MH370: Indonesia Alerted 'Floating Debris' Of Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane

MH370: Indonesia Alerted 'Floating Debris' Of Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane
Malaysia's Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein reportedly said Wednesday that he is “99.9 percent optimistic” that sonar technology, which is currently being used in the ongoing search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, will bring positive results.
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Southwest Airlines, agents reach tentative agreement on new contract
Southwest Airlines and the union representing about 6,000 customer service agents and customer support and services representatives said Wednesday that their negotiators have reached a tentative agreement. The deal, which must be approved by the …
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Big hurdles loom for American-US Airways merger
Nick Oza/The Republic 02250149dg PNI american move 2/24/2014 American Airlines' overnight move from Terminal 3 to Terminal 4 with US Airways at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Photo by Nick Oza /The Republic (Photo: Nick Oza, Nick …

Win-win? Both American Airlines and Southwest Airlines say they're doing well
As American Airlines Group and Southwest Airlines reported Q3 2014 results Thursday, executives at both carriers said things are going well following the Oct. 13 end of the Wright amendment. That 1980-era law banned nonstop flights beyond Texas and a …
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TAME Airlines launches Quito-Fort Lauderdale service
QUITO, Ecuador – TAME Airlines, one of Ecuador's premiere airlines, launched a new service between Quito, Ecuador and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) beginning October 17, 2014. Officials and Executives from TAME Airlines, the …
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Airlines Rally On Industry-Wide Domestic Fare Hike AAL LUV UAL
Shares of American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) soared 6% on the stock market today, while United Continental (NYSE:UAL) and Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) climbed 4% and 5%, respectively. Those three carriers are set to report quarterly results on …
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Fresh Ebola Fears Hit Airline Stocks
News that a nurse diagnosed with Ebola flew on a plane full of passengers raised fear among airline investors that the scare over the virus could cause travelers to avoid flying. Shares of the biggest U.S. airlines tumbled between 5 and 8 percent …
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Airlines, fast food and Apple — 5 things to watch for this week
Jetblue, American Airlines and Southwest will all reveal their quarterly earnings later this week. Investors, as well as travelers, will be listening for any indication of what's ahead for the flying public after news that the second U.S. Ebola patient …
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US Airlines Raise Fares By USD On Average
Major US airlines have raised domestic one-way fares by USD2 on average since Thursday, marking the first industry wide increase in half a year. The increases suggest that airlines do not intend to pass along savings from the decline in jet fuel prices …
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Malawian Airlines Negotiates for Zim, Moza Route
Malawian Airlines said it is in the process of securing fifth freedom traffic right with Zimbabwe and Mozambique to enable the carrier to pick and drop passengers between the two countries. The fifth freedom allows airlines the right or privilege, in …
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Concert review: Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias keep the American Airlines Center
And so, if you're at a Stars game and hear the faint notes of Iglesias' “Bailamos” — jubilant and complete with crowd accompaniment — it's just the lingering essence of Friday night's party at American Airlines Center. It was an assault of the senses …
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Virgin Buys Budget Airline Tiger Australia for A
Virgin Australia has been able to pursue its aggressive growth strategy with the support of three state-backed airlines, each shareholders with deep pockets: Air New Zealand Ltd., Singapore Airlines and Etihad Airlines. Together, those companies own …
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Check for “Unaccompanied Minor” Fees Before Buying an Airline Ticket
Sometimes we have to send our kids alone on a flight. Airlines take on extra responsibilities for "unaccompanied minors," so you'll need to figure that into the cost of a ticket. Each airline has different fees, and they're subject to change. The …
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Frontier Expands Search For Passengers After Ebola-Infected Nurse's Flight

Frontier Expands Search For Passengers After Ebola-Infected Nurse's Flight
Frontier Airlines has expanded to five different flights the search for passengers who flew on the same plane as an Ebola-infected nurse from Dallas. The airline announced that it was reaching out to additional passengers who traveled on the same plane …
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Airline Stocks Tumbling After News Hospital Worker With Ebola Flew On
WASHINGTON — News that a health worker diagnosed with Ebola flew on a commercial flight the night before showing symptoms raised fears on Wall Street that the scare over the virus could reduce air travel. Shares of the biggest U.S. airlines tumbled …
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Airlines May See Record Q3 Earnings

Airlines May See Record Q3 Earnings
In recent days, we have received investor updates from several airlines outlining estimated third-quarter operating-line items as well as additional commentary on operations. The investor updates appear to support what we believe continues to be …
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How Asian Airlines' Pricey New Planes Actually Cut Costs
IndiGo plans to buy 250 Airbus A320neos from Airbus, in what would be the largest order to date for the aircraft maker. It may sound paradoxical, but buying expensive new planes actually helps cut costs for many airlines. Asian carriers, especially …
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BLAH Airlines Shows the Worst of Air Travel in Terrifying 6-Hour Video

BLAH Airlines Shows the Worst of Air Travel in Terrifying 6-Hour Video
Virgin America has launched what appears to be a very elaborate campaign to point out the dullness of most of its competitors. BLAH Airlines, with the slogan "We're not any other airline: we're BLAH," has a website, social media accounts on Twitter, …
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Southwest Airlines makes astounding admissions, promises to top customers
It looks as if that big brand makeover Southwest Airlines announced last month is about a lot more than a paint job and the "heart" you'll find on display among the airline's tens of thousands of rank-and-file employees. Now the top ranks of Southwest …
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American Airlines flight walls split apart, flight makes emergency landing at SFO
An American Airlines jet bound for Dallas makes an emergency landing at the San Francisco International Airport when it looked like the inside of the plane was coming apart at the seams in midair. A passenger caught a photo of the walls of the plane …

Emirates Airlines CEO: Malaysia Airlines MH370 'Under Control, Probably Until
As the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 drags on past the seven month mark, not all are happy with the progress of the investigation. One of the sharpest critics of the investigation has been Emirates Airlines CEO Sir Tim Clarke. The recently …
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Alaska Airlines experiments with fingerprinting instead of checking ID to

Alaska Airlines experiments with fingerprinting instead of checking ID to
KOMO-TV travel expert Steve Danishek said Alaska Airlines is way ahead of the competition on this move. He believes it will speed up times for travelers, and ultimately could save airlines money through automation. "Using your thumb, using your device …
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3 Airline Stocks to Buy That Can Beat Earnings Expectations
If any industry benefits from falling oil prices it is the airlines. In fact, jet fuel accounted for almost 35% of one major airline's spending last year. With prices dropping after years of high costs, many airlines can translate that drop right into …
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3 Airlines Poised to Profit From Lower Fuel Prices
Oil prices are plummeting. By the end of last week, the price of Brent crude oil for delivery in November had fallen below $ 90. World oil prices haven't been as low as they are today since 2010. This is great news for airlines, as jet fuel tends to be …
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Airport Authority approves budget that decreases fees charged to airlines at PIT

Airport Authority approves budget that decreases fees charged to airlines at PIT
The $ 97.9 million spending plan lowers the cost per enplaned passenger the authority levies airlines by 7.3 percent, from $ 13.92 to $ 12.90. This rate is also the lowest for the airlines since 2008. For the airlines under the airport's airline operating …

Emirates Is the World's Most Glamorous Airline
By now, we've all seen the ads and read the glowing magazine profiles about the world's most luxurious airline, Dubai-based Emirates: the flat beds in private quarters, the lobster and champagne, the Zen-like shower spa, the polished staff that caters …
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Ultra Luxury Travel: Inside Singapore Airlines' Private Suites
In an age when some airlines are forcing passengers into the ever-smaller sardine can that is economy class, others are making room for a luxurious experience that goes above and beyond first class. For passengers willing to shell out thousands of …
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Airlines Let Sharp Elbows Fly in Dallas Airport's Reshuffle
The action was set in motion by the formal “opening” of national service next week at the home airport of Southwest Airlines (LUV), along with squabbling over gates given up by American Airlines (AAL) as a result of last year's megamerger. The Oct. 13 …
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Spirit Airlines planes get decked in yellow
"This new livery perfectly matches Spirit Airlines," CEO and president Ben Baldanza said. "It's radically different from other airlines, and it's fun. When you see this plane in the air — or on the ground — there will be no question that this is a …
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Service without a smile: why airlines aren't nice
Its brand-new aircraft come with a hefty debt load and the airline has failed to attract big-spending business travelers. To increase revenue — and satisfy shareholders — the airline might eventually be forced to take actions, such as raising fees …
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