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US Airways sends lewdest brand tweet ever

The airline says a pornographic image sent to a customer from its Twitter account was actually sent to it by someone else. Is this entirely believable?

By Apr. 14, 2014


British Airways lifts mobile phone ban, but only on landing

British Airways is the first European airline to let you switch on your phone after landing, but the ban remains for take-off.

By Jun. 26, 2013


3D-printed airway splint saves baby's life

A rare condition caused Kaiba Gionfriddo's airway to collapse, so doctors created a dissolvable splint that's supposed to reabsorb into his body as his windpipe grows in a healthy manner.

By May. 23, 2013


British Airways lofts spectacular four-letter retweet

For reasons that seem entirely unclear, British Airways retweets an expletive-laden tweet that is critical of, well, British Airways.

By Nov. 17, 2012


British Airways to Google passengers

In a creepy, or perhaps cuddly, step toward better customer service, British Airways is to surprise its passengers with personal touches based on Googled information.

By Jul. 6, 2012


British Airways won't retrofit for mobile communications

Airline is planning to launch a mobile e-mail, Web browsing, and texting service on two new Airbus A318 planes this fall. But retrofitting old planes is too costly, CEO says.

By Jul. 2, 2009


US Airways sued for $1million over lost Xbox

A student from Ohio is suing US Airways because he claims his precious Xbox was taken from his luggage.

By Mar. 11, 2009


Animation and video: Ditching of US Airways Flight 1549

CBS News has obtained audio tapes of the remarkable landing of a U.S. Airways jet in the Hudson river, and has created an animation of the last moments of flight 1549.

By Feb. 5, 2009


British Airways to allow in-flight texting

British Airways says it will allow limited cell phone use on a London-New York flight due to start in September.

By Jan. 28, 2009


US Airways pilot big on Facebook

The pilot who successfully landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River earlier this week is garnering a cult-like following on the social network.

By Jan. 16, 2009