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Panel backs easing electronic device use on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Industry officials say an advisory committee is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to relax its restrictions on airline passenger use of smartphones and other personal electronic devices during takeoffs and landings. Officials […]

09/26/2013

Two Allegiant Air jets taxi at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker,File)

Allegiant delays flights to inspect MD-80 slides

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Allegiant Airlines has taken 30 of its 52 MD-80 aircraft out of service to inspect emergency slides, days after passengers and crew members slid to the tarmac to escape one of […]

09/20/2013

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American Air trainee accused of bomb threats

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines says a man training to become a flight attendant was dismissed after he was accused of making bomb threats against another airline and found to be on a government no-fly […]

08/21/2013

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New challenge for American-US Airways airline merger

American Airlines and US Airways say the government has reached the wrong conclusions about the planned merger of the two airlines. The Justice Department, joined by a half dozen states, filed a lawsuit today to […]

08/13/2013

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TSA expands faster screening to more travelers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is expanding the ways airline passengers can enroll in an expedited screening program that allows travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belts and keep laptop computers in […]

07/19/2013

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Asiana no longer suing San Francisco TV station

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asiana Airlines said Wednesday it no longer plans to sue a San Francisco TV station over the use of racially offensive names. The South Korean air carrier said that KTVU-TV […]

07/17/2013

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Airlines group raises industry profit estimate

(AP) – Packed planes should help the world’s airlines earn a $12.7 billion profit this year, as travel demand accelerates faster than the airlines add seats, according to a new prediction from a trade group. […]

06/03/2013

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American will favor passengers without roller bags

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — If you’re traveling light, you can board earlier on American Airlines. The airline said Thursday that people carrying just a personal item that fits under the seat — no rolling […]

05/16/2013

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American expects flights to return to normal

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is promising to run a near-normal operation on Wednesday, and that would be just fine for the tens of thousands of passengers who were stranded by a mammoth technology meltdown at the nation’s third-biggest airline.

04/17/2013

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Reservations systems fails at American Airlines

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is having computer problems that are causing widespread delays. Some passengers are stuck on planes while others can’t make reservations.

04/16/2013

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