Last updated: 12:00 PM ET, Thu November 19 2015

Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 19, 2015

Airlines & Airports | Donald Wood | November 19, 2015

Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 19, 2015

Airport Workers Go On Strike at Seven U.S. Hubs
An estimated 2,000 baggage handlers and other airport employees have gone on strike at seven of America's biggest hubs Wednesday over pay and union rights. The strike is expected to last at least through Thursday,

Detroit Airport Disputes $200,000 Fine after Snowstorm
After the FAA fined Detroit Metropolitan Airport $200,000 Wednesday for how the facility handled a snowstorm in 2014, the Wayne County Airport Authority stated that it disputes the fine and that safety is the airport’s top priority.

Tips and Tricks on How to Avoid Thanksgiving Delays
Flying during Thanksgiving can be one of the most stressful situations in travel. Here is some seriously helpful advice for taking the edge off.


Hawaiian Airlines recently replaced the seats in the airline’s Boeing 717s, but instead of throwing away the old material, a local community college turned them into clothing.

Delta Air Lines announced the airline will start flying five daily routes from Los Angeles International Airport to Denver International Airport on June 1, 2016.

For the 14th consecutive year, American Airlines has been honored by the Human Rights Campaign with the highest possible rating (100 percent) in the 2016 Corporate Equality Index.


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