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2 hrs ago |

To recline or not recline, that is the question while inflight

On Sunday a week ago, a battle broke out in the Economy Plus section of United Airlines flight 1462, flying from Newark to Denver .


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

5 hrs ago |

Southwest Airlines Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts

Southwest Airlines has earned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the sixteen brokerages that are covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Net reports .


Related Topix: Transportation, Southwest Airlines

5 hrs ago |

Low-cost business travelers targeted

Marketed under the slogan 'Your boss will approve,' the new ticket reverses some of the airline's more reviled policies for fee-dazzled travelers.


Related Topix: Ryanair Holdings, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel

Sun Aug 31, 2014

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

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

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

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

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


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