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All posts tagged "airlines"

  • Lingering Flight Delays Remain in the Wake of Blizzard

    NEW YORK – Airlines canceled around 1,600 flights Monday, and another 1,200 experienced delays, in the aftermath of a massive weekend blizzard that slammed into the eastern U.S., wreaking havoc on travel in the nation’s busiest cities....

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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  • Things to Know: What to do if You’re Stuck at the Airport

    Bowing to a wintry mix of heavy snow, ice and wicked winds across much of the country, airlines are canceling thousands of flights through the weekend. Many travelers will have to put their travel plans on hold....

    • Posted January 23, 2016
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  • Deadly Snowstorm Hitting Millions in US this Weekend

    WASHINGTON – One in seven Americans will get at least half a foot of snow outside their homes when this weekend’s big storm has finished delivering blizzards, gale-force winds, whiteout conditions and flooding to much of the...

    • Posted January 22, 2016
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  • Cheaper Fuel Boosts 4Q Profit at United, Southwest

    DALLAS – Lower fuel prices are boosting airline profits and leaving enough left over for passengers to get slightly lower fares. United Continental Holdings Inc. and Southwest Airlines Co. reported Thursday that fourth-quarter earnings soared as fuel...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Delta Posts $980 Million 4Q Profit on Lower Fuel Prices

    DALLAS – Cheaper jet fuel thanks to falling oil prices helped Delta Air Lines earn $980 million in the fourth quarter despite lower revenue than a year ago. Delta shares rose 3.3 percent Tuesday, recovering nearly one-fourth...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • More US Flights Arriving on Time, but Complaints are up Too

    U.S. airlines are doing better at staying on schedule than a year ago, but more passengers are filing complaints against the carriers. Hawaiian Airlines and Delta Air Lines topped the on-time rankings for November, which were released...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • Malicious Acts Cause More Airline Deaths than Accidents

    WASHINGTON – Malicious acts surpassed accidents as the chief cause of airline deaths worldwide in 2015 for the second year in a row, according to an industry tally. There were only eight accidental airline crashes last year...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • Brash, Fee-happy CEO of Spirit Airlines Abruptly Replaced

    NEW YORK – Ben Baldanza, who led the industry push for more and more airline fees, is out as CEO of Spirit Airlines. Spirit was losing money until Baldanza, 54, took over in 2006. He oversaw the...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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