The government is moving toward easing restrictions on airline passengers using electronic devices to listen to music, play games, read books, watch movies and work during takeoffs and landings, but it could take a few months.
Some travelers were plainly jittery about flying Sunday. Others weren't worried, confident that security would be tight on the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11. And some figured, well, whatever happens, happens.
Three more Southwest Airlines jetliners have small, subsurface cracks that are similar to the cracks suspected of playing a role in the fuselage tear of a Boeing 737-300, causing the aircraft to lose pressure and forcing a frightening emergency landing.
When booking a flight, Allegiant passengers could choose between a traditional fixed-price ticket and a discounted, variable-price one. If the price of jet fuel falls by the departure date, customers with a variable ticket would get some cash back. If the price climbs, they would pay more, up to a pre-disclosed cap.
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An approaching second blizzard expected to bring as much as 9 inches of snow to the Red River Valley is causing delayed flights at the Grand Forks International Airport and cancellations at Fargo’s Hector International Airport.
CHICAGO - Air travelers who view Thanksgiving as a moveable feast would be wise to check with the Transportation Security Administration before carting sauces, gravy, jams and jellies into airport lobbies.
State lawmakers in New Jersey have it right: Congress should halt the use of full-body scanners in airport security screening and direct the Transportation Security Administration to find less-intrusive ways of making flying more secure.
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