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7/18/2018

Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Airlines, attributes the earnings success of the company to the nimbleness of the airline and its employees, enabling them to continue to deliver great customer service and operate efficiently throughout the network. "Our customers and our customer service are coming back really positively, so it is nice to have wins quarter after quarter for the people of our company," Munoz said.

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7/18/2018

The US Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported that domestic airfares cost an average of $346 in the first three months of the year, about 3.7% less than the same period in 2017.

7/18/2018

American Airlines has again added year-round, weekly flights between LaGuardia Airport in New York and Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau, Bahamas. The service will start Dec. 22.

7/18/2018

American Airlines is launching the Spafax Profile Skill for Alexa, which allows users to ask about available in-flight entertainment options.

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7/18/2018

Some 150 Civil Air Patrol cadets and 55 senior members are gathering in Oshkosh, Wis., to help out at the Experimental Aircraft Association's annual AirVenture, slated to begin July 23. The CAP members will enjoy networking opportunities and workshops in addition to helping track aircraft and marshalling aircraft on the flight line.

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7/18/2018

The Antonov 124 cargo plane can carry up to 165 tons and has a range of about 3,100 miles. This video offers a close-up view of the aircraft.

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7/18/2018

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded Arkansas' Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport a $3.4 million grant for taxiway rehabilitation and a $700,000 grant to Fort Smith Regional Airport to fund a new comprehensive master plan.

7/18/2018

Aviation Explorers Post 8000 club President Luke Douglas, 17, on Saturday completed his first solo flight at Kansas' Ottawa Municipal Airport. Douglas and other Aviation Explorers helped restore the plane he used for the flight, along with volunteer mechanics Robert Bowers and Milton Scott.

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7/18/2018

Fly across the US-Mexico border much? Recent changes streamline the process for general aviation flights crossing the southern border.

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7/18/2018

On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration awarded San Diego International Airport a $12.1 million grant, which will be used to rehabilitate a taxiway.