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Feds Say Man Posed As Airline Worker To Get Free Travel

Federal officials say that a Georgia man posed as an airline employee to score cheap travel and resold the tickets for thousands of dollars.

07/11/2014

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Hearing Considers Employee Safety In Wake Of Airline Baggage Handler’s Death

An informational hearing was held on Friday afternoon to consider employee safety in the wake of the death of a baggage handler, who was a contract worker, at LAX.

05/09/2014

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Some Scientists Believe Air Turbulence Will Get Worse Over Next Few Years

Some scientists believe air turbulence will get worse over the next few years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

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Lakewood Man Charged For Alleged Drunken Assault On Flight Attendant

A Southland man who allegedly assaulted a flight crew member on a weekend flight from the Philippines to Los Angeles faced Tuesday a federal charge of interfering with a flight crew.

02/25/2014

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Ticketing System Outage Blamed For LAX Delays

Airlines at Los Angeles International Airport reported resuming operations Tuesday after a ticketing system outage cause delays for over a dozen flights.

08/06/2013

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Minor Delays At LAX Monday After Air Traffic Controller Furloughs

Fears of long delays at LAX were quelled Monday, one day after federal budget-related furloughs of air traffic controllers resulted in travel delays of more than three hours.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2013

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Virgin Atlantic To Allow In-Flight Cell Phone Use

There’s good news for those who suffer from nomophobia (the fear of being without a cell phone). Virgin Atlantic passengers can now use their cell phones during certain flights.

05/15/2012

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Qantas Flights From LAX To Resume After Labor Dispute

Qantas Airlines is flying again after a court ordered striking employees to get back to work. The first flight took off from Sydney to Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday morning, but weekend flights from LAX were forced to stay on the ground.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2011

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All You Can Jet! JetBlue To Offer More Unlimited Flight Passes

JetBlue is offering more unlimited flight passes after the airline’s original batch sold out in just one week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/17/2011

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Money 101: Cheap Summer Flights

Hoping to fly for cheap this summer? Tom Parsons of BestFares.com shares tips to get the most flight for your buck.

06/23/2011

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Airliners Ask Feds To Delay Deadline For Baggage Fee Updates

The nation’s biggest airlines want to put off having to be more transparent with customers about baggage and “bumping” policies for at least another couple of months.

06/14/2011

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Airlines Collected $3.4B In Baggage Fees In 2010

Airlines collected $3.4 billion in baggage fees in 2010, a 24-percent increase year-to-year, the government reported Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2011

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Money 101: Hot Deals For Wild Winter Travel

Even in a winter wracked by record snowstorms, travelers can still find a good deal.

02/11/2011

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Airline Delays Plunge After US Levies Hefty Fines

Three hours or less: that’s all the airlines can now set you back before having to pay up big fines to the feds.

02/11/2011