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Why High Oil Prices Are Good For Airlines

FINANCE | By Scott Mayerowitz | Apr 20
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.

American Airlines Apologies for "Deaf and Dumb" Note

Mar 30
A deaf couple is upset over a note that an American Airlines employee attached to one of their bags, referring to the pair as "deaf and dumb."

New Uncertainty About Missing Malaysian Plane

By Ian Mader | Mar 18
Officials revealed a new timeline Monday suggesting the final voice transmission from the cockpit of the missing Malaysian plane may have occurred before any of its communications systems were disabled.

Wing Cracks Delay Dreamliner Aircraft Production

CORPORATE | By Scott Mayerowitz | Mar 9
Hairline cracks have been discovered in the wings of some 787s that are being built. The Chicago-based manufacturer said none of the 122 jets already flown by airlines around the world are affected.

Why Malaysia Airlines Jet Might Have Disappeared

PERSONAL TECH | By Scott Mayerowitz | Mar 9
The disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet well into its flight Saturday morning over the South China Sea has led aviation experts to assume that whatever happened was quick and left the pilots no time to place a distress call.

Delta Spells Out Miles Needed to Earn Free Flights

By David Koenig | Mar 9
Delta is changing its program so that starting in 2015, customers will earn miles based on how much they spend, not just miles flown.

China-Bound Malaysian Jet Vanishes With 239 Onboard

INTERNATIONAL | By Eileen NG | Mar 8
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact over the South China Sea early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

For Some Fliers, Mileage Programs Come Up Short

By David Koenig | Mar 2
Travelers take note: The economics of earning free airline flights are changing. Delta Air Lines Inc. said this week that starting Jan. 1, it will reward passengers for the amount they spend on tickets, not the number of miles they fly.

Cellphone Calls on Planes? Don't Ask the Feds

By Joan Lowy | Feb 27
It looks like the government is more conflicted about cellphones on planes than most travelers. Even as one federal agency considers allowing the calls, another now wants to make sure that doesn't happen.

Join EDGE at New York Times Travel Show

By EDGE | Feb 26
EDGE heads to the New York Times Travel Show. Join travel editor Matthew Wexler for tips on your next LGBT getaway.

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