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Nearly two thirds of Americans do not have a preferred airline

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NEW YORK – Despite the airline industry’s best efforts to encourage brand loyalty and to convince passengers that paying for checked bags is logical, most Americans do not favor any specific airline. A new poll,

FAA salutes National Model Aviation Day

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In honor of the second annual National Model Aviation Day, Aug. 16, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) salutes the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) for fostering model aircraft safety and

Diesel engines emerging as new technology for future of general aviation aircraft

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WASHINGTON — With several major aircraft and engine manufacturers recently announcing the development of new diesel aircraft engines, the general aviation industry in the United States appears to be entering a new diesel evolution phase, according

New York man charged with abusive sexual contact with sleeping woman on international flight 

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NEWARK, NJ — An Ithaca, New York, man appeared in federal court Aug. 11 on charges he allegedly engaged in abusive sexual contact with a sleeping woman aboard a flight from Tokyo, Japan, to

Fresno Man pleads guilty to shining laser at California Highway Patrol Plane 

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FRESNO, CA — Andrew Zarate, 20, of Fresno, pleaded guilty Aug. 11 to aiming a laser pointer at a California Highway Patrol airplane, Air 43. According to court documents, Air 43 was struck up to

UPS Independent Pilots Association call for end of part 117 carve-out

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — On the eve of the first anniversary of the fatal crash of United Parcel Service Flight 1354, UPS pilots are calling for an end to the carve-out of all-cargo airline operators

United Airlines Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to employees and their families

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CHICAGO — United Airlines is helping reduce the costs of a college education for hundreds of deserving students this fall. The United Airlines Scholarship Fund (USF), a charity sponsored by the company, awarded more