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Planemaker ATR lauds U.S. 'comeback' with Silver Airways order

Deal with Silver Airways bolsters the efforts of European aircraft-maker ATR to regain a foothold among U.S. passenger airlines.        

Monday storm: Airlines waive change fees, cancel flights

Most big airlines were waiving rebooking fees for the latest weather event, which was affecting flights in the Midwest on Monday.        

First look: Seoul Incheon Airport’s new Terminal 2 big on high tech, art

Debut of the new high-tech Terminal 2 comes just in time to welcome visitors headed to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.        

Ask the Captain: What does it mean to spool the engines?

Jet engines, unlike automobile engines, require several seconds to accelerate from idle to high thrust.        

Alaska Airlines unveils new uniforms for 19,000 employees

The first look at the Luly Yang-designed pieces came Thursday evening at a fashion show-styled unveiling among a crowd of employees in Seattle.        

Las Vegas airport to get a pop-up marriage license bureau

This February, the County Clerk’s office will issue licenses from an office in the airport’s Terminal 1 baggage claim area.        

American Airlines adds Chicago O'Hare to its 'Shuttle' line-up

O'Hare-LaGuardia to become fourth route to join the company’s Shuttle network; 15 weekday round-trip flights are planned on Boeing 737-800 jets.        

Flight woes linger into Thursday; 500 cancellations and 1,730 delays

Flights disrupted for a third consecutive day Thursday in the wake of a winter storm that slowed schedules at airports from Texas and Florida to New England.        

Storm: 1,200 flights canceled, 3,200 delayed on Wednesday

Air travelers faced another day of disruptions Wednesday as winter weather snarled flights at dozens of U.S. airports.        

Airlines waive fees as storm snarls flights ... again

Air travelers faced another day of disruptions Wednesday as winter weather snarled flights at dozens of U.S. airports.        

Headache for fliers: 2,200 cancellations (and counting) since Tuesday

Air travelers faced another day of disruptions Wednesday as winter weather snarled flights at dozens of U.S. airports.        

Alaska Airlines announces eight non-stop routes from Paine Field

Alaska Airlines revealed which routes it will fly from the airport in Everett, Wash., which does not currently have commercial airline service.        

SFO first airport OK’d to send emergency alerts to any cellphone on site

SFO was not the first airport to seek FEMA’s approval to use the Wireless Alert System to send emergency information to private cellphones on site, but they were the first to receive approval and get the program up and running.     ...

Airbus could abandon A380 superjumbo jet production amid lackluster sales

Announcement came as Airbus said it got 1,109 net aircraft orders in 2017, topping the 912 net orders for U.S. aerospace giant Boeing        

Earth's magnetic shift to cost Wichita airport

Airport will have to renumber its runways due to the slow but constant shift in the Earth's magnetic poles that's altered pilots' compass headings.        

Ask the Captain: Observations from people who watch the skies

Planespotters have questions for a former airline pilot.        

DOT: Airlines match record-low rates for cancelling flights and bumping passengers in November

Airlines canceled second-lowest rate of flights on record, and bumped record-low passengers in November, according to the Transportation Department        

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