Aeroméxico plane crashes in Durango; no deaths reported

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE An Aeroméxico plane with 103 people aboard crashed Tuesday afternoon shortly after takeoff from General Guadalupe Victoria International Airport in the northwestern Mexican state of Durango, authorities said. No one among the 99 passengers — 88 adults, nine […]

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Booking a hotel room? This is the one way to actually get a deal

What’s going on here? Most of the well-known online travel agencies are owned by just two companies Expedia (Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Hotwire) and Booking Holdings, formerly Priceline Group (Agoda, Booking.com, Kayak, Priceline). Checkbook believes this lack of competition hurts consumers. Expedia and Booking Holdings disagree. They say they are simply online marketers who display […]

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Court rules TSA screeners have immunity from abuse claims

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Fliers may have a tough time recovering damages for invasive screenings at airport security checkpoints, after a federal appeals court on Wednesday said screeners are immune from claims under a federal law governing assaults, false arrests and other […]

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FAA declines to regulate more legroom for airline passengers

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday that even though America’s collective waistline is expanding, airlines are free to keep putting passenger room on a diet. The agency was responding to a legal challenge by the group FlyersRights, which […]

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