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2 United Pilots Suspected of Being Drunk Arrested in Glasgow

Aug 29
Two United Airlines pilots who have been arrested for suspected intoxication before they were to fly 141 passengers from Scotland to the United States will appear in a Scottish court Monday, police said.

Air France Warns of Drop in Travel to France After Attacks

Air France, facing a strike by cabin crew at the height of the summer vacation season, is warning of pressure on its finances amid concerns about France as a tourist destination after a string of deadly attacks.

Remembering TWA Flight 800

By Larry Neumeister | Jul 18
Family members of the 230 victims of the TWA Flight 800 crash gathered with those who tried to rescue their loved ones on a Long Island beach to mark the 20th anniversary of the disaster.

Hidden Cities: The Secret to Low-Cost Airfare

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 25
Summer is around the corner and it's peak travel season, which means it could take a toll on your budget. Fortunately, we've got some travel hacks for getting to your destination at half the price.

5 Tips For Affordable Air Travel

By David Koenig | Apr 16
As you start to book summer travel, a debate is rising about whether airlines make it too hard to choose the most affordable options.

EU Approves Anti-Terror Plan to Collect Air Passenger Info

INTERNATIONAL | By Lorne Cook | Apr 15
European Union lawmakers approved Thursday a scheme to share airline passenger information that nations hope to use to track foreign fighters travelling to and from conflict areas like Syria and who might pose a danger in Europe.

Senate Refuses to Stop Airlines From Shrinking Seat Sizes

By Joan Lowly | Apr 8
The Senate refused Thursday to come to the aid of airline passengers squeezed by the ever-shrinking size of their seats.

American Drops 24-Hr Free Hold on Reservations

Apr 1
American Airlines is ending its policy of letting customers hold a trip reservation without paying for 24 hours.

Airlines Dodge Legislation Aimed at Curbing Excessive Fees

CORPORATE | By Joan Lowy | Mar 19
A Senate panel approved an aviation policy bill Wednesday after a partisan fight over whether airlines gouge consumers with fees for basic services like checked bags, seat assignments and ticket changes.

Bill Would Standardize the Way Airlines Disclose Fees

FINANCE | By Joan Lowy | Mar 12
The government would standardize the way airlines disclose fees for basic services like checked bags, seat assignments and ticket changes so that passengers can more easily comparison-shop the full cost of flights.

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