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Murkowski said U.S. crude oil exports make sense

Murkowski said U.S. crude oil exports make sense

HOUSTON, March 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said the country has a "golden opportunity" to capitalize on oil production growth if the government allows for exports.
Passengers from London able to bypass customs at JFK

Passengers from London able to bypass customs at JFK

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines passengers arriving from London were let out in an area of John F. Kennedy International Airport where they could skip customs, officials said.

Delta pays out highest-ever profit-sharing to employees

ATLANTA, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Employees of Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines learned Monday they will receive more than a half-billion dollars in profit-sharing, the highest in Delta's history.

Winter storm socks U.S. from Midwest to New England

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The week's second major winter storm system, blamed for at least six deaths, spread snow, sleet and ice from Kansas through New England Wednesday.
Debate stirs over benefits of U.S. oil exports

Debate stirs over benefits of U.S. oil exports

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The American Petroleum Institute said exporting U.S. crude oil could mean lower energy costs for consumers, an issue countered by others in the energy sector.
Delta's last DC-9 passenger jet takes final flight

Delta's last DC-9 passenger jet takes final flight

Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The last DC-9 in the Delta fleet made its final flight from Atlanta to Minneapolis on Monday night, designated Delta 1965 in honor of the model's debut year.
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Travelers get unexpected airfare bargains, Delta to honor fares

Travelers get unexpected airfare bargains, Delta to honor fares

ATLANTA, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Travelers got unexpected presents Thursday from Delta Air Lines when they booked airfares as cheap as $25 for round-trip coast-to-coast flights.

No one injured when Atlanta-bound Delta flight slides off runway

DETROIT, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- A Delta Air Lines plane headed for Atlanta slid off the runway early Monday at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, officials say.

Don't book that flight just yet, says price expert

CHICAGO, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- To save money, hold off on booking a domestic flight, a U.S. air fare watchdog firm suggested.

Teen dies on Seattle-to-Atlanta flight

SPOKANE, Wash., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- A 16-year-old boy died Saturday after suffering a medical emergency aboard a Delta Air Lines jetliner en route from Seattle to Atlanta, authorities said.

FCC to weigh cellphone use on flights

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The top U.S. electronic-communications regulator said it would soon propose letting airline passengers use cellphones while in flight.

Delta flight makes emergency landing in remote Alaskan village

COLD BAY, Alaska, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A Delta flight landed safely after it diverted to the remote Alaskan village of Cold Bay after declaring an in-flight emergency, airline officials said.

Off-duty pilot arrested in Utah after allegedly groping teen on flight

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A federal complaint filed in Salt Lake City accuses an off-duty pilot of groping a 14-year-old girl aboard a Delta Air Lines flight, prosecutors said.

Delta flight makes emergency landing in Boston

BOSTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta made an emergency landing at Boston's Logan Airport Friday shortly after taking off from New Hampshire, officials said.

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Delta Air Lines holding cooking contest for new chef

ATLANTA, July 24 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines has announced it is partnering with Food & Wine magazine to create a culinary competition video series to find its newest chef.

Plane reports smoke on board, returns to Medford, Ore.

MEDFORD, Ore., July 8 (UPI) -- A Delta Air Lines flight to Salt Lake City returned to Medford, Ore., making an emergency landing Monday after smoke was observed, an airport official said.

Airline performances off their stride in April

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- U.S. airline performance indicators dropped in April as expected, the Department of Transportation said Thursday.

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Wainwright signs contract with St. Louis ... Bucknell basketball coach gets contract ... Seim leads European Tour stop in Morocco ... Boxer Guerrero arrested on gun charge ... Sports news from United Press International.

Boxer Guerrero arrested on gun charge

NEW YORK, March 28 (UPI) -- Boxer Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero was arrested in New York on gun possession charges after attempting to board a plane to Las Vegas with a handgun, police said.

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Eurozone GDP slows U.S. markets ... Foreclosure filings drop ... American-US Airways announce merger ... In Europe, recession digs in ... News from United Press International.
American-US Airways announce merger

American-US Airways announce merger

DALLAS, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The boards controlling American Airlines and US Airways announced an $11 billion merger Thursday that creates the world's largest airline.

Brazil's Embraer builds up orders for jets

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer reported major gains in new orders for commercial and executive jets in 2012 and some early gains in sales this year.

Body found in Delta jetliner's bathroom

ATLANTA, July 30 (UPI) -- A passenger died Wednesday in the bathroom of a Delta Air Lines flight heading from Los Angeles to Atlanta, an airline spokeswoman said.

Delta to begin fuel surcharge

ATLANTA, June 27 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines announced Friday it planned to begin imposing a surcharge of up to $50 for booking U.S. frequent-flier tickets under its awards program.
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