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Federal Judge: Yes, Man On No-Fly List Can Sue Government

A federal judge yesterday allowed a Virginia man’s challenge to his placement on the mysterious no-fly list to go forward. [More]

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We Hope You Didn’t Book Your Weekend Getaway On Allegiant

Allegiant isn’t the biggest name in travel, but for some people, it’s an affordable lifeline to connect them to bigger airlines and airports. Unfortunately, there’s a bit of a snag at the airline right now, as it has grounded about half of its fleet for a “compliance issue.” [More]

Country Star Escorted Off Southwest Flight

Country Star Escorted Off Southwest Flight

Country music star John Rich — formerly half of the duo Big & Rich — was escorted off a Southwest Airlines flight Sunday from Las Vegas to Nashville before it took off. [More]

Senate Unable To End FAA Shutdown; Inspectors Working Without Pay

Senate Unable To End FAA Shutdown; Inspectors Working Without Pay

Around 4,000 Federal Aviation Administration staffers remain on unpaid furlough this morning and dozens of airport inspectors have been asked to continue working without pay while their employer loses out on millions of tax dollars it lacks authority to collect, after the Senate was unable to end the stalemate behind the FAA’s partial shutdown. [More]

Mom Involved In Second Airplane Baby Seat Dispute In A Month

Mom Involved In Second Airplane Baby Seat Dispute In A Month

Remember the woman who almost got kicked off a Skywest flight over a dispute about her infant’s baby seat? Well, the same woman was removed from a United Airlines flight earlier this week for allegedly causing a disruption. [More]

Spirit Airlines Pulls Plug On Thursday's Flights

Spirit Airlines Pulls Plug On Thursday's Flights

The Spirit Airlines pilot strike continues on with no immediate end in sight. It’s only early Tuesday afternoon and the airline has already opted to cancel all flights scheduled for Thursday. [More]

JetBlue Employee Shops While Pretending To Help Stranded Passengers?

JetBlue Employee Shops While Pretending To Help Stranded Passengers?

Dan thought something was funny going on when a woman behind a JetBlue counter seemed less than capable when helping passengers stranded at JFK due to weather delays. He snuck around the back and photographed her shopping at Babies R Us rather than doing her job. [More]

American Airlines Takes Passenger For Rides In All The Wrong Ways

American Airlines Takes Passenger For Rides In All The Wrong Ways

Kim is less than enamored of her recent American Airlines flights. Late arrivals made her miss connecting flights, her baggage decided to branch out and travel on its own for a while, all because she missed a different flight a couple days earlier:

Southwest Airlines Grounds 42 Planes, Suspends Workers

Southwest Airlines Grounds 42 Planes, Suspends Workers

The FAA says that Southwest Airlines has grounded at least 42 planes for “possible structural damage,” says the Dallas Morning News. The announcement comes after the FAA proposed record-breaking fines after an investigation uncovered that Southwest may have kept 46 planes flying even though they required safety inspections for fuselage damage.

United Airlines Computers Fail, All Flights Grounded

United Airlines Computers Fail, All Flights Grounded

United Airlines experienced a computer glitch that grounded all of their flights today, according to the AP.

United spokeswoman Robin Urbanski said the airline did not yet know what caused the outage between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. CDT, when departures were able to resume.

American Airlines Apologizes to Passengers Stuck On A Plane For 9 Hours

We hope that apology comes with a check. —MEGHANN MARCO