JetBlue Airways

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Flights delayed, cancelled at San Jose airport

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Flights at Mineta San Jose International Airport have been delayed and canceled after a pipe burst and flooded parts of a terminal. Airport spokeswoman Rosemary Barnes says a hot water […]

12/16/2013

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

FCC chairman advocates airline decision for cellphones

WASHINGTON (AP) — As one part of the federal government looks to remove restrictions on making phone calls from airplanes, another agency is apparently considering its own prohibition. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler told […]

12/12/2013

A traveler waits for her flight in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Strong opposition to in-flight calls

WASHINGTON (AP) — As federal regulators consider removing a decades-old prohibition on making phone calls on planes, a majority of Americans who fly oppose such a change, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds. The Federal […]

12/11/2013

A passenger checks her cell phone before a flight, Oct. 31, 2013, in Boston.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Gov’t weighs permitting cellphone calls on planes

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are “outdated,” and it’s time to change them, federal regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and […]

11/21/2013

People exit Los Angeles International Airport Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Thousands of fliers delayed after LAX shooting

Thousands of fliers across the U.S. were delayed after the shooting at Los Angeles International Airport closed parts of the airport. The prolonged shutdown at the nation’s third-largest airport was particularly troublesome for those hoping […]

11/02/2013

Passengers evacuate the Los Angeles International Airport on Friday Nov. 1, 2013, after shots were fired prompting authorities to evacuate a terminal and stop flights headed for the city from taking off from other airports. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Thousands of fliers delayed after LAX shooting

Thousands of fliers across the U.S. were delayed Friday after a morning shooting at Los Angeles International Airport closed parts of the airport. The prolonged shutdown at the nation’s third largest airport was particularly troublesome […]

11/01/2013

Passengers evacuate the Los Angeles International Airport on Friday Nov. 1, 2013, after shots were fired prompting authorities to evacuate a terminal and stop flights headed for the city from taking off from other airports. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Fliers delayed after Los Angeles airport shooting

Thousands of fliers across the U.S. were delayed Friday after a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport closed parts of the airport. A prolonged shutdown at the nation’s third largest airport will be particularly troublesome […]

11/01/2013

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Gunshots, chaos at Los Angeles airport — TSA agent killed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspected gunman was in custody following a shooting at Los Angeles airport that killed a TSA agent and wounded two other people. This is what AP reporters on the scene […]

11/01/2013

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Smoke prompts JetBlue flight to divert to Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Baltimore-bound JetBlue flight out of Boston was diverted to Philadelphia on Sunday evening after smoke was reported in the cabin. The airline says Flight 827 landed just before 6 p.m. and […]

08/18/2013

Boston Police Special Operations officers in tactical gear during manhunt for suspect in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, Watertown, Massachusetts. (AP Photo)

Boston manhunt: Trains and buses halted, but planes flying

NEW YORK (AP) — Mass transportation to and from the Boston area was virtually shut down Friday as police conducted a massive manhunt for one of two suspects in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing. The exception was air travel at Logan International Airport.

04/19/2013

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Flights resume at NYC airports after snowstorm

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s airports dug out from under nearly a foot of snow and allowed some flights to land Saturday morning, while Boston’s Logan Airport remained closed.

02/09/2013

How airlines prepare for big storms

NEW YORK (AP) — As the Northeast braces for its largest winter storm in more than a year, airlines are already employing a strategy that has served them well in recent years: Cancel flights early and keep planes, crews, and passengers away from snowed-in airports.

02/08/2013

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