WASHINGTON — Airline passengers will have to leave their knives at home after all. And their bats and golf clubs.
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines grounded flights across the country Tuesday because of an outage of its main reservations system. Thousands of passengers were stranded at airports and on airplanes.
Several flights to Tucson International Airport were diverted and at least two departures were canceled today because of stormy conditions, but most afternoon flights were unaffected or simply delayed.
The federal government grounded Boeing's newest and most technologically advanced jetliner Wednesday, declaring that the 787 cannot fly again until the risk of battery fires is addressed.
PHOENIX —Travelers will soon be able to fly to London from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport any day of the week.
Frontier Airlines is dropping its nonstop service to Denver for the summer and plans to return with seasonal fall and winter service.
American Airlines will close its regional reservations center in Tucson as part of a bankruptcy restructuring plan announced today, shedding about 700 local workers.
US Airways says it is reorganizing its operations to focus on a
few hub cities, including Phoenix, to cut costs amid a sharp
airline-industry slump, The Associated Press reported. As part of
the reorganization, the airline said it will lay off about 1,000
WASHINGTON — Not sleeping, the pilots say. They were engrossed
in a complicated new crew-scheduling program on their laptop
computers as their plane flew past its Minneapolis landing by 150
miles — a cockpit violation of airline policy that could cost them
If you thought the travel bargains were unbelievable this year,
just wait until 2010. I'm fully aware that this prediction flies in
the face of conventional wisdom. I mean, how many travel experts
have you seen on TV lately, warning that the deals are going,
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A Saudi court on Saturday sentenced a
female journalist to 60 lashes after she had been charged with
involvement in a TV show in which a Saudi man publicly talked about
MINNEAPOLIS — Charles Lindbergh famously fell asleep while
crossing the Atlantic, and despite strict federal rules against it,
experienced airline pilots say it's not uncommon to sneak a nap
inside the cockpit.
WASHINGTON — Were the pilots distracted? Catching up on their
sleep? Federal investigators struggled to determine what the crew
members of a Northwest Airlines jetliner were doing at 37,000 feet
as they sped 150 miles past their Minneapolis destination and
military jets readied to chase them…
MINNEAPOLIS — Two Northwest Airlines pilots failed to make radio
contact with ground controllers for more than an hour and overflew
their Minneapolis destination by 150 miles before discovering the
mistake and turning around.
MINNEAPOLIS — Six imams taken off a 2006 US Airways flight after
passengers reported what they considered suspicious behavior have
settled their discrimination lawsuit, saying they considered it
acknowledgment that their removal was a mistake.
WASHINGTON — Here's how area members of Congress voted on major
issues last week.