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Mayhem As Passenger Dragged Off United Flight

Mayhem As Passenger Dragged Off United Flight

By Caryn Rousseau, David Koenig | Apr 10
Video of police officers dragging a passenger from an overbooked United Airlines flight sparked an uproar Monday on social media, and a spokesman for the airline insisted that employees had no choice but to contact authorities to remove the man.

Alitalia Strike Grounds 60 Percent of Flights

Alitalia Strike Grounds 60 Percent of Flights

Apr 5
Alitalia unions are mounting a 24-hour strike to protest job and salary cuts that are part of the new plan to relaunch the struggling Italian airline.

3 Airlines in Near-Misses with Drones at London's Heathrow

3 Airlines in Near-Misses with Drones at London's Heathrow

Apr 1
Three planes narrowly missed colliding with drones near London's Heathrow Airport in the space of three weeks last year, underscoring increasing concerns about the devices being used near aircraft, a report Friday said.

Virgin America Will Be the Latest Airline Brand to Dissapear

Virgin America Will Be the Latest Airline Brand to Dissapear

By David Koenig | Mar 24
After months of teasing, Alaska Airlines has bad news for loyal customers of Virgin America - their airline's name is being dumped.

Canadian Pilot Pleads Guilty for Passing Out in Cockpit

Canadian Pilot Pleads Guilty for Passing Out in Cockpit

Mar 21
A pilot who passed out in a cockpit before a scheduled flight in Canada pleaded guilty on Tuesday to being impaired while in control of an aircraft.

Remember Airplane Food? It's Back on Long Delta Flights

Remember Airplane Food? It's Back on Long Delta Flights

By David Koenig | Feb 18
Delta is bringing free meals back to economy class on some long U.S. flights after dropping them years ago to save money.

American Airlines Opens Office in Havana, Cuba

American Airlines Opens Office in Havana, Cuba

Feb 2
American Airlines formally opened an office in Havana on Wednesday, and an executive said the company will move ahead with its plans for Cuba despite uncertainty over what President Donald Trump's administration will bring.

American Airlines to Sell Restricted 'Basic Economy' Fare

American Airlines to Sell Restricted 'Basic Economy' Fare

By David Koenig | Jan 19
The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how much they are willing to pay the airline.

Pilot Fired in Indonesia After Attempting to Fly Drunk

Pilot Fired in Indonesia After Attempting to Fly Drunk

Dec 30
An Indonesian budget airline has fired a pilot suspected of trying to fly a plane while he was drunk, and two of its executives are resigning.

Feds Dismiss Airline Price-Gauging Probe

Dec 15
The Transportation Department says it has ended its investigation into allegations of price gouging by five airlines operating flights in the Northeast without finding any wrongdoing.

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