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United CEO: 'Many more' policy changes 'in the works'

CEO Munoz says "objective (is) to try to make traveling a little bit easier and better."        

And the world's top frequent-flier awards for 2017 go to ...

Southwest remained on top while Marriott and Starwood performed well among hotels.        

Name that airport ... (Lihue, Hawaii)

The photo in this week's "name that airport" post is of Hawaii's Lihue Airport on the island of Kauai.        

Southwest will end practice of overbooking, CEO says

"It’s something we will be discontinuing very shortly,” CEO Gary Kelly told CNBC Thursday.        

United Airlines pledges new protections for fliers in wake of passenger-dragging incident

Among the changes: United will overbook less and offer more in compensation when it does.        

United Airlines is making these 10 customer-service policy changes

The changes are being implemented in the wake of the April 9 passenger-dragging incident.        

JetBlue CEO keeps no-overbooking policy

JetBlue Airways CEO Robin Hayes said Tuesday the carrier is sticking with its policy against overbooking, but high bumping statistics reflec...        

Frequent-flier review: Southwest, Delta have 'cheapest' U.S. awards

Analysis looked only at economy U.S. tickets, excluding international and business-class data.        

Qatar Airways plans new San Francisco route despite U.S. uncertainty

No precise start date was given for San Francisco; Las Vegas route reportedly faces a delay.        

FAA: turbulence injuries jolt twice as many flights in 2016

FAA reported 44 turbulence injuries among airline passengers in 2016. Injuries included a gashed face, a fractured spine and second-degree b...        

One of the last airworthy Boeing 747-200s flies into retirement

“I tell ya, this is a nice airplane. It’s old-school,” says Kalitta Air Capt. Scott Jaykl.        

Interview: Emirates remains 'bullish and confident about U.S.'

Emirates remains committed to the U.S., airline president says in interview with AP.        

Copa Airlines picks Denver to be its 13th U.S. destination

Panamanian carrier will fly to its Panama City base, which it calls the “Hub of the Americas.”        

Name that airport ... (Bismarck, N.D.)

UPDATE: The photo in this "name that airport" post is of North Dakota's Bismarck Municipal Airport.        

List: The world's 20 busiest airports (2016)

Atlanta topped the busiest airports (by passengers) for the 19th consecutive year.        

World's busiest airport in 2016? It's Atlanta, again

Also: LAX moved past Chicago O’Hare to become the USA’s second-busiest airport (by passengers).        

Emirates cuts U.S. flights; cites 'weakened' demand after Trump travel policies

Emirates will not cut any routes, but will reduce flights on five of its 12 U.S. routes.        

Delta leads airline pack in latest on-time arrival figures

But the latest figures are from February and don't capture Delta's operational meltdown earlier this month.        

United: Too early to say if bookings hurt by passenger-dragging incident

United says it's too early to tell if bookings have been impacted by the Flight 3411 fallout.        

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