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2 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

Bankruptcy judge rules against American Airlines' bid to quickly end retiree benefits

A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, AMR

4 hrs ago | ABC News

Judge Says American Can't End Retiree Benefits Yet

A federal judge is telling American Airlines that it can't yet act alone to cut off benefits for many retirees.


Related Topix: AMR

7 hrs ago | Jalopnik

Blazing Fast Inflight WiFi For Free? Let It Be So

Air China has announced that two flights between Beijing and Chengdu have become the first in the country to give customers free WiFi on board.


Related Topix: Air China, World News, China, Asia, Autos

12 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Jackson airport addressing life after Southwest

The airline will shut down in Jackson on June 7 after 20 years. One results of that departure is to delay security checkpoint upgrades and improvements to the concourse after a downgrading of the airport's revenue bonds by Fitch Rating Service.


Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines, Modesto, CA, Business News

16 hrs ago |

ZTE Provides Technical Support as Air China Launches its First Ground-Air Broadband Test

Apr 17, 2014--ZTE Corporation , a global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, is the exclusive supplier of the ground-air broadband system used by Air to complete its first in-flight internet service and passenger experience test.


Related Topix: China, Asia, Air China, World News, Emerging Technology, Wireless

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CCS green-lights proposed strategic alliance between SIA & Air New Zealand

The Competition Commission of Singapore has given the green light for the proposed strategic alliance between Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand to go ahead.


Related Topix: Transportation, Singapore Airlines

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Southwest Airlines flight evacuated in Indianapolis amid threat

Ethics Committee Chairman Greg Steuerwald has called a meeting on Rep. Eric Turner at the Statehouse next Wednesday.


Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana, Fishers, IN, Hamilton County, IN


Passenger traffic increases at Tulsa airport

Airport officials said Thursday the increase of more than 8 percent in March over the same period in 2013 is due to the addition of flights and continued success of the area's energy, aviation and manufacturing industries.


Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Transportation, Southwest Airlines

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Aircraft makes emergency landing at IND after airline receives threat

An aircraft needed to make an emergency landing at the Indianapolis International Airport on Thursday after the flight's airline received a threat, airport officials confirm.


Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines


Southwest Airlines' profit-sharing payout: What capitalism should be

Earlier this week, Southwest Airlines announced workers will share in a record $228 million profit-sharing payout this year.


Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines

Southwest won't expand fleet through 2015 to reach profit goal

Southwest Airlines will freeze the size of its jet fleet through 2015, a one-year extension, as the largest discount carrier focuses on boosting its return on invested capital.


Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines, Mahwah, NJ

What we're reading: Hawaiian non-stop service to Beijing, top 10...

Flights depart Honolulu International Airport on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 12:01 a.m. and arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport at 5:55 a.m. the next day.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Hawaiian Airlines, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Transportation, Hawaiian Holdings, Yountville, CA, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Air NZ cartel case withdrawn

Air New Zealand says claims against it as part of a class action lawsuit in Australia over alleged price fixing on freight have been withdrawn and the airline won't be contributing to an A$38 million settlement by other airlines.


Related Topix: Transportation, Air New Zealand

LATAM Airlines Group SA (LFL) Releases Quarterly Earnings, Misses Expectations By $0.04 EPS

LATAM Airlines Group SA posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.04, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports.


Related Topix: Lan Chile SA


Crew diverts Delta flight to Raleigh-Durham

A Delta Air Lines flight heading for Atlanta was diverted to Raleigh-Durham International Airport after the crew noticed some vibration after takeoff.


Related Topix: Transportation, Delta Air Lines

CBS Atlanta

WestJet, WestJet Vacations brands of the year ? again

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Related Topix: Transportation, WestJet Airlines, Marketing

Digital Game Developer

Hawaiian Airlines Says Ni Hao! to Beijing

International Airport that included Hawaiian music and hula, a Chinese cultural fan dance performance by Phoenix Dance Chamber, a traditional Hawaiian blessing and presentation of lei to more than 200 passengers boarding the inaugural flight.


Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines, Transportation, Hawaiian Holdings, Travel, Frequent Flyer Miles

FOX19 Cincinnati

8 easy ways to become an expert traveler

A recent survey found that Southwest Airlines had the best customer service in the airline industry, and they deserve it.


Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines, US News, Transporation Security Administration (TSA)

National Public Radio

Weekly Innovation: Better Luggage Checking ... And Tracking

The innovations let you drop off your bags without checking them, and track them throughout your journey.


Related Topix: Air France - KLM, Printers

Basildon Recorder

An artists' impression of the proposed waste-to-jet fuel centre

MORE than 1,000 jobs will be created by building a ground-breaking centre that will see landfill rubbish turned into aircraft fuel.


Related Topix: British Airways, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,


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