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Boeing Conducts 787 Battery Certification Demonstration Flight

WOW Air to Offer Flights Between BWI, Iceland

WOW air says it will begin offering nonstop, low-fare service to Iceland from BWI.

10/22/2014

For nearly five years, government and industry officials have been exploring a variety ways to make it easier to find airliners and their critical "black boxes" when they end up in the ocean. (Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

House Takes Step Toward Ban On In-Flight Calls

Members of Congress, some of the nation’s most frequent flyers, don’t want to allow airline passengers to make cellphone calls in-flight and they’re doing something about it.

02/11/2014

Southwest Airlines (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Pilots Often Head to Wrong Airports, Reports Show

On at least 150 flights, U.S. commercial air carriers have either landed at the wrong airport or started to land and realized their mistake in time.

02/10/2014

Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration Michael Huerta, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (L) and JetBlue CEO Dave Barger pose for photographs.  (Credit:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

FAA To Expand Airline First Officer Qualifications

The amount and type of flying experience first officers — also known as co-pilots — must have to qualify to fly for an airline will be significantly increased and expanded under new regulations announced Wednesday by the Federal Aviation Administration.

07/10/2013

File photo of an airport security checkpoint. (Credit: Natalie Behring/Getty Images)

TSA to Allow Small Knives, Bats, Clubs on Planes

Airline passengers will be allowed to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment on planes beginning next month.

03/05/2013

For nearly five years, government and industry officials have been exploring a variety ways to make it easier to find airliners and their critical "black boxes" when they end up in the ocean. (Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

PeoplExpress Files US Operating Application, Aims For Summer Take Off

Low-cost carrier PeoplExpress Airlines Inc. says it aims to start flying by late summer.

03/19/2012

Spring and summer travel could become just a dream for many travelers as gas prices affect airfare. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

High Gas Prices Raising Airline Ticket Costs

For many Americans, the lamentation of rising gas costs is nothing new. It’s an everyday reality to see prices as the pump going up. But now, those looking to get away from it all may encounter further troubles doing so, as gas price hikes could curb car holidays and drive up the cost of plane tickets.

03/01/2012

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