FAA lifts temporary groundstop of Alaska Airlines flights after technical issue is resolved

The Federal Aviation Administration lifted a ground stop for all Alaska Airlines flights Wednesday after grounding the planes earlier as a result of a computer problem at the carrier. The Seattle-based airline said in a statement that an issue arose “while performing an upgrade to the system that calculates our weight and balance.” The FAA More...

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Oakland officials vote to include ‘San Francisco’ in airport’s name, despite opposition

SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland officials have voted in favor of changing the name of the city’s airport to San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport, despite San Francisco threatening a lawsuit over what More...

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This small Missouri city could cash in on the eclipse. It’s trying hard not to.

Ninety spots have been marked off for tents and small camping vehicles. A $90 nightly fee includes continental breakfast, bottled water and soda, port-a-potties and shower towelettes, along with games for kids More...

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Boeing CEO, other executives stepping down amid safety crisis

Three senior Boeing executives including its CEO are stepping down, the company said Monday, as the company continues to deal with an ongoing scandal and federal investigation into the safety of its passenger More...

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Airport infrastructure funds are upgrading toilets, gates and more

If construction cranes are looming over your local airport or “Please Pardon Our Appearance” signs are decking out the terminal, it may be partly thanks to Congress and the White House. U.S. airports say More...

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Some travelers are changing flights to avoid Boeing airplanes

One nervous traveler touches the outside of the airplane while boarding and prays before takeoff. Another brings anti-anxiety medication. A third has been watching YouTube videos narrated by pilots to understand More...

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Texas man boards Delta flight using photo of another passenger’s ticket

A Texas man was arrested after he boarded a Delta Airlines flight in Utah using a photo of another passenger’s ticket, authorities say.  Wicliff Yves Fleurizard, 26, faces a charge of stowaway on an aircraft More...