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4/23/2019

United Airlines on Wednesday will unveil its new airplane livery in a two-hour event at an O'Hare International Airport maintenance hangar in Chicago. United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz and President Scott Kirby are expected to be on hand for the event.

4/23/2019

Flying with Alaska Airlines from Washington's Paine Field is a calm delight with quick check-in, painless security screening and a posh lounge, writes columnist Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren.

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Runway Girl Network
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4/22/2019

Airlines have embraced advanced, programmable LED lighting as a way to make airplane cabins more soothing and improve the customer experience.

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Vox
4/22/2019

Travelers often leave behind items like cell phones or neck pillows when they board their flights. This article lists some of the more unusual or personally meaningful items passengers have forgotten, including a script for a popular TV show, a wedding photo album, a glass eye and child's potty chair.

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CNBC
4/22/2019

Employees of FedEx Logistics can now earn a tuition-free degree online through Tennessee's University of Memphis. Tuition expenses for eligible employees in good academic standing are billed directly to FedEx.

4/22/2019

United Airlines is piloting "dynamic departure" technology that helps gate agents determine if they can hold a flight for late connecting passengers without risking a late arrival at the flight's destination. The technology is being tested at Colorado's Denver International Airport.

4/22/2019

An Alaska Airlines flight attendant named Anna was filling in for a sick colleague when she met passenger Adam Galbreath. The two made an immediate connection and married a little over a year later.

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KING-TV (Seattle)
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4/22/2019

California's Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport is serving more travelers from around the country looking to spend time in wine country. The airport offers direct flights to Denver on United Airlines, and will add American Airlines service to Los Angeles in May and to Dallas-Fort Worth in June.

4/19/2019

American Airlines on Sept. 4 will launch nonstop service between Philadelphia and Bentonville, Ark. The new flights will be operated with Embraer 175 aircraft. American also on May 3 will add two new flights from Columbia, Mo., to Chicago, for a total of four daily flights to the Windy City.

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4/19/2019

American Airlines has mostly completed its consolidation of the former US Airways into its operations and is now focusing on improving its reliability while continuing to grow profits and manage costs. The carrier's Tech Ops team is supporting these goals by ensuring that each aircraft is ready for the first flight of the day, departs on time and is turned on schedule.

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MRO Network
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