Spirit Airlines gets rid of change and cancellation fees, joining Frontier
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Spirit Airlines gets rid of change and cancellation fees, joining Frontier

Spirit Airlines is doing away with both change and cancellation fees, effective immediately, days after Frontier’s similar announcement, part of an overhaul of the country’s biggest discount carriers’ longtime strategy.…

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Airbnb carbon monoxide detector mandate would be ‘very hard,’ CEO says, despite deaths
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Airbnb carbon monoxide detector mandate would be ‘very hard,’ CEO says, despite deaths

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said the company is working to address customer complaints and safety issues but that there are limitations on what it can do to keep…

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Frontier Airlines does away with change fees in budget airline pricing overhaul
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Frontier Airlines does away with change fees in budget airline pricing overhaul

Frontier Airlines said it will stop charging customers a fee to change their flights, taking a page from larger competitors as the Biden administration issues stricter rules targeting so-called…

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Biden signs sweeping aviation safety, reform bill into law
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Biden signs sweeping aviation safety, reform bill into law

President Joe Biden on Thursday signed sweeping aviation legislation that will boost U.S. air traffic controller staffing, increase funding to avert runway close-call incidents and speed up refunds…

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United Airlines says FAA cleared it to start adding new aircraft, routes after safety review
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United Airlines says FAA cleared it to start adding new aircraft, routes after safety review

United Airlines said the Federal Aviation Administration has cleared it to start adding new aircraft and routes months after the regulator stepped up its scrutiny of the carrier following several safety…

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Plane with 3 aboard lands without landing gear at Australian airport
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Plane with 3 aboard lands without landing gear at Australian airport

MELBOURNE, Australia — A light plane with three people aboard landed safely without landing gear Monday after circling an Australian airport for almost three hours to burn off…

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Senate passes sweeping FAA bill focused on safety and consumer protections
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Senate passes sweeping FAA bill focused on safety and consumer protections

WASHINGTON — The Senate late on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a broad aviation bill to boost air traffic controller staffing, increase funding to avert runway close-call incidents and speed…

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Consumers might be paying more than credit card perks are worth, officials say
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Consumers might be paying more than credit card perks are worth, officials say

Credit card holders could be paying more in fees and interest than their travel rewards and other perks are worth, Biden administration officials are arguing, raising scrutiny on…

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Emirates’ chairman has a message for Boeing: ‘Get your act together’
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Emirates’ chairman has a message for Boeing: ‘Get your act together’

One of Boeing’s biggest customers issued a call to action to its new management team, expressing frustration with the safety crisis facing the American planemaker and the consequent delays…

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Passenger who disrupted flight ordered to pay United Airlines more than $20,000
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Passenger who disrupted flight ordered to pay United Airlines more than $20,000

An unruly passenger who was “physically combative” on a flight last month has been ordered to pay more $20,000 to United Airlines, according to court documents. Alexander Michael…

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