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  • United seat upgrades to be available on more websites

    United seat upgrades to be available on more websites
    Chicago-based United Airlines said Friday it has a deal to sell its extra-legroom seats through one of the large travel distributors, Travelport. Travelport is a middleman connecting some travel agents, including Chicago-based Orbitz Worldwide, to...
  • Global airline industry expects record profits in 2014

    Global airline industry expects record profits in 2014
    The world's airline industry has rebounded from the recession and expects 2014 to be the most profitable year on record, thanks to stable fuel prices and growing travel demand. That's great news if you're an airline executive or shareholder. But don't...
  • Voice of the People, Feb. 09

    Love for learning The conventional belief is that to adequately prepare our students for the 21st century workforce, we should raise their standard of academic achievement. For high school students, this means creating an environment in which high...
  • 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 flight turbulence tosses passengers around cabin; 5 injured

    United flight turbulence tosses passengers around cabin; 5 injured
    A flight attendant remained hospitalized Tuesday after a United Airlines flight experienced turbulence so severe that passengers, including a baby, were tossed about the cabin. Flight 1676 from Denver dropped suddenly and "hard" as it began its...
  • United Airlines computer glitch causes flight delays

    United Airlines' computer systems shut down briefly Tuesday, delaying takeoffs and frustrating passengers. The system problems that began in the morning represented the latest malfunction for the nation's third-largest carrier since United switched over...
  • United dons wing tips for fuel savings

    United dons wing tips for fuel savings
    Chicago-based United Airlines this week became the first carrier to operate a commercial flight using an aircraft equipped with new fuel-saving wing tips. A United Boeing 737-800 plane retrofitted with new Split Scimitar Winglets flew Tuesday from...
  • JetBlue woos other airline loyalty club members with free membership

    JetBlue woos other airline loyalty club members with free membership
    Members of selected loyalty programs at Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways will receive free entry to JetBlue's premium TrueBlue Mosaic club for the rest of 2014 just by signing up....
  • Bob Hope Airport sees slight decline in passengers

    Bob Hope Airport sees slight decline in passengers
    After a two-month boost in passengers at Bob Hope Airport, there was a 1.3% decline in February compared to the same time last year, though the percentage of occupied seats on planes grew, according to the latest passenger report. The airfield handled...
  • 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...
  • United sued over alleged abuse by mentor

    United sued over alleged abuse by mentor
    Seven men who say they were sexually abused in the late 1990s by the leader of a mentoring program for young people backed by United Airlines say in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the company did not do enough to prevent the abuse. The men, then in...
  • Airlines lower fares to offset bag fees, but still make a profit

    Airlines lower fares to offset bag fees, but still make a profit
    Travelers protested when airlines began charging bag fees in 2008, saying the extra charge was a blatant money grab. But a new study concludes that the nation's airlines quietly lowered airfares slightly to make the bag fees more palatable to those...