National airlines news
Fla. bill could charge airlines $100 for changing your flights
Despite the national debate raging about whether airline passengers should be protected by a federal passengers bill of rights, Florida is considering its own measure. A bill has been introduced in that states legislature that would require airlines to compensate...
EU To Make Airlines Pay For Passenger Data Costs - Negotiator
BRUSSELS -(Dow Jones)- European airlines will be forced to pay the costs of supplying passenger data to the U.S. under an anticipated transatlantic plan, the European Commissions lead negotiator said Thursday.
Southwest boost in flights skips Phoenix
Southwest Airlines Co. -- which has major operations in Phoenix -- is adding 15 flights to its national system.
Agents & Agencies
Kimberly Tapscott has joined the Stamford office of Prudential Connecticut Realty. The Stamford native most recently served as president of her own event-planning and marketing firm, KTapscott and Associates LLC. She previously was a national advertising and promotions manager for American Airlines.
Passengers out of comfort zone
Fliers wide range of body types and increased girth complicate airlines efforts to seat them without making them miserable. YOU and that pretzel youre snacking on in the airlines cheap seats have something in common: Youre twisted into a shape thats simply not natural.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament, which begins next week, might cost U.S. employers more than $1.2 billion in lost productivity before the winner is crowned on April 2, according to a study.
Swissair Hearings End, Judges Get Case
BUELACH, Switzerland -- Public hearings in Switzerlands biggest corporate trial concluded Friday after weeks of testimony in which the defendants blamed the Belgian government, the big Swiss banks and the Sept. 11 attacks for the downfall of the national airline Swissair.
Aspen officials meet with Frontier Airlines
March is the busiest month of the year for air travel in Aspen, and local officials were busy this week trying to add Frontier Airlines to the list of carriers serving Sardy Field.
Cat from Iraq is top Dawg
Dawg the cat scoured trash bins for food while struggling to survive in Iraq. Then she had the good fortune of meeting the 45 members of Alpha Company. The unit from Sandston, part of the Virginia Army National Guards 2nd Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment, found the kitten in November.
Eclipse Confirms Termination Of United Airlines Partnership
New Partner Will Be Named In Coming Weeks Responding to rumors about the status of Eclipse Aviations innovative pilot training program, co-developed with United Airlines, on Thursday Eclipse CEO Vern Raburn acknowledged the two companies have mutally agreed to terminate their partnership.