AIRLINES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AIRLINES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) MH17 victims’ family: Airline lacking compassion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227233-68/family-malaysia-airlines-flight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227233-68/family-malaysia-airlines-flight.html.csp">MH17 victims’ family: Airline lacking compassion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE CORDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T11:48:02.397-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Hague, Netherlands • The family of two brothers killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 called the carrier rigid and bureaucratic Saturday, saying it has offered them no professional grief counselling in more than a week and refused to organize a flight home to Houston for the boys’ grandmother. Harun Calehr, the uncle of victims Miguel and Shaka Panduwinata, said the family’s frustration has grown as they felt they had to haggle for help from the airline in the days after the B...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227233@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:48:02 MDT Airlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58220757-79/airlines-american-percent-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58220757-79/airlines-american-percent-million.html.csp">Airlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T13:40:02.442-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 01:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Investing in airlines has long been the butt of jokes, especially when many U.S. carriers traipsed through bankruptcy court in the past decade. Now riding a post-merger tide of higher fares and stable fuel costs, those same airlines are piling up profits — and sharing the newfound riches with investors. American Airlines announced Thursday that it would pay its first dividend in 34 years, and both American and United Airlines announced big plans to buy back their own stock, a strategy designed t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582207572014-07-24T13:40:02.442-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T13:40:02.442-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58220757@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:40:02 MDT European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215543-79/flights-airlines-aviv-tel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215543-79/flights-airlines-aviv-tel.html.csp">European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID RISING and MATTHEW KNIGHT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T10:51:02.412-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • Air France and Germany’s two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of ongoing safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas. Lufthansa and Air Berlin extended their cancellations through Thursday and Air France said it was suspending its flights “until further notice.” The European Aviation Safety Agency late Tuesday said it “strongly recommends” that airlines refrain from operating flights to and from Tel Aviv. It said it would “monitor th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582155432014-07-23T10:51:02.412-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T10:51:02.412-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215543@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:51:02 MDT Train carrying plane-crash bodies rolls out of war zone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212673-68/russia-investigation-train-bodies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212673-68/russia-investigation-train-bodies.html.csp">Train carrying plane-crash bodies rolls out of war zone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SERGEI CHUZAVKOV</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JUERGEN BAETZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:32:16.004-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kharkiv, Ukraine • A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the full-scale investigation demanded by world leaders. Five days after the plane was blown out of the sky, refrigerated railcars bearing victims’ bodies — gathered up after several days in the sun — rolled out of the war zone and into a weedy railyard in the cit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582126732014-07-22T21:32:16.004-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T21:32:16.004-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212673@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:32:16 MDT Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212452-68/israel-hamas-israeli-gaza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212452-68/israel-hamas-israeli-gaza.html.csp">Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ARON HELLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T22:09:32.323-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel’s main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot down over Ukraine. Israel declared that Ben-Gurion Airport was safe and said there was no reason to “hand terror a prize” by halting flights. The rare flight ban came as Israel grappled with news that a soldier went missing after an attack in the Gaza Strip, raising the p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582124522014-07-22T22:09:32.323-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T22:09:32.323-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212452@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:09:32 MDT Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210657-79/airlines-delta-flights-israel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210657-79/airlines-delta-flights-israel.html.csp">Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T10:08:22.208-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines said Tuesday they are suspending service between the U.S. and Israel indefinitely. US Airways scrapped its Tel Aviv service Tuesday and said it is monitoring the situation in regards to future flights. Delta Air Lines’ one daily flight was already in the air. Delta said a Boeing 747 from New York was flying over the Mediterranean he...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582106572014-07-22T10:08:22.208-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:08:22.208-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The U.S. Department of Transportation said Monday that the nation’s passenger airlines had the equivalent of 385,619 full-time workers in May, up 1.1 percent from May 2013. That’s the highest level since September 2012. Delta, American, US Airways and JetBlue added jobs while United shrunk 2.5 percent and Southwest slipped by 0.3 percent. Some smaller low-fare airlines are growing faster t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582069192014-07-21T12:23:02.03-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T12:23:02.03-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206919@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:23:02 MDT Why airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58199363-79/airlines-ukraine-aviation-flights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58199363-79/airlines-ukraine-aviation-flights.html.csp">Why airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG and SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T18:11:01.959-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines plane with nearly 300 people on board over war-torn eastern Ukraine is likely to have profound consequences for the world’s airlines. Airlines are already being more vigilant about avoiding trouble spots. That will make flights longer and more costly because of the need for extra fuel — an expense that will be passed on to passengers. They may be quicker to abandon routes near conflict areas. In the aftermath of Thursday’s disaster, carriers around the g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581993632014-07-18T18:11:01.959-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T18:11:01.959-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58199363@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:11:01 MDT Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down plane carrying 295 people (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194326-68/plane-ukraine-ukrainian-russian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194326-68/plane-ukraine-ukrainian-russian.html.csp">Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down plane carrying 295 people (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T18:09:41.973-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 06:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hrabove, Ukraine • A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the aircraft. As plumes of black smoke rose up near a rebel-held village of Hrabove, an Associated Press journalist counted at least 22 bodies at the wreckage site 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the Russian border. The village...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581943262014-07-17T18:09:41.973-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T18:09:41.973-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194326@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:09:41 MDT United defends poisoning birds at Houston airport http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58191930-79/airport-birds-united-bird.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58191930-79/airport-birds-united-bird.html.csp">United defends poisoning birds at Houston airport</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T17:50:01.427-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 05:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • United Airlines is defending the poisoning of birds at Houston’s biggest airport, saying it was done for health and safety reasons. But the airline said Wednesday that it didn’t tell its contractor how to control the airport’s bird population, and will ask the firm to consider other methods the next time. The contractor laid out corn kernels laced with a bird-killing nerve agent at Bush Intercontinental Airport. People who work around the airport reported seeing grackles and pigeons fal...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581919302014-07-16T17:50:01.427-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T17:50:01.427-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58191930@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:50:01 MDT Man posed as airline worker to get free travel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58175277-79/myers-airline-travel-non.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58175277-79/myers-airline-travel-non.html.csp">Man posed as airline worker to get free travel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T17:47:01.991-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Federal officials say that a Georgia man posed as an airline employee to score cheap travel and resold the tickets for thousands of dollars. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles said that 37-year-old Gilbert Myers Jr. of Atlanta remained in custody Friday on $75,000 bond after pleading not guilty to mail-fraud charges. Officials said Myers was arrested earlier this week at a hotel in Beverly Hills, California, after agreeing to meet a ticket buyer who turned out to be an undercover...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581752772014-07-11T17:47:01.991-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T17:47:01.991-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58175277@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:47:01 MDT More flights arriving late; complaints are rising http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58166012-79/percent-airlines-flights-airways.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58166012-79/percent-airlines-flights-airways.html.csp">More flights arriving late; complaints are rising</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T16:44:26.239-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More flights on U.S. airlines are running late or getting canceled, and complaints are rising. The Transportation Department said Wednesday that 76.9 percent of flights arrived on time in May, down from 79.6 percent in April and 79.4 percent in May 2013. Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines, which get good weather on many routes, rank best. ExpressJet and Envoy, which fly smaller planes for big airlines, rank last. The government says the largest airlines canceled 1.9 percent of th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581660122014-07-09T16:44:26.239-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T16:44:26.239-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58166012@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:44:26 MDT Delta Air Lines cutting back flights to Venezuela http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58157239-79/venezuela-delta-service-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58157239-79/venezuela-delta-service-airlines.html.csp">Delta Air Lines cutting back flights to Venezuela</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T14:58:31.923-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 02:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Caracas, Venezuela • Delta Air Lines drastically reduced service to Venezuela on Monday in a dispute with the government over revenue trapped in the South American country. The move left disgruntled fliers scrambling to rebook seats on one of the dwindling number of carriers with full service to the socialist country. Delta is slashing service by 85 percent starting Aug. 1, replacing its daily roundtrip flight between Atlanta and Caracas with one roundtrip weekend flight, according to spokeswoma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581572392014-07-07T14:58:31.923-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T14:58:31.923-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58157239@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:58:31 MDT Southwest opens new chapter: international flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58137355-79/southwest-international-airlines-airtran.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58137355-79/southwest-international-airlines-airtran.html.csp">Southwest opens new chapter: international flights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T17:34:11.611-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • After four decades of expanding to all corners of the lower 48 states, Southwest Airlines flew into new territory on Tuesday — Jamaica, the Bahamas and Aruba. Southwest is taking over routes flown by AirTran Airways, which it bought in 2011. The company plans to eliminate the AirTran brand by year end. Southwest Flight 1804 left Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Tuesday morning on the airline’s first overseas flight — to Oranjestad, Aruba. After the first three international...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581373552014-07-01T17:34:11.611-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T17:34:11.611-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137355@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:34:11 MDT Monday ceremonies honor victims of Grand Canyon air disaster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133737-78/canyon-grand-crash-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133737-78/canyon-grand-crash-family.html.csp">Monday ceremonies honor victims of Grand Canyon air disaster</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T18:44:02.807-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 06:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Family members and people from around the nation gathered for two wreath laying ceremonies Monday to remember passengers and crew who died when two planes collided over the Grand Canyon 58 years ago. READ MORE: What happened: Grisly 1956 aviation disaster over the Grand Canyon On June 30, 1956, United Airlines Flight 718 and Trans World Airlines Flight 2 collided at 21,000 feet, killing 128 people and spreading debris around a 1.5 mile radius. The crash site in Grand Canyon National Park recen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58133737@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:44:02 MDT CEO: Malaysia Airlines needs radical change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58113233-79/airline-malaysia-airlines-jauhari.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58113233-79/airline-malaysia-airlines-jauhari.html.csp">CEO: Malaysia Airlines needs radical change</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EILEEN NG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T09:35:02.447-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 09:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • Malaysia Airlines’ CEO said Wednesday that business has improved four months after one of its jets went missing, but the beleaguered flag carrier needs a radical overhaul to survive. Chief Executive Ahmad Jauhari Yahya said the airline, which kept a low profile after Flight 370 disappeared on March 8, began to boost its marketing again this month. “We are seeing a significant recovery in all markets, with the exception of China. We are not there yet, but close to where w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581132332014-06-25T09:35:02.447-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T09:35:02.447-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58113233@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:35:02 MDT Gulf airline Etihad poised to buy stake in Alitalia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58113169-79/etihad-airline-alitalia-gulf.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58113169-79/etihad-airline-alitalia-gulf.html.csp">Gulf airline Etihad poised to buy stake in Alitalia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ADAM SCHRECK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T13:29:35.362-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 01:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dubai, United Arab Emirates • Fast-growing Gulf airline Etihad Airways said Wednesday it had reached a deal in principle to buy a 49 percent stake in struggling Italian carrier Alitalia, expanding its collection of foreign investments to one of Europe’s most recognizable aviation brands. Etihad is owned by the government of Abu Dhabi, the oil-rich capital of the seven-state United Arab Emirates federation. It has been expanding both by building its own route network and through a rapid-fire seri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581131692014-06-25T13:29:35.362-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T13:29:35.362-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58113169@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:29:35 MDT JetBlue adds flat-bed seats on cross-country flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58105248-79/jetblue-york-airline-class.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58105248-79/jetblue-york-airline-class.html.csp">JetBlue adds flat-bed seats on cross-country flights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BILLY WITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T17:04:02.652-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 05:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles - For the well-heeled traveler flying between New York and Los Angeles, for whom onboard Wi-Fi, roomy leather seats, a Zagat-approved meal and a piping hot washcloth are not enough, airlines have an announcement: Your bed is ready. As inches have been shaved off the seat cushions for coach travelers and surcharges have padded to their bills in an effort to please shareholders, major carriers are turning their attention to the latest must-have on a cross-country flight, a seat that fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58105248@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:04:02 MDT Minter: The world’s cheapest airline flies again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58036384-82/airline-express-carriers-fares.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58036384-82/airline-express-carriers-fares.html.csp">Minter: The world’s cheapest airline flies again</a></h4>