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David Dao and United Airlines Reach 'Amicable' Settlement

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:56:00 GMT

David Dao has reached a settlement with United Airlines after a weeks-long public relations nightmare for the company, lawyers said Thursday. Attorney Thomas Demetrio offered praise for United CEO Oscar Munoz, saying: "Mr. Munoz said he was going to do the right thing, and he has."

TSA Report Warns Against Truck Ramming Attacks by Terrorists

Thu, 04 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT

'Commercial vehicles,' because of size, weight and carrying capacity, 'present an especially attractive mechanism for ramming attacks.'

Giant Rabbit Owners Threaten United Airlines With Legal Action

Tue, 09 May 2017 03:06:13 GMT

Lawyers say that the embattled airline has done nothing to rectify the death of 10-month-old, 20 pound, 3 foot Simon, who was cremated before he could be examined.

Yates Says She 'Personally Wrestled' Over Decision on Travel Ban Order

Mon, 08 May 2017 23:12:38 GMT

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates defends her decision to resist President Trump's travel ban executive order, saying, "To have don

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love

Fri, 12 May 2017 18:18:00 GMT

San Francisco is marking the 50th anniversary of the 'Summer of Love' with a kaleidoscope of events celebrating the summer of 1967.

14 Latino Art Shows Not to Miss in 2017

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:51:00 GMT

2017 is proving to be a banner year for major Latino art shows, with many of America's top museums hosting important and innovative exhibitions.

Boeing Halts Test Flights of New 737 Over Engine Issue

Thu, 11 May 2017 08:46:00 GMT

The Max is designed to be a more fuel-efficient version of the workhorse 737, Boeing's most popular commercial plane.

Should You Rent Someone Else's Place When You Go on Vacation?

Tue, 16 May 2017 01:06:19 GMT

Why have 92 percent of Americans never used a home-sharing service?

Proposed Laptop Ban on Jets From Europe Is Huge Change to How We Fly

Wed, 17 May 2017 12:22:00 GMT

U.S. and European officials are meeting in Belgium to discuss a plan that could be the biggest change to the way we fly in a decade.

Iceland Is Getting Hotter, Thanks to Game of Thrones

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:44:00 GMT

Why is everyone going to Iceland?

Airline Industry Experts Praise United's Policy Changes

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:57:00 GMT

Industry insiders are praising United Airlines policy changes after the airline laid out its 10-point plan to address the passenger dragging incident.

Famous Swiss Climber Killed Near Mount Everest

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:30:00 GMT

The award-winning Steck was planning to climb 8,850-meter Mount Everest and nearby Mount Lhotse next month.

Learjet Crashes Into New Jersey Buildings

Mon, 15 May 2017 21:21:00 GMT

There were no passengers aboard the Learjet 35, which was carrying two crew members, who didn't survive.

Appeals Court Skeptical of Trump Admin's Defense of Travel-Restrictions Order

Mon, 08 May 2017 23:11:59 GMT

A majority of the judges on a federal appeals court seemed skeptical of the government's defense for President Trump's executive order restricting travel, during courtroom arguments Monday.

Flying American Airlines? Your Legroom Just Shrank by Two Inches

Thu, 04 May 2017 15:08:13 GMT

American Airlines is shaving off an additional two inches of economy class legroom on some of the seats in its new 737 jets.

U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Shot, Study Finds

Wed, 17 May 2017 12:56:17 GMT

U.S. travelers who should get measles shots are skipping them, a new study finds. Travelers who bring back measles cause outbreaks.

This Airport Is Moving Its Air Traffic Controllers 80 Miles Away

Fri, 19 May 2017 13:47:00 GMT

London City Airport is set to move its air traffic controllers 80 miles away where they will instead watch a live feed.

From Horse Races to Wacky Races, May Offers Deals for All Travelers

Mon, 01 May 2017 18:23:00 GMT

Thousands of racing fans will be hitting the road for the Kentucky Derby and the 101st Indy 500, but there are wacky races to enjoy, also!

United Passenger Says Crew Left Her No Choice but to Pee in a Cup

Wed, 10 May 2017 17:07:00 GMT

A Missouri mom says she told the flight crew she needed to use the restroom and was given a cup instead.

'Clear Air Turbulence' Hospitalizes 25 Aboard Boeing 777

Mon, 01 May 2017 11:50:00 GMT

Aeroflot confirmed that 14 of the 313 passengers aboard Flight SU270 were receiving medical treatment, while 11 others were discharged.

Passenger Sues After 14-Hour Flight Between Obese Seatmates

Mon, 08 May 2017 14:42:00 GMT

A man says two obese passengers squashed him during a 14-hour flight, leading to permanent injuries.

Don't Say We Didn't Warn You: It's Going to Be the Busiest Memorial Day Since 2005

Wed, 17 May 2017 18:13:00 GMT

Around 40 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day weekend the highest Memorial Day travel volume since 2005.

Airline Reports 82% Profit Plunge Amid U.S. Laptop Ban

Fri, 12 May 2017 22:27:51 GMT

Emirates said the Trump administration's laptop ban was partly responsible for a huge decline in profits in the past year.

How to Stay Safe When Dangerous Turbulence Hits Your Plane

Tue, 02 May 2017 18:03:00 GMT

Jeff Rossen shows what happens when turbulence hits your plane -- and what you need to know to stay safe when it does.

Feds Eye 'Rape Table,' Alleged Hazing of Newark Customs Officers

Wed, 10 May 2017 02:27:19 GMT

"I'm afraid for my life, my safety," CBP officer Diana Cifuentes told WNBC in an exclusive interview. DHS is investigating the allegations.

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