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TSA: Rules Broken When Cop Took Gun in Carry-On to Taiwan

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:11:41 GMT

A California police officer was questioned in Taipei after turning in the gun, which she inadvertently left in a carry-on, authorities said.

Man Dragged Off United Flight Stands to Gain. But How Much?

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 17:27:00 GMT

How much Dr. David Dao could win in any potential lawsuit is unclear, but legal experts say the airline will likely move to settle.

17 AGs Say Travel Ban Harms Colleges, Medical Institutions

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:16:00 GMT

The attorneys general of 16 states and the District of Columbia on Wednesday filed a brief asking the 4th U.S. Court of Appeals to uphold a ruling that blocked a major part of President Donald Trump's so-called "travel ban."

United CEO: Dragged Flier Was 'Disruptive and Belligerent'

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:07:00 GMT

Social media erupted after footage of Sunday's incident appeared to show the passenger pulled from his seat after refusing to give up his space.

Doc Dragged Off United Flight Needs Reconstructive Surgery: Lawyer

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 18:56:00 GMT

Dr. David Dao, who was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight, lost two teeth and suffered a broken nose and concussion, his lawyer said.

FCC Chief: I Don't Want Cellphone Calls on Flights

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 02:02:00 GMT

The Federal Communications Commission had considered lifting a ban on high-altitude calls, suggesting in 2013 proposal that the policy was 'outdated.'

Here's Why It's Legal for Airlines to Kick You Off Your Flight

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 14:41:13 GMT

Federal rules say carriers must first check whether anyone is willing to voluntarily give up their seat before then bumping flyers involuntarily.

United Shares Slide as PR Nightmare Catches up With Investors

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:27:53 GMT

Shares of United Continental fell by more than 4 percent Tuesday as outrage rose over a passenger being dragged off an overbooked flight.

Air Travel Demand Up in Feb, Despite Travel Ban

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:07:00 GMT

Turns out Trump's travel ban didn't hurt global travel in Feb.

Friendlier Skies: Airlines Are Making Travel Easier for People with Autism

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:05:00 GMT

Airlines are learning how to interact with children and adults who have autism and/or other intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Flight Attendant Suspended After Confronting Passenger Holding Baby

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:23:00 GMT

American Airlines is investigating after a video showed the aftermath of an argument between a flight attendant and a sobbing woman passenger.

United CEO: Doctor Being Dragged Off Plane Was 'Watershed Moment'

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:20:00 GMT

'The incident that took place aboard Flight 3411 has been a humbling experience and I take full responsibility,' United honcho Oscar Munoz said Monday.

United Sends New Apology For 'Horrific Event'

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 20:01:00 GMT

United CEO staring down a PR disaster issued a new empathetic apology for the forcible removal of a passenger.

United CEO Apologizes for Doctor Being Dragged off Flight

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:36:47 GMT

Dr. David Dao, 69, is seen being dragged in cellphone footage taken by fellow passengers who objected to his treatment on a United Airlines flight.

Doctor Dragged Off Plane Hits Back at United in Court

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:01:29 GMT

Dr. David Dao filed an emergency 'bill of discovery' Wednesday to preserve evidence of his being dragged off a United flight by Chicago police.

Outdoorsman Seeks to Defy Stereotypes One National Park at a Time

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:14:59 GMT

Openly gay Nebraska native Mikah Meyer is on a mission to visit all 417 U.S. National Parks in one epic road trip.

Could Your Messy Hotel Room Save the Planet?

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:12:00 GMT

More and more hotels are offering perks to encourage guests to forgo housekeeping services and help conserve water and other resources.

Ice to Meet You: Newfoundland Sees First 'Berg of Season

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:26:00 GMT

A massive iceberg drifting down from the arctic off Newfoundland's east coast is stuck in shallow water.

Latin America's Oldest City Is Spending Millions to Restore, Rebuild

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:57:00 GMT

Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic, Latin America's oldest colonial city is aiming for a rebound to attract tourists to its capital, instead of just the country's beaches.

This Major Airline Just Cut Flights to the U.S. Because of Trump's Travel Bans

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:21:00 GMT

Dubai-based Emirates airline announced Wednesday it will reduce its service to the United States in response to a drop in demand.

U.S. Airlines More On Time, Lose Fewer Bags

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:22:00 GMT

It may be hard to tell sometimes but U.S. airlines grades are actually improving.

Bride and Groom Say They Were Kicked Off United Flight

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 19:30:00 GMT

A couple flying to Costa Rica for their wedding claims United Airlines had a marshal remove them from the flight — but is that the whole story?

The Best Airline in the World Is…

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 22:36:00 GMT

Lawyers in Travel Ban Case Seek Emails, Subpoenas

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

In a 25-page report filed Wednesday, lawyers for six states said they want all email communications among people in the Trump administration and third parties before and after Trump took office to be preserved for the case.

'Just Kill Me': Police Detail Doctor's Removal From United Flight

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:14:00 GMT

Four Chicago Aviation Police officers have been placed on leave since the incident April 9, which was recorded on video that rapidly went viral.

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