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AA, US Airways Merger Complete – Now World’s Biggest Airline

American Airlines emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner as the two completed their deal Monday to create the world’s biggest airline.

12/09/2013

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I-Team Investigation Prompts Mayor To Reimburse Airport

For most of us, a nice night out might cost a $100 or so. But how does $7,000 on dinner sound? The expense referenced took place in South Korea and some of the recipients were DFW Airport Board members and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings.

CBS 11–11/06/2013

Spirit Airlines emergency landing flight

Passengers Try To Contact Loved Ones During Emergency Landing

With his plane shaking violently and smoke filling the cabin, passenger Cliff McKenzie dialed his wife 26 times before connecting to her voicemail. Listening to it Wednesday, he remembered the moment aboard Spirit flight 165 clearly.

CBS 11–10/16/2013

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Airlines Dealt Setback In Merger-Lawsuit Trial

A court-appointed official says American Airlines and US Airways shouldn’t get to know the identity of all the people that the government interviewed before trying to block the airlines’ proposed merger.

10/10/2013

Memorial Day Weekend Travel Tips

Texas Labor Day Travel Back To Pre-Recession Levels

Nearly 2.5 million Texans are planning a Labor Day getaway, according to AAA Texas.

08/27/2013

Southwest plane with collapsed nose gear at LaGuardia (Photo courtesy of Matthew J Friedman and Frank Ferramosca)

NTSB: Southwest Jet’s Nose Gear Landed First

Federal investigators say it appears the nose gear of a Southwest Airlines jet that made a hard landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport hit the ground before the main landing gear.

07/25/2013

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Airline Partnership Giving Passengers TV For Free

Some Southwest Airlines passengers can now enjoy some in flight entertainment — for free.

CBSDFW.COM–07/02/2013

United Airlines Highlights A 787 Dreamliner

Viral Video: WestJet Introduces Child-Free Cabins

WestJet introduces Kargo Kids, an exciting new program allowing guests to travel on select child-free flights, while the children ride below.

KRLD–04/02/2013

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Southwest Airlines Reports 40th Consecutive Year Of Profitability

For the 40th consecutive year, Southwest Airlines posted an annual profit, reporting a net income of $417 million in 2012.

01/24/2013

American Airlines parent company AMR Corporation's headquarters. (credit: Chuck Schechner/NewsRadio 1080 KRLD)

AMR Asks Judge For More Time Emerging From Bankruptcy

AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, asked a judge Friday for more time to file a plan to emerge from bankruptcy.

01/11/2013

Southwest Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 737-800 at Dallas Love Field on March 19, 2012. (credit: Southwest Airlines)

FAA Orders Increased Inspections On Older 737′s For Cracks

The FAA has ordered new inspections on older model Boeing 737′s in order to detect tiny cracks that could lead to tears in the fuselage.

CBS 11–01/02/2013

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American, Pilots Reach ‘Agreement In Principle’

American Airlines’ parent company and the union representing pilots inside the airline have reached an ‘agreement in principle’ Friday afternoon, ending a months-long fight over how the Fort Worth-based airline should go forward.

11/09/2012

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