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Thai carriers face scrutiny on safety, bans on new flights

Thailand faces bans on new international flights and increased inspections on ICAO concerns.        

Lufthansa, others adopt 'rule of two' for airline cockpits

Canadian and European aviation agencies endorse changing cockpit policy in wake of Germanwings crash.        

Power outage snarls flights at Amsterdam airport

Amsterdam is Europe's fifth-busiest airport and is the biggest hub for Dutch carrier KLM.        

Baby on board! Qatar Air Boeing 777 diverts to Newfoundland

Diversion came after a passenger went into labor and gave birth mid-flight.        

Alaska Air beefs up in Boise; now at 8 nonstop routes

New route cements Alaska Airlines as the top carrier in Boise.        

Police: Airline worker stole cash from Newark passenger

Ramp worker has been accused of stealing more than $575 from a passenger's wallet.        

Australia may block Qantas-China Eastern tie-up

Australian watchdog says tie-up could result in "significant public detriment."        

Emirates to make Orlando its 10th U.S. destination

Emirates will begin flying to the central Florida city in September.        

AA to absorb US Airways' frequent-flier accounts Saturday

US Airways' Dividend Miles program will fade into history.        

European discount carriers have a strong safety record

Sector has a record that's on par with the industry as a whole.        

TSA's Pre-check now at 1 million travelers

Pre-check allows fliers to keep shoes and jackets on at designated screening checkpoints.        

European discounters have a strong safety record

European discount carriers have maintained a solid safety record.        

Airbus delivers its 9,000th aircraft

The milestone Airbus A321 went to Vietnamese carrier VietJetAir.        

Fliers not done with snow; Storm slows Chicago flights

It may be spring, but winter weather continues to make its mark on air travel.        

Frontier Airlines raising baggage fees

The increases, which take effect for travel on or after May 1, range from $5 to $10 per checked bag.        

Which airlines do best on Facebook and Twitter?

A new study ranks U.S. airlines based on engagement, impact and responsiveness.        

D.C. airports in the pink for Cherry Blossom Festival

Passengers at Washington Dulles and Reagan National will be seeing pink for the next few weeks.        

Etihad's 'Fast & Furious 777' now flying between Abu Dhabi and L.A.

Vin Diesel was at LAX on Thursday to welcome Etihad Airways Flight 171.        

Ryanair backtracks: No U.S. flights, after all

"It was a miscommunication," CEO Michael O'Leary tells the Financial Times.        

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