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Jun 20, 2013

Justice Dept., EU clear Delta-Virgin Atlantic deal

Delta Air Lines won key approvals from antitrust regulators on Thursday for its deal to buy almost half of Virgin Atlantic. Both the U.S. Justice Department and the European Commission said the deal does not pose an antitrust threat. They concluded that Delta and Virgin Atlantic will still be competing against a strong alliance between […]

May 16, 2012

Atlanta opens new international terminal

ATLANTA — A sleek new $1.4 billion international terminal featuring airy windows and eye-popping artwork opened Wednesday at the world’s busiest airport in hopes of positioning Atlanta to attract more globe-trotting travelers. The sparkling launching pad has been in the works for more than a decade at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Besides helping to grab […]

Mar 16, 2012

Breast-feeding passenger settles airline lawsuit

MONTPELIER, Vt. — A woman who was ordered off an airplane in Vermont for refusing to cover herself up while breast-feeding her child has reached a settlement with Delta Airlines and two other airline companies she sued. Emily Gillette of Santa Fe, N.M, says she was kicked off a Delta Connections flight in Burlington in […]

Feb 17, 2011

Delta Air Lines seeks premium status in Asia

TOKYO  — The head of Delta Air Lines’ Asia operations said Thursday the U.S. carrier is making enough money now to invest in customer service and establish itself as a premium brand in the region. The bar is high in this part of the world. Asia — a rapidly growing travel market — is home […]

Jan 20, 2011

Southwest posts 4Q income of $131 million

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines is making money on more traffic and higher ticket prices, producing a 15 percent jump in revenue. And the airline says bookings for January and the rest of the winter look strong. Southwest — the largest carrier at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport — said Thursday that it earned $131 million […]

Nov 22, 2010

Airport security protests could disrupt Thanksgiving travel

CHICAGO — As if air travel over the Thanksgiving holiday isn’t tough enough, it could be even worse this year: Airports could see even more disruptions because of a loosely organized Internet boycott of full-body scans. Even if only a small percentage of passengers participate, experts say it could mean longer lines, bigger delays and […]

Nov 19, 2010

TSA: Pilots to be exempt from some airport checks

WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration says airline pilots will be allowed to skip some physical security checks at airports. Pilots have complained about being held up in airport security lines with travelers, and forced to go through screening. TSA now says that pilots traveling in uniform or on airline business will see immediate changes […]

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