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Cathay crew threaten no smiles, booze on flights

HONG KONG (AP) — Flight attendants at Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific are threatening to withhold food, alcohol and even smiles from passengers during the Christmas holidays over a pay dispute.


Busier airports, full planes expected on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK (AP) – Travelers can expect airports to be busier and planes to be fuller than ever this Thanksgiving. And flights will be costlier. That’s the outlook from the main trade group representing U.S. […]


How to handle a flight cancellation

NEW YORK (AP) – Hurricane Sandy has made landfall in the U.S., but its effects on air travelers are being felt throughout the globe. Airlines say it will take days for them to resume service […]


The latest cyberthreat coming to your inbox

Criminals are spamming out a malware via email, posing as an e-ticket from British Airways. The email looks genuine. Those behind the attack appear to have taken a real email from British Airways and simply […]


Significant flight delays for Alaska Airlines this morning

SEATTLE (AP) – A computer problem is causing significant delays for Alaska Airlines flights. Airline spokeswoman Bobbie Egan says the problem is with a data connection. The airline hasn’t been able to check in passengers […]


American says it has fixed seats on 42 planes

DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines says it has repaired 42 of 48 planes that were pulled aside and inspected because the seats could come loose. The airline said around midday Friday that all seat repairs […]


AA says it knows why seats came loose on planes

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – American Airlines has canceled dozens of flights as it scrambles to fix seats that could pop loose during flight. The airline said Thursday that it has come up with a […]


3rd American Airlines flight had seats come loose

DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines says passenger seats on a third flight came loose during flight and it’s continuing to inspect other jets with similar seating. American officials say that the loose seats are not […]


American Airlines inspecting jets for loose seats

DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines says it will inspect eight planes after loose seats were found on two different planes in the last three days. American Airlines spokeswoman Andrea Huguely said Monday that there could […]


American Airlines tells pilots to end disruptions

DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines says if pilots don’t end actions that are disrupting its flights, it will take the union to court. American says increased sick days and maintenance complaints by pilots have caused […]


Pilots say American wants to resume contract talks

DALLAS (AP) – There could be progress in breaking the standoff between American Airlines and its pilots, which appears to have caused a spike in canceled and delayed flights. American officials have been saying they […]


AA says it won't lay off flight attendants

DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines says it expects to avoid laying off any flight attendants after 2,205 of them signed up for severance payments. The airline said Friday that it will stagger the workers’ departures […]





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