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New Threat to U.S. Airlines?

CORPORATE | Apr 30
Norwegian flights could be headed towards to the United States, and American airlines are not happy about it.

Fliers Beware: New Airfare Rule Could Lead to Costly Mistake

CORPORATE | By Scott Mayerowitz | Apr 7
The three largest U.S. airlines have changed the way they price multi-city trips, forcing those who book such itineraries to pay hundreds of extra dollars in airfare.

Bill Would Standardize the Way Airlines Disclose Fees

FINANCE | By Joan Lowy | Mar 12
The government would standardize the way airlines disclose fees for basic services like checked bags, seat assignments and ticket changes so that passengers can more easily comparison-shop the full cost of flights.

Cleaner Skies: Boeing Designs Self-Sterilizing Jet Bathrooms

PERSONAL TECH | By Scott Mayerowitz | Mar 8
Boeing engineers think they have a solution for smelly, grimy airplane bathrooms: Ultraviolet light.

Severe Weather Causing Travel Headaches

Dec 30
Nearly 800 flights were either delayed or cancelled Tuesday, a day after severe weather forced the cancellation of nearly 1,400 flights.

TSA Changes May Mean Travelers Can't Opt Out of Body Scans

Dec 26
AAA estimates for the first time that more than 100 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles over Christmas and New Year's.

Airport Comfort Dogs Help Ease Holiday Travel Stress

Dec 24
A team of professionally trained comfort dogs at Dulles International Airport are helping ease travelers' stresses this holiday season.

Airports Boost Security for Holidays After Paris Attacks

Nov 23
Nearly 47 million people are expected to travel for Thanksgiving.

GM Recalls SUVs, Tells Owners Not to Use Windshield Wipers

AUTO NEWS | Oct 11
General Motors is telling owners of some SUVs not to use their windshield wipers because an electrical short could cause the wiper motor to catch fire.

Rampant Airport Security Failures Not a Surprise

Jun 3
Federal undercover investigators who sneaked prohibited items with alarming ease past Homeland Security Department airport screeners have also smuggled simulated bombs and weapons aboard planes during tests as far back as 2002.

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