International Air Transport Association

Communications specialist Hidetaka Sato on a Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream aircraft, looks out of a window searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in Southern Indian Ocean, near Australia, Tuesday, April 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, Pool)

Industry group seeks continuous flight tracking

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — An aviation industry group is creating a task force to make recommendations this year for continuously tracking commercial airliners because “we cannot let another aircraft simply vanish” like Malaysia Airlines […]


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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. […]


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Fees undermine fliers’ ability to compare fares

WASHINGTON (AP) — For many passengers, air travel is only about finding the cheapest fare. But as airlines offer a proliferating list of add-on services, the ability to comparison-shop for the lowest total fare is eroding.



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