminal 1, because the airline is moving its operations.  "All US Airways ticketing and check-in, aircraft gates, baggage services and...
  • Florida Express plans Lauderdale-Orlando-Tally service March 20

    Florida Express plans Lauderdale-Orlando-Tally service March 20
    South Florida travelers frustrated by the limited and often expensive flight options to Orlando and Tallahassee could soon have another option for getting there. Florida Express Jet Travel announced Monday that it plans to launch daily nonstop flights...
  • Virgin America aiming for IPO this year

    Virgin America aiming for IPO this year
    Virgin America, the California-based airline backed by billionaire Sir Richard Branson, is planning to go public this year now that the air carrier has two consecutive profitable quarters behind it. Investment banks Barclays and Deutsche Bank have...
  • Plane crash near home of Angels' Sean Burnett kills his neighbor

    Plane crash near home of Angels' Sean Burnett kills his neighbor
    TEMPE, Ariz. — While reliever Sean Burnett continued his rehabilitation from elbow surgery in the Angels’ spring-training camp, his wife and two kids were dealing with a tragedy back home in Wellington, Fla. The Burnetts' neighbor across the...
  • Homeland Security warns airlines of possible shoe bomb threat

    WASHINGTON -- The Department of Homeland Security warned airlines Wednesday to watch for explosives hidden in the shoes of passengers flying into the United States from overseas, officials said. The alert was based on new intelligence indicating that...