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United Airlines blames grounding of hundreds of flights on computer glitch
The grounding of hundreds of United Airlines flights because of a computer glitch marked the latest in a series of airline delays and cancellations in the last few years that experts blame on massive, interconnected computer systems that lack …
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DOJ subpoenas airlines over keeping ticket prices high
Washington (CNN) The Justice Department has sent subpoenas to several major airlines as part of an investigation into "possible unlawful coordination" to limit capacity increases, and thereby keeping ticket prices high, a department spokeswoman said …
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Spirit Airlines shares slip on lowered outlook
Spirit Airlines Inc. SAVE, +0.41% shares declined in the extended session Monday after the discount airline said it lowered its guidance for the year. Spirit shares fell 6% to $ 59.70 on moderate volume. The company said about 500 flights were cancelled …
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Frontier Is One Airline That's Actually Improving the Middle Seat
Of course, there's a catch: The new seats are more tightly packed than the ones they replace—and they're skinnier too, with a little less padding than you'll find on many major airlines. With only 28 inches of pitch, passengers will now have two fewer …
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For an Airline Upgrade, Miles Aren't Always the Best Bet
But smaller first-class cabins, fuller flights and increased airline efforts to sell those prime seats has eaten away at that advantage, said George Hobica, publisher of deal site AirfareWatchdog.com. "I've seen flights where there are 20 elites on the …
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U.S. Airlines Face Antitrust Collusion Investigation–What's The Big Deal?
This won't be the defense airlines use, but “restrictive” combinations of various kinds can be efforts by businesses to coordinate and cooperate, to adjust to uncertainties, to cope with imperfect information, to minimize transaction costs, deal with …
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Cyber attacks against airlines by terrorists – how real is this?
LOT Polish Airlines last month was forced to cancel 10 flights and delay 12 others in response to an attack against computers issuing flight plans at Warsaw's Okecie Airport that overloaded its network. That came a few weeks after United Airlines had …
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Alaska Airlines debuts Milwaukee-Seattle flights at Mitchell
The first Alaska Airlines plane serving passengers at General Mitchell International Airport landed and took off Wednesday afternoon, bringing the number of commercial airlines providing daily trips from Milwaukee to nine. Alaska Airlines flights to …
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Airlines, consumer groups bicker over ticket-change fees
WASHINGTON — Consumer groups are urging the Transportation Department to rein in change fees for airline tickets, which are setting records after growing significantly during the last decade. But airline representatives on Tuesday told the Advisory …
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Water-Logged And Getting Wetter: Southwest Airlines (LUV)
Trade-Ideas LLC identified Southwest Airlines ( LUV) as a "water-logged and getting wetter" (weak stocks crossing below support with today's range greater than 200%) candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified …
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Southwest Airlines is now the only major airline that doesn't charge for first
In this Feb. 3, 2014 file photo, a Southwest Airlines jet plane lines up for a landing at Love Field in Dallas. The city of Dallas is asking a federal court to settle a long-running fight over which airlines can operate out of the local airport. (AP …
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Which Airline Apps Make Flying Easier?
Using your phone may be the best way to get good information from airlines after all. Big airlines have invested heavily in their mobile apps and filled them with lots of capabilities that can save you time, keep you better-informed, help you check in …
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WestJet Airlines Receives 4 False Bomb Threats in 5 Days
WestJet says it will not speculate why the airline has received four false bomb threats in five days, forcing flight diversions. Spokeswoman Brie Ogle said Thursday that while the airline can understand the threats are generating a great deal of …
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For Onboard Wi-Fi, Not All Airlines are Equal
Airlines in the U.S. have committed billions to providing a better in-flight experience, and each company has made slightly different bets on their Wi-Fi business plans. Here is where each airline stands for domestic flights, based on all domestic …
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Female airline pilots wish more women would join them
It's a career above the clouds, a sky full of opportunity. So America's female airline pilots have one question: Why aren't there more of us? "There have been women airline pilots for decades. But it is not a warm and fuzzy profession," says Karen …
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Frontier Airlines officially departs Delaware
Frontier Airlines quietly pulled the plug on commercial airline service out of New Castle Airport this week – almost two years to the day after its first flight out of Delaware. "Frontier has pulled out of [New Castle Airport] because it wasn't a …
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For onboard Wi-Fi, not all airlines are equal
Airlines in the U.S. have committed billions to providing a better in-flight experience, and each company has made slightly different bets on their Wi-Fi business plans. Here is where each airline stands for domestic flights, based on all domestic …
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Copa Airlines begins service between New Orleans and Panama
THEY SHOULD NOT REFLECT THE FUTURE OF NEW ORLEANS AS THEY LOOK TO THE 300 ANNIVERSARY. HAPPENING TODAY, ANOTHER PROUD MOMENT. CHARLES: ONE OF THE LATEST TO ANNOUNCE ITS AIRLINE HERE SET TO TAKE ITS …
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Southwest Airlines: Wall Street Still Doesn't Get It, Analyst Says
Shares in Southwest have sold off as investors consider whether the airline, which said it will grow capacity about 7% during the rest of the year, is growing too fast. "In our view, the Southwest story is misunderstood," wrote Imperial Capital analyst …
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Analysts tout better outlook for airlines and stocks of major US carriers gain
In late trading, shares of American Airlines Group Inc. were up $ 1.41, or 3.4 percent, to $ 42.97; United Continental Holdings Inc. was up $ 1.59, or 3 percent, to $ 54.84; Delta Air Lines Inc. rose 94 cents, or 2.2 percent, to $ 42.93; and Southwest …
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Allegiant Airlines pilots concerned about plane safety
NEW COMPLAINTS AGAINST ALLEGIANT AIRLINES AFTER MECHANICAL PROBLEMS FORCED A FLIGHT TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN ST. PETE ON WEDNESDAY. THE COMPLAINTS ARE COMING FROM PILOTS IN THE MIDDLE OF …
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Airline Stocks Could Soar Up to 50%
The U.S. airline industry has a history of panicking at the first sight of profits. Since deregulation in 1978, favorable conditions have often tempted carriers to add planes and seats too quickly, leading to price wars and losses. So investors are …
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