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3 years 9 months ago

Baggage fees waived for military

DENVER (AP) - Several airlines have agreed to remove excess-bag fees for the military after a Colorado soldier and a buddy posted a video on the Internet complaining that Delta Air Lines made their unit pay $2,800 for extra checked bags. Staff Sgt. Robert O'Hair of Brighton said his...

4 years 9 months ago

2 million cribs recalled

WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 2 million cribs are being recalled from seven companies amid concerns that babies can suffocate, become trapped or fall from the cribs. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says most of the cribs are drop-sides, which have a side rail that moves up and down so...

4 years 11 months ago

FAA wants airlines to limit cockpit distractions

The Federal Aviation Administration wants airlines to create and enforce policies that will limit cockpit distractions. The guidance announced Monday comes after an October 2009 incident in which two Northwest Airlines pilots overshot the Minneapolis airport by 150 miles because they say they were engrossed in a complicated new crew-scheduling...

5 years 1 month ago

US airlines apply for Japan routes

Delta, Continental, and United airlines say they're applying for permission to fly from the U.S. to Tokyo's Haneda Airport. Delta and United are the biggest U.S. airlines serving Japan, and they already fly to Tokyo Narita airport. Continental is looking to expand its flights to Asia. Flying to...

5 years 1 month ago

Northwest Airlines is done

Northwest Airlines got its start in 1926 hauling air mail in two rented biplanes. Now, it's no more. The airline's code has been retired. Delta Air Lines combined the Northwest reservation system into its own over the weekend, changed the code on Northwest flights to Delta's code and took...

5 years 2 months ago

Obama to address nation on airliner attack

The public gets a declassified look today at the events that allowed a suspected terrorist to slip through post-Sept. 11 security in the failed Christmas Day airliner attack. The White House plans to release an account of the near catastrophe and President Barack Obama will address the nation about...

5 years 2 months ago

Dutch to use full body scanners on US flights

The Netherlands will immediately begin using full body scanners for flights heading to the United States to prevent future terrorist attacks like the foiled Christmas Day attempt. Officials say Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a 23-year-old Nigerian, managed to board Northwest Airlines Flight 253 to Detroit from Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport carrying...

5 years 2 months ago

Obama: 'A systemic failure has occurred' in skies

President Barack Obama says he wants a preliminary accounting completed by Thursday into what went wrong that allowed explosives to make it onto a Detroit-bound airliner last week. He says "it's essential we diagnosis the problems quickly." The president said Tuesday "a systemic failure has occurred" that led a "catastrophic...

5 years 5 months ago

Better Late Than Never

"The Purple Heart is good, but we should go beyond that," says Congressman Doug Lamborn of Colorado ’s 5 th Congressional District. Now it’s all the way to the Silver Star. It’s the military's third highest award and today it decorates the chest of...

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