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Delta airplane makes emergency landing at BWI airport (access required)

LINTHICUM — A Delta Air Lines flight made an emergency landing Wednesday in Maryland because of an engine problem, officials said. The MD-90, which was traveling from Atlanta to New York, landed safely at 10:30 a.m. at Thurgood Marshall Baltimore-Washington ...

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Delta posts loss on fuel hedging (access required)

Delta Air Lines Inc. reported a fourth-quarter loss because falling oil prices led it to write down the value of its fuel-hedging contracts, but the airline’s results were still better than Wall Street expected. Delta reported a $712 million loss ...

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Delta: We won’t outsource flights to Virgin

(Bloomberg) Delta Air Lines, working to keep peace with pilots ahead of union contract talks, agreed to retain its own international flights and not outsource trips to partner Virgin Atlantic Airways. One of the deal’s terms is the first of ...

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American, US Airways one step closer to merger

NEW YORK — American Airlines and US Airways are one step closer to a potential merger. The companies said Friday they have started confidential merger talks. But a deal is still far from reality. “It does not mean we are ...

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Airline fare increase looking like it will stick

DALLAS — Get ready to spend more on travel. Airlines are raising ticket prices again after a four-month lull that coincided with falling fuel costs. Over the weekend, several big airlines matched United Airlines’ increase in base fares of up ...

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Senator asks airlines to drop seat fee for kids

NEW YORK — Sen. Charles Schumer is urging airlines to allow families with young children to sit together without paying extra. The New York Democrat is reacting to an Associated Press story last week detailing how families this summer are ...

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