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Cheaper Jet Fuel Shows No Signs of Lower Airfares

CORPORATE | By David Koenig | Jan 21
Airlines will save billions this year thanks to cheaper jet fuel, but they aren't likely to share the bounty with passengers - not while so many flights are already full.

Not-So-Friendly Skies Aboard Thai AirAsia

Dec 15
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

PERSONAL TECH | By Danica Kirka | Dec 15
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

CORPORATE | By John Heilprin | Dec 11
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

CORPORATE | By David Koenig | Dec 10
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

Oct 13
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 EDGE | Jul 19
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

INTERNATIONAL | By Eileen NG | Jul 17
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

May 18
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 | May 11
Getting to, from and around Los Angeles International Airport has never been easy. Airport officials said last week it’s going to get worse.

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