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Spirit Airlines do's and don'ts: Don't freak out about the seats, do sign up for deals

Spirit Airlines do's and don'ts: Don't freak out about the seats, do sign up for dealsSpirit Airlines' business model of low fares and a flurry of fees can be confusing for travelers. The discount airline with the bright yellow planes



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Boeing to meet with US airlines over 737 MAX

Boeing to meet with US airlines over 737 MAXThe US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Thursday it would meet with American commercial airlines that use the Boeing 737 MAX, which has been grounded worldwide since mid-March following two accidents that killed 346 people. The meeting, scheduled to take place on Friday in Washington, comes as Boeing faces intense scrutiny after 157 people died in an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash on March 10 — the second deadly crash involving the aircraft in five months. Security representatives from American Airlines, Southwest and United will be at the meeting, as well as representatives from their pilot unions.



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Reports: Alaska Airlines flight forced to land early after 'belligerent' passenger lights cigarette

Reports: Alaska Airlines flight forced to land early after 'belligerent' passenger lights cigaretteAn Alaska Airlines flight was forced to land early on Wednesday after a "belligerent" passenger lit a cigarette, according to reports.



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American Airlines flight returns to JFK Airport after clipping wing

American Airlines flight returns to JFK Airport after clipping wingThe FAA says American Airlines flight 300 that was bound from New York to Los Angeles landed safely back at JFK at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday.



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American Airlines extends Max 8 flight cancellations into June

American Airlines extends Max 8 flight cancellations into JuneThe airline says it will cancel 90 daily flights through June 5 due to the Max 8 grounding. The airline previously had canceled flights through April.



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American Airlines extends Max-caused cancellations to June 5

American Airlines extends Max-caused cancellations to June 5WASHINGTON (AP) — American Airlines is extending by over a month its cancellations of about 90 daily flights as the troubled 737 Max plane remains grounded by regulators.



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These are the nation's largest U.S. airlines, ranked from worst to best by new study

These are the nation's largest U.S. airlines, ranked from worst to best by new studyThe top and bottom airlines in the Airline Quality Rating mirrored The Points Guy's best and worst rankings last month.



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Booking a Flight Soon? These Are the Best (and Worst) Airlines, Researchers Say

Booking a Flight Soon? These Are the Best (and Worst) Airlines, Researchers SayAccording to researchers who looked at on-time performance and more



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One of Europe's Largest Airlines Is Changing Gates for Erdogan

One of Europe's Largest Airlines Is Changing Gates for ErdoganThe move — a 45-hour sprint slated to end at midnight on Saturday — is a massive undertaking, involving transporting more than 1,000 tons of equipment every hour from the 1950s-era Ataturk hub to the giant new airport, which occupies an area larger than Manhattan. The transfer by Europe’s fifth-largest airline was delayed several times in recent months because of the complexity of starting a facility designed to eventually handle 200 million passengers a year — roughly triple Ataturk’s current traffic. Turkish Airlines plans to wind down services at its old base, with the last flight departing for Singapore at 2 a.m. local time on Saturday.



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American Airlines CEO talks about Boeing 737 Max 8, possible cancellations

American Airlines CEO talks about Boeing 737 Max 8, possible cancellationsDoug Parker predicts more flight cancellations since the Boeing jet was grounded. He was in Phoenix to receive an award.



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