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WASHINGTON (AP) — Flying is getting better. Honest. For airline passengers grappling with fare increases, canceled routes and a seemingly endless parade of new fees, "better" may not be the first word that comes to mind. But based on more...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation is giving grants of $750,000 to South Bend Regional Airport and $500,000 to Evansville Regional Airport to improve airline service. The South Bend airport will use its grant and $475,000...
ATLANTA (AP) — An airplane bound for Detroit from Atlanta was hit by lightning shortly after takeoff and returned to the airport as storms rumbled through the state. AirTran Airways spokesman Christopher White says the plane was hit soon after...
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The era of passenger fees — charges for checked bags, seat upgrades and onboard food — began to take hold in the U.S. when airlines tried to offset their losses from surging fuel prices in 2008. Now, with Europe in the grip of the longest...
Itasca-based inflight Wi-Fi provider Gogo dusted off its plans to go public on Monday, saying it is seeking to raise between $165 million and $187 million in an initial public offering. Gogo, which as of the end of April had its WiFi system installed...
When flight attendants order travelers to shut off their electronic devices during takeoffs and landings, they disrupt a lot of valuable technological activity. Well, maybe the activity is not so valuable but there is a lot of it. More than 105...
Southwest Airlines and BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport are talking about adding overseas flights, perhaps as early as 2015. "International is going to grow at BWI, and it's going to grow with Southwest," said Paul Wiedefeld, the airport's executive...
Security checkpoints at the two busiest concourses at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport will be temporarily closed at separate times this week to allow for construction, officials said. The two checkpoints serve airline gates for Southwest Airlines and its...
Fliers are vastly more satisfied with their airline experience, and Alaska and JetBlue are tops at making customers happy, a new study released on Wednesday (today) shows. The results are the best for the airlines since 2006, according to the 2013 North...
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Southwest Airlines will start daily flights to Richmond and Norfolk on Nov. 3. The Dallas-based airline says it will have one nonstop flight between Orlando, Fla., and Richmond International Airport, taking over a route now flown by AirTran Airways....
Southwest Airlines was fined $150,000 Wednesday for failing to respond to consumer complaints in a timely fashion, the Department of Transportation announced. Federal enforcement officers found that the Dallas-based airline did not answer "a large...
The future of BWI Marshall Airport can be seen in the new sweeping terminal roofline that hints of something big, the panorama of glass that gives street-side passengers a view of arriving jets and a cavernous security checkpoint with nine stations and...
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