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Air Fares Seen Dipping Thanks to Oil Slump

CORPORATE | By John Heilprin | Dec 11
Flying could get cheaper next year as airlines say they will finally start passing on some of the savings made on plummeting oil prices.

American Plans $2 Billion Upgrade of Planes, Clubs

CORPORATE | By David Koenig | Dec 10
American Airlines says it will spend more than $2 billion to make its planes more pleasant for passengers, the latest salvo in a competition among carriers to attract high-paying frequent fliers.

KLM Offers Customer Service Through LinkedIn

By EDGE | Jul 19
Effective as of July 16, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will offer 24/7 service via LinkedIn. KLM is the first in the world offering service via this business-oriented social media platform.

Malaysia Says Jetliner Did Not Make Distress Call

INTERNATIONAL | By Eileen NG | Jul 17
The Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went down in Ukraine did not make any distress call, Malaysia's prime minister said Friday, adding that its flight route also had been declared safe by the global civil aviation body.

Burning Bread Crumbs Send Plane Back to Boston

May 18
The smell of burning bread crumbs has forced a Miami-bound American Airlines flight to return to Boston.

L.A. Airport Makeover About to Get Ugly

By Justin Pritchard | May 11
Getting to, from and around Los Angeles International Airport has never been easy. Airport officials said last week it’s going to get worse.

Why High Oil Prices Are Good For Airlines

FINANCE | By Scott Mayerowitz | Apr 20
Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business.In the past six years, airlines have overhauled the way they operate to adjust to this new reality.

American Airlines Apologies for "Deaf and Dumb" Note

Mar 30
A deaf couple is upset over a note that an American Airlines employee attached to one of their bags, referring to the pair as "deaf and dumb."

New Uncertainty About Missing Malaysian Plane

By Ian Mader | Mar 18
Officials revealed a new timeline Monday suggesting the final voice transmission from the cockpit of the missing Malaysian plane may have occurred before any of its communications systems were disabled.

Wing Cracks Delay Dreamliner Aircraft Production

CORPORATE | By Scott Mayerowitz | Mar 9
Hairline cracks have been discovered in the wings of some 787s that are being built. The Chicago-based manufacturer said none of the 122 jets already flown by airlines around the world are affected.

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