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Will the Star Alliance Terminal Make Passengers Feel Like Royals?

Christine Negroni | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel
Christine Negroni

If faster and easier connections in a brand new terminal makes passengers feel like royalty, well there's something to be said for that.

What NASA Really Says about Gadgets on Airplanes

Christine Negroni | Posted 07.31.2013 | Technology
Christine Negroni

Quite a bit of kerfuffle was generated -- as it always is -- when a DePaul University study, "Tablets Take Flight," released earlier this month, said the National Aeronautics and Space Administration "found no actual evidence that a consumer electronic device can affect airplane operations."

Beijing to EU, Did Somebody Say Trade War?

Christine Negroni | Posted 08.21.2012 | Business
Christine Negroni

Airlines are whining, begging, pleading, politicking, lobbying and yes, even threatening the EU to hold off on the unilateral imposition of an emission tax scheme.

Biofuel For Commercial Flights By 2010

Yahoo! News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said Friday it would approve biofuels for commercial flights by 2010 in a bid to drastically reduce...

Airline Industry Lost Over $6B In 1st Half Of '09

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GENEVA (AP) -- Airline companies lost more than $6 billion during the first half of the year due to the economic crisis, even as fresh figures showed ...

World Airlines To Lose $9 billion This Year

AP | EILEEN NG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The world's airlines will collectively lose $9 billion this year _ nearly double the previous projections _ and face a ...

$4.7 Billion Airline Loss In 2009, Topping Sept. 11 Figures: Report

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GENEVA — World airlines will lose $4.7 billion this year due to the economic crisis, while revenues will drop by more than after the Sept. 11, 2...

Paper Airline Tickets Finished: Airlines To Go All Electronic June 1st

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Major U.S. airlines recently announced that they were raising their prices. Now the the whole industry is throwing a curveball at travelers: as of Ju...