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Witness says man who disrupted flight ranted about CIA

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Passengers aboard a flight from Hong Kong jumped on a man who began ranting about national security and the CIA, then bound his hands and feet for the final six hours […]

06/17/2013

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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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American Airlines halts flights, passengers stuck

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines grounded flights across the country Tuesday because of an outage of its main reservations system. Thousands of passengers were stranded at airports and on airplanes. The FAA said American asked to halt its flights until 5 p.m. EDT.

04/16/2013

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Report: Virgin America best US airline in 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — Virgin America did the best job for its customers among leading U.S. airlines last year, a report said Monday, as carriers overall had their second best performance in the more than the two decades since researchers began measuring quality of service.

04/08/2013

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Airline passenger complaints surged in 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline passengers are getting grumpier, and it’s little wonder.

04/07/2013

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AP Sources: American Airlines, US Airways to merge

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.

02/13/2013

Passenger pronounced dead when plane lands in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — United Airlines officials say a passenger was pronounced dead shortly after a plane from Denver landed in Salt Lake City. United Airlines spokeswoman Megan McCarthy says the man collapsed Sunday evening on the jetway leading to the terminal.

02/12/2013

Snow plows lined up at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. (AP Photo)

Airlines canceling flights in advance of storm

(AP) – The big storm heading for the Northeast is already disrupting air travel. The aviation tracking website FlightAware shows United Airlines is already canceling more than 350 flights for Friday in advance of the storm.

02/07/2013

Boeing 787 FAA Review

FAA grounds Boeing 787s to address battery fires

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say they are temporarily grounding Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners until the risk of possible battery fires is addressed.

01/16/2013

NY judge rejects 9/11 suit against United Airlines

NEW YORK (AP) – A New York City judge has rejected claims in a lawsuit that United Airlines can be held responsible for the collapse of a third World Trade Center building after the twin […]

11/21/2012

Bomb threat prompts airplane search at LAX

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities searched an airplane scheduled to depart from Los Angeles International Airport after someone called police and made a bomb threat. The airport’s police Sgt. Belinda Nettles said in a […]

10/20/2012

United Airlines struggles with computer problems

(AP) — United Airlines is having major computer problems that are affecting its operations at airports, and its website. The airline will only say that it has a “network outage.” Its main website, United.com, is […]

08/28/2012

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