Tag Archives: Airlines

Airline complaints pile up in April

The number of formal complaints filed against the airlines jumped 70% in April, the Department of Transportation reported Wednesday.

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Facing harsh criticism, airlines can now point to a drop in airfares – LA Times

Facing harsh criticism over several recent scandals, the nation’s major airlines can now point to airfares that have dropped to the lowest level since the recession.

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Airlines Phasing Out Screens Because You Are All on Your Devices

Those seat-back screens that have long been part of in-flight entertainment systems are preparing to depart from many airplanes, experts say, and will gradually be replaced by content streamed to passengers’ electronic devices through improved wireless service.

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Early waivers for severe weather can benefit airlines and passengers

Three days before a snowstorm was predicted to hit the eastern seaboard on the weekend of Jan. 7, JetBlue posted a travel waiver online, informing customers in cities that were expected to be affected that they could rebook or cancel their flight free of charge.

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Airlines accept $27M proposal for overhead repairs for 737

Despite the nearly $27 million price tag, airlines aren’t fighting a federal proposal to improve the safety of overhead equipment panels in Boeing 737 aircraft.

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