News tagged with american airlines

Ozone hole might slightly warm planet

A lot of people mix up the ozone hole and global warming, believing the hole is a major cause of the world's increasing average temperature. Scientists, on the other hand, have long attributed a small cooling ...

Aug 08, 2013
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Internet archive shows Sept. 11 coverage

(AP) -- For many in New York and Washington, Sept. 11, 2001, was a personal experience, an attack on their cities. Most everywhere else in the world, it was a television event.

Sep 06, 2011
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Airlines go on guard against cyber-fraud

The Internet, a convenience to travelers looking to quickly book a trip, is also a gateway to fraud, costing the airline industry tens of millions of dollars a year.

Oct 18, 2010
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Wi-Fi hotspot named for terror group delays flight

A passenger aboard a plane at Los Angeles International Airport picked up a Wi-Fi hotspot named after a terrorist group, but authorities who held travelers for hours as they investigated say no crime was committed.

Oct 27, 2014
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iPads fuel flight of paperless planes

Tablet computers such as the iPad are revolutionizing aircraft cockpits as tens of thousands of private pilots bring the powerful mini-computers into planes. Several of the nation's largest airlines are poised to follow ...

Mar 18, 2011
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Will iPads revolutionize in-flight entertainment?

Paul Tamburelli prefers flying United Airlines or British Airways when traveling internationally. It's not just because of the price and schedule. Tamburelli, a vice president of government relations for a Phoenix company, ...

Jan 14, 2013
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