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United backtracks on another 'silly' food change that fliers didn't like
May 18, 2018
United already backtracked on axing tomato juice. Now it's reversing changes on portion size and variety of meals offered on flights under four hours.
      
 
 
Allegiant grows fast in small cities, but will they stay?
May 19, 2018
Airports know Allegiant's service won't last if it doesn't perform. Allegiant doesn't hide from that, saying it's "use it or lose it" for small cities.
      
 
 
Want to visit a 747 boneyard? How many United miles do you have ... ?
May 16, 2018
United is auctioning off a chance to travel to an aviation scrapyard for a final toast onboard its last 747, which is awaiting “disassembly” there.
      
 
 
Ryanair tightens check-in restrictions for cheapest tickets
May 17, 2018
Ryanair passengers will soon have less time to check-in unless they pay about $5.50 extra to reserve a seat.
      
 
 
TSA keeps list of combative travelers as warning for checkpoint officers
May 18, 2018
The Transportation Security Administration keeps a list of travelers who have assaulted checkpoint officers, but doesn't require extra screening for them.
      
 
 
Ask the Captain: It takes skill to make a smooth landing
May 20, 2018
Pilots strive for smooth touchdown, but sometimes winds or other factors can make it challenging to achieve.
      
 
 
If you sit in this class, you can have a germ-free airline seat
May 18, 2018
Recaro say they have airplane seats with antibacterial coating coming to the market soon, but only if you sit in this class.
      
 
 
Reports: Man punches pregnant woman, service dog on Frontier flight to Orlando
May 18, 2018
A Frontier Airlines passenger has been accused of punching a service dog and a pregnant woman on a flight, according to a police report in Orlando.
      
 
 
TSA prepares for busy summer, but changing expedited Precheck remains contentious
May 17, 2018
The Transportation Security Administration is preparing for a busy summer by hiring 1,600 more officers, 50 dogs and buying 35 3D scanners.
      
 
 
Frontier Airlines adds nine San Antonio routes, grows to 23 total there
May 17, 2018
Once the flights begin, Frontier will fly from San Antonio to 23 cities. Frontier says that will make it the top carrier there by number of non-stop routes.
      
 
 
96-hour sale: Southwest fares fall below $50 one-way, including summer flights
May 16, 2018
Southwest is known for big fare sales, but it rarely rolls them out for summer flights. However, there is plenty of fine print to watch out for.
      
 
 
FAA hastens inspections to focus on oldest 737 engines, after Southwest engine failure
May 16, 2018
The FAA updated its inspection order after the Southwest engine failure, to hasten scrutiny of 5,400 engines with at least 20,000 flights by June 30.
      
 
 
DOT seeks public comment about how to regulate animals flying with passengers
May 18, 2018
The Transportation Department asked Wednesday for comment about regulating how animals fly with passengers on planes.
      
 
 
Chicago O’Hare opens new gates for first time in 25 years
May 16, 2018
Chicago's O’Hare airport has some new gates for the first time in a quarter century. The 'L-Stinger' addition boosts capacity for American Airlines.
      
 
 
Passenger helps subdue unruly naked man on flight to Alaska
May 18, 2018
Passengers helped restrain the naked man and the jet landed safely about 45 minutes later. The man was transported to an Anchorage hospital.
      
 
 
Fliers freak out after United cans tomato juice; airline backtracks
May 16, 2018
For some regular passengers, United’s recent decision to remove tomato juice from the beverage cart menu was over the line. The airline has reconsidered.
      
 
 
Emergency landing: Pilot pulled partly through broken windshield over China
May 15, 2018
"Half of my co-pilot’s body was hanging out of the window,” Sichuan Airlines pilot told Chengdu Business News. “Fortunately, he was wearing a seatbelt.”
      
 
 
United 'maximizing' routes at Newark, Washington hubs
May 15, 2018
Changes designed to offer more Newark flights to destinations popular with NYC fliers as connecting-focused short flights shift to United's Washington hub.
      
 
 
Video: Airbus A330 shears tail off A321 after jets collide in Istanbul
May 14, 2018
The tail of a stationary Turkish Airbus Airbus A321 jet was sliced off when it was clipped by the wing of a taxiing Asiana Airbus A330 widebody jet.
      
 
 
American restricts emotional support animals on flights, following Delta and United
May 14, 2018
American Airlines tightened its policy Monday for emotional-support animals that travel in the cabin, prohibiting a dozen types of animals.
      
 
 
This is why you should not leave your passport in your carry-on
May 14, 2018
For those of who live in the sky and love an international adventure, it’s safe to say you and your passport are best friends. Buzz60's Natasha Abellard has the story.
      
 
 
Delays? Chicago flights snarled by spring storms
May 14, 2018
Travelers to Chicago should expect flight disruptions Monday after an intense line of storms moved through the region. O'Hare was hit harder than Midway.
      
 
 
Ask the Captain: Can commercial airplanes be hacked?
May 13, 2018
There are very careful protocols regarding access into critical computer systems.
      
 
 
Polish lawmakers OK controversial plans for new mega airport
May 13, 2018
Move paves way for construction of what they intend will become one of Europe’s largest airports — and China’s gateway to the continent.
      
 
 
Air Italy gets first Boeing 737 Max as it looks to unseat Alitalia
May 13, 2018
Air Italy, which aims to unseat Alitalia as Italy's top carrier, has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max. Qatar Airways owns 49% of Air Italy.
      
 
 
May's #avgeek gallery: 30 cool aviation photos
May 13, 2018
Check out our latest batch of fun airplane and aviation photos from locations around the world.
      
 
 
Norwegian Air wins: DOT approval holds up against challenge from airline unions
May 13, 2018
A federal appeals panel ruled DOT was justified in approving Norwegian Air's service to USA, despite a challenge from U.S. airline unions.
      
 
 
U.S., Emirates strike deal resolving contentious airline spat
May 13, 2018
The deal's language was carefully crafted to allow both the Emirati airlines and the U.S. airlines to claim victory, according to AP.
      
 
 
Best airport food: 15 terminals where you'll enjoy a layover
February 13, 2018
More airports are focusing on local specialties and freshly prepared fare.
     
 
 
How to find great business-class deals on empty seats
February 14, 2018
You can save thousands of dollars on business- and first-class flights on major airlines.
     
 
 
Take-out at your airport gate? Start-ups look to deliver
February 12, 2018
Ever wish you could order delivery at the gate? You may soon have that option thanks to a new set of start-ups seeking to cater to that demand.
     
 
 
11 new air routes that promise cheap flights in 2018
February 08, 2018
New air routes by low-fare airlines promise great deals for budget-minded travelers across the globe this year.
     
 
 
Can you fly with marijuana within legalized states?
February 08, 2018
Marijuana is still an illegal drug under federal law - and post-security areas at airports are ruled by federal agencies.
     
 
 
The 'boneyard': Where airlines send old planes to be scrapped
May 06, 2018
The museum-like quality of the "boneyard" delights enthusiasts, though access is hard to get.
      
 
 
Qatar Airways' luxurious new 'Qsuite' seats now flying from the USA
January 31, 2018
New suite seats are the latest offering in a constant game of one-upmanship among the world’s premier airlines.
     
 
 
How biometrics could speed airline boarding, stop stowaways
January 23, 2018
Airlines are teaming with their airport partners to take the human element out of the boarding process.
     
 
 
Airport challenge: Clearing runways a choreographed snow dance
January 22, 2018
When snow falls at the airport, crews at Mitchell International fire up massive machines that plow and sweep runways in precise, practiced movements.
     
 
 
Themed plane smackdown: 'Star Wars' vs. Hello Kitty
January 13, 2018
See photos and vote for your favorite.
     
 
 
Swivel chairs, double beds, 32" TVs: Check out Singapore Air's swanky new 'suites'
November 08, 2017
Singapore's suite perks include: A plush swivel chair. A 32” high-definition TV screen. A separate bed area and room to entertain.
     
 
 
The most surprising airline flights to Europe? Here are two dozen options
November 05, 2017
Fancy a flight from St. Louis to Reykjavik? Or from Providence to Cork? It’s the relatively obscure routes that spice up the USA's international flight schedules.
     
 
 
11 airfare gotchas to avoid at all costs
November 02, 2017
There are plenty of mistakes you could make to benefit the airline — ones that can spike your overall cost, or make traveling more difficult.
     
 
 
Airport shoeshine stands still on their feet
November 01, 2017
A long-held tradition of fast, friendly, inexpensive and, in some cases, complimentary services keeps customers coming back.
     
 
 
Ask the Captain: Can the 747 be saved?
October 29, 2017
Nearly 50 years in service is a remarkable feat for any airplane.
     
 
 
Basic economy: Are those cheaper United, American and Delta fares right for you?
September 28, 2017
Major airlines' cheapest fares don't allow big carry-on bags or seat assignments.
     
 
 
Lufthansa unveils new paint scheme for its planes
February 13, 2018
     
 
 
 
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