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4 years 1 month ago

Witnesses: Carry-on luggage made odd noises

BOSTON (AP) - Authorities say a passenger on a flight departing from Boston was arrested after refusing to take his seat and after other passengers reported that he had placed a suspicious plastic bag in the overhead bin. State police say 35-year-old Ognjen Milatovic of Hudson refused the crew's request...

4 years 11 months ago

Captain Sully retiring from US Airways

Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who piloted a US Airways flight during its emergency water landing on the Hudson River in January of last year, is retiring Wednesday. Sullenberger, 59, joined US Airways' predecessor airline in 1980. Flight attendant Doreen Welsh, who was also on Flight 1549 when it landed in...

5 years 1 month ago

US Air done in Colorado Springs

Sunday night the last US Airways flight out of Colorado Springs departed for Phoenix. Reaction from those who fly came quick. "It's going to be a pain having to use the other airlines," says Andrew Washington. His kids routinely fly US Air out of Colorado Springs. "My son flies from...

5 years 4 months ago

FAA proposes fines against United, US Airways

The Federal Aviation Administration wants to levy multimillion dollar penalties on United Airlines and US Airways for safety violations. The FAA said Wednesday it has proposed a $5.4 million fine against US Airways for operating eight planes on a total of 1,647 flights from October 2008 to January 2009 in...

5 years 5 months ago

Sullenberger will return to the cockpit

The pilot who guided a US Airways flight into New York's Hudson River will return to flying regular flights along with new duties as a management pilot. The airline says Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger will be part of its flight operations safety management team. US Airways said it was still...

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