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American and US Airways start code-sharing as a step toward unifying operations

Jan 23, 2014
The carriers are taking their merger step by step, including the move for each to sell tickets on some flights operated by the other airline.
Posted In: Airlines, American Airlines, mergers

Ten thousand apply for 750 Southwest Airlines jobs

Dec 26, 2013
Southwest is hiring hundreds of flight attendants and thousands have applied for the jobs.
Posted In: Jobs, Airlines

How to make airports cool -- and profitable

Nov 28, 2013
Airports used to be dull, grey boxes we had to pass through to get from one place to another.
Posted In: airports, Airlines, terminals, holidays, design, interiors, traveling, flying

US Airways merger with American cleared for takeoff

Nov 28, 2013
A bankruptcy judge clears American Airlines to merge, which leaves the U.S. airline industry with three giant airline plus a few others.
Posted In: AAdvantage, Airlines, US Airways, American Airlines, merger

Bad weather, cancelled flights: You're not getting home for Thanksgiving that easily

Nov 27, 2013
The best laid travel plans can fall through when the system comes under the kind of pressure common at Thanksgiving.
Posted In: holiday travel, Airlines

Two words that cancel airline flights: Wintry Mix

Nov 26, 2013
Airlines try to react sooner when big storms barrel down at peak travel periods like Thanksgiving.
Posted In: Airlines, holiday travel

Can you hear me now? I'm 10,000 feet above the ground

Nov 22, 2013
The Federal Communications Commission is moving toward lifting a long-standing ban on cell phone calls in-flight. It would permit calls once a plane reaches 10,000 feet.
Posted In: airplane mode, Airlines, airline safety

Selling to a captive audience, at 30,000 feet

Nov 8, 2013
The airlines have been a little slow to get into the Big Data game. But it looks like they’re moving in that direction.
Posted In: big data, Airlines

The most expensive airport parking? For the planes

Nov 5, 2013
The Department of Justice is talking with American Airlines and US Airways about possibly lifting its anti-trust action.
Posted In: US Air, American Air, mergers, Airlines

Ding! You are now free to use your tablets during takeoff

Oct 31, 2013
The FAA is allowing airline passengers to use some mobile devices during takeoff and landing. NOT cellphones.
Posted In: Airlines, tablets, e-books, gate-to-gate

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