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Recent articles by Ben:

American: 2,800 flights canceled since Thursday, but partner meltdown over

American Airlines said on Wednesday that it's close to returning to normal operations after a week of heavy cancellations at one of its regional affiliates. → Read More

American: 2,800 flights canceled since Thursday, but partner meltdown over

American Airlines said on Wednesday that it's close to returning to normal operations after a week of heavy cancellations at one of its regional affiliates. → Read More

American: 2,800 flights canceled since Thursday, but partner meltdown over

American Airlines said on Wednesday that it's close to returning to normal operations after a week of heavy cancellations at one of its regional affiliates. → Read More

Alaska Airlines adds new Hawaii route from California

Alaska’s new Sacramento-Kona route comes ahead of possible service on rival Southwest, which competes fiercely with Alaska in the California market. → Read More

Glitch snarls flights for thousands of American Airlines fliers

American has said a computer glitch at regional subsidiary PSA Airlines is causing cancellations for many of its customers. → Read More

Alaska Airlines adds new Hawaii route from California

Alaska’s new Sacramento-Kona route comes ahead of possible service on rival Southwest, which competes fiercely with Alaska in the California market. → Read More

Alaska Airlines adds new Hawaii route from California

Alaska’s new Sacramento-Kona route comes ahead of possible service on rival Southwest, which competes fiercely with Alaska in the California market. → Read More

Would you bid 420,000 miles to see a parked plane? These frequent-fliers did

Blockbuster bids to see a retired United Airlines Boeing 747 underscore emergence of experiential optoins for frequent-flier and travel loyalty programs. → Read More

First look: Delta shows off first Boeing 777 retrofitted with new cabin interior

The update, which includes the new 'Delta One' suites, gives fliers the latest cabin interior when they fly on the 777 t used mostly on overseas flights. → Read More

First look: Delta shows off first Boeing 777 retrofitted with new cabin interior

Update includes the new 'Delta One' suites, will give fliers latest cabin interior when they fly on Delta's 777s. Retrofit will take until 2019 for all 777s. → Read More

Spirit Airlines: Major Orlando expansion is 'huge deal'

The ultra low-cost carrier revealed 11 new routes from Orlando, including 9 to international destinations in the Caribbean and Central and South America. → Read More

Spirit Airlines: Major Orlando expansion is 'huge deal'

The ultra low-cost carrier revealed 11 new routes from Orlando, including 9 to international destinations in the Caribbean and Central and South America. → Read More

Spirit Airlines: Major Orlando expansion is 'huge deal'

The ultra low-cost carrier revealed 11 new routes from Orlando, including 9 to international destinations in the Caribbean and Central and South America. → Read More

Delta: Minneapolis-Seoul non-stops will begin in 2019

Delta did not reveal specific start date, but plans follow the recent final approval for a joint-venture partnership with South Korean carrier Korean Air. → Read More

Delta: Minneapolis-Seoul non-stops will begin in 2019

Delta did not reveal specific start date, but plans follow the recent final approval for a joint-venture partnership with South Korean carrier Korean Air. → Read More

Spirit Airlines reveals 13 new routes, adds Asheville and Greensboro

Greensboro and Asheville flights are part of ongoing expansion for fast-growing Spirit, which had announced seven other new routes just a week earlier. → Read More

June's #avgeek gallery: 33 cool aviation photos

Check out our latest batch of fun airplane and aviation photos from locations around the world. → Read More

Four Seasons unveils luxury 24-day, $143,000 around-the-world package

Looking for a lavish around-the-world trip on a dedicated luxuriously appointed jet? It can be yours if you’ve got an extra 24 days and a spare $143,000. → Read More

Amex picks LAX for its next Centurion Lounge airport club

American Express is turning to Los Angeles as it presses ahead with the expansion of its luxe line of Centurion Lounge airport clubs. → Read More

Video: Spirit flight stopped for alligator crossing in Orlando

Spirit fliers arriving to Orlando got an unexpected hold-up on their way to the terminal when their flight had to yield to an alligator on a taxiway. → Read More