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  • Airlines are making millions, but no relief in sight for consumers

    The top American airlines are making more money than ever but don't expect it to mean lower prices for passengers. On the heels of three major passenger plane crashes in the span of eight days, the airline industry finally got some good news last week...
  • Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy

    Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy
    Malaysia reeled Friday from its second commercial air disaster this year as family members mourned passengers of a downed jetliner and investors sold off shares of a once-admired national carrier that has become a byword for calamity. The crash of...
  • FAA bars US flights to Israel after rockets land near country's main airport

    JERUSALEM American and European air carriers suspended flights to Israel on Tuesday after a rocket landed near the country's international airport as fighting between Israeli forces and Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip entered its third week. The...
  • Airlines shouldn't ship primates

    Would you board a flight if you knew that under your feet in the cargo hold, there would be terrified monkeys on their way to a laboratory, where they would be tortured and killed? Few people would. Perhaps that's why almost every major passenger...
  • Virgin America files for U.S. IPO

    Virgin America files for U.S. IPO
    Virgin America Inc., the low-cost airline partly owned by Richard Branson, filed for an initial public offering of shares as it looks to expand in the recovering U.S. airline market. The company, known for mood lighting and wi-fi and comfortable...
  • United joins Delta, US Airways in halting flights to Israel

    United joins Delta, US Airways in halting flights to Israel
    Chicago-based United Airlines is following rivals Delta and U.S. Airways in suspending flights to Tel Aviv until further notice. “We are working with government officials to ensure the safety of our customers and our employees, and will continue...
  • Bill Cosby flies with Maryland Del. Herb McMillan

    A 1980s TV dad recently took a trip to Dallas - and a Maryland lawmaker was driving the plane. This morning, Del. Herb McMillan, R-Annapolis, who is a pilot for American Airlines, was flying from Hartford, Conn. when he noticed Bill Cosby on board....
  • What to do when your flight is delayed or canceled

    You've probably been there: You are in a rush to get home, and your flight is delayed or canceled. What to do? Buy a new ticket? Before you spend the money, here are some things to know. Before 1978, U.S. airlines that faced a delay or flight...
  • Can Dave Davis Help Hollywood's In-flight Entertainment Biz Soar at Global Eagle?

    Global Eagle, a provider of satellite-based in-flight entertainment systems for airlines, has tapped Dave Davis as CEO. A former veteran of the airline industry who was instrumental in the merger of Northwest and Delta airlines, Davis had served as chief...
  • FAA proposes $12 million fine for Southwest Airlines over repairs

    FAA proposes $12 million fine for Southwest Airlines over repairs
    Southwest Airlines faces a $12 million government fine due to improper repairs on its aircraft, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday. The $12 million fine is the second-largest ever proposed by the FAA, according to an FAA spokesman. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...