Delta tops long-running ranking of US airlines

Delta Air Lines comes in first in a long-running study that ranks U.S. airlines by how often flights arrive on time and other statistical measures. Researchers who crunch the numbers...

Miami gives Branson celebrity welcome for train renaming

MIAMI (AP) — Billionaire businessman Richard Branson got a rock star's welcome at Wednesday's public rollout of his Virgin Group's partnership with Florida's privately owned, higher-speed passenger ra...

Anchorage airport expects summer passenger increase

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's largest airport is expecting a big increase in passenger capacity during the summer tourist season. The Anchorage Daily News reported Monday that of...

A look at who's ordered Boeing's 737 Max 8 passenger jet

NEW YORK (AP) — The crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 that left 157 people dead is drawing renewed scrutiny of the Boeing model just four months after another one crashed in Indonesia, k...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2019. There are 334 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 31, ...

Dueling Senate bills would end shutdown in different ways

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdow...

Pacific Northwest storm cuts power for at least 218,000

SEATTLE (AP) — Windstorms that pummeled parts of Washington state and Oregon over the weekend have left hundreds of thousands of people without electricity, officials said Sunday. Th...

Alaska Airlines flights back in the air after power outage

SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines flights are back in the air after a nationwide ground stop that was apparently caused by a power outage. The airline says all its flights were grounded...

Disappointing outlook from Delta drags down airline stocks

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines stocks were pummeled Thursday after Delta Air Lines Inc. trimmed its revenue forecast for the fourth quarter, renewing investors' fears that airlines will squander the savings t...

Airline revenue is rising but so too are costs

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines have figured out how to extract more money from passengers, and they will need it to cover rising costs for their own fuel, labor and other expenses. Not long ...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 4, the 247th day of 2018. There are 118 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 4, ...

2 men arrested in separate sex assault cases aboard flights

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged two men in separate cases with sexually assaulting women on commercial flights bound for Seattle — cases they hope will encourage victims and other pass...

What happened, what's next after airline worker stole plane

SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. investigators are working to find out how an airline employee stole an empty commercial airplane from the main airport serving Seattle and crashed into a small island after being c...

Authorities probe how airline employee could steal plane

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Investigators are piecing together how an airline ground agent stole an empty commercial airplane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and crashed into a small isla...

‘Suicidal’ mechanic steals plane from Seattle airport

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — A “suicidal” airline mechanic stole an empty Horizon Airlines plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and was chased by military jets before crashing ...