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The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window Seats

The jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.

03/06/2014

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Uncovered: The Best Time To Buy The Cheapest Plane Ticket

A recent study pinpoints the best time to buy the cheapest airline tickets. Read on for tips on booking your next vacation on a budget.

03/05/2014

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Homeland Security Warns Of New Terror Chatter About Explosives In Shoes

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security was warning airlines Wednesday to be aware of new chatter about explosives placed in shoes.

02/19/2014

FILE -- A Delta Airlines Boeing 747. (Photo by Barry Williams/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: ‘Bundled’ Perks Take Flight In Airline Industry

You can design your own package depending on what’s important to you, such as free checked bags, priority boarding, no change fees, free Wi-Fi or extra frequent-flyer miles.

12/03/2013

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Judge To Rule On Whether Airlines Are Liable In 9/11 Attacks

A federal judge will decide whether the owners of the World Trade Center can try to make several airlines and other aviation defendants pay billions of dollars in damages from the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

07/13/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer (file / credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Sen Schumer Calls On Airlines To Reverse Flight Change Fee Increases

“I am asking, really demanding that Delta, American, U.S. Air, and United Airlines put the brakes on these out of control change of flight fees,” he said.

05/19/2013

Inside John F. Kennedy Airport (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) | Inset (credit TSA)

Terminal At JFK Evacuated After Checkpoint Problem

Air passengers were temporarily evacuated from a terminal at New York City’s Kennedy Airport after a problem at one of the security checkpoints.

06/23/2012

Jetblue plane on tarmac (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images, FILE)

Senator Schumer Asks Airlines To Cut Fees For Families Traveling With Children

Families with children will get a break from at least two airlines, on additional fees to sit together, according to Senator Chuck Schumer.

06/10/2012

LaGuardia Airport on Saturday, August 27, 2011, as Hurricane Irene heads To Tri-State (credit: CBS 2)

Hurricane Irene Forces New York-Area Airports To Close, Grounds Thousands Of Flights

Airlines are scrapping more than 9,000 flights this weekend from North Carolina to Boston, grounding passengers as Irene sweeps up the East Coast. There were more than 3,600 cancellations on Saturday alone.

08/27/2011

Stranded passengers at Terminal 4 at JFK Airport - Queens, NY - Dec 28, 2010 (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Foreign Airlines Now Subject To Same Rules As Domestic Carriers

New passenger protection rules have gone into effect aimed to prevent nightmare scenarios like the one many experienced at John F. Kennedy International Airport during last year’s blizzard.

08/23/2011

Passengers wait to check in with their baggage at a United Airlines counter. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sen. Schumer To Airlines: Refund Baggage Fees When Bags Are Lost

Sen. Charles Schumer said if airlines don’t start reimbursing their rising fees when passengers’ bags are lost, he’ll introduce a bill to force the issue.

07/18/2011

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Expedia Stops Selling American Airlines Tickets

Expedia Inc. has stopped selling tickets on American Airlines flights, the latest twist in a simmering pricing dispute between American and travel websites.

01/01/2011

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FAA May Change Flying Rules For Toddlers

A new proposal would require children under 2-years-old to sit in their own seat with a child restraint device, rather than on their parent’s laps.

12/16/2010

JetBlue Partners With Dubai-Based Emirates

The deal announced Monday allows U.S. passengers to buy tickets through JetBlue to international destinations that Emirates serves. Emirates customers can buy tickets to U.S. cities JetBlue serves.

11/15/2010