Topic: Henry Harteveldt
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says the 'sequester' will force the FAA to furlough air traffic controllers, creating an air travel nightmare. Some Republicans are calling this a scare tactic.
American Airlines is being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration following two incidents in which passenger seats came loose midflight on American Airlines planes in the last three days. The loose seats caused one flight to make an emergency landing in New York.
US airlines, profitable again after a disastrous decade, are spending almost $2 billion to upgrade amenities for their highest-paying customers. "There is a war going on for the profitable passenger," says one analyst.
11/19/2011 04:21 pm