Emirates Flies Into America, and US Airlines Grow Anxious

Emirates Flies Into America, and US Airlines Grow Anxious
The U.S. in particular has piqued Emirates's interest. The airline currently flies to nine U.S. destinations, including A380 service to Dallas-Fort Worth that began Wednesday. America represents just 7 percent of current revenue for Emirates, which is …
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VIDEO: Workers in hazmat suits board US Airways flight after passenger joked
The Dominican officials had met the plane coming from Philadelphia on the tarmac "due to a possible health issue on board," U.S. Airways said in statement. "We are following the direction of, and strictly adhering to, all Centers for Disease Control …
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US Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing

US Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A US Airways spokesman says a flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport safely made an emergency landing at its scheduled destination in Charlotte after oxygen masks deployed in the final minutes amid indications of a …
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American, US Airways agents vote to join a union
The shared representation was the result of US Airways' merger in 2005 with America West Airlines whose customer service agents were Teamsters. US Airways' latest merger with American Airlines, whose agents were nonunion, led to an election.
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Airlines to report strong third quarter earnings despite stock drop: analysts
(Reuters) – U.S. airlines are expected to report healthy third-quarter profits as jet fuel costs keep declining, even though their stocks have plunged on concerns that Ebola will discourage travel, analysts said. Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) kicks off …
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US Airways Passenger Yells 'I Have Ebola' On Flight From Philly To Punta Cana

US Airways Passenger Yells 'I Have Ebola' On Flight From Philly To Punta Cana
… the airport's medical center to undergo further testing. It was confirmed that he did not show signs of a fever, which tends to be an early symptom of Ebola. However, the man was still flown back to the U.S. to undergo a second precautionary round …
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US Airways pulls passenger from plane who yelled 'I have Ebola'
As Ebola panic grips the world, a US Airways flight from Philadelphia to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, was detained after landing Wednesday after a passenger sneezed then yelled “I have Ebola, you are all screwed.” The 54-year-old man reportedly also …
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Airline Stocks Tumbling After News Hospital Worker With Ebola Flew On
WASHINGTON — News that a health worker diagnosed with Ebola flew on a commercial flight the night before showing symptoms raised fears on Wall Street that the scare over the virus could reduce air travel. Shares of the biggest U.S. airlines tumbled …
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Lastest Us Airways News

OIA Spokesperson: US Airways crew members affected by fumes
US Airways said a flight attendant was transported to a hospital Sunday afternoon after fumes were reported on Flight 1905. An Orlando International Airport spokesperson said the fumes were reported to have affected multiple crew members when it arrived.
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US Airways jet diverts to Phoenix for mechanical issue
A US Airways jet flying cross-country was diverted to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Friday after a mechanical issue was reported, an official said. US Airways flight 796 had taken off from Los Angeles and was on its way to Philadelphia.
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U.S. Airlines Rise as Fliers Ignore Ebola, Fuel Declines
U.S. airlines rose the most since 2011, ending a six-day losing streak, as fliers ignored Ebola worries and continued to fill planes. Jet fuel dropped to the lowest price in almost four years. The Bloomberg U.S. Airlines Index climbed 6.3 percent, led …
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US Airways Apologized to Army Ranger who was neglected by Flight Attendant
According to the WSOC-TV report, 1st Sgt. Marle was on board US Airways Flight 1930 with Portland, Oregon and Charlotte route on Thursday when he requested the attendant to hang up his jacket so as to avoid wrinkling but she turned it down and made a …
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US Airways flight attendant reportedly won't hang up Army jacket

US Airways flight attendant reportedly won't hang up Army jacket
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WHDH) – Passengers from a US Airways flight are upset with the way a decorated member of the military was treated on board a flight. The Army Ranger was sitting in coach when he asked a flight attendant to hang his coat. "He had a …
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2 U.S. Airways flights have problems before landing in Charlotte
Two U.S. Airways flights experienced difficulties before landing Saturday night at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, airline spokesman Matt Miller said. Flight 5782 was heading to Charlotte and made an emergency landing at 7:45 …
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Watch The Insane Scene That Unfolded After A Guy On A Plane Said 'I Have

Watch The Insane Scene That Unfolded After A Guy On A Plane Said 'I Have
For good reason, you don't make jokes about bombs on airplanes. Now we can add another thing to the list of dumb things to say that will get you pulled from a flight: Ebola. A 54-year-old American passenger on a US Airways flight from Philadelphia to …
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Passenger Pulled from US Airways Plane After Yelling "I Have Ebola"
A US Airways flight from Philadelphia to Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic, was held upon landing yesterday after a sneezing passenger joked about having been to Africa. "I have Ebola, you are all screwed," the 54-year-old man said, according to …
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Man Shouts 'I Have Ebola!' Aboard U.S. Airways Flight; Hazmat Crew Takes Him
Once U.S. Airways Flight 845 landed in Punta Cana International Airport, passengers waited several hours on the tarmac while a flight attendant outwardly called the unidentified man an “idiot” for his actions. Several men in blue hazmat suits appeared …
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Passenger video shows Ebola scare aboard US Airways flight

Passenger video shows Ebola scare aboard US Airways flight
A passenger aboard US Airways Flight 850 from Philadelphia to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, posted video of an on-board Ebola scare Wednesday that was reportedly prompted by another passenger's remark that he had Ebola. (ABCNews). It may have …
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Ridiculous: What This Airline Did To A US Soldier Had His Fellow Passengers
According to one social media account, a flight attendent working for a major airline recently did everything she could to prevent a decorated Army Ranger seated in coach from hanging his uniform jacket to prevent wrinkling. A number of other …
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US Airways flight delayed after passenger sneezed and yelled, 'I have Ebola!'
PHILADELPHIA (PIX11) – A US Airways flight from Philadelphia to the Dominican Republica had to be held at the landing gate Wednesday after a passenger sneezed then screamed, “I have Ebola! I've been to Africa!” The flight attendant says she thinks the …
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Ebola Scare — Airline Passenger Pleads … 'I Ain't From Africa'

Ebola Scare — Airline Passenger Pleads … 'I Ain't From Africa'
100914_ebola_scare_launch Fear of Ebola led to the scary scene in this video and it should be a lesson to everyone these days — NEVER say "Africa" right after sneezing on a plane … because you could be removed by men in hazmat suits. A US Airways …
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Passengers: Flight attendant refused to hang Army Ranger's uniform jacket
Passengers onboard a U.S. Airways flight from Portland, Oregon to Charlotte were outraged after they said a flight attendant mistreated an Army Ranger Thursday morning. They told Channel 9 that First Sergeant Albert Marle asked a flight attendant if he …
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American and US Airways see more empty seats

American and US Airways see more empty seats
Passenger traffic on American Airlines and US Airways fell slightly last month, leaving a few more empty seats on planes, especially on flights between the U.S. and Europe. American Airlines Group Inc. said Wednesday that it expects a key revenue …
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Escaped Crabs Delay US Airways Flight
A U.S. Airways flight from New York to Charlotte, North Carolina, was delayed after a shipment of crabs escaped in the plane's cargo area, an airline spokesman told ABC News. Flight 890 was scheduled to leave LaGuardia Airport at 6:59 p.m. Thursday …
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Live crabs get loose, delay US Airways flight to Charlotte
Live crabs that got loose in the cargo hold of US Airways Flight 890 caused a roughly 30-minute delay Thursday night for passengers traveling from LaGuardia Airport in New York to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, an airline spokesman confirmed …
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