WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to allow American Airlines and US Airways to merge, creating the world’s biggest airline. The agreement requires the airlines to scale back the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI announced Friday it has assigned its Joint Terrorism Task Force to lead a probe of laser attacks on the cockpits of two planes approaching LaGuardia Airport this week, inviting […]
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s LaGuardia Airport fully reopened Tuesday, a day after the collapse of a plane’s front landing gear sent it skidding along the tarmac and temporarily closed the airport. The […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The front landing gear of a flight arriving at New York’s LaGuardia Airport collapsed Monday right after the plane touched down on the runway, officials said, sending the aircraft skidding before […]
Passengers in plane crashes today, such as the one in San Francisco involving Asiana Airlines Flight 214, are more likely to survive than in past disasters. Saturday’s crash was the latest where a big commercial […]
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of about 100 high school students traveling from New York to Atlanta were thrown off an AirTran flight, along with their chaperones, after the pilot and crew lost patience […]
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.
DALLAS (AP) — The merger of American Airlines and US Airways, to be formally announced Thursday, caps a turbulent half-decade of bankruptcies and consolidation for the U.S. airline industry, leaving 4 big carriers.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Airport police arrested an American Eagle pilot Friday after he failed a blood-alcohol breath test as he prepared to fly from Minneapolis-St. Paul to New York City, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) – Planes were getting up to speed faster than trains and automobiles in the storm-stricken Northeast. The region’s major airports were all open once New York’s LaGuardia resumed flights Thursday morning. While […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Two of the biggest airports serving New York – John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty International – have reopened. The first passenger flight to JFK arrived from Long Beach, Calif., at […]
CHICAGO (AP) – The federal government is quietly removing full-body X-ray scanners from seven major airports and replacing them with a different type of machine that produces a cartoon-like outline instead of the naked images […]