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Southwest vows investigation into grounded planes amid talks with mechanics

Feb 19 2019

A top Southwest Airlines Co executive said the low-cost carrier would investigate why the number of aircraft unable to fly due to mechanical issues had doubled in recent days, causing flight delays and cancellations.

Southwest vows investigation into grounded planes amid talks with mechanics

Feb 19 2019

A top Southwest Airlines Co executive said the low-cost carrier would investigate why the number of aircraft unable to fly due to mechanical issues had doubled in recent days, causing flight delays and cancellations.

UPDATE 1-Southwest vows investigation into grounded planes amid talks with mechanics

Feb 19 2019

Feb 19 A top Southwest Airlines Co executive said the low-cost carrier would investigate why the number of aircraft unable to fly due to mechanical issues had doubled in recent days, causing flight delays and cancellations.

College intern on first day among Illinois factory shooting victims

Feb 16 2019

CHICAGO Trevor Wehner was working his first day as a human resources intern at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois, when a worker who had just been fired killed him and four of his colleagues.

College intern on first day among Illinois factory shooting victims

Feb 16 2019

CHICAGO Trevor Wehner was working his first day as a human resources intern at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois, when a worker who had just been fired killed him and four of his colleagues.

College intern on first day among Illinois factory shooting victims

Feb 16 2019

CHICAGO Trevor Wehner was working his first day as a human resources intern at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois, when a worker who had just been fired killed him and four of his colleagues.

U.S. lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill on cockpit safety

Feb 08 2019

U.S. lawmakers are pushing for stronger aviation security with a bipartisan bill that would require passenger airlines to install secondary security doors between cabins and the cockpit on current aircraft to prevent another Sept. 11-style attack.

U.S. lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill on cockpit safety

Feb 08 2019

Feb 8 U.S. lawmakers are pushing for stronger aviation security with a bipartisan bill that would require passenger airlines to install secondary security doors between cabins and the cockpit on current aircraft to prevent another Sept. 11-style attack.

Winter storms, U.S. shutdown boost demand for private jets

Feb 06 2019

MONTREAL/CHICAGO Harsh winter weather and the partial U.S. government shutdown boosted demand for private jets in January, according to three business aviation companies that recently reported an uptick last month in deep-pocketed travelers seeking alternatives to commercial flying.

United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets

Feb 06 2019

CHICAGO United Airlines said on Wednesday it was adding 1,600 premium seats to nearly 250 international and domestic aircraft, including the introduction of a first-class cabin on 50 Bombardier Inc regional jets. | Video

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