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Allegiant : 28 new routes, 3 new cities part of its biggest expansion ever
June 19, 2017
Allegiant bills news as “largest-ever announcement of new service in the company’s history.”
Weather delays: Monday turned out to be a terrible day to fly
June 18, 2017
Air travelers faced major headaches Monday afternoon as a long line thunderstorms blocked flight paths from New England to the Gulf Coast. 
Qatar Airways CEO warns of 'lasting wound' from 'blockade'
June 20, 2017
CEO: Fliers are returning and again using Qatar as aviation hub after initial hit to business.
Paris Air Show day 1: A bigger 737, huge Airbus order and the president
June 18, 2017
See all the stories that made news from the opening day of the Paris Air Show.
Boeing unveils a bigger 737 in fight against Airbus
June 19, 2017
Boeing's plans for 'stretched' version of its 737 Max aircraft came at the Paris Air Show.
Paris Air Show 2017: Airbus lands first big deal on Monday
June 19, 2017
Airbus has clinched a deal for 100 single-aisle A320neo planes in its first big move at the show.
Paris Air Show: What to look for in 2017
June 19, 2017
Boeing-Airbus rivalry will again be huge, but there are other interesting story lines.
New era of budget travel? Norwegian begins Boeing 737 flights to Europe
June 15, 2017
Discount airline will be flying 12 Boeing 737 routes to Europe from small U.S. airports by fall.
Name that airport ... (Bangkok Suvarnabhumi)
June 16, 2017
UPDATE: The photo in this week's "name that airport" post is of Thailand's Suvarnabhumi Airport near Bangkok. 
Spirit Airlines adds new routes from Pittsburgh, Hartford
June 16, 2017
The budget carrier is growing at two of its newest cities with more flights to Florida.
Airline complaints spike since United Flight 3411 incident
June 15, 2017
Complaints by U.S. airline fliers surged in April, increasing nearly 70% from the same month in 2016.
China fines Emirates after plane flew at wrong height
June 15, 2017
China's civil aviation also barred it from adding new routes over the next six months.
United employee appears to push flier to ground in video from 2015
June 14, 2017
The video is nearly two years old, but has surfaced as part of a lawsuit against the airline.
Delta's first Airbus A350 rolls out of the paint shop
June 14, 2017
Delta Air Lines will be the first U.S. carrier to fly Airbus’ new A350 widebody jet.
American backtracks on legroom plan after 'a lot of feedback'
June 12, 2017
American will still trim legroom on its new 737s, but has altered its plan after 'feedback.'
United makes a play to become the top airline to Hawaii
June 13, 2017
Carrier is bolstering service on a number of routes between Hawaii and the mainland U.S.
These are the world's 20 longest Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights
June 13, 2017
See the 20 longest Dreamliner routes currently flown by the world's airlines.
Nashville airport expects record travel after CMA Fest, Bonnaroo, Stanley Cup Final
June 11, 2017
Music festivals and the presence of the Stanley Cup finals have sent demand soaring.
Former President Carter shakes hands with everyone on his Delta flight
June 12, 2017
There’s another airline video going viral. This time it’s for all the right reasons.
Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis
June 11, 2017
Qatar Airways' disclosure came before airline was blocked from flying to major Arab states.
Name that airport ... (Madrid)
June 09, 2017
The photo in this week's "name that airport" post is of Spain's Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport.
First black chief pilot at a major airline retires
June 09, 2017
Nobody at Southwest told Louis Freeman he would be the first black pilot in the airline's history when he was hired in 1980.
Small plane hits giant gator while landing at Orlando airport
June 08, 2017
Pilot of a private aircraft likely got more than he bargained for when landing at an Orlando airport.
June's #avgeek gallery: 30 cool aviation photos
June 08, 2017
Check out our latest batch of fun airplane and aviation photos from around the globe.
More sub-$100 airfares? Rivals match Southwest's sale prices
June 07, 2017
Among those matching at least some of Southwest's fares: American, Alaska, Delta, United and JetBlue.
72-hour sale: Southwest fares fall below $100 round-trip
June 06, 2017
Southwest’s big twice-a-year fare sale was rolled out Tuesday morning.
Allegiant Air's newest destination: Providence
June 06, 2017
The 'ultra low-cost carrier' will add three non-stop routes beginning this fall.
Laptop ban sparks debate at gathering of airline execs
June 05, 2017
Global airline head called for measures that are "logical, effective and efficient."
Flights through busy Qatar hub may be hit by diplomatic spat in Middle East
June 05, 2017
Air travelers could feel the fallout of a diplomatic dispute between Qatar and its neighbors.
Southwest Airlines is now flying from Cincinnati
June 05, 2017
Cincinnati had been one of the biggest U.S. cities not served by the giant low-cost airline.
These are the 20 longest flights flown by U.S. airlines
June 02, 2017
See the 20 longest routes currently flown by airlines based in the United States.
Name that airport ... (Sydney, Australia)
June 02, 2017
UPDATE: The photo in this "name that airport" posts is of Australia's Sydney Airport.
JetBlue, Delta will test biometric boarding passes​
June 02, 2017
Boarding passes could someday become quaint relics for air travelers.
New 18-hour United flight to contend for title of world's longest
June 01, 2017
United's planned L.A.-Singapore service would have one of world's longest flight times.
Disability complaints to airlines doubled in a decade, GAO finds
May 31, 2017
The number of complaints against airlines from disabled travelers doubled in a decade, according to a Government Accountability Office repor...
Lie-flat seat wars? United adds option to third domestic route
May 31, 2017
Addition of Boston option comes as United rebrands what it has called 'p.s. Premium Service.'
Norwegian Air to fly to Italy from three U.S. cities; $189 one-way fares
May 31, 2017
New flights will give Norwegian a total of 52 non-stop routes from the U.S. to Europe.
FAA proposes $435,000 fine for United
May 30, 2017
Agency alleges airline flew a Boeing 787 without inspecting its fuel pump after a repair.
BA debacle puts spotlight on airlines' old IT systems, cuts
May 29, 2017
Do older airlines focus on costs to the detriment of investment in new computer systems?
Memorial Day: Vintage B-25 bomber takes to the sky to honor fallen vets
May 29, 2017
Flyovers with the WW II-era aircraft started a decade ago and are now in high-demand.
Elite travel perks put to the test: Are they worth it?
May 25, 2017
Two reporters, one with perks and one without, compared notes from the same trip.
Name that airport ... (Paine Field/Everett, Wash.)
May 26, 2017
UPDATE: The photo in this week's "name that airport" post is of Paine Field in Everett, Wash. 
Southwest adds new routes to Mexico, Caribbean and Milwaukee
May 26, 2017
Southwest revealed the new service as it extended its booking schedule into early 2018.
TSA PreCheck additions: Singapore, Turkish and Silver among new airlines
May 25, 2017
The TSA's expedited security option for approved fliers is now up to 37 airlines.
Thursday flight headaches: Delays hit Northeast, California
May 24, 2017
Delays or cancellations were affecting a number of major airports on Thursday afternoon.
Allegiant to waive fees for military members, families
May 25, 2017
'Allegiant Honors' program will waive fees for items like bags and seat assignments .
Frontier's two newest cities: Providence and Long Island/Islip
May 24, 2017
The two new airports will join Frontier Airlines’ network this summer.
United 757 evacuated after apparent engine fire
May 24, 2017
Five people received minor injuries in Tuesday night incident at Newark Liberty airport.
Spirit Airlines opens $32 million hangar at Detroit airport
May 24, 2017
Spirit's new facility will primarily be used for overnight maintenance and repairs.
FAA: Airlines must remove unsafe seats from some regional planes
May 24, 2017
FAA targets specific kind of seat on smaller airliners; cites injury risk in survivable crashes.
May route roundup: Where airlines are adding (or cutting) service
May 28, 2017
Airlines add routes and ax underperforming ones.
Spirit Airlines adds two routes to Cancun
May 24, 2017
Flights to the Mexican beach resort will be Spirit's first international flights from O'Hare, BWI.
JetBlue paints Airbus A320 in colors of New York City police
May 22, 2017
Livery features a bright blue fuselage before ending with the NYPD flag across the tail.
Sorry, paparazzi, celebs now get private treatment at LAX
May 19, 2017
Celebrities sick of being stalked by photographers at LAX now have refuge of luxury terminal.
Name that airport ... (Queenstown, New Zealand)
May 19, 2017
UPDATE: The photo in this week's "name that airport" post is of New Zealand's Queenstown Airport. 
Southwest Airlines says Hawaii flights are a 'priority'
May 17, 2017
In contrast, CEO says Canada flights are on the airline's radar, but aren't a priority.
Alaska Airlines expansion would give Seattle a secondary airport
May 16, 2017
Everett is best known for Boeing's assembly line; Alaska Air said flights would begin in 2018.
American Airlines tweaks upgrade process for elite fliers
May 16, 2017
American Airlines’ elite frequent-flier member will have some new calculus to crunch in figuring out how they’ll be upgraded. 
Boeing delivers its first 737 MAX
May 17, 2017
The first MAX jet went not to Southwest or Norwegian, but rather to Malaysia's Malindo Air.
Southwest 737 diverts because of Pittsburgh air show
May 16, 2017
Instead of Pittsburgh International, Flight 3316 landed at small Allegheny County Airport.
AmEx Platinum Card holders can now access Escape airport lounges
May 15, 2017
Escape currently has three U.S. locations: Hartford, Conn.; Minneapolis/St. Paul and Oakland.
Icelandair has a new glacier-themed Boeing 757-200
May 14, 2017
Icelandair's latest special livery is tribute to the glacier that covers 8% of Iceland.
Delta to test facial-recognition tech on new self-service bag drop
May 15, 2017
Delta Air Lines will begin testing facial recognition technology this summer in Minneapolis.
Airline 'shuffle' underway at LAX one of biggest in U.S. history
May 13, 2017
More than a dozen airlines are moving terminals in the dead of night to avoid disrupting flights.
Sun Country adds winter routes from Minnesota to Aruba, Tucson
May 12, 2017
Routes will give Sun Country seasonal or year-round service to 41 destinations from MSP.
Name that airport ... (Houston Hobby)
May 12, 2017
The photo in this week's "name that airport" post is of Houston's Hobby Airport.
American Airlines curbs those electric carts at its Charlotte hub
May 12, 2017
Fliers will no longer have to look back for an electric cart rolling through the terminal.
Southwest reports few snags with switch to new reservation system
May 11, 2017
Airlines appear to be getting better at updating their technology systems.
Reports: Airline laptop, electronics ban could be extended to Europe
May 10, 2017
Reports suggest the United States may act soon to ban in-cabin laptops.
J.D. Power: Despite recent news, airlines are doing great at customer service
May 10, 2017
Passengers' happiness with service on U.S. and Canadian airlines continued to rise into 2017.
J.D. Power: Alaska Air, Southwest are the USA's best airlines for 2017
May 10, 2017
Alaska Air best traditional carrier for 10th year, but low-cost Southwest had top overall score.
May #avgeek gallery: 30 cool aviation photos
May 11, 2017
Hello Today in the Sky readers! It's time for the May 2017 edition of our "#avgeek photo gallery." For the uninitiated, it's a batch of fun ...
United-Alaska Air turf war? United expands 18 San Francisco routes
May 09, 2017
A Bay Area battle appears to be brewing in San Francisco between United and Alaska airlines.
Angry passengers brawl after Spirit cancels flights
May 09, 2017
Spirit responded by suing its pilot union, which it accuses of "purposefully" disrupting flights.
Delta postpones media day in wake of bad airline press
May 08, 2017
Delta cited Congress' focus on 'customer service issues that have gone viral on social media.'
El Al will return to Miami with service to Tel Aviv
May 08, 2017
Miami will become El Al's fifth U.S. destination once it rejoins the carrier's route map.
American Airlines adds regional flights in Charlotte
May 05, 2017
American is bolstering regional network in Charlotte new with to small and midsize markets.
United exec Kirby says he's no stranger to flight delays or sitting in economy
May 03, 2017
Scott Kirby doesn’t need to be told about flying in economy class or getting frustrated about flight delays.
United debacle spurs a call for passenger rights
May 03, 2017
Several senators said United Airlines dragging a passenger off a flight will spur legislation protecting passengers from bumping, change fee...
Name that airport ... (Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Fla.)
May 05, 2017
The photo in shown in this "name that airport" post is of the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (airport code VPS) in the Florida Panhandle.
JetBlue, Icelandair begin new frequent-flier pact
May 04, 2017
JetBlue, Icelandair customers can now earn points on the other airline’s flights.
United Airlines adds new route to Buenos Aires, boosts Bogota flights
May 04, 2017
United will add a second route to Buenos Aires this fall, restoring one it ended in 2013.
American Airlines is taking away more legroom in economy, report says
May 03, 2017
Carrier will reduce legroom by up two inches in the economy cabin of its new Boeing 737 MAX jets.
Is the end finally near for Italian airline Alitalia?
May 03, 2017
It’s back to the brink for Alitalia, which has perfected the art of surviving the impossible.
Airline debacles spark questions about privatizing air traffic control
May 01, 2017
Airline debacles prompt some lawmakers to question Tuesday whether to move air-traffic control from the Federal Aviation Administration to a...
WestJet's deal for Boeing Dreamliners signals global ambitions
May 02, 2017
Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet announced an order for up to 20 Boeing 787 “Dreamliners."
Hawaiian updates its aircraft livery, logo
May 01, 2017
But the changes are more a tweak to the previous versions than a complete overhaul.
Extreme turbulence: Broken bones among injuries on Aeroflot flight
April 30, 2017
Incident occurred Monday as an Aeroflot flight neared landing in Bangkok.
Latest airline video: Pilot who hit flier was breaking up fight
May 01, 2017
Context is needed for latest airline video gone viral; pilot tried to stop brawling fliers.
United CEO: 'Many more' policy changes 'in the works'
April 27, 2017
CEO Munoz says "objective (is) to try to make traveling a little bit easier and better."
Name that airport ... (Long Beach, Calif.)
April 28, 2017
UPDATE: The photo in this week's "name that airport" post is of California's Long Beach Airport. 
And the world's top frequent-flier awards for 2017 go to ...
April 28, 2017
Southwest remained on top while Marriott and Starwood performed well among hotels.
Southwest will end practice of overbooking, CEO says
April 27, 2017
"It’s something we will be discontinuing very shortly,” CEO Gary Kelly told CNBC Thursday.
United Airlines pledges new protections for fliers in wake of passenger-dragging incident
April 26, 2017
The airline will pay up to $10K for volunteers who give up their seat on overbooked flights.
United Airlines is making these 10 customer-service policy changes
April 26, 2017
The changes are being implemented in the wake of the April 9 passenger-dragging incident.
JetBlue CEO keeps no-overbooking policy
April 24, 2017
JetBlue Airways CEO Robin Hayes said Tuesday the carrier is sticking with its policy against overbooking, but high bumping statistics reflec...
Frequent-flier review: Southwest, Delta have 'cheapest' U.S. awards
April 25, 2017
Analysis looked only at economy U.S. tickets, excluding international and business-class data.
Qatar Airways plans new San Francisco route despite U.S. uncertainty
April 24, 2017
No precise start date was given for San Francisco; Las Vegas route reportedly faces a delay.
Name that airport ... (Lihue, Hawaii)
April 21, 2017
The photo in this week's "name that airport" post is of Hawaii's Lihue Airport on the island of Kauai.
FAA: Turbulence injuries jolt twice as many flights in 2016
April 20, 2017
Injuries included a gashed face, a fractured spine and second-degree burns from scalding water.
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