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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

The damage sustained by an ExpressJet plane after it collided with an Airbus on May 1, 2013, at Newark Liberty Airport, was obvious. (Photo: CBS 2)

Planes Collide At Newark Liberty International Airport

Shortly before 7:30 p.m., Scandinavian Airlines 908, an Airbus A330, and ExpressJet 4226, an Embraer E145 aircraft, made contact while both aircraft were taxiing for departure, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

05/01/2013

A police officer stands in front of the building on Park Place in lower Manhattan where a piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the September 11 attacks has been discovered on April 26, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Plane Wreckage Found Near WTC Site Is Wing Gear

Boeing Co. confirmed the rusted metal part from a Boeing 767 is a trailing edge flap support structure, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said. It helps secure wing flaps that aid in regulating plane speed.

04/29/2013

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Officials: Landing Gear Found In Lower Manhattan Came From Same Type Of Jet Used In 9/11 Attacks

Police said Saturday that detectives had been in contact with officials at Chicago-based Boeing Co. who confirmed the wreckage was from a Boeing 767. Police have said the landing gear had a clearly visible Boeing identification number.

04/27/2013

Passengers being re-screened after an evacuation at LaGuardia Airport's central terminal - April 16, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Port Authority: All-Clear After Evacuation At LaGuardia Airport

The Port Authority says the all-clear has been given after the upper level of the central terminal building at LaGuardia Airport was evacuated Tuesday morning.

04/16/2013

A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

4 Passengers Booted Off United Flight From Newark To Paris For Messing With Overhead Bins

A flight from Newark Liberty International Airport to Paris was delayed Monday, after four men alarmed the pilot when they opened several overhead bins near the cockpit.

04/08/2013

United Airlines accidentally sent this dog from Newark Liberty Airport to Ireland, when it was supposed to go to Phoenix, Ariz. (Photo: CBS 2)

United Airlines Mistakenly Sends Phoenix-Bound Dog From Newark To Ireland

United Airlines is now in the dog house with Alback. His owner paid $408 for Hendrix to fly, plus $160 for the crate, while fully expecting safe transportation for the dog to Phoenix, Ariz.

03/15/2013

Newark Airport

Police Search Plane At Newark Airport After Passenger Reports Finding Shell Casing On Board

Passengers on board United flight 29 from London had no idea what was going on when police cleared and searched the plane on arrival in Newark.

02/16/2013

A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

United Airlines Axing 472 Employees At Newark Liberty International Airport

The employees include cargo agents, customer service agents and customer service coordinators. Those who move cargo between airplanes and cargo facilities will not be affected.

01/15/2013

Credit Albany County Airport

United Flight Skids Off Runway At Albany County Airport, No Injuries Reported

The United flight was leaving the gate in Albany en route to Chicago Saturday when it slid off the paved road. The 65 passengers and crew were uninjured and were evacuated from the plane, put on a bus and sent back to the airport.

12/29/2012

United Airlines Counter (file/credit: Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Thousands Of United Airlines Passengers Stranded At NY-Area Airports, Nationwide Due To Computer Glitch

This is at least the third major computer outage for the Chicago-based airline since June.

11/15/2012

An American Airlines passenger waits for her luggage. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Passengers Vent Frustrations As Airlines Pocket $1.7 Billion In Baggage Fees

Not only did a new government report say passengers will have fewer options when it comes to airlines and flights from which to choose, it also found airlines are making record profits from baggage fees.

09/26/2012

United Airlines is just the latest carrier to introduce lighter-weight seats with slimmer backrests. (credit: CBS 2)

United Airlines The Latest Carrier To Make Its Coach Seats Smaller

In the airline industry, more seat rows mean more dollars. To cram more of us in coach, airlines — including United Airlines — are slimming seats to add more of them.

09/05/2012

United Continental (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

United Airlines Suffers Computer Issues, Delays Widespread

The airline said it solved the technology problems by Tuesday evening. However, passengers are still reporting long lines at some airports.

08/28/2012

Bawer Aksal (credit: Badoo.com)

N.J. Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Sleeping Woman During Flight

When she woke up, prosecutors said Bawer Aksal had one hand in her shorts and another in her shirt, and whispered “Kiss me.”

08/22/2012

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