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Airlines make it harder to earn free flights for loyalty
Frequent-flyer programs are losing their allure, but you can still earn free trips by flying a lot or getting the right credit card
Berkshire Hathaway sells off GE stake, boosts BNY Mellon
Warren Buffett's company has eliminated its stake in General Electric and boosted its investment in the Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
United apologizes for death of dog on delayed plane
United Airlines is apologizing to the owners of dog who died in the cargo hold of a plane on a flight from Houston to San Francisco
American flight underscores hazards posed by turbulence
Turbulence causes dozens of severe injuries on airplanes every year despite technology and pilots' efforts to avoid it
Airline bumping at a lowest rate in over a decade, new data shows
In the first half of 2017, airlines involuntarily bumped passengers at the lowest rate in over a decade, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The 12 U.S. carriers that report incidents of involuntary denied boarding posted a bumping rate of 0.52 per 10,000
Dog dies on United flight after long delay, family says
A Texas family claims their dog died on Sunday while in the cargo hold of a United Airlines jet that was delayed on a Houston tarmac for two hours. The Rasmussen family of Houston says Lulu, their 5-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, was cleared to fly by a veterinarian days before the flight.
The only days a true cheapskate will fly
Are you a true cheapskate? You are if you do this when traveling: You always use a carry-on to avoid the checked-bag fee. You pack a lunch from home so you don’t pay for airline meals. And first class? Hah! Nothing but economy for you. But true cheapskates do one more thing; they fly on the three
Grounded members of Kurt Warner's family get help from Cardinals president's private plane
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Michael Bidwill to the rescue. After hearing that 13 members of Kurt Warner's family were stranded in Chicago ahead of the quarterback's Hall of Fame induction Saturday in Ohio, the Arizona Cardinals president sent a private plane there Thursday night to pick them up and bring
Passenger allegedly gropes teenage girl on United flight
A 16-year-old United Airlines passenger was left "traumatized" after a 28-year-old man allegedly groped her mid-flight, her lawyer tells ABC News. The girl -- who was traveling alone aboard United flight 1695 from Seattle to Newark -- awoke from a nap to find fellow passenger Vijakumar Krishnappa's
Mother of infant who overheated on plane: 'I thought I was going to lose my son'
The mother of an infant who overheated during a tarmac delay in Denver last month says she feared for her son's life. Emily France told ABC News' " Good Morning America " in an exclusive interview that aired Thursday that she and her 4-month-old baby, Owen, boarded the flight at Denver