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Delta Airlines’ 747 takes last flight: Final destination is airplane boneyard

ABOARD DELTA FLIGHT 9771 FROM ATLANTA — A few minutes after takeoff from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Wednesday morning, Delta flight attendant Stephanie Nelson veered from the traditional in-flight script. Nelson, who has worked for Delta for 40 years, announced that she had a stash of black Sharpies to share with everyone on board the […]

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American Airlines adds non-stop flights between ILM and Dallas Fort Worth

The Wilmington International Airport (ILM) has announced another expansion of services offered by American Airlines next year. American Airlines is set to offer non-stop flights between ILM and Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) on Saturdays from April through August, according to a news release. The service line is an extension of the non-stop route the airline […]

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United Airlines flight carrying hundreds of passengers sees tyres ‘blow up’ on landing

A plane carrying hundreds of people experienced “tyre issues” upon landing, with passengers reporting that two of the tyres had exploded. The United Airlines flight 961 was landing at Newark Liberty International Airport on Sunday having departed Frankfurt International Airport hours earlier. There were 264 passengers and 15 crew on board at the time. All […]

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In boost to creditors, failed airline Monarch wins appeal over UK airport slots

LONDON (Reuters) – Collapsed airline Monarch [MONA.UL] has won an appeal against a court decision that had stripped it of rights over valuable airport slots, in a boost to administrators who are hoping to recover money for creditors. Administrators at KPMG hope to raise capital by transferring the slots at London’s Gatwick and Luton airports […]

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Woman claims American Airlines ignored safety rules, forced her child to fly on her lap

A woman is accusing American Airlines of forcing her to fly with her child seated in her lap, even though she purchased separate seats for both of her children. Kelly Duvall was flying with her 18-month-old daughter and 3-year-old son from Phoenix to Chicago back in August, Forbes reports. Duvall said she had purchased two aviation-approved […]