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Airlines Getting Better in Key Areas... Except Delays

Airlines Getting Better in Key Areas... Except Delays

By David Koenig | Apr 12
U.S. airlines are getting better at many things except getting you to your destination on time.

Passengers Stranded in Germany Due to Drunken Co-Pilot

Passengers Stranded in Germany Due to Drunken Co-Pilot

Mar 26
A Portuguese airline has apologized for keeping more than 100 passengers stranded at Stuttgart airport in southwestern Germany after one of its flights was canceled last-minute because of a drunken co-pilot.

Southwest Passengers Leap From Wing After Emergency Landing

Southwest Passengers Leap From Wing After Emergency Landing

Mar 13
A Dallas-bound flight made an emergency landing at Albuquerque International Sunport, sending panicked passengers leaping from a wing onto the tarmac after crew members screamed at them to get away from the aircraft, passengers and officials said.

Airline 'Bumping' of Passengers Falls to Lowest Rate Ever

Airline 'Bumping' of Passengers Falls to Lowest Rate Ever

Feb 9
Airlines bumped passengers off flights at the lowest rate on record last year after United Airlines was pilloried when a passenger was dragged off a full plane.

Lufthansa's New Look

Lufthansa's New Look

Feb 9
Lufthansa revealed its new, modernized brand image to customers and employees this week at two major events at the Frankfurt and Munich hubs.

Ex-Alaska Airlines Pilot to Plead Guilty to Flying Drunk

Ex-Alaska Airlines Pilot to Plead Guilty to Flying Drunk

Feb 7
A former Alaska Airlines pilot will plead guilty in California to a charge of flying a passenger plane while drunk.

Tapping Into a New Aviation Era With TAP Air Portugal

Tapping Into a New Aviation Era With TAP Air Portugal

By Matthew Wexler | Jan 26
TAP Air Portugal has been rolling back the clock to celebrate the airline's forthcoming new fleet - 53 new planes, which include the much-anticipated Airbus A330neo featuring Airspace by Airbus cabin.

Man Says Airline Wrongly Banned Him for Touching Crew Member

Man Says Airline Wrongly Banned Him for Touching Crew Member

Jan 4
A San Diego man banned from Alaska Airlines for touching a flight attendant says he's a victim of discrimination against men.

Swiss Woman Angry Over Champagne Refusal Ejected From Plane

Dec 13
German police say the pilot of a passenger jet destined for Zurich made an unscheduled stop at Stuttgart airport because a Swiss passenger become aggressive after being denied champagne.

Bah Humbug: Christmas Crackers Banned on Most Airlines

By EDGE | Dec 1
Christmas could be ruined for thousands of passengers with crackers, party poppers -- and chestnuts -- on many airlines' naughty lists.

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