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Friday Apr 11 |

Are airlines being held to a different advertising standard than other consumer products industries?

I. AIRLINE CLAIM Airlines assert that a U.S. Department of Transportation requirement that they prominently display the full price of an airline ticket in a print or online advertisement treats them differently than other industries.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, US Supreme Court, US News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Study finds Spirit most complained about airline

Customers of Spirit Airlines Inc. complain about the low-fare carrier at a much higher rate than passengers who fly other U.S. airlines, a Washington-based consumer group said Thursday.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Hays Daily News

Air passenger complaints drop in 2013, annual report shows

The number of complaints passengers lodged against the nation's airlines fell 15 percent last year from the year before.


Related Topix: Wichita State University, Marketing, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ, Transportation, Airlines

Christian Science Monitor

Airlines can boot whiny frequent flyers, Supreme Court rules

A Delta Airlines Boeing 757 taking off in Tampa, Fla. The Supreme Court ruled last week that airlines can suspend frequent flyer benefits for obnoxious passengers.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 757, Transportation, Airlines, Travel, Frequent Flyer Miles

Lookback: Malaysia Airlines plane disappearance sparks memories of Northwest Flight 2501

Ten years after the tragic loss of Northwest Flight 2501, Chronicle reporter Bruce McCrea recalled, how, just hours earlier, his path crossed that of the ill-fated airliner.


Related Topix: Michigan, Transportation, Airlines, Benton Harbor, MI

Fri Apr 04, 2014


Airlines can dump frequent fliers, and cellphone kill switch could save billions

The nation's highest court handed down a decision that allows airlines to dump frequent fliers if they get on the airlines' nerves.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Transportation, Airlines

Thu Apr 03, 2014


Business Traveler: Will Heathrow Ever Get Better?

Flying from Oslo to Heathrow last month I made a wager with the business traveler next to me on our BA A319: for how long would we circle over London before landing? He said five minutes, I said fifteen, and after two laps over the grey foggy city we finally landed just past schedule in T5.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines


Rabbi Loses Supreme Court Case Over Frequent Flyer Miles

The Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that an airline customer cannot sue after being thrown out of a frequent flyer program.


Related Topix: Travel, Frequent Flyer Miles, Transportation, Airlines


Justices toss frequent-flier's suit

Airlines won a stronger shield from passenger lawsuits as the U.S. Supreme Court threw out claims filed by a man kicked out of Northwest Airlines' frequent-flier program for complaining too much.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Transportation, Airlines

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Wall Street Journal

A World Where Flights Aren't Canceled

Delta Air Lines has found ways to eliminate cancellations. Last year, the giant airline canceled just 0.3% of its flights, twice as good as the next-best airlines.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Nigeria, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767, Financial Services, Energy, Oil & Gas, San Juan Basin Royalty Trust

The Reporter

Supreme Court: Airline can drop frequent flier

Rabbi S. Binyomin Ginsberg leads students at the Torah Academy in St. Louis Park, Minn., in a discussion and debate in 2003.


Related Topix: St. Louis Park, MN, Transportation, Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Northwest Airlines Corporation

National Public Radio

High Court Limits Suits Over Frequent Flier Miles

The Supreme Court has said a Minnesota rabbi who complained about an airline's frequent flier program is out of luck.


Related Topix: Northwest Airlines Corporation, Transportation, Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Dallas Morning News

US Air switches to AA's alliance

Just as the merger of American Airlines Inc. and US Airways Inc. rebalanced the domestic airline industry, that marriage is also rebalancing the international airline alliances in the United States.

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Related Topix: British Airways, Transportation, Airlines, Delta Air Lines


The Airborne Liveries Of Flying Days Past

This week, we're featuring airline liveries that aren't flying anymore. There are dozens of bygone airlines and some classic paint schemes that went along with some of them.


Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A319, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Transportation, Airlines, Autos

Tue Mar 25, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Malaysia Airlines Mystery brings back memories of plane that crashed into Lake Michigan

The Missing Malaysia Airlines flight brings back memories of a different plane disaster for many in Michiana.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Michiana, MI, Benton Harbor, MI


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