Airlines

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, file photo, a Delta Air Lines jet sits at a gate at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, in Atlanta. Delta is giving airport employees permission to offer passengers up to almost $10,000 in compensation to give up their seats on overbooked flights. Delta's move comes as United Airlines struggles to recover from images of a passenger's forced removal from a sold-out flight. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
April 14, 2017 - 6:54 pm
Delta is letting employees offer customers nearly $10,000 in compensation to give up seats on overbooked flights, hoping to avoid an uproar like the one that erupted at United after a passenger was dragged off a jet. United is taking steps too. It will require employees seeking a seat on a plane to...
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Crystal Pepper daughter of Dr. David Dao accompanied by attorney Stephen Golan, speaks at a news conference Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Chicago. Dao a passenger dragged from a United Express flight Sunday April 9, 2017, suffered a "significant" concussion and broken nose, and he lost two front teeth, attorney Thomas Demetrio said Thursday. Dao was removed from the plane after he refused to give up his seat on the full flight from Chicago to Louisville to make room for four crew members. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
April 14, 2017 - 7:04 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Dr. David Dao was trying to return home from a California vacation with his wife when he refused to give up his seat to an airline crew member on a full United Express flight. Now his lawyer hopes the 69-year-old grandfather and Kentucky physician, who suffered a concussion and lost...
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April 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
ARKANSAS EXECUTIONS-OPPONENTS Arkansas death penalty foes hope for big Good Friday rally LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Outrage is spreading on social media over Arkansas' unprecedented plan to put seven inmates to death before the end of the month. But protests have been more muted within the...
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April 14, 2017 - 3:25 am
AFGHANISTAN Government: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb KABUL, Afghanistan. (AP) — Afghanistan officials say the attack on a tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military has left 36 Islamic State group fighters...
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April 14, 2017 - 2:39 am
AFGHANISTAN Government: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb KABUL, Afghanistan. (AP) — Afghanistan officials say the U.S. attack on a tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military has left 36 Islamic State group...
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Crystal Pepper, hija del doctor David Dao, acompañada por el abogado Stephen Golan, habla en una conferencia de prensa el jueves, 13 de abril del 2017, en Chicago. Dao, sacado a rastras de un vuelo de United, perdió dos dientes delanteros y sufrió la fractura de la nariz y una conmoción cerebral, dijo el jueves uno de sus abogados, que acusó a las aerolíneas de abusar de sus usuarios por demasiado tiempo. (AP Foto/Teresa Crawford)
April 14, 2017 - 1:09 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Dr. David Dao was trying to return home from a California vacation with his wife when he refused to give up his seat on a full United Express flight to an airline crew member. Now his lawyer hopes the 69-year-old grandfather and Kentucky physician, who suffered a concussion and lost...
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Crystal Pepper, hija del doctor David Dao, acompañada por el abogado Stephen Golan, habla en una conferencia de prensa el jueves, 13 de abril del 2017, en Chicago. Dao, sacado a rastras de un vuelo de United, perdió dos dientes delanteros y sufrió la fractura de la nariz y una conmoción cerebral, dijo el jueves uno de sus abogados, que acusó a las aerolíneas de abusar de sus usuarios por demasiado tiempo. (AP Foto/Teresa Crawford)
April 14, 2017 - 1:05 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for a man who suffered a concussion and lost two teeth when he was dragged off a United Express flight hopes the 69-year-old becomes "a poster child" for the mistreatment passengers suffer at the hands of the airline industry. Attorney Thomas Demetrio indicated Thursday Dr...
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Crystal Pepper daughter of Dr. David Dao accompanied by attorney Stephen Golan, speaks at a news conference Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Chicago. Dao a passenger dragged from a United Express flight Sunday April 9, 2017, suffered a "significant" concussion and broken nose, and he lost two front teeth, attorney Thomas Demetrio said Thursday. Dao was removed from the plane after he refused to give up his seat on the full flight from Chicago to Louisville to make room for four crew members. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
April 13, 2017 - 8:31 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger dragged from a United flight lost two front teeth and suffered a broken nose and a concussion, his lawyer said Thursday, accusing the airline industry of having "bullied" its customers for far too long. "Are we going to continue to be treated like cattle?" attorney...
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Crystal Pepper daughter of Dr. David Dao accompanied by attorney Stephen Golan, speaks at a news conference Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Chicago. Dao a passenger dragged from a United Express flight Sunday April 9, 2017, suffered a "significant" concussion and broken nose, and he lost two front teeth, attorney Thomas Demetrio said Thursday. Dao was removed from the plane after he refused to give up his seat on the full flight from Chicago to Louisville to make room for four crew members. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
April 13, 2017 - 7:24 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the removal of a passenger who was dragged off a United Express flight in Chicago (all times local): 3 p.m. A Chicago alderman says city-employed airport security officers "should not be doing the dirty work for the friendly skies airline." A City Council committee is...
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April 13, 2017 - 5:47 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines has released four official statements in response to the backlash against the company since a customer was dragged from an oversold flight Sunday evening at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The first three were from the parent company's CEO, Oscar Munoz. The...
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