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Faster airline boarding? It could be in the bag

New research from Clarkson University focuses on carry-on bags as the key to getting passengers onto planes faster. Bonus: it could mean less jockeying for precious overhead space.

By Jan. 10, 2014

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Testing airline safety with the help of a fake ash cloud

Engineers from easyJet and Airbus create an artificial ash cloud to test a sensor that could help avoid massive airspace closures after a volcanic eruption.

By Nov. 14, 2013

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Google poised to shake up airline ticket biz, Ryanair CEO says

The discount airline CEO says Google's project "blows the competition out of the water."

By Jan. 13, 2014

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When will your favorite airline take advantage of the FAA's rule change?

The FAA has relaxed rules on using electronics on airplanes. But that doesn't necessarily apply to your next flight. Here's a list of when each US airline plans to allow passengers to use gadgets during all phases of a flight -- updated as changes happen.

By Oct. 31, 2013

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Airline attacked on Facebook for treatment of passenger

An Alaska Airlines passenger either has Parkinson's or is drunk. However, once an Oregon man writes a Facebook post criticizing Alaska Airlines, the airline comes under attack.

By Aug. 5, 2012

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Ellison buys Hawaiian airline to go with his Hawaiian island

Oracle chief executive acquires local carrier Island Air for an undisclosed amount.

By Feb. 26, 2013

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Beware: Fake airline Instagram accounts promise free flights

Instagram accounts for American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, and JetBlue are promising free flights to people who follow and share them. The only problem is they aren't real.

By Nov. 4, 2012

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Airline axes 2 tons of TVs in favor of Apple's iPad

With iPads appearing in all kinds of business for any number of reasons, one airline made the switch to Apple's tablet to help decrease the weight of its planes.

By Jun. 5, 2012

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Virgin is first UK airline to offer in-flight mobile calls

Virgin is to be the first UK airline to let you make mobile phone calls during your flight. Get ready for annoying chatter as you fly.

By May. 11, 2012