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3 hrs ago |

JetBlue Airways Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

JetBlue Airways has been given a consensus rating of "Hold" by the thirteen analysts that are covering the company, reports .


Related Topix: Transportation, JetBlue Airways

6 hrs ago |

The Best (and Worst) International First Class Cabins

Primary vocations: engineering and media. In 2007 I joined AOL's Gadling as an airline writer.


Related Topix: Transportation, Singapore Airlines, Wine, Drink, Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel

10 hrs ago |

Why it still doesn't pay to use mobiles at the tills

How many of us are willing to replace our physical wallets with our phones? This is a question that has sucked billions of euro out of the technology and financial industries.


Related Topix: iPod, PayPal, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Ryanair Holdings, Apple, Startups, iPhone

14 hrs ago | The Age

Qantas moves closer to HK Jetstar remedy

Shun Tak Holdings, now has 51 per cent of the shareholder voting rights, while Qantas and China Eastern? will each retain 24.5 per cent.


Related Topix: Qantas Airways, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

17 hrs ago |

He Died 'Because His Chest Is Too Hairy' - But He Could Likely Have Been Saved

The couple was flying on a Southwest Airlines flight between Los Angeles and Albuquerque, KOAT-TV reported , when Jack Jordan suffered a massive heart attack, and while fellow passengers performed CPR on the dying man, his wife said a nearby defibrillator went unused - because of Jack's hairy chest.


Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines, US Politics, US News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Mail

Southwest Airlines passenger suffers heart attack and dies after...

A padlocked fridge, no store trips and even dog food has to be hidden: The heartbreaking condition driving Hannah, 14, to 'eat herself to death' and how her insurance won't pay out for treatment Joan Rivers' family face agonizing decision over whether to turn off life support machine as legendary comic fights for her life after suffering cardiac ... (more)


Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines, Wedding


'Legroom war' rages as planes grow more...

To recline or not to recline? Airplane "legroom wars" are prompting growing rage in the United States, with two recent seat battles sparking a heated debate about the knee-bumping practice.


Related Topix: United Airlines, Newark, NJ

Federal judge overturns Kauai County's GMO and pesticide regulations

Last Nov., Kauai County, which consists of three Hawaiian islands, passed Kauai County Ordinance 960, which required large-scale agricultural operations to disclose the presence of pesticides and genetically modified crops, as reported by Hawaii's KHON 2 News .


Related Topix: Kauai County, HI, Hawaiian Airlines, Transportation, Hawaiian Holdings, Agriculture, Science

Business Journal

Is Southwest Airlines ready to 'evolve' to court (more) business travelers?

Could a surprising - some might say shocking - development at one of Europe's most notorious no-frills low-fare airlines portend any changes at America's low-fare, no-frills leader Southwest Airlines ? Earlier this week Dublin, Ireland-based Ryanair , a hugely-successful low-fare, no-frills carrier, said it would introduce a new "Business Plus" ... (more)


Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines, Ireland, World News


What You Think You Know About Hawaii Is Actually All Wrong

More than a five hour flight from Los Angeles, sometimes it's easy to forget that Hawaii is very much a part of the 50 states -- and mainlanders unfortunately remind Hawaii's residents of their ignorance often.


Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines, Transportation, Hawaiian Holdings

a 16 gadget sparks 'right to recline' row among airline passengers

Aer Lingus has assured customers they won't have to fight for the right to recline despite soaring sales of a controversial travel gadget that prevents passengers from leaning back in their seats.


Related Topix: United Airlines, Newark, NJ, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

Chicago Tribune

Sit up straight until airlines ease reclining turbulence

None of us should take this lying down. When it comes to reclining seats on airplanes, we need to draw a line - and maybe we all should be required to sit up straight until everyone agrees on what that line should be.


Related Topix: United Airlines, Newark, NJ, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Opinion, Business News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Age

Clock ticks on cheap tickets

The end is in sight for the days of falling airfares and empty planes with both major Australian domestic airlines saying the battle for customers is too bruising.


Related Topix: Qantas Airways


Airlines: Saving lives with trashed leather

Southwest Airlines recently launched Luv Seat, an upcycling initiative that aims to repurpose 80,000 used leather seat covers.


Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines, Family, Kids, Travel

The Washington Post

Jet Fuel Crunch Strikes New York Airports Before Holiday: Energy

The lowest seasonal supply of jet fuel on record is pushing prices higher and leading to voluntary restrictions in the New York region as the nation's busiest air hub prepares for a holiday rush.


Related Topix: New York, us Travel, Travel, Transportation, Southwest Airlines, Science / Technology

Dallas Morning News

Southwest Airlines to ease Dallas Love Field parking

Lined with billboards advertising Southwest Airlines' new routes, a freshly leveled lot on Mockingbird Lane awaits paving for 900 parking spaces near the Love Field entrance.


Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines, Dallas, TX, Virgin America

Hawaiian Airlines starts 60-day trial of home-printed bag tags

Hawaiian Airlines passengers flying from Seattle and Oakland have the option of printing their own bag tags during the online check-in process.


Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Virgin Australia airline posts $333 million loss

Australia's second largest airline, Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd., said on Friday it lost 356 million Australian dollars in its last fiscal year, a three-fold increase over the previous year.


Related Topix: Qantas Airways

NBC Chicago

Seat Fight Forced AA Flight to Land

An American Airlines flight was forced to land in Boston Wednesday night after a French passenger, irate over a reclined seat in front of him, confronted and grabbed a flight crew member, federal prosecutors say.


Related Topix: United Airlines, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Healthcare Industry, Newark, NJ

Business Journal

Southwest launches new nonstop service between San Antonio and New Orleans

San Antonians who want to get away to the Big Easy for beignets from CafA© du Monde and a hurricane from Pat O'Brien 's will now be able to take advantage of a new nonstop flight on Southwest Airlines .


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New Orleans Travel, Transportation, Southwest Airlines


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