Airlines

8:41am

Thu November 15, 2012
The Two-Way

Update: United Airlines Says It's Back In Operation

Originally published on Thu November 15, 2012 9:08 am

United Airlines jets in San Francisco earlier this year.
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Update at 11:05 a.m. ET: "Our system is up. We're resuming operations for affected flights," United Airlines says. There's no word yet on how long it will take to get everyone where they need to go.

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If you're headed to the airport and planning to fly on United today, be aware:

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5:35am

Wed November 14, 2012
Around the Nation

Airline Strips Cello Of Frequent Flyer Miles

Originally published on Wed November 14, 2012 6:06 am

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9:45am

Wed October 10, 2012
It's All Politics

Marketing Of The Presidential Race Continues, Nationally And Locally

Originally published on Wed October 10, 2012 10:18 am

JetBlue is hedging its bets on the presidential election.

The New York-based airline says it plans to give more than 1,000 free flights to raffle entrants who back the losing candidate in the Nov. 6 contest between President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney.

The company's promotion promises: "If things don't go your way, don't worry. Here's your chance to get a free flight out of the country." It's a round-trip ticket, by the way.

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1:15am

Wed October 10, 2012
Author Interviews

Virgin's Richard Branson Bares His Business 'Secrets'

Originally published on Wed October 10, 2012 6:53 am

Richard Branson is the founder and chairman of Virgin Group.
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Richard Branson is not your average entrepreneur. He dropped out of school at 15 and, despite suffering from dyslexia and attention deficit disorder, went on to found Virgin Group, a business empire that includes airlines, cellphone companies, banks, hotels, health clubs and even a space travel business.

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2:24pm

Thu September 27, 2012
Business

American Airlines Fliers Fed Up As Labor Clash Rages

Originally published on Fri September 28, 2012 10:37 am

American Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Miami International Airport this month. Reports indicate that American Airlines has canceled somewhere between 2 and 5 percent of flights in recent days, reportedly blaming a surge in pilot sick days and maintenance write-ups by pilots.
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Pat Henneberry is an airline's dream customer. She flies all week, every week, and buying an $800 ticket so that she can have full flexibility is standard operating procedure. She's an American Airlines platinum customer. But she is fed up with the endless delays and cancellations.

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