Air travel

July 18, 2018 - 9:20 am
GENEVA (AP) — The world's biggest trade association of airlines is criticizing air traffic control agencies in Europe for seeking "super-normal profits" instead of working to improve performance, as air travelers have faced soaring delays this year. The swipe by the International Air Transport...
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July 17, 2018 - 10:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying improvements are being made to address worries about African-Americans being subject to discrimination or unsafe conditions while flying. NAACP President Derrick Johnson made the announcement at the NAACP's...
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July 05, 2018 - 4:29 pm
The summer air travel season is shaping up to be the busiest ever, which could mean lengthy lines at U.S. airport security checkpoints. But you can use the faster lanes if you belong to an expedited screening program, which could essentially be free to join with the right credit card. The primary...
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This undated photo provided by Michael Dellagrazie of Staten Island, N.Y., via his attorney Evan Oshan, shows Dellagrazie's Pomeranian named Alejandro, who was found dead in its carrier Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at a cargo facility at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. The dog was traveling with Delta Air Lines and was making a temporary stop in Michigan on its way to Newark, N.J., from Phoenix. It had been flying alone in the cargo section according to Oshan. (Courtesy of Michael Dellagrazie via AP)
June 04, 2018 - 8:42 pm
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A bloody blanket was among the items returned to a New York man whose dog died while traveling with Delta Air Lines, the man's attorney said Monday. Evan Oshan, a lawyer for the Pomeranian's owner, said he's still awaiting the results of a necropsy on Alejandro. The 8-year-old...
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Chris Miller
May 22, 2018 - 6:14 pm
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport set a record for the number of passengers flying in and out of the airport in a single month. In March 2018, 1.2 million passengers traveled through MSY, according to airport officials. It beats the old single-month record, set in May 2017, by 100,...
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In this Monday, May 7, 2018, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, arrives at an airport in Dalian, China. Unlike his dictator father, who famously shunned air travel, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un jetted off to the northeastern Chinese city of Dalian this week, becoming the first North Korean ruler to travel abroad in that manner in 32 years. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
May 09, 2018 - 8:18 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Unlike his dictator father, who famously shunned air travel, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un jetted off to the northeastern Chinese city of Dalian this week, becoming the first North Korean ruler to fly abroad in 32 years. Since taking office in late 2011, Kim has...
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May 03, 2018 - 5:48 am
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) — Six critically endangered black rhinos are being transported from South Africa to Chad, restoring the species to the country in north-central Africa nearly half a century after it was wiped out there. African Parks, a Johannesburg-based conservation group, said...
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April 27, 2018 - 8:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A passenger who says she's been suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder since an engine exploded on a Southwest Airlines flight is suing the airline and the manufacturer of the engine. The lawsuit by Lilia Chavez filed Thursday in federal court in Philadelphia alleges...
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Don Ames
April 16, 2018 - 8:48 am
New Orleans will put out a pretty fancy welcome mat next year for folks flying into the city. Construction on New Orleans’ new airport terminal is proceeding as planned. The billion dollar project is about 60 percent complete, and on track to open in February of 2019. Airport officials recently...
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FILE- In this Nov. 23, 2016, file photo, pedestrians make their way through the arrival terminal as bags are delivered on a carousel at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in Atlanta. Major airlines including American Airlines, JetBlue, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines integrate buy-now-pay-later concepts into their online booking. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
April 12, 2018 - 9:05 am
Dreaming of a spring getaway with white-sand beaches and a cool drink in your hand? A search for airline tickets can bring your dream down to earth, if the steep fares charged by many airlines outstrip your savings. What if you could book your trip today and pay for it later — without maxing out...
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