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United will pay $49 million to settle air mail fraud case

United Airlines will pay more than $49 million to settle criminal and civil accusations of defrauding the post office in the handling of international mail.

Boeing: 777s with engine that blew apart should be grounded

Boeing has recommended that airlines ground all 777s with the type of engine that blew apart after takeoff from Denver this weekend, and most carriers that fly those planes said they would temporarily pull them from service.

Family kicked off United flight after toddler won’t wear mask

What was supposed to be a trip to visit family and friends ended in frustration for a Colorado couple.

Airline offers free rapid tests in attempt at COVID-free flights

For even the most experienced travelers, getting on a plane during a pandemic is bound to give pause. One airline is attempting to ease travelers' minds by testing each passenger for COVID-19 just prior to boarding.

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United Airlines is sending layoff warnings to 36,000 employees, nearly half its U.S. staff.

Think things are bad for airlines? It’s about to get worse

The biggest and most profitable U.S. airline just posted its first quarterly loss in more than five years. Now things are going to get really bad.

United Airlines suspends flight from Wilmington to Chicago

As we continue coverage on the coronavirus, United Airlines has suspended a flight from the ILM airport to Chicago.

Star Wars-themed plane turns RDU into galaxy far, far away

RDU International Airport was thrust into a galaxy far, far away when a Star Wars-themed plane made a special stop in the Triangle.

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend

Airlines expect record crowds over the week-long Labor Day period, continuing a rise in travel that has boosted the airlines' profits all year.

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Wilmington City Council approves purchase of 3-D crime scene scanner, ‘aquatic mower’

Wilmington City Council approving the purchase of new tools to assist with various things in the city at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night.

8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry.