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Pilots Versus Pilots - Years of Waiting in TWA Lawsuit

Christine Negroni | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

A federal jury has determined that TWA pilots were wronged by their union, the Air Line Pilots Association, during that airline's merger with American Airlines a decade ago.

Flying Through EU Skies? Then Expect to Play by EU Rules

Martin Rivers | Posted 09.05.2011 | Green
Martin Rivers

Beyond the brinkmanship and legal wrangling, Europe's path is clear. The ETS has committed to cutting emissions 21 percent against 2005 levels by 2020.

Ashton Kutcher vs. Owner of Denver's Westword

Nancy Cronk | Posted 09.03.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

As a community organizer who values the progressive voice of Westword, I personally encourage parent company the Village Voice to be more discriminating in accepting ads for massage and escort services.

SLIDESHOW: Kutcher, Village Voice In Twitter Feud Over Sex Trafficking

Posted 09.01.2011 | Impact

Ashton Kutcher and the Village Voice are locked in a Twitter battle, disputing the facts behind sex trafficking and calling each other out on their re...

Third Party Payer Systems: The Most Significant Regulatory Problem in the Online World?

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 08.31.2011 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

The harm of third party payer businesses is real and may be among the most significant emerging regulatory problems of the online world. Here are steps regulators should take.

Why Is There Still Litigation in Third Party Payer Distribution Systems in Air Travel

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 08.29.2011 | Business
Eric K. Clemons

A spate of lawsuits is emerging between the travel industry's "Global Distribution Systems" and their customers that could have profound implications for the cost and convenience of travel within the United States, especially travel by individual leisure passengers.

China-Bound Flight Dumps Fuel In Lake Michigan

NBC Chicago | Posted 08.06.2011 | Chicago

An American Airlines plane was forced to dump thousands of pounds of fuel over the lake yesterday, in order to land safely at O'Hare International Air...

Man Dies On Miami-Bound Flight

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.19.2011 | Travel

A Miami-bound American Airlines flight was forced to divert to Norfolk Wednesday because a male passenger died on board, reports WVEC-TV. The fligh...

US Airlines Say They Are "Green" While Fighting Anti-Pollution Efforts

Jake Schmidt | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

If an airline claimed to be "green" but was actively working to gut carbon pollution standards, what would you do?

Passenger Pounds On Cockpit Door, Wrestled To Ground

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.09.2011 | Travel

An American Airlines passenger started banging on the cockpit door of a flight that was minutes from landing in San Francisco on Sunday, the Associate...

New Protections Coming For Air Travelers

AOL Travel | David Jones | Posted 06.20.2011 | Travel

The U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a series of new consumer protection measures that will force airlines to disclose hidden fees, ...

American Airlines, Museum Of Natural History, In Fight Over Dead Fish

AOL Travel News | Posted 06.12.2011 | Travel

In a real-life fish tale a big airline is going head to head with a big museum. American Airlines this week filed court papers in an attempt to limit ...

Drunk Passenger Forces Emergency Landing

AOL Travel News | Posted 06.07.2011 | Travel

An American Airlines flight from Dallas to Paris was forced to make an emergency landing at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport last night after a ...

WATCH: The 'Flight To Everywhere'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

If this isn't considered a nightmare flight, then there's no telling what is. An American Airlines flight from Barbados to New York's JFK with a flyi...

When a Deceptive Airline Gets an Unfair Fine

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

What exactly will American Airlines have to ante up? Not the $90,000 being reported in other publications and on television.

Famous List-Making Magazine Full of Baloney on Airline Rankings

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Christine Negroni

My middle-school teacher Paul Wesche once told me that the word assume could be broken down to into three parts ass - u - me, as in - to assume is to...

Mubarak Takes Flight

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Mr. President, it's time to leave for the airport." "Never happen. Not going to let him take a picture of my junk. As it is, that's all they're letting me take with me."

Grocery Store Offers Food for Thought to Airlines

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christine Negroni

Regular readers of my blog, Flying Lessons may have discerned a theme: what aviation knows about how to improve other endeavors. My trip to the Fairwa...

Profiles in Doing Both: The Secret Behind the LUV at Southwest

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

It's a burden to satisfy customers and please partners simultaneously. But it is one that Southwest gladly shoulders. The reason? The relationships that Southwest maintains help it deliver more love to customers.

Another American Airlines Relationship In Trouble

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) -- Another travel company is jumping into the fight with American Airlines over ticketing information. Sabre Holdings said on...

Did American Airlines Try To Cover-Up Skidded Plane Snafu?

The Associated Press | MARK JEWELL, AP Business Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Associated Press - Federal officials investigating an incident in which an American Airlines jet went off the end of a runway say the airline improper...

Expedia And American Airlines Break Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) - Expedia has stopped selling tickets on American Airlines flights, the latest twist in a simmering pricing dispute between American and...

Monserrate Luna Sues American Airlines For $15 Million Claiming Lizard In Her Airplane Food

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

An American Airlines passenger has testified in federal court in New York she "wanted to die" after realizing she had chomped down on what she says wa...

Class Warfare: Economy Class vs. First Class (INFOGRAPHIC)

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Take a walk through the history of first and economy classes.

A True Tale of American Airlines Customer Service

Devin Galaudet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Devin Galaudet

I waited in line at American Airlines' terminal number four at LAX for 30 minutes before I stepped up to the counter. A shiny older man, who I would d...