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Emirates pushes back against U.S. airline subsidy accusations

Emirates airline pledged Friday to combat suggestions that the company received subsidies.        

Southwest passenger booted for jabbing snoring flier with pen

A Southwest passenger removed flight after allegedly jabbing snoring flier with pen.        

LAX's international terminal wins LEED Gold certification

Tom Bradley International Terminal is the largest terminal in the world with LEED certification.        

'Star Wars' Dreamliner will feature likeness of R2-D2

It's the first time a Star Wars character will appear on exterior of a commercial aircraft.        

Airport worker 911 call : 'I'm trapped in this plane'

Napping airport worker first tried calling 911 before resorting to banging on the ceiling.        

Emirates pushes A380 seating capacity past 600

Emirates has introduced its highest-density configuration yet for its Airbus A380 jets.        

Report: In-flight Wi-Fi of more interest to foreign fliers

Fliers from outside the U.S. and Canada are more willing to pay for Wi-Fi.        

More middle seats? Airbus proposes 11-across A380 seating

The dreaded middle seat may soon become harder to avoid thanks to a new Airbus seat layout.        

TAP Air Portugal pilots threaten 10-day strike

Pilots have announced a 10-day walkout next month amid a spate of strikes by labor groups.        

Airbus won't pull plug on A380 superjumbo, CEO says

Despite modest sales numbers, Airbus is committed to the giant A380.        

United bringing back free beer, wine on long-haul flights

Changes begin June 1 on long flights between the USA and Europe, Asia and South America.        

Airlines assailed for frequent flier changes

Airline disclaimers says they can change frequent-flier rules at anytime for any reason.        

Southwest says it will have the USA's widest 737 seats

Southwest customers on those new seats will get close to an inch of extra width.        

CheapAir.com now selling nonstop U.S.-Cuba flights

Authorized fliers can now book nonstop Cuba flights from New York JFK, Miami and Tampa.        

A call for warnings about airline frequent-flier changes

Airline disclaimers says they can change frequent-flier rules at anytime for any reason.        

Cramped airline seats may spark fights, health concerns

Consumer protection panel also heard that requiring more space could lead to higher fares.        

Worker stuck in cargo hold forces Alaska Air landing

Pilots heard a person banging in the cargo hold of the Alaska Airlines Boeing 737.        

Virgin America named top U.S. carrier for 3rd straight year

Virgin America was named the top U.S. airline in the annual Airline Quality Rating report.        

Prague airport train line didn't budget for escalator

Airport-line fliers have to climb 32 steep stairs from the subway to the bus terminal.        

United 737 slips off Houston runway, gets stuck in mud

KHOU TV says jet "took too wide of a turn as it was taxiing and ended up in a muddy area."        

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