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American flyers willing to pay more for personal space

NEW YORK, NY - As summer travel season approaches, Americans planning vacations – particularly those planning on flying – have a lot of decisions ahead.

American Airlines assists customers affected by Winter Storm Luna

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines is offering customers flexibility to change their travel plans due to Winter Storm Luna.

United announces nonstop service to Latin destinations from Chicago and Washington

CHICAGO, Ill. - United Airlines will begin daily nonstop service between its hub at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and Monterrey, Mexico, on Dec. 19, 2012.

US East Coast braces for another storm

(eTN) - Following Superstorm Sandy, a powerful Nor'easter is approaching New York and New Jersey from the Atlantic Ocean.

Air Canada reports record October load factor

MONTREAL, Canada - For the month of October, Air Canada reported a record system load factor of 82.9%, versus 79.4% in October 2011, an increase of 3.5 percentage points.

Anger in Abu Dhabi over Ethiopian refusal to let flag carrier...

(eTN) - A regular Gulf aviation source has let it drop that anger is boiling over in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi, after it was learned that the Ethiopian authorities have withheld approvals for Etiha

TAM offers more flights and more connections to Montevideo

São Paulo, Brazil - TAM Airlines, the Brazilian carrier that is part of the LATAM Airlines Group, will launch a new daily non-stop service between Rio de Janeiro and Montevideo, the capital of Urugua

American Airlines cancels more flights from its daily schedule

American Airlines will cancel more flights from its daily schedule through mid-November.

Over 100 million animals jetted in and out of Frankfurt’s Animal...

With 56.4 million passengers, Frankfurt was the world's ninth busiest airport in 2011, according to airport trade organization, Airport Council International.

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Southwest flies nonstop between Reagan National and St. Louis Airport

DALLAS, Texas - Southwest Airlines announced today it will begin service between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Lambert-St.

British Airways launches new flights from London City

HARMONDSWORTH, England - British Airways is serving up a feast of six new flights from London City Airport this summer with the first of the new services taking off to Mahon in Menorca.

Air Namibia grows intra-Africa network

On April 11, Air Namibia launched three new routes for regional destinations.

Chances of scoring free upgrades better now than ever

If you want to score a gratis first class seat, swanky suite or high-end rental car, you can't rely on luck alone. Here are a few easy ways to improve your chances and upgrade your experience.

Things you really should not do on a plane

Every time you get on an airplane, it's a crap shoot. No, I'm not talking about safety but rather the person you'll be sitting next to. All walks of life end up flying at one point or another.

JAL and airberlin announce first codeshare agreement

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) announced today its first codeshare agreement reached with soon-to-be oneworld alliance member, airberlin.

NASA calls for new commercial crew proposals

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As part of NASA's ongoing efforts to foster development of a U.S.

Turkey hit by big freeze

(eTN) - Extreme winter conditions have brought life to a standstill across Turkey. The biggest freeze since 30 years has grounded 180 flights on Tuesday, and on Monday 200 flights were cancelled.

LAN Colombia launches Miami-Bogota service

MIAMI, Fla. - LAN Colombia launched service today between Miami International Airport and Bogota, Colombia.

United announces new domestic routes from hub cities

CHICAGO, Ill. – United Continental Holdings, Inc. today announced plans to launch year-round and seasonal service on several new routes to begin in the summer of 2012.

Southwest to maintain AirTran operations at 22 airports

DALLAS, Tex.- Southwest Airlines and its wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways confirmed today the intent to convert AirTran Airways operations at 22 domestic and international airports to Southwest

Teaching a child about flying

As a crowded airliner is about to take off, the peace is shattered by a 5-year-old boy who picks that moment to throw a wild temper tantrum.

AirAsia X axes India and Europe flights

LONDON, England - AirAsia X, the long haul, low fare affiliate of AirAsia, today announced a realignment of its network with a focus on its core markets.

Iberia pilots strike, over 100 flights cancelled

MADRID, Spain - Iberia pilots protesting new budget carrier staged one-day strike, causing the Spanish airline to cancel over 100 flights on Wednesday.

Qatar Airways expands its network in East Africa

The office of Qatar Airways in Kampala has announced that from early February the airline will fly to two additional destinations, Tbilisi in Georgia and Baku in Azerbaijan.

Brazilian TAM launches new 2012 wine list

São Paulo, Brazil - TAM Airlines, the biggest airline in Brazil, is offering its passengers a new wine list.

Sports executive welcomes Toronto-St.Thomas flights

TORONTO, Canada - A leading tennis coach and sports administrator in Canada sees the launch of nonstop Air Canada service to St.

American Airlines and LAN Ecuador announce codeshare agreement

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines and LAN Ecuador announced today they have received approval from the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) and Ecuadorean authorities for authorization