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SEIU Workers Stage Protest Outside LAX Terminal Over ‘Reckless’ Contractors

Workers with the Service Employees International Union are protesting what they call the hiring of “reckless” contractors who cut corners to save money.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/22/2012

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The Best Ways To Kill Time At LAX

Don’t fret when your your flight is inadvertently delayed in Los Angeles. Instead, take advantage of all that LAX has to offer. The following are a handful of your best bets. Hours: Daily; 10 a.m. […]

02/04/2012

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Some LAX Flights Allowed To Leave Life Rafts Behind

Rachel Abbott recently flew Southwest Airlines to San Francisco. Even though she took off from LAX over the Pacific, there were no life rafts on board, because the FAA does not require them.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/21/2011

Statements Released By Commercial Airlines

The following are statements released by commercial airlines in response to our report “FAA Waiver Allows Some Airlines To Fly 100 Miles Over Water Without Life Rafts Onboard”.

09/21/2011

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KNX 1070 EXCLUSIVE: Feds Probe Possible Arabic-Type Markings On Southwest Jets

The TSA and FBI are trying to determine who has been vandalizing Southwest Airlines aircraft with mysterious markings.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/21/2011

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More Flight Delays, Cancellations Expected After Hurricane Irene

Travelers scheduled to depart from Los Angeles International Airport Monday are being reminded to check for possible flight delays or cancellations in the wake of Hurricane Irene.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2011

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New Federal Guidelines Protect Air Passengers

New federal rules designed to prevent long tarmac delays for international passengers will take effect Tuesday. The guidelines will provide greater compensation if fliers are bumped off flights and make airlines better disclose extra fees.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/23/2011

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Airlines May Be Forced To Disclose More About Baggage, Reservation Fees

The Transportation Department is proposing new rules that would require carriers to disclose the fees they charge passengers in detail.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2011

In this image captured by citizen journalist Andrew Wai, passengers subdue a man identified as Rageh Almurisi (not seen) on board an American Airlines flight headed to San Francisco, Sunday, May 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Andrew Wai)

Passengers: Calif. Man Stormed Cockpit Yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’

Passengers said they sat stunned as they watched a man walk quickly toward the front of American Airlines Flight 1561 as it was descending toward San Francisco.

05/10/2011

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DOT Announces New Airline Passenger Protection Rules

Airlines will soon be required to refund bag fees if they lose luggage, and they’ll pay travelers more for bumping them from a flight.

04/20/2011

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American Airlines Gives Up On Its Latest Fare Hike

American Airlines is giving up on its move to boost prices $10 on round-trips within the U.S. after other airlines declined to match the increase.

03/11/2011

Rising Fuel Prices Blamed For Latest Airfare Hike

Wanna get away? You’d be wise to book your flight before the summer, as fares are set to skyrocket to keep pace with the price of crude.

03/10/2011

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21 Airlines Fined For Fixing Passenger, Cargo Fees

To date, 19 executives have been charged with wrongdoing — four have gone to prison — and 21 airlines have coughed up more than $1.7 billion in fines in one of the largest criminal antitrust investigations in U.S. history.

03/05/2011

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Airlines Raise Fares Due To Rising Fuel Costs

Major U.S. airlines are raising prices to cover rising jet fuel prices.

03/03/2011

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What Recession? Airlines Roll Out Hefty Fee Hikes

The economic downturn has introduced a slew of new airline fees, so if you’ve got the traveling itch, you may want to make sure you have the cash before you scratch.

09/28/2010

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