Tag Archives: Airlines

Malaysia Airlines Changes Plane Routes to Avoid Ukraine

Filed under: Travel, Security, Transportation & Logistics, Travel Industry Phil Nijhuis/APA closed desk of Malaysian airlines is seen at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam on Thursday. By EILEEN NG KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia Airlines says that in the wake of the shooting down of one of its passenger jets over Ukraine, it has changed the route its planes will take ...

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After mapping ocean floor, crews renew search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370

Six months ago, Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared with 239 passengers on board after departing from Kuala Lumpur. After an initial frantic search to find the Boeing 777’s black boxes before their batteries petered out, rescue crews called off efforts and began a major undertaking to map the seafloor. Now, four months later, those maps are complete, and the search is ...

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U.S. Airlines Doing Better at Getting Us There On Time

Filed under: Travel, Travel Industry AP/Lisa Poole By DAVID KOENIG DALLAS — At the height of this summer’s travel season, airline flights were more likely to arrive on time and less likely to be canceled than they were last year. The improvement in airline performance was a welcome break for travelers. Over the first six months of 2014, delays were ...

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Why Airlines Can’t Add More Flights Around Holidays, and 4 More Things to Know

Filed under: Currency, Market News, Travel, Travel Industry, IRS, Auctions Alamy Here’s a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you’ll just want to know. o. If you’re flying anywhere this holiday week, as you squeeze onto your overbooked airplane, you might wonder: Why can’t airlines just add ...

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United Airlines Agrees to Honor Accidental $0 Tickets

Filed under: Fantastic Freebies, Travel, Travel Industry, Airfare TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images By JOSHUA FREED, AP Airlines Writer United Airlines said on Friday that it will honor the tickets it accidentally gave away for free. The decision is good news for people who snapped up the tickets on Thursday after United listed airfares at $ 0. Many customers got tickets for ...

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New Seats Let Airlines Squeeze in More Passengers

Filed under: Travel, Aerospace & Defense, Travel Industry, Consumer Issues, Investing John Mone/APSouthwest Airlines aircraft technicians install newer, skinnier seats on a 737 at the carrier’s headquarters in Dallas. By JOSHUA FREED It’s not your imagination. There really is a tighter squeeze on many planes these days. The big U.S. airlines are taking out old, bulky seats in favor of ...

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