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Not-So-Friendly Skies Aboard Thai AirAsia

Monday Dec 15, 2014
Chinese authorities vowed to severely punish Chinese travelers who threw hot water and noodles on a Thai flight attendant and threatened to bomb the plane after they became enraged over sitting arrangements.

UK Airspace Manager Calls Glitch Unprecedented

By Danica Kirka | Monday Dec 15, 2014
An unprecedented computer systems failure touched off the recent mayhem that caused delays and canceled flights for thousands of passengers, the U.K.-based air traffic management company said Saturday.

Air Fares Seen Dipping Thanks to Oil Slump

By John Heilprin | Thursday Dec 11, 2014
Flying could get cheaper next year as airlines say they will finally start passing on some of the savings made on plummeting oil prices.

American Plans $2 Billion Upgrade of Planes, Clubs

By David Koenig | Wednesday Dec 10, 2014
American Airlines says it will spend more than $2 billion to make its planes more pleasant for passengers, the latest salvo in a competition among carriers to attract high-paying frequent fliers.

Philadelphia Airport Preparing for Ebola

Monday Oct 13, 2014
Officials at Philadelphia International Airport say they are following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and federal customs and border protection officials to identify passengers displaying possible symptoms of communicable diseases such as

KLM Offers Customer Service Through LinkedIn

By Matthew Wexler | Saturday Jul 19, 2014
Effective as of July 16, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will offer 24/7 service via LinkedIn. KLM is the first in the world offering service via this business-oriented social media platform.

Malaysia Says Jetliner Did Not Make Distress Call

By Eileen NG | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
The Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went down in Ukraine did not make any distress call, Malaysia's prime minister said Friday, adding that its flight route also had been declared safe by the global civil aviation body.

Burning Bread Crumbs Send Plane Back to Boston

Sunday May 18, 2014
The smell of burning bread crumbs has forced a Miami-bound American Airlines flight to return to Boston.

L.A. Airport Makeover About to Get Ugly

By Justin Pritchard | Sunday May 11, 2014
Getting to, from and around Los Angeles International Airport has never been easy. Airport officials said last week it’s going to get worse.

Why High Oil Prices Are Good For Airlines

By Scott Mayerowitz | Sunday Apr 20, 2014
Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business.In the past six years, airlines have overhauled the way they operate to adjust to this new reality.

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