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  • Stormy weather makes Thanksgiving travel a slog

    Stormy weather makes Thanksgiving travel a slog
    The common wisdom is that everything begins in California and then trends eastward. Add Thanksgiving weather to the list. A storm that began in the West has worked its way through the South and Midwest and has become a wall of pain from the Carolinas...
  • Storm frustrates East Coast travelers

    Storm frustrates East Coast travelers
    BOSTON — High winds and a powerful storm system moving through the Northeast stranded some travelers and delayed others Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year, and threatened part of a New York Thanksgiving celebration. Some of the...
  • Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations

    Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations
    The busiest travel day of the year collided with an ugly storm that swept up from the Southeast to the East Coast, drifting into the nation's busiest airspace. The results were 667 canceled flights and 6,435 flights delayed at least 15 minutes on the...
  • Southwest Airlines buys slots given up by American Airlines

    Southwest Airlines buys slots given up by American Airlines
    The merger of American Airlines and US Airways is paying off for Southwest Airlines. To settle an antitrust lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice, American and US Airways agreed to give up dozens of landing and takeoff slots to ensure strong...
  • Southwest jet's landing gear collapses while landing at LaGuardia

    Southwest jet's landing gear collapses while landing at LaGuardia
    NEW YORK -- The nose gear of a Southwest Airlines jet collapsed on landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport on Monday, leaving the jet sitting at a deep forward tilt on the tarmac and forcing the airport’s closure. The Dallas-based airline...
  • Landing gear punched into Southwest 737 jet on landing, NTSB says

    Landing gear punched into Southwest 737 jet on landing, NTSB says
    The landing gear didn't just collapse when a Southwest Airlines jet touched down in New York City and plunged nose-first into the tarmac: The landing gear punched into the plane itself as it skidded for almost half a mile. The new revelations came...
  • Southwest plane's nose gear landed first, NTSB says

    Southwest plane's nose gear landed first, NTSB says
    Federal investigators said Thursday that a Southwest Airlines jet that crashed at New York’s LaGuardia Airport landed first on its nose gear before the main landing gear made contact with the runway. “The landing scenario that the report...
  • Southwest jet captain took over controls seconds before hard landing

    Southwest jet captain took over controls seconds before hard landing
    The captain of a Southwest Airlines jet that slammed nose-first onto a runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport last month took over the controls from the first officer just 400 feet before touchdown, federal investigators said in a report that suggests a...
  • Pilot gets trapped in plane's bathroom, causes midair scare

     
    A comedy of errors led to a chaotic few minutes aboard a flight bound for New York City on Wednesday, with the pilot stuck in the bathroom. The co-pilot misunderstood when a helpful passenger tried to notify him of the problem....
  • Carry-on bag fee at Spirit Airlines a success, analyst says

     
    Florida-based Spirit Airlines took a heap of criticism last summer when it announced that it was going to be the first — and so far only — airline to charge passengers up to $45 in extra fees to pack carry-on......
  • Late-night jokes: Sarah Palin, Facebook, Oprah, TSA's cold hands and Charlie Brown's faith

     
    Conan O'Brien, Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live and David Letterman share their best with The Ticket....