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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

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.

Mother Settles JetBlue Lawsuit After Son is Flown to Wrong City

Mother Settles JetBlue Lawsuit After Son is Flown to Wrong City

Dec 7
A woman has agreed to settle her lawsuit against JetBlue Airways after it mixed up her 5-year-old son with another boy and flew him to the wrong city, her lawyer said Tuesday.

Alaska Airlines Gets U.S. Approval to Buy Virgin America

Alaska Airlines Gets U.S. Approval to Buy Virgin America

Dec 6
Alaska Airlines has won government approval to buy rival Virgin America after agreeing to reduce its flight-selling partnership with American Airlines.

Free No More: Emirates to Charge for Advance Seat Selection

Sep 20
The Mideast's biggest airline, which touts luxuries like onboard showers and an extensive movie selection, is adding something a bit more down-to-earth for those in the back of the plane: charges to pick your own seat ahead of time.

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