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Tracy Rucinski

Lion Air crash victim's father files U.S. lawsuit against Boeing

6:09pm EST

CHICAGO An Indonesia man, whose son was killed when a Lion Air flight crashed last month, has sued Boeing Co alleging that a defect in the design of the 737 MAX 8 aircraft caused it to crash.

JetBlue wants U.S., European regulators to review joint ventures

3:59pm EST

The chief executive of JetBlue Airways Corp, which has made no secret of its desire to expand into transatlantic service, said on Thursday that U.S. and European regulators should review joint ventures that have allowed big airlines to dominate the market.

China Southern to quit SkyTeam, strengthen American partnership

12:09pm EST

SHANGHAI/CHICAGO China Southern Airlines plans to depart the SkyTeam airline alliance, it said on Thursday, opening the potential for the carrier to become a member of the oneworld group alongside strategic partner American Airlines Group Inc .

Indonesia says situation facing crew of doomed Lion Air jet not in flight manual

Nov 13 2018

JAKARTA/DALLAS Indonesian investigators said on Monday more training was needed for Boeing 737 MAX pilots after discovering the situation believed to have faced the crew of a doomed Lion Air jet was not contained in the aircraft's flight manual. | Video

Fly Jamaica flight makes emergency landing in Guyana, six hurt

Nov 09 2018

A Fly Jamaica Boeing 757 airliner heading for Toronto made an emergency landing at the Georgetown, Guyana international airport early Friday after the pilot reported problems with the plane's hydraulic system. Six passengers were injured.

Southwest pledges revenue boost but no baggage fees

Oct 25 2018

Southwest Airlines Co will boost revenue without breaking its long-standing policy of no baggage fees, the company's CEO pledged on Thursday, after rising costs at the airline spooked investors and sent its shares into an 8 percent nosedive.

United lifts 2018 target as network growth boosts third-quarter profit

Oct 16 2018

CHICAGO United Airlines posted solid third-quarter profit on Tuesday and raised its 2018 outlook for the third time this year, helped by its strategy to add flights at three mid-continent U.S. hubs: Chicago, Denver and Houston.

Bankruptcy judge approves financing to keep Sears open

Oct 15 2018

A bankruptcy judge on Monday approved $300 million in financing to keep department store chain Sears Holdings Corp open through the holiday season, giving the century-old retailer that once dominated U.S. shopping malls a chance to remain in business. | Video

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