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White Christmas may be nightmarish in Plains

A powerful storm spreading snow, sleet and rain across the nation’s midsection glazed roads and disrupted flights Thursday, making …

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Southwest CEO not ruling out mergers

The CEO of Southwest Airlines Co. said Thursday the discount carrier would never rule out the idea of acquiring another carrier …

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EU signs airline deal with Canada

The European Union on Thursday signed an aviation deal with Canada that will allow airlines to operate flights from any European …

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British Airways, union leaders await court ruling on strike

British Airways and union leaders were holding talks again on Thursday as they awaited a court ruling on the airline’s bid to …

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French museum strike expands to include Louvre, Versailles

The Louvre Museum and the royal palace at Versailles were closed Thursday because of a French museum workers’ strike that appears …

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DOT to create panel to fix airline industry

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Thursday he will create a special panel to come up with a plan to restore health to …

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JetBlue announces big Boston expansion

JetBlue said Thursday it will boost its service from Boston Logan by 30% by next summer, as bigger carriers pull back and competition …

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Priceline, Travelocity roll out new features for bargain hunters

The escalating battle for online travel bookings took an intriguing turn this week, with major players Travelocity and Priceline …

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Delta CEO: ‘Clear violation’ involved in wayward flight

The chief executive of Delta Air Lines Inc said Thursday that the pilots of a Northwest Airlines flight who overflew their destination …

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Minneapolis-bound flight overshoots airport by 150 miles

Federal officials said Thursday they were investigating whether pilot fatigue was a factor in a Northwest Airlines jet overflying …

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