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American Airlines flight attendants arrive for work. (credit: cott Olson/Getty Images)

Hundreds of AA Flight Attendants Taking Early Out

Flight attendants must apply by Thursday, and will receive $40,000 in cash. But they will give up all seniority, lose their company-subsidized health benefits, and can’t be rehired. More than 1400 flight attendants have signed up.

CBS 11–09/14/2012

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FAA Eyes Relaxing Rules On Electronic Equipment

Turning off your smart phone or digital audio player can be a hassle for air travelers, but now the federal government is asking if that’s really necessary.


American Airlines aircraft. (credit: Joel Robine/AFP/Getty Images)

AMR Faces FAA Fines Over Safety Concerns

The FAA is seeking $162.4 million in penalties from American Airlines parent company AMR for alleged safety violations, the largest of which dates back to 2010.


Hail at Dallas city spokesman Frank Librio's East Dallas home. (Credit: Frank Librio/City of Dallas)

Storm Cells Trigger Damaging Hail In DFW

wo isolated storm cells dumped baseball sized hail over portions of the Dallas/Fort Worth Area Wednesday, damaging skylights at NorthPark Center and delaying flights at DFW Airport.


Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Suspends Captain Who Disrupted Flight Over Texas

A JetBlue captain who yelled about a bomb and urged passengers to pray on Flight 191 as it traveled over Texas has been suspended, the airline said Wednesday.


Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Passengers Recount Pilot’s Outburst

“Nobody knew what to do because he is the captain of the plane,” said passenger Don Davis. “You’re not just going to jump up and attack the captain.”


This file photo shows a single-engine plane flying through the air. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Plane Crash Kills 2 People In West Texas

Authorities say two people have died in the West Texas crash of a small plane that disappeared on a flight to Oklahoma.


The tail sections of Southwest Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FAA Looking Into Southwest Airlines Tire Blowout

U.S. officials are investigating why a Southwest Airlines jet blew two tires during an aborted takeoff on Tuesday night in Sacramento, California.


A plane takes off from Dallas Love Field in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

FAA Orders More Rest Time For Pilots Between Shifts

They fly across the country, crossing time zones, often in the middle of the night. The lives of hundreds of passengers are in their hands. And they often do it on just a few hours of rest. The federal government is stepping in though to give pilots a break.



One Dead, Two Injured In Plane Crash Near Denton Airport

One person is dead and two injured in an overnight plane crash near the Denton airport.



Texas Online Editor Walks Into Plane Propeller

The editor of a Dallas-area online fashion magazine has been severely hurt after walking into the propeller of a small airplane following a flight to view Christmas lights.


Wreckage after a  small, twin-engine airplane crash in Tarrant County on Oct. 26, 2011. (Credit: George McNitt)

Names Of Tarrant Co. Plane Crash Victims Released

The names of the three people on-board a twin-engine plane that crashed in northern Tarrant County have been released.