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US Airways Likely To Stop Flying This Fall

After more than 75 years of flying, the end is near for US Airways. American Airlines plans to shut down the venerable carrier over a 90-day stretch that could begin as soon as July.

05/12/2015

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“Plane Of The Future” Dreamliner Debuts At DFW

History was made at DFW Airport this morning; the American Airlines Dreamliner made its debut launch. Selling out all 228 seats, this special Boeing 787 – nicknamed the “plane of the future” – made its first trip to Chicago.

05/07/2015

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FAA Investigating Lasers That Struck Dallas Planes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has a warning for Dallas pranksters: Think before you point. Authorities are investigating laser pointers that hit two planes about 12 miles south of Dallas Love Field.

05/03/2015

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Weather Still Complicating Travel In, Out Of & Across North Texas

Winter weather has complicated travel into, out of, and across North Texas. DART trains and buses still aren’t running a normal schedule and travel in and out of DFW Airport is still unraveling.

CBSDFW.COM–03/05/2015

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Ban On Carry-On Luggage Being ‘Discussed’

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is considering an all out ban on traveler’s carry-on luggage.

12/03/2014

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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window Seats

The jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.

03/06/2014

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Entrepreneur’s Aerial Drone Business Takes Off

The aerospace industry rushes to receive approval to fly unmanned airplanes as one Texas man is already doing it.

01/17/2014

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Unmanned Aircraft Testing Being Performed In Texas

Just weeks after the federal government gave the green light, researchers have started test missions in Texas on unmanned aerial vehicles.

CBS 11–01/16/2014

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Restored Ford Tri-Motor Flies High Over DFW

It’s time to take to the skies in a fully restored Ford Tri-Motor. If you want to get a closer look, the historic plane is on display in Burleson.

10/18/2013

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The Department of Defense Awards Lockheed Martin $3.4 Billion Contract

The Department of Defense has awarded a $3.4 billion contract to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics to build fighter planes for the U.S. military and also foreign services.

09/29/2013

American Airlines unveils a new company logo and exterior paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on January 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

AA Reports Increase In Traffic, Revenue Figure

American Airlines says its passenger traffic and a key revenue figure rose in August compared with last summer.

09/09/2013

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