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Airline News

Bringing you the latest airline news and airline industry insights. Get the need-to-know developments in passenger experience, ancillary services, revenue management, and loyalty and technology.

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Embraer looks to Middle East for private jet growth opportunities

Where once Saudi Arabia was the sole player, Embraer and its competitors now see customers in expected places like UAE and less-expected ones such as Lebanon -- despite unrest in the region.

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Buying one-way tickets can save you money and offer flexibility

Budget and regional airlines are offering more options to travelers who don't need or want the traditional round-trip ticket, offering a win-win situation for both sides.

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What’s behind the rise in air rage incidents?

A breakdown of manners and common currency at every level of the flying process contributes largely to the rate at which passengers (and crew) are quick to turn an interaction nasty.

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US Airways may get some financial help for its American takeover bid

US Airways immediately looks more impressive next to private equity firm TPG, but the merger still seems like one between two faded stars as opposed to the makings of a new aviation powerhouse.

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What CNN.com readers think about airplane seats

Hundreds of user comments about big seats Vs. small seats and poor flying conditions coalesced around one main point: flyers who book on price alone are to blame.

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Heathrow faces greatest public menace: A testy Kardashian

Just when an airport thinks it's getting everything on track, a professional attention-getter blazes through and starts complaining on social media about "stolen" objects that were most likely left on a counter at the hotel they recently departed.

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San Francisco gets two new direct flights into downtown Washington, D.C.

Going from no flights to two flights from SFO to Washington, D.C.'s centrally located Reagan-National Airport will mean that Silicon Valley players will be much closer to the lobbyists and politicians they need to have on their side.

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Kenya Airways’ long-range plans include an increased presence in Asia

China's is increasing investments in east African businesses and infrastructure, so it only makes sense that The Kenyan state carrier eyes seven new destinations in China alone over the next few years.

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Satisfly shifts social seating matching from passengers to airlines

Satisfly's CEO knows that there won't likely be enough user demand to let people pick and choose their partner, so it lets airlines play match maker and select who should sit together.

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French government opposes golden parachute for former Air France-KLM CEO

François Hollande wastes little time exercising his promise to oppose high compensation levels for executives.