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Airports Boost Security for Holidays After Paris Attacks

Nov 23
Nearly 47 million people are expected to travel for Thanksgiving.

GM Recalls SUVs, Tells Owners Not to Use Windshield Wipers

AUTO NEWS | Oct 11
General Motors is telling owners of some SUVs not to use their windshield wipers because an electrical short could cause the wiper motor to catch fire.

Rampant Airport Security Failures Not a Surprise

Jun 3
Federal undercover investigators who sneaked prohibited items with alarming ease past Homeland Security Department airport screeners have also smuggled simulated bombs and weapons aboard planes during tests as far back as 2002.

Small Victories: Domestic Airfares Drop $2.01

Apr 20
After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief - $2.01 in savings to be exact.

What a Deal! European Vacations Up to 25% Cheaper Due to Exchange Rate

By Barry Hatton | Apr 16
Vacations in Europe have a new attraction: the euro's steep drop in value is making the continent much cheaper for tourists from across the world, especially the United States and China.

Airline Unions Blast Gulf Carriers

CORPORATE | By Heather Cassell | Apr 12
Airline unions and flight attendants are making an unprecedented move toward equality in the air in the ongoing battle to level the playing field in Open Skies agreements.

With Runway Under Repair, Skies Above NYC Could Get Crowded

By Meghan Barr | Apr 6
The closure of a runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport could create a traffic jam in the skies above New York City this summer.

Cheaper Jet Fuel Shows No Signs of Lower Airfares

CORPORATE | By David Koenig | Jan 21
Airlines will save billions this year thanks to cheaper jet fuel, but they aren't likely to share the bounty with passengers - not while so many flights are already full.

UK Airspace Manager Calls Glitch Unprecedented

PERSONAL TECH | By Danica Kirka | Dec 15
An unprecedented computer systems failure touched off the recent mayhem that caused delays and canceled flights for thousands of passengers, the U.K.-based air traffic management company said Saturday.

Not-So-Friendly Skies Aboard Thai AirAsia

Dec 15
Chinese authorities vowed to severely punish Chinese travelers who threw hot water and noodles on a Thai flight attendant and threatened to bomb the plane after they became enraged over sitting arrangements.

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