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Swift Aire, San Luis Obispo's homegrown airline
A combination of factors led to the airline's closure, including airline deregulation, PATCO (Professional Air Traffic Controllers) strike, inflation, and an owner new to the airline industry, according to news accounts at the time. Eight years after …
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US airlines rack up billions in baggage and change fees
(CNN) — Are those airline baggage and cancellation fees taking a bite out of your wallet? They're certainly making money for U.S. airlines, which collected $ 6.16 billion last year: $ 3.35 billion in baggage fees and $ 2.81 billion in reservation change …
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SF firefighter who ran over Asiana Airline victim alleges she was made a
SAN FRANCISCO — A veteran San Francisco firefighter who was blamed for running over a teenage passenger who was thrown from the wreckage of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 is suing her department, alleging she was made a scapegoat for larger failures in …
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