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2 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Indiana man tries to take assault weapon, 70 rounds on plane

NEWARK, N.J. Police say an Indiana man tried to board a flight for Chicago with an assault weapon at New Jersey's Newark airport.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Transportation, Southwest Airlines

6 hrs ago | GPB.org

Stowaway Teen's Father Was Shocked To Hear Son Was In Hawaii

Hawaiian Airlines Flight 45 after its arrival on Monday at Maui's Kahului Airport.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines, San Francisco, CA

7 hrs ago | Castanet.net

United Airlines can't bring in enough revenue to cover its costs;...

In this July 17, 2013 file photo, a United Airlines jet plane landing at Los Angeles International Airport, in Whittler City Calif., passes in front of a Waxing Gibbous moon.

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Related Topix: United Airlines

10 hrs ago | Airport Business

Airline Customer Rankings Fall On Service, Uncomfortable Seats

As an industry, airlines ranked poorly, scoring just 69 on the ACSI's 100-point scale -- at the bottom of ratings, along with subscription TV, social media and the IRS April 22--Recent airline mergers have harmed customer-satisfaction ratings, as two of Chicago's biggest carriers, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines, saw their ratings slip, ... (more)

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Related Topix: United Airlines, Travel/Tourism, Orbitz, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Business Journal

Analyst: Rates, not merger, will likely impact future Textron Aviation employee counts

The cuts were not unexpected , as they were a natural offshoot of the merging of the two companies under Textron Aviation.

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Related Topix: Textron, Aerospace-Defense, Transportation, Textron Financial, Financial Services, AirTran Holdings, Cessna Aircraft

Business Journal

Spirit Airlines cleared for August landing at KCI

Spirit Airlines Inc. will start flying out of Kansas City International Airport on Aug. 7, adding a new, low-fare airline to a market dominated by Southwest Airlines Co.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Spirit Airlines, Miramar, FL, DallasFort Worth International Airport, George Bush

USA Today

JetBlue founder's new Brazil airline will fly to the USA

The Brazilian carrier launched by JetBlue founder Dave Neeleman is coming to the USA.

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Related Topix: Transportation, JetBlue Airways, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A350

ABC15.com

Airlines get LOW customer satisfaction ratings

United Airlines customers check in for flights at San Francisco International Airport in July 2013 in San Francisco, California.

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Related Topix: United Airlines, San Francisco, CA, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

Castanet.net

Delta tops 1Q expectations despite $90 million revenue hit from a wave of winter storms

Delta Air Lines Inc. is making more money by filling more seats on its planes and paying a bit less for fuel.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Delta Air Lines

ABC News

Delta Navigates Nasty Winter, Tops Profit Forecast

Delta is making more money by filling more seats on its planes and fuel costs inch downward from last year.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Delta Air Lines

The New Zealand Herald

Experts divided over stowaway teen's 'miraculous' plane trip across Pacific

The case of a 16-year-old boy who apparently survived a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii stowed away in the nose-wheel compartment of a passenger jet, has left aviation experts perplexed and divided.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell, Hawaiian Airlines, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767, Kahului, HI, Federal Aviation Administration

Myrtle Beach Online

Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

Workers move equipment near gates used by Hawaiian Airlines at Terminal A of Mineta San Jose International Airport, Monday, April 21, 2014, in San Jose, Calif.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines, Israel, World News, Business News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

International Business Times

Singapore Airlines Replaces A380 Flights to Sydney and Melbourne with Smaller Boeing 777-300ER

Effective May 30, Singapore Airlines will be offering a single daily 777-300ER return flight from Sydney to Singapore.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Transportation, Singapore Airlines, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

The Republic

JetBlue pilots vote for first time to unionize

The National Mediation Board said Tuesday that pilots at JetBlue Airways Corp. voted overwhelmingly to unionize, reversing two earlier votes.

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Related Topix: Transportation, JetBlue Airways

Contra Costa Times

Santa Clara: Stowaway teen reportedly eyeing Africa before harrowing San Jose-Maui flight

Members of the media wait outside the home of the stowaway teen in Santa Clara on April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767, Hawaiian Airlines

KITV-TV

UH expert explains teen stowaway survival

It seems incredible that someone could live through the below freezing temperatures and the lengthy lack of oxygen.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines

NBC Chicago

Stowaway's Sister Denies Fight

A 15-year-old teen is reportedly OK after sneaking into the stowaway section of a Hawaii-bound plane in San Jose.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Hawaiian Airlines, US Politics, US News, Representative Eric Swalwell, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

WJCW-AM Gray

How Did Teen Survive Flight Inside Plane's Wheel Well?

It's still unclear how a 15-year-old teenager stowed away inside the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines 767 and survived amid the high altitude, frigid temperatures and low oxygen as the plane flew for more than five hours.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WBTV

Stowaway may have been trying to head to Africa, not Hawaii

Family members of the 15-year old stowaway did not want to talk to news reporters outside their Santa Clara home Monday, but police sources on Maui say the boy may have been trying to find relatives in Africa.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines, Kahului, HI

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Business Journal

Frontier Airlines hires former Spirit Airlines VP as president

Frontier Airlines has hired a veteran of the ultra-low-cost-carrier segment to be its new president and lead its transition into ULCC status .

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Related Topix: Transportation, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines

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