'Throwaway ticketing,' the controversial, money-saving trick that airlines don

'Throwaway ticketing,' the controversial, money-saving trick that airlines don
"Unfortunately, we have been doing too good of a job so United Airlines and a big travel partner teamed up with a lawsuit to get in the way. Everything Skiplagged has done and continues to do is legal, but the only way to effectively prove this is with …
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Open-skies policy will survive spat between US and UAE, Emirates Airline
Emirates is confident that the open-skies policy between the UAE and the United States governments will remain in place despite a spat with US carriers. The North American carriers Delta, United and American Airlines have alleged that the Arabian Gulf …
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The 6 Best Airlines for Business Travelers
Hands down, my favorite airline for domestic business travelers is Southwest Airlines. Since its acquisition of AirTran, Southwest has expanded its route-map nationwide and is expanding into the Caribbean and Mexico for leisure flights as well. So …
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Alaska Airlines coming to RDU
“The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority is excited to welcome Alaska Airlines to our community,” Airport Authority President and CEO Michael Landguth said in a statement. “Service to Seattle has been at the top of our list of most wanted destinations and …
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Airline, travel execs clash over subsidy allegations

Airline, travel execs clash over subsidy allegations
U.S. and Persian Gulf airline executives clashed Tuesday at an aviation conference over whether Gulf carriers are subsidized by their governments. American, Delta and United airlines contend their rivals Emirates, Etihad and Qatar received $ 42 billion …
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'Airline Highway' a sensual Broadway toast to the Crescent City
NEW YORK — With most of its stellar original cast from the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago intact, Lisa D'Amour's "Airline Highway" moves to Broadway as an affectionate updating of Lanford Wilson's "Balm in Gilead" and a gentle, even sentimental …
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Spirit Airlines: Focus On The Long-Term Value (SAVE)

Spirit Airlines: Focus On The Long-Term Value (SAVE)
Too many times with Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE), the market misses the growth potential due to a focus on short-term metrics. The airline is aggressively entering new markets including the recent addition of Cleveland that typically hits yields in …
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Qantas Customers Discover Apple Watch Doesn't Fit Under Airline's Boarding
One of the most talked about new features of the Apple Watch is its ability to sync with an iPhone's Passbook app, displaying a user's credit cards and boarding passes easily on the wrist. Australian-based airline Qantas, however, has been facing a bit …
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Asian Airline Group Seeks Closer Safety Oversight
In 2010, a Boeing 737-300 of Indonesia's Merpati Nusantara Airlines overran on landing and broke up. The airline had suffered a crash the year before, and it would have two in 2011. And another in 2013. While the loss of two Malaysia Airlines 777 …
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New Airline Provides Only Nonstop Service

New Airline Provides Only Nonstop Service
A new airline featuring nonstop flights—and free Evian water—has taken to the skies. OneJet's nonstop flight service began April 6, flying from Indianapolis to Milwaukee, and the airline will add service to Pittsburgh to its list in early May. Its …
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Warnings of hackers on planes all too familiar to airline security researchers
“We blew a lot of this stuff up four or five years ago at BSides,” said Chris Roberts, a noted researcher and principal at One World Labs, referring to the security conference where he presented evidence of airline security flaws. In fact, over the …
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Find the best (airline) seat in the house
It has detailed cabin maps for more than 700 plans across 100 airlines. Based on those seating maps and 45,000+ passenger reviews, it helps you find the best seat for you on any airplane. Plus, it can help you find a cheap airline ticket in the first …
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Dayton airline to host job fair

Dayton airline to host job fair
PSA Airlines Inc., the Dayton-based commercial airline subsidiary of American Airlines, will host a job fair May 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clarion Inn in Englewood. The company is hiring for a variety of positions to support its growth in the …
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An airline pilot discusses mental illness and protecting passengers
ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Commercial airline pilots are among the most scrutinized professional in the world, yet a veteran pilot says the industry recognizes anyone can face depression. Captain Robin Harris talked about what's done to erase the stigma of …
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Broadway Review: 'Airline Highway'
They really know how to throw a party in New Orleans. The rowdy bash in Lisa D'Amour's “Airline Highway” is a real blowout, and the disorderly partygoers seem to be having great fun. But like a lot of all-night parties, this one doesn't stand up to the …
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Spirit Airlines lifts fortunes of Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
Although the Westmoreland County airport is one of the smallest airports in Spirit's portfolio, it is among the airline's stellar performers. Last year, the Miramar, Fla.-based company gave the facility its “Station of the Year” award. Industry …
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Airline and Automaker Earnings; Euro Finance Meeting
Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines are all reporting earnings this week. In the wake of Delta Air Lines' news last week about its strong first quarter, the major carriers are all expected to report significant profits in the …
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Baseball team says Spirit Airlines not a good sport after weather cancellation
Next. NORTHVILLE, Mich. (WXYZ) – Spirit Airlines was ranked just this week as America's worst airline for customer satisfaction and, right on cue, the Northville High School baseball team has their own nightmare to share. It began in Florida earlier …
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US airline coalition releases more than 1000 pages from probe into Gulf
The release comes less than a week after Emirates Airline asked the U.S. Department of Transportation to require the three U.S. carriers to disclose any information they had to support their claims of unfair competition. Two pilot groups that are …
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Widow sues Southwest Airlines after husband dies on OC-bound plane
A wrongful death lawsuit was filed against Southwest Airlines over the death of CNBC contributor Richard Ilczyszyn, who died on board a flight from Oakland to John Wayne Airport. 46-year-old Richard IIlczyszyn was flying on a Southwest flight from …
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AIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens This Evening at Manhattan Theatre Club
Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), …
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Japanese Airline Will Fly to a Galaxy Far, Far Away
The force may soon be with those flying Japanese airline, All Nippon Airways. Following the release of the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Japan's largest airline unveiled plans for its newest 787-9 Dreamliner, painted to resemble a familiar …
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Refund from airline doesn't arrive on time
Getting passengers to where they're going on time is an airline's top priority. Refunding money to a passenger, well, that's not such a priority, at least for American Airlines. David Shaw of Whitehall Township just got the refund he says he was …
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Alaska Airlines change in service will reduce flights to Helena

Alaska Airlines change in service will reduce flights to Helena
At issue for the airline is having an aircraft available to serve Helena's morning travelers, Wadekamper said and noted that the airline's officials have indicated “they believe in a short period they will have that.” Alaska Airlines had allocated …
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As Ole Miss commit, Airline pitcher thrives
What a difference a year makes. Last season, Airline's Andrew Lowe was just another struggling high school hurler trying to get through his junior year one game at a time. With a 3-4 won-loss record and an earned run average that looked more like a …
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SFO adds big new airline

SFO adds big new airline
Last week, San Francisco International welcomed Turkish Airlines inaugural Boeing 777 flight from Istanbul, and TravelSkills was there on the runway to capture the moment. [More…] (I was there broadcasting live using the new Periscope app in my iPhone.
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The "Force' is strong aboard Japanese airline's latest plane
On Thursday, Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (APA) unveiled a five-year plan for its new 'Star Wars' project. The main attraction of the campaign is a brand new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner painted in the image of well-known droid R2-D2 of the 'Star …
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