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Heathrow’s Plan to Avert Extinction and Competition from Paris and Frankfurt

The plan to pave paradise and put up a parking lot -- or to gut Heathrow and build affordable housing there -- is going nowhere. Heathrow had better do something soon or its central role in European aviation will be the stuff of yesteryear.

Heathrow’s Plan to Avert Extinction and Competition from Paris and Frankfurt

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Miami Needs More Meetings to Afford $1 Billion Convention Center Upgrade

The debate over the potential returns of the convention's center upgrade are part of a larger national trend in which cities drive millions in convention centers to compete with rival cities, at times with minimal payback.

Miami Needs More Meetings to Afford $1 Billion Convention Center Upgrade

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American Airlines Expected to Report Second Quarter Profit in Merger Prelude

American Airlines needs to show some momentum in its second quarter results and leading up to the US Airways merger. All signs point to some positive vibes out of the second quarter financials on Thursday.

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Dreamliner May Have Battery Problem But It’s From a Honeywell Transmitter

Honeywell makes the transmitter for a variety of aircraft -- not just the Dreamliner -- so it would be a huge relief to Boeing if the transmitter was indeed the cause of the fire on the Ethiopian Airlines Dreamliner at Heathrow last week.

Dreamliner May Have Battery Problem But It’s From a Honeywell Transmitter

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Dallas/Fort Worth Airport taps new chief as Dallas Love Field showdown looms

Southwest Airlines has been licking its chops about the prospect of the Wright Amendment's restrictions being phased out at Love Field, and we're soon going to see how this changes the game. Both Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and the smaller Dallas Love Field have been gearing up for the new era.

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport taps new chief as Dallas Love Field showdown looms

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Dreamliner fire considered “serious” but no evidence of battery problem

Boeing is emphasizing the fact that investigators have found no evidence that the Dreamliner fire at Heathrow Airport was tied to the aircraft's previous battery woes, but that doesn't rule out another serious shortcoming with the 787.

Dreamliner fire considered “serious” but no evidence of battery problem

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Despite Dreamliner incidents, 23 Boeing 787s airborne at the moment

It's business as usual for now for major airlines with Dreamliners in their fleets as the investigation proceeds in London.

Despite Dreamliner incidents, 23 Boeing 787s airborne at the moment

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Child-free zones on airplanes gain support in UK

For crying out loud, it's obvious the pollsters neglected to survey the kids, who likely would also prefer to relocate themselves away from stodgy business travelers who take themselves too seriously.

Child-free zones on airplanes gain support in UK

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Ground Dreamliner fleet? European aviation agency says too soon to tell

Both the FAA and the European Aviation Safety Agency are seemingly relying heavily on Boeing's own investigations into the Heathrow incident. Is something wrong with this picture?

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The 13 longest wait times at U.S. Customs in May

Delta is trying to woo business travelers on lucrative long-haul flights from JFK Terminal 4, but the airline likely won't be publicizing the fact that arriving passengers face the longest peak-wait times of any airport in the country in trying to get through Customs.

The 13 longest wait times at U.S. Customs in May