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Main search for AirAsia Flight 8501 ends

National search and rescue chief Bambang Soelistyo announced Tuesday that the main search-and-recovery operation surrounding doomed commercial airliner AirAsia Flight 8501 has officially ended.

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Air Traffic Control vulnerable to hacking

Problems with the Federal Aviation Administration's cybersecurity is "threatening the agency's ability to ensure the safe and uninterrupted operation of the national airspace system," a new Government Accountability Office report out Monday found.

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Alaska cancels flights due to ash from Russia

Airborne ash from a volcano in Russia led to the cancellation of flights in Alaska this weekend, Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Halley Knigge said.

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United issues scathing safety memo to pilots

United Airlines sent a scathing memo to its pilots warning that alarming behavior of its flight teams must stop now.

The memo reveals some cockpits are dysfunctional, with pilots ignoring their copilots warnings about an "unsafe situation."

The memo,...

Delta planes at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

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Atlanta airport steps up worker security

The country's busiest airport has started screening employee bags before allowing workers into secure areas and shutting down access doors to the airfield in the wake of a gun-smuggling operation, CNN has confirmed.

Until recently, Atlanta's Hartsfiel...

Roman headstone in England

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Rare Roman headstone uncovered in England

A rare Roman tombstone discovered facedown weeks ago in England proved to be even more spectacular on Wednesday, when archaeologists turned it over.

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Luxury getaways for (much) younger travelers

Get used to hearing babies crying in First Class or seeing toddlers at the check-in desk at high-end hotels.

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You want the best flight deal? Google it

Google has introduced a new search tool that makes finding the best airfare deal significantly easier.

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America: The new destination for rich Chinese shoppers

New waves of Chinese tourists will soon hit U.S. shores and big retailers are poised to cash in.

These high-spending travelers make most of their trips in Asia, but the U.S. is gaining popularity fast.

HSBC expects Chinese tourists will drive sales o...

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Stunning turnaround: Qantas profitable again

Emerging just a year after perhaps the bleakest financial period in its history, Qantas has rebounded in dramatic fashion.

On Thursday, Australia's national carrier announced an after-tax interim profit of A$206 million (US$161 million) for the second...

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United Airlines issues warning to pilots

United Airlines has issued a stern warning to its pilots after mistakes in the cockpit put passenger planes in potential danger.

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Southwest gets OK to fly, despite missed checks

Southwest Airlines missed required inspections on 128 of its Boeing 737 aircraft, leading to the cancellation of dozens of flights this week.

The Federal Aviation Administration has said the airline can keep flying the planes for up to five days while...

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