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Airlines Getting Better in Key Areas... Except Delays

Airlines Getting Better in Key Areas... Except Delays

By David Koenig | Apr 12
U.S. airlines are getting better at many things except getting you to your destination on time.

Passengers Stranded in Germany Due to Drunken Co-Pilot

Passengers Stranded in Germany Due to Drunken Co-Pilot

Mar 26
A Portuguese airline has apologized for keeping more than 100 passengers stranded at Stuttgart airport in southwestern Germany after one of its flights was canceled last-minute because of a drunken co-pilot.

Southwest Passengers Leap From Wing After Emergency Landing

Southwest Passengers Leap From Wing After Emergency Landing

Mar 13
A Dallas-bound flight made an emergency landing at Albuquerque International Sunport, sending panicked passengers leaping from a wing onto the tarmac after crew members screamed at them to get away from the aircraft, passengers and officials said.

Airline 'Bumping' of Passengers Falls to Lowest Rate Ever

Feb 9
Airlines bumped passengers off flights at the lowest rate on record last year after United Airlines was pilloried when a passenger was dragged off a full plane.

Lufthansa's New Look

Feb 9
Lufthansa revealed its new, modernized brand image to customers and employees this week at two major events at the Frankfurt and Munich hubs.

Ex-Alaska Airlines Pilot to Plead Guilty to Flying Drunk

Feb 7
A former Alaska Airlines pilot will plead guilty in California to a charge of flying a passenger plane while drunk.

Tapping Into a New Aviation Era With TAP Air Portugal

By Matthew Wexler | Jan 26
TAP Air Portugal has been rolling back the clock to celebrate the airline's forthcoming new fleet - 53 new planes, which include the much-anticipated Airbus A330neo featuring Airspace by Airbus cabin.

Man Says Airline Wrongly Banned Him for Touching Crew Member

Jan 4
A San Diego man banned from Alaska Airlines for touching a flight attendant says he's a victim of discrimination against men.

Swiss Woman Angry Over Champagne Refusal Ejected From Plane

Dec 13
German police say the pilot of a passenger jet destined for Zurich made an unscheduled stop at Stuttgart airport because a Swiss passenger become aggressive after being denied champagne.

Bah Humbug: Christmas Crackers Banned on Most Airlines

By EDGE | Dec 1
Christmas could be ruined for thousands of passengers with crackers, party poppers -- and chestnuts -- on many airlines' naughty lists.

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