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  • Passengers stuck on plane when airline staff goes home

    After being forced to wait four hours at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to take off, Delta Air Lines passengers were stuck on a tarmac in Pittsburgh for another hour Friday when no one was around to get them off the jet. Unbeknownst...
  • Brief cooldown before 80s return Friday

     A backdoor cold front slipped through Chicago on Wednesday afternoon, shifting winds into the northeast and dropping 80-degree temperatures into the 70s. With cool Canadian high pressure in place Thursday, highs will hold in the 70s for only the second...
  • 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 compete over flights to Brazil

    Airlines compete over flights to Brazil
    Competition is heating up for flights between South Florida and Brazil. American Airlines this week announced its intent to begin nonstop daily service between Miami International Airport and Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, Brazil, on Dec....
  • IronPigs staff is all about entertaining ... most of the time

    IronPigs staff is all about entertaining ... most of the time
    A reporter and camera person from a Philadelphia TV station trekked up the Northeast Extension to do a story on the "winner" of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' funeral contest. They joked with Kurt Landis, Lehigh Valley's general manager, who came up with...
  • Patterson's passion: getting kids to read

    Patterson's passion: getting kids to read
    — James Patterson, king of the airport novelists, spent much of last week being celebrated by the nation's independent booksellers. On its face, it seems like an irony: Author of unabashedly commercial fiction earns plaudits from snooty vendors of...
  • NTSB denies request to reopen TWA Flight 800 crash investigation

    NTSB denies request to reopen TWA Flight 800 crash investigation
    The National Transportation Safety Board will not reopen the 1996 crash investigation of Trans World Airlines Flight 800 despite a continuing fight to get the agency to consider whether a missile hit the plane, the agency announced Wednesday. The...
  • Three-room cabin in the sky for $21,000 one way

    Three-room cabin in the sky for $21,000 one way
    Later this year, fliers with a taste for luxury can jet from London to Abu Dhabi in a three-room flying penthouse on Etihad Airways. The compartment in the airline’s A380 planes includes a bedroom, a living room and a bathroom, with service...
  • Brazilian smuggler to be sentenced Wednesday

    Brazilian smuggler to be sentenced Wednesday
    For allegedly helping to smuggle two people from Brazil into the United States, a Brazilian citizen is to be sentenced Wednesday in a federal court in Fort Lauderdale. Mauricio Ribeiro-Prates, also known as Maurio, is accused with unnamed co-...
  • Man gets prison term for human smuggling

    Man gets prison term for human smuggling
    For helping to smuggle a Brazilian couple through Mexico and into the United States, a Brazilian man was sentenced Wednesday to a federal prison term of 36 months. Mauricio Ribeiro-Prates, also known as Maurio, will face deportation proceedings after...
  • Impact of airline mergers a mixed bag, study says

    The spate of airline mergers over the past decade raised fear among consumer advocates that the consolidation would kill competition and hike fares. In fact, the results have been a bit more mixed, according to a study released last week. The U.S....
  • Brazil's Azul airlines eyes South Florida airports as part of U.S. launch in 2015

    For South Floridians with ties to Brazil, a new avenue for traveling to the country known for its samba dance, Rio Carnival showcase and strong U.S. trade relations could soon open up. Azul Brazilian Airlines announced Wednesday it plans to launch...