air travel

Airfares are soaring but what’s lifting them?
If you're planning to travel by air anytime soon, you can expect to dig a little deeper into your pockets. The average roundtrip ticket within the United States, including taxes, reached $509.15 during the first six months of this year, up about $14 from last year.
Liberians in US worry about Ebola outbreak
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa may seem like a distant threat to many Americans, but it is stirring fear and leading to canceled travel plans in Minnesota, home to one of the largest communities of Liberian immigrants in the U.S.
Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) -- The National Park Service created a national landmark Tuesday to commemorate a 1956 collision between two airliners over the Grand Canyon, a disaster that helped lead to major changes in aviation safety and creation of what is now the Federal Aviation Admini…
Missing Jet May Prompt Air Industry Change
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has exposed wide gaps in how the world's airlines — and their regulators — operate. But experts warn this isn't likely to be one of those defining moments that lead to fundamental changes.

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