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Airlines Make It Harder to Earn Free Flights for Loyalty

Airlines Make It Harder to Earn Free Flights for Loyalty

By David Koenig | Aug 17
Airline loyalty programs are losing much of their allure even for frequent flyers, and the rules for navigating the system have changed.

British Airways to Launch Nonstop Service Between Nashville and London

British Airways to Launch Nonstop Service Between Nashville and London

Aug 9
British Airways will launch nonstop service between Nashville and London next year.

Airline Credit Card Can Sooth Baggage Headaches

By Gregory Karp, NerdWallet | Jun 3
You can't change airline rules, but you can get around them with an airline-branded credit card that comes with baggage privileges .

Revealed: The Secret Code Used by Airline Cabin Crew

By EDGE | May 20
The secret code used by airline cabin crew members to communicate with each other has been revealed. Low cost airline easyJet explained their hand signals after a passenger tweeted a video of cabin crew conversing using bizarre hand signals.

Emirates Airline Profits Down 83 Percent in Past Year

By Aya Batrawy, Adam Schreck | May 12
Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, said Thursday its profits fell by more than 80 percent to $340 million last year.

United CEO Munoz on Hot Seat as Congress Examines Air Travel

By Matthew Daly | May 2
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is likely to face pointed questions as Congress examines customer service by U.S. airlines and how air travel can be improved.

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

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

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

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.

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