The Dumbest Fee in the Airline Business
SubmittedCHARLOTTE, N.C. (TheStreet) -- Two weeks ago, flying from New York to Charlotte, I arrived at LaGuardia Airport early to catch the 3:40 p.m. US Airways' flight home. I was early enough that when I arrived at the gate, the 2:50 p.m. flight to Charlotte was still boarding.... (www.thestreet.com) More...
US teen finishes flight around the world
SubmittedMatt Guthmiller, 19, completed the more than 29,000-mile (46,670-kilometer) journey in a leased single-engine airplane late Monday night when he touched down at Gillespie Field in El Cajon, California. (news.yahoo.com) More...
FAA eyes lower building height limit near airports
SubmittedWASHINGTON (AP) — The government wants to dramatically reduce the allowable height of buildings near hundreds of airports — a proposal that is drawing fire from real estate developers and members of Congress who say it will reduce property values. (news.yahoo.com) More...
The Worst Flight in America
SubmittedSome airline flights are just losers—day after day, they just can't get to their destination on time. And the worst flight of all? (finance.yahoo.com) More...
Airlines promise a return to civility, for a fee
SubmittedAirlines shift focus from baggage fees to new services to make flying better, boosting revenue. NEW YORK (AP) -- Airlines are introducing a new bevy of fees, but this time passengers might actually like them. (finance.yahoo.com) More...
Report: Before Asiana crash, government was warned about problems with airplane escape slides
SubmittedThe Federal Aviation Administration was concerned with the safety of escape slides on passenger jets even before the fatal crash at San Francisco International Airport last summer, NBC Bay Area reports. (news.yahoo.com) More...
Airlines Create Rush Hours, Crowds and Full Flights
SubmittedAmerican Airlines is making its hub here more hectic—on purpose. (online.wsj.com) More...
Flight turns unforgettable when passengers learn of fallen soldier
SubmittedDelta Flight 2255 from Atlanta to Los Angeles seemed to be an ordinary flight with the exception of Candy, who was the most loving flight attendant I’ve ever encountered. Besides using her Southern charm to quickly defuse every situation, she began her welcome announcement by thanking the handful of uniformed soldiers on-board for serving our country. Her poignant message was followed by applause, and it put into perspective that none of us would be able to do what we do without these brave men… (travel.yahoo.com) More...
How to charter a private jet (without breaking the bank)
SubmittedBut there is a more affordable way to charter a private plane if you're willing to part with the luxury of planning your weekend way in advance. Last-minute deals on private charter planes' empty legs (when the planes are being repositioned for someone paying the big bucks) offer rarefied air travel at a discount. (travel.yahoo.com) More...
Airline launches “all-you-can-fly” service for a monthly fee
SubmittedFlying has become a miserable experience for most. But now Surf Air is offering a new high-end service for travelers in California. For a monthly fee, members can fly an unlimited number of flights within the state. (travel.yahoo.com) More...
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