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Congressman Steps Up Pressure Against Knives On Planes

Markey cites opposition from flight attendants, pilots and federal law enforcement officers. The Malden Democrat was joined by representatives of flight attendants and pilot unions.

03/12/2013

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Profiles Of Courage: Two Vietnam Pilots Reunited With Planes 50 Years Later

It is rare when man and machine can combine to tell a story. After nearly 50 years, fate brought two pilots back to the very same airplanes they flew in Vietnam.

CBS 11–11/07/2012

Several American Airlines MD-80 aircrafts at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. (credit: Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

AA Cuts Capacity, Reducing Flights In November

American Airlines says it will cut passenger-carrying capacity by 1-percent in the first half of November as it tries to recover from widespread delays and a spike in cancelations.

10/11/2012

The American Airlines logo is seen on the tail of a jet. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

American Airlines Says Broken Seat Issue Resolved

After inspecting 48 Boeing 757 aircraft for seats that could potentially loosen during flight, American Airlines says all of the planes are back in service and all necessary repairs have been made.

CBSDFW.COM–10/03/2012

American Airlines Announces New Destinations From LAX, Including Non Stop To Shanghai

Concerns Continue For American Airlines

American Airlines is doubling down on accusations that recent on-time performance issues are pilot related.

09/20/2012

American Eagle signage is seen inside an American Airlines/American Eagle terminal. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

AA: SkyWest To Take Over Dozens Of American Eagle Flights

American Airlines has signed an agreement with SkyWest Airlines to take over the operation of dozens of regional flights currently handled by American Eagle.

CBSDFW.COM–09/12/2012

A plane carrying mosquito pesticide waits at Executive Airport in Oak Clff. (Photo by Jay Gormley, CBS 11)

Bad Weather Suspends Night 2 Of Aerial Spraying

Dallas County officials had hoped to complete all aerial spraying for Dallas and the surrounding suburban cities by Saturday morning, but bad weather ended all hopes.

08/17/2012

Ali Al Salem Airbase, Kuwait.  (Photo credit YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

C-130 Planes May Stay In North Texas For Next Two Years

It seems that eight Texas Air National Guard cargo transport planes used for post-hurricane evacuations will remain in Texas — at least until 2014.

07/31/2012

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Despite Bankruptcy AA Making Luxurious Plane Upgrades

In the midst of bankruptcy proceedings Fort Worth-based American Airlines (AA) plans to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to accommodate business travelers in a more luxurious fashion.

05/09/2012

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Southwest Passenger Revenue Up 7- To 8-Percent

Southwest Airlines Co. said a key measure of passenger revenue rose as much as 8 percent last month as it benefited from fare increases even as its planes carried fewer people.

05/07/2012

The historic Flying Pancake military aircraft arrived in Dallas on March 27, 2012. It is part of a long-term display at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. (credit: Melissa Newton/KTVT/KTXA)

‘Flying Pancake’ Aircraft Comes To Dallas Museum

The Flying Pancake is the name given to a historic military aircraft that was designed as a flat disc. It is coming to the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas.

03/27/2012

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

FAA Cites Improper Repairs To Southwest Planes

Federal regulators are proposing to fine an aircraft repair station $1.1 million for improperly performing inspections and repairs to 44 Southwest Airlines planes.

09/12/2011

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