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Government's 'Forces to Flyers' program trains veterans to become airline pilots

Forces to Flyers will train 40 veterans to become pilots.  (iStock) The U.S. Department of Transportation has created a new program to help veterans become…

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Delta flight requests emergency landing due to ill flight attendant

The flight, which had left for Paris from Detroit, was met by emergency personnel upon landing early at DTW.  (iStock) A Delta Air Lines aircraft…

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Body recovered in search for Phoenix airport construction worker following drilling incident

The crane was being utilized for construction of the airport’s PHX Sky Train.  (NNS/KNXV) Search and recovery teams with Phoenix Fire, along with construction crews…

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Airports will be busiest on these days this summer

You better avoid the airport on these days this summer.  (iStock) Better get to the airport early this summer. About 9 million more passengers are…

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United settles with family over dog who died in overhead bin

close Video Dog dies on United flight after being placed in overhead bin United Airlines: We assume full responsibility. Laura Ingle reports from New York…

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JetBlue flight makes emergency landing after striking bird; passenger claims engine blade cracked

A JetBlue plane made an emergency landing after striking a bird shortly after takeoff, which a passenger claims caused the engine blade to crack.  (Jess…

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Why you should think twice about the hotel pool on your summer vacation

She wouldn’t be smiling if she had read the CDC’s latest report.  (iStock) With the summer comes family vacations, but the U.S. Centers for Disease Control…

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Saddam Hussein’s $30 million superyacht is now a hotel for maritime pilots

Yacht called “Basrah Breeze,” built for the late Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, is seen in the southern port of Basra, on May 14, 2018.  (Reuters)…

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United flight evacuated due to smoking engine, possible fuel leak

A United Airlines flight was forced to immediately evacuate upon landing at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey Tuesday morning.  (Port Authority Police Department)…

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Coast Guard searches for Carnival Cruise passenger who fell overboard

A 50-year-old Carnival Paradise passenger reportedly went overboard on a Florida cruise.  (Carnival Cruise) The United States Coast Guard is searching for a 50-year-old Carnival…

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