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1 hr ago | Alabama Live
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- At least one other airline has discontinued use of the shorter of two runways at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport since last summer's crash of a UPS cargo plane on approach to the airport.
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4 hrs ago | OregonLive.com
A man who was taken off a Southwest Airlines flight last week after reportedly swearing at flight attendants and demanding alcohol was ordered back into jail Monday.
7 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise
Stocks drifted to a slightly lower finish Monday as investors sifted through a blend of discouraging economic data from China and Japan as well as ongoing uncertainty over Russia's incursion into Ukraine.
7 hrs ago | The Island Packet
In this Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, file photo, trader Gregory Rowe, center, works at the post of specialist Joseph Mastrolia, left, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
9 hrs ago | Canadian Business Magazine
The airline said Monday it'll begin flying next year from Dallas to Boston; Oakland and San Jose, Calif.; Portland, Ore.; and Panama City Beach, Fla.
10 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
Southwest would add nonstop service to: These 12 new nonstop destinations would be added to Southwest's schedule if the airline is able to obtain the rights to two Love Field gates that American Airlines must relinquish under the terms of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice.
11 hrs ago | The Motley Fool
Southwest Airlines reported that despite 6.1% fewer trips flown in February and a 1.1% decline in revenue passengers carried, its revenue passenger miles were up 1.2% to nearly 7.2 billion.
So for all of Chicken Little's warnings about Ukraine, the sky isn't falling on equities.
As Texas Central Railway works to develop a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston, its leaders say they expect to avoid the pitfalls that killed a similar project more than 20 years ago.
The airline industry is probably one of the toughest to maneuvre successfully. With over 180 bankrupt companies since 1978, and 82% of the domestic market currently concentrated amongst the top four carriers with strong pricing power, this is definitely one tough market space.
A few decades ago, flying domestically in the US was limited to the wealthy few.
A Seattle-to-Sacramento flight was grounded in Portland Tuesday when a passenger -- possibly thanks to some potent purple hash -- repeatedly and angrily demanded wine while throwing up gang signs for Jesus, according to an affidavit filed in U.S. District Court.
The FBI says a Southwest Airlines flight from Seattle to Sacramento, Calif., made an emergency landing in Oregon because of a passenger who was displaying gang signs, praising Jesus and demanding alcoholic drinks.
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