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  • Southwest Airlines offers Wi-Fi from takeoff to landing

    Southwest Airlines offers Wi-Fi from takeoff to landing
    Most major airlines already allow passengers to use their portable devices from takeoff to landings, under a new policy from the Federal Aviation Administration. Now Southwest Airlines is going a step further by letting them connect to the plane's...
  • Police find body believed to be Florida man who fell from plane

    Police believe they have found the body of a man who fell 2,000 feet from a plane flying off the Florida coast. Around 10:30 a.m. Saturday, the Miami-Dade Police Department Homicide Bureau found a body near the shore in a mangrove area just south of...
  • Man who fell from plane ID'd; search resumes off Florida coast for body

    Nearly 24 hours after he fell from a plane 2,000 feet in the air, rescue teams continued to search for a Key Biscayne man's body in the waters off the Florida coast Friday morning. Police identified him as Gerardo Nales, 42, who lives in the island town...
  • Police investigate man's fall from plane off Florida coast

    Police investigate man's fall from plane off Florida coast
    Miami police are investigating how a man fell out of a plane 2,000 feet above the ocean Thursday.  About 1:30 p.m., a pilot reported that the door of his Piper PA-46 Malibu aircraft was open and that somebody had fallen out, Coast Guard 7th District...
  • FAA to probe what passengers say was scary dive by Southwest plane

    FAA to probe what passengers say was scary dive by Southwest plane
    The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate what passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight this week described as a scary dive before the flight leveled off and made a normal landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina....
  • Southwest Airlines joins TSA PreCheck screening process

    Southwest Airlines joins TSA PreCheck screening process
    If you fly Southwest Airlines, the airport screening process could get a lot easier for you. Southwest, the nation's largest domestic carrier, has joined seven other airlines in participating in the Transportation Security Administration's so-called...
  • Man falls 2,000 feet out of plane off Florida coast; search on

    Ocean rescue teams are searching for a man who fell out of a plane 2,000 feet in the air off the Florida coast Thursday afternoon. A pilot reported about 1:30 p.m. that the door of his Piper PA-46 Malibu aircraft was ajar and that somebody had fallen...
  • Complaints against airlines are down in first nine months of 2013

    Complaints against airlines are down in first nine months of 2013
    Many airline seats are getting smaller. More carriers are putting price tags on all of those onboard extras you used to get for free. And cabins are more crowded than ever. Yet, complaints about airlines filed with the U.S. Transportation Department...
  • Settlement OKs merger of American Airlines, US Airways

    Settlement OKs merger of American Airlines, US Airways
    The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it has reached a settlement agreement to allow the merger of American Airlines and US Airways to form the nation's largest air carrier. The department, which sued in August to stop the merger, said that as...
  • Okla. Sen. Inhofe's son killed in plane crash

    Okla. Sen. Inhofe's son killed in plane crash
    OKLAHOMA CITY — The son of U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe was killed in a weekend plane crash in northeast Oklahoma, the U.S. Secretary of Defense confirmed. Dr. Perry Inhofe, a 52-year-old orthopedic surgeon, died when the small plane he was piloting...
  • Explosion on hot-air balloon injures 4; cause under investigation

    The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating an explosion in a hot-air balloon Saturday in Temecula. The blast injured four passengers, three of them seriously, officials said. One of the...