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Answers to chronic flight delays may be buried in the numbers
Efforts to restore what's conspicuously absent in the airline industry — consistently reliable service — are getting a boost from the work of University of Michigan researchers who are looking closely at 73 million flights during the past decade. It …
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Flying to Las Vegas for New Year's Eve? Maybe not
Air Canada has posted a notice that flights to, from or through Las Vegas may be canceled or delayed due to snow and is advising passengers that they may make alternate travel arrangements without penalty – and space permitting – using the airline's …
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Ultra-Orthodox Men Cause Flight Delay By Refusing To Sit By Women, Again
A similar incident affected an El Al flight from New York to Tel Aviv in September when Haredi men began asking women seated next to them to move and even offered compensation for seat changes. Many called the flight an "11-hour long nightmare" and …
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Boeing passes second key test for NASA space taxi flights in 2017
This would replace the Soyuz flights that fly crew to the space station from Kazakhstan. The CST-100 spacecraft is designed to carry a crew of up to seven people and launch atop an Atlas V rocket. NASA was also interested in reviewing Boeing's plans …
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Groups of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men keep delaying flights by refusing to sit
A Delta airlines plane is seen taking off while the fleets other planes sit on the tarmac at JFK Airport, New York “People stood in the aisles and refused to go forward,” a passenger on board the El Al flight, Amit Ben-Natan, told the Shalom Life …
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Wreckage of missing AirAsia flight likely to be found soon, says expert

Wreckage of missing AirAsia flight likely to be found soon, says expert
In Asia, we certainly have much wider areas where air traffic control is limited by the factor that there are overwater flights. If an aircraft is losing altitude, for example, at a certain point, it will become invisible for the air traffic control …
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Why flights will be cheaper in 2015
For travelers who passed on booking flights in 2014 because of high costs, it might be time to reconsider those trips. Five percent may not seem like huge savings, but if you're booking multiple tickets, those lower prices will make a difference. “Five …
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The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370
As darkness fell over the Java Sea shortly after 6 p.m. local time (6 a.m. ET) on Monday, the international fleet of surveillance aircraft and helicopters searching for the doomed Air Asia flight returned to their bases without any confirmed sighting …
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What might have happened to AirAsia Flight 8501?
A: It is way too early to know for sure, but here are some options. The plane was in the safest part of flight – just 10 percent of fatal crashes from 2004 through 2013 occurred while a plane was at cruise elevation, according to a safety study …
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Airline to suspend Chicago flights in April
It appears St. Cloud will lose its coveted air-service link to Chicago less than a year after flights began. SkyWest Airlines, which operates twice-daily United Airlines flights from St. Cloud Regional Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport …
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New seasonal flights out of RDU
From March 2015 until September 2015, on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will offer a second daily flight to Los Angeles International Airport, in response to passenger demand, says RDU. The flight will depart in the morning …
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Civil war or not- Turkish Airlines is even increasing flights to Libya
Civil war in Libya or not, Turkish Airlines has boosted its Libya passenger services from Isatanbul and is now operating two daily flights between Istanbul and Misrata. The additional daily service was launched last week and a spokesperson for Turkish …
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Copa Begins New Cuba Flights

Copa Begins New Cuba Flights
Copa Airlines has launched new flights between Panama and Santa Clara, Cuba, the carrier announced. Santa Clara is the carrier's second location in Cuba. “People who love nature, idyllic beaches and exotic locales will want to vacation in this …
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Full flights are making rebooking tough
"If your flight is canceled, you can use your ticket on another airline," said Paul Hudson, president of FlyersRights.org, a passenger advocacy group with more than 40,000 members. The group has proposed the idea to an advisory committee of the …
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Full flights make cancellations harder to rebook; new rules sought

Full flights make cancellations harder to rebook; new rules sought
A five-day vacation in Florida turned into a travel nightmare for Chris Sullivan and his wife, Bonnie, when the first leg of the flight was canceled. The couple were forced to stay in a cheap hotel in Newark, with no change of clothes and a raucous …
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Private Jet Booking Company Gives Away Free Flights for the Holidays
This is quite possibly the most awesome gift you can give this holiday season. It's a flight on a private jet for you and your family or friends. And its free. Did we mention it's free? JetSmarter, which calls itself the "uber of private jets," will …
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Snowstorm in Moscow delays over 150 flights
A tram rolls through a snowstorm with a Stalin style building in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. A massive snowstorm in Moscow on Thursday caused delays to more than a hundred flights and brought traffic to a standstill.
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DA: Guns smuggled on planes in Atlanta an 'egregious' security breach
Two men worked together to smuggle guns and ammunition on at least 20 flights from Atlanta to New York from May to December, officials said. "We have an egregious breach of security" at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport because airport …
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Branson Airport gets new flights to 4 cities
Branson AirExpress, operated by Elite Airways, will fly between Branson Airport (BKG) and Houston, starting Feb 23, and between Branson Airport and Denver (DEN), starting April 16. Flights will be in 50-seat CRJ-200 jets. Branson AirExpress, operated …
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Tuesday flights: Headaches grow for Christmas travelers

Tuesday flights: Headaches grow for Christmas travelers
Last update: 4:10 p..m. ET. Air travelers faced moderate travel headaches on Tuesday, one of the last days to fly ahead of the Christmas holiday. Problems became more widespread by afternoon, following a morning that had seen mostly minor disruptions.
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Funding European airports
STOP me if you've heard this one before: a small city begs a central government for money to upgrade its tiny, underused airport. If only the airport had nicer facilities, the city's politicians claim, more people would use it. The central government …
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