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#EndorseThis: United Airlines Is Making Jimmy Kimmel Very, Very Angry

Jimmy Kimmel is furious over the United Airlines incident in Chicago that went viral yesterday, with video of a pair of goons dragging a hapless and bloodied customer off an overbooked flight. And what makes the late night host even madder than what happened is how United executives responded — with a Twitter message expressing half-hearted regret for the need to “re-accomodate” those unfortunate passengers.

April 11, 2017
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Speaking Arabic While Flying

Flying while Muslim is fraught with fear.

April 20, 2016

An Amazing State of Things All Over

Have you noticed how absolutely everything fits that adjective in real life, on social media, and in the news? Everything, except for…

July 10, 2015

Outages At NYSE, United Airlines, WSJ.com Expose Digital Vulnerabilities

The cyberoutages came one after another: one of the nation’s biggest airlines, its largest financial news publication and its main stock exchange.

July 8, 2015
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Many Club Members Clueless About Delta, United Frequent-Flier Changes

New frequent-flier rules may be chasing off more travelers than they attract.

March 3, 2015
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Feds Seek Travel Records Of Port Authority’s Ex-Chairman

New subpoenas suggest that the federal investigation into Chris Christie has widened far beyond Bridgegate.

February 6, 2015

Airline On-Time Rates Fell In May

By Gregory Karp, Chicago Tribune U.S. airlines posted worse on-time rates in May, and Chicago airports ranked last for on-time departures. U.S. airlines were on time 76.9 percent of the time, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. That’s down from 79.4 percent last May and 79.6 percent in April. Just […]

July 9, 2014