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American, US Airways one step closer to merger
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 3:41pm.

American Airlines and US Airways are one step closer to a potential merger. The companies sa

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Airline fees for seat selection pushing passengers to tipping point
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 05/22/2012 - 4:20pm.

video For the past few years, airlines have hiked up fees for a variety of extras like early boarding and checked bags. Now they're looking to charge for seat selection.

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American Airlines to cut thousands of jobs
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 02/01/2012 - 4:19pm.

The parent company of American Airlines wants to eliminate about 13,000 jobs or 15 percent of its workforce.

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Stakes high for NC as airlines scout more mergers
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 8:43am.

Signs of more airline industry consolidation are raising questions about the US Airways hub that's key to luring businesses to the Charlotte area.

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Flights between Port City, Windy City grounded; future up in the air
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 4:32pm.

videoWhat went wrong? A few weeks ago hope soared that American Airlines filing for bankruptcy in November would not affect travelers at Wilmington International Airport. But Tuesday night, airport leaders got the phone call.

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Eastern NC airports to see service changes
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/03/2012 - 4:12pm.

A couple of eastern North Carolina airports will soon see some changes in service.

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With millions taking flight for Christmas, some advice on dealing with airline troubles
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 12/22/2011 - 4:32pm.

video Millions of people will take to the skies this holiday season. Unfortunately, all too often traveling by plane can be a nightmare. So how can you effectively make your complaints or suggestions to the big airlines?

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American Airlines bankruptcy may limit future flights at ILM
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 11/29/2011 - 4:23pm.

video AMR says the bankruptcy filing won't affect flight schedules for American Airlines, American Eagle and its other subsidiaries. That's good news for Wilmington International Airport. Nearly five months ago American flew out of ILM for the first time. Now, the airport is dealing with news of the airline's bankruptcy. On top of that, all the small regional jets that fly out of ILM will soon be phased out.

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Attorney: Airlines should apologize to Imams
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 9:42am.

A North Carolina attorney for several Muslim leaders says two airlines owe his clients an apology for kicking them off commercial flights. Imams in Memphis, Tenn., and New York were headed to a national conference in Charlotte over the weekend when they were asked to leave the planes without reason.

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