PLANES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PLANES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Regional airlines not sharing in majors’ success http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398498-79/airlines-regional-pilots-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398498-79/airlines-regional-pilots-says.html.csp">Regional airlines not sharing in majors’ success</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="2014-09-10T12:58:02.314-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 12:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • For passengers traveling between smaller cities and large hub airports, the ticket may say Delta, American or United, but they’re likely flying on a regional airline whose planes are painted in the major carrier’s colors. This arrangement helps the big airlines pack their planes more cheaply and contributes to recent record profits. It isn’t as wonderful for the regional airlines, however. Their profits are shrinking, costs are rising, and they’re having trouble finding enough pilots to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583984982014-09-10T12:58:02.314-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T12:58:02.314-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398498@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:58:02 MDT Southwest changing the look of its airplanes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58389288-79/southwest-planes-airlines-dallas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58389288-79/southwest-planes-airlines-dallas.html.csp">Southwest changing the look of its airplanes</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="2014-09-08T13:11:01.453-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 01:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Southwest Airlines is putting a new paint job on its planes, adding a splash of bright color as it enters middle age and faces many changes. The airline introduced its new livery Monday to a rally of several hundred employees in a hangar at its headquarters next to Dallas Love Field. Blue is still the dominant color, but the planes will also have red, yellow and blue swooshes on the tail and wing tips and “Southwest” in big letters along the side of the fuselage. “It’s a bold look; it’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583892882014-09-08T13:11:01.453-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T13:11:01.453-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58389288@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:11:01 MDT Official: Feds should look at e-cigarettes on planes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301806-79/fire-cigarettes-devices-plane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301806-79/fire-cigarettes-devices-plane.html.csp">Official: Feds should look at e-cigarettes on planes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PHILIP MARCELO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T17:17:02.442-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Federal authorities should consider further restrictions for electronic cigarettes on planes, airport officials said after one of the devices apparently started a small fire that forced passengers to briefly evacuate a plane last weekend. Ed Freni, director of aviation at the Massachusetts Port Authority, which operates Boston’s Logan International Airport, said the device was packed in a passenger’s checked luggage and burned a small hole in the bag. He said it could have been far more...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583018062014-08-15T17:17:02.442-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T17:17:02.442-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301806@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:17:02 MDT Crash of Iranian built plane leaves 39 dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281301-68/plane-iran-iranian-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281301-68/plane-iran-iranian-crash.html.csp">Crash of Iranian built plane leaves 39 dead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALI AKBAR DAREINI and ADAM SCHRECK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T11:30:04.911-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tehran, Iran • A locally built Iranian passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Tehran on Sunday, killing 39 people and reviving questions about the safety of a cash-strapped aviation sector left hobbled by international sanctions. President Hassan Rouhani offered his condolences to victims’ families and quickly ordered an investigation into the crash. Similar planes operated by Iranian carriers will be grounded until the probe is complete, he directed. The plane was based on a relativel...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582813012014-08-10T11:30:04.911-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T11:30:04.911-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281301@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:30:04 MDT FAA proposes $12M fine for Southwest Airlines http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58233568-79/faa-southwest-airline-fine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58233568-79/faa-southwest-airline-fine.html.csp">FAA proposes $12M fine for Southwest Airlines</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:52:47.834-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners. It is the second-largest fine the agency has proposed against an airline. The largest proposed fine was against American Airlines for $24.2 million in August 2010. That one was ultimately settled for $24.9 million as part of American’s bankruptcy proceedings, although the final se...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582335682014-07-28T16:52:47.834-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T16:52:47.834-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233568@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:52:47 MDT