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Tue Jul 05 09:33:39 PDT 2011 by Joan Lowy, Associated Press Writer
The Federal Aviation Administration is creating a new air traffic system that officials say will be as revolutionary for civil aviation as was the advent of radar six decades ago. But the program is at a crossroads.
Tue Aug 30 07:48:07 PDT 2011 by Joan Lowy, Associated Press Writer
Are airline pilots forgetting how to fly? As planes become ever more reliant on automation to navigate crowded skies, safety officials worry there will be more deadly accidents traced to pilots who have lost their hands-on instincts in the air.
Mon Apr 02 06:33:14 PDT 2012 by Joan Lowy, Associated Press Writer
Based on traditional yardsticks -- lost bags, delayed flights, lousy service and bumpings from full planes -- airlines are doing a better job, although it might not seem like it.
Wed Dec 26 12:33:07 PST 2012 by Joan Lowy, Associated Press Writer
For many passengers, air travel is only about finding the cheapest fare. But as airlines offer a proliferating list of add-on services, from early boarding to premium seating and baggage fees, the ability to comparison-shop for the lowest total fare
Mon Apr 08 12:09:35 PDT 2013 by Joan Lowy, Associated Press Writer
Airline passenger complaints to the Transportation Department surged by one-fifth last year even though other measures such as on-time arrivals and mishandled baggage show airlines are doing a better job, according to a report being released Monday.
Thu Nov 19 07:46:32 PST 2009 by Joan Lowy, Associated Press Writer and Catherine Holland, azfamily.com
FAA officials say failed computers that delayed flights across the country are now working again, but those nationwide delays could go on all day.