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  • TSA opening new center for quicker screening at Orlando International

    TSA opening new center for quicker screening at Orlando International
    Passengers weary of going through sometimes long and tedious security lines at Orlando International Airport could start getting a break — if they are willing to pay $85 and get fingerprinted. The Transportation Security Administration on...
  • Veteran thief sentenced to five years in prison for stealing rare Indian guitar from O'Hare carousel

    Veteran thief sentenced to five years in prison for stealing rare Indian guitar from O'Hare carousel
    A thief with a lengthy history of stealing from airport baggage carousels who made headlines earlier this year after stealing a rare Indian guitar from O’Hare International Airport pleaded guilty to theft charges Wednesday and was sentenced to...
  • The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near O'Hare

    The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near O'Hare
    As an American Airlines DC-10 jet roared into the sky over O'Hare International Airport on this Friday afternoon, its left engine fell off. Flight 191, bound for Los Angeles at the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend, rolled over in the air and...
  • Is it worth $100 to skip airport security lines?

    (Reuters) - (The author is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.) Benet Wilson is one of the 2.5 million Americans who have paid a yearly fee to skip security lines at airports and thinks it's worth every penny she paid for a five-...
  • American Airlines to slash Venezuela flights over trapped cash dispute

    By Girish Gupta, Reuters CARACAS — American Airlines will cut almost 80 percent of its weekly flights to Venezuela in response to the government's refusal to repatriate $750 million in revenue trapped by exchange controls. As of July 2, American...
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  • United Airlines overhauls frequent flier program

    United Airlines overhauls frequent flier program
    United Airlines is upending its frequent-flier program, basing MileagePlus awards on dollars spent rather than miles flown in a shift that rewards big-spending corporate travelers, its most profitable customers. The decision, announced Tuesday,...
  • Airlines on-time rates improve in April

    Airlines on-time rates improve in April
    The nation’s largest airlines improved their on-time rates during April and canceled fewer flights, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Chicago-based United Airlines posted an on-time rate of 81.8...
  • Unions say Norwegian Air uses unfair tactics to undercut competitors

    Unions say Norwegian Air uses unfair tactics to undercut competitors
    A battle is brewing over the lucrative trans-Atlantic routes that have been dominated by major U.S. and European airlines. Upstart Norwegian Air Shuttle is ruffling rivals’ feathers with its plans to bring the kind of low-fare service offered by...
  • Hollywood's box office queen is Britain's great dame!

    "I LOVE how I look!" That's Willem Dafoe answering Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire query: "What do you dislike most about your appearance?" THERE IS nothing like a dame, and there is nothing like Angelina Jolie, who has now been named an Honorary...
  • Top-level airline credit cards: Are they worth the price tag?

    Top-level airline credit cards: Are they worth the price tag?
    The three giant U.S. legacy airlines sponsor premium cards that feature additional benefits over their base cards. All charge yearly fees several times the fees for lower-level cards; all include the same lower-level cards' basic benefits, including one...
  • United Continental blames weather for steep 1Q loss

    United Continental blames weather for steep 1Q loss
    Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday reported a huge loss for the first quarter, blaming “historic severe weather” and weakness in Asia but also conceding that the airline is underperforming...