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  • DOT to investigate US airlines for price gouging


    ​The US Department of Transportation is investigating possible price gouging by five US carriers following an Amtrak derailment on 12 May that shut down train transportation in the US northeast.


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  • Pilot error and unstable approach caused Southwest crash: NTSB


    ​The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has pinned the cause of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 crash at...


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  • DOT to investigate US airlines for price gouging

    News | 24 Jul 2015 15:33 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​The US Department of Transportation is investigating possible price gouging by five US carriers following an Amtrak derailment on 12 May that shut down train transportation in the US northeast.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DOT-to-investigate-US-airlines-for-price-gouging-415006/
  • Pilot error and unstable approach caused Southwest crash: NTSB

    News | 23 Jul 2015 21:12 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has pinned the cause of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 crash at New York’s LaGuardia airport in 2013 on an unstable approach and the captain’s decision to take command of the aircraft at low altitude.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pilot-error-and-unstable-approach-caused-Southwest-crash-NTSB-414973/
  • ANALYSIS: Airline profits hit highs in 2014

    News | 15 Jul 2015 14:42 | Graham Dunn

    For an industry so used to shocks and red ink over the last 15 years, it is perhaps unsurprising that airlines may take some convincing that they've never had it so good.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airline-profits-hit-highs-in-2014-414616/
  • US investigating airlines for possible capacity collusion

    News | 01 Jul 2015 19:49 | Edward Russell

    The US Department of Justice is investigating the possibility of collusion between US airlines on domestic capacity growth.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-investigating-airlines-for-possible-capacity-collusion-414231/
  • Alaska adds new routes from Los Angeles and Boise

    News | 30 Jun 2015 13:55 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Alaska Airlines’ regional partner Horizon Air will begin flights from Boise to Reno and from Los Angeles to both Monterey (California) and Gunnison (Colorado) later this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alaska-adds-new-routes-from-Los-Angeles-and-Boise-414165/
  • IATA: Boeing bullish on single-aisles, eyes 757 successor

    News | 08 Jun 2015 09:03 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    When it comes to re-engined narrowbodies, Boeing may trail Airbus by almost 1,000 orders – but the US manufacturer is confident it will recover ground when it comes to the all-important delivery cycle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Boeing-bullish-on-single-aisles-eyes-757-successor-412810/