11 hrs ago
National Review Online
Michelle Malkin: Closing Guantanamo
President Obama intends to empty out Guantanamo Bay and send scores of suspected Muslim terrorist operatives back to their jihadist-coddling native countries.
15 hrs ago
Complaining rabbi's case lands at Supreme Court
The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of a rabbi who said he was grounded from a frequent flier program for complaining too much.
20 hrs ago
The Japan Times
No heroes in AP news leak
Whoever provided the initial leak to the Associated Press in April 2012 not only broke the law but caused the abrupt end to a secret, joint U.S./Saudi/British operation in Yemen that offered valuable intelligence against al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.
Delta will wait for new planes to mature: CEO
While other airlines have ordered more than 3,000 of the next generation narrow-body models, the Boeing 737 MAX and the Airbus A320neo, Delta says it is playing it safe.
Mon May 20, 2013
Supreme Court to hear frequent-flier case
A dispute between a frequent flier and an airline is heading to the Supreme Court.
What we're reading: Sole survivor, Flight attendant woes, Dreamliner suffers minor setback
At only 4 years old, Cecelia Crocker was the lone survivor of the 1987 Northwest Airlines crash in Romulus, Mich.
Jennifer Waters's Consumer Confidential: Get ready to pay more to fly
In fact, 2012 was a record year for extra-fee revenues: U.S. airlines raked in a staggering $6.03 billion in baggage and reservation-change fees, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Sun May 19, 2013
Delta CEO plans to add jobs in NE Minnesota
The chief executive of Delta Air Lines says he plans to add jobs at the carrier's reservation center in the northeastern Minnesota city of Chisholm.
Fri May 17, 2013
Plane Crash 'Sole Survivor' Breaks...
At just 4 years old, Cecelia Crocker became known as America's orphan after being the only survivor in a 1987 plane crash, which, to this day, she doesn't remember.
Wed May 15, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
Americans Are Happier With Low-Cost Airlines Than Traditional Ones
American air travelers are happier with low-cost carriers like Frontier and Southwest Airlines than with their traditional counterparts like Delta, American, and United, a new report shows.
The Miami Herald
Survivor of 1987 Mich. plane crash breaks silence
Cecelia Crocker's body provides her with a constant reminder of the most traumatic event of her life - one that she doesn't otherwise remember.
Fri May 10, 2013
Travel Minute - Shortcuts to Achieving Elite Status On an Airline
When I moved from Washington, DC, to St. Paul, MN, nine years ago, I was a high flyer on American Airlines.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Washington Post
Delta Plans $1 Billion Dividend-Buyback in Recovery Milestone
Delta Air Lines Inc. plans to return $1 billion to investors by repurchasing stock and restarting its dividend after a decade-long break punctuated by bankruptcy and the biggest acquisition in its history.
Mon May 06, 2013
Currently Possible Inventions Are Not Inevitable; Someone Must Think of Them and Make Them Happen
The wheeled suitcase is arguably such a, well, case. Bernard Sadow applied for a patent on wheeled baggage in 1970, after a Eureka moment when he was lugging his heavy bags through an airport while a local worker effortlessly pushed a large cart past.
Sun May 05, 2013
Wausau Daily Herald
Internet has extended battlefield in war on terror
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, shown in this Dec. 28, 2009, booking photograph, pleaded guilty to charges connected to his attempt to blow up a U.S. bound airliner using plastic explosives hidden in his underwear.
Thu May 02, 2013
Pinnacle Airlines emerges from bankruptcy, setting up Twin Cities HQ
Pinnacle Airlines Inc., which is relocating its headquarters to the Twin Cities from Memphis, Tenn., has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy as a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
D.B. Cooper parachute packer ID'd as homicide victim
The man who packed the parachutes used by infamous skyjacker D.B. Cooper more than four decades ago has been identified as the victim of a homicide in Washington state.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Yeager officials see positive in merger
Yeager Airport Director Rick Atkinson said the merger of American Airlines and US Airways will bring more route options, potentially more first-class airplanes, and no dramatic price increases like the 50 percent price jumps seen at some big-city national airports.
Terrorists akin to Boston suspects - Dumb and Dumber
As the postgame analysis on the Boston bombings grinds on, a conventional wisdom is starting to take shape based on the heated claims of pundits, officials and security experts, as well as the post-9/11 liturgy on terrorist theory.
Fri Apr 26, 2013