Three major U.S. airlines have announced new restrictions on "smart luggage" because of the fire hazard posed by lithium-ion batteries in cargo holds. The airlines say any such batteries need to be removable.
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Emirates passenger planes at Dubai International Airport. The airline announced it is now exempt from the laptop ban imposed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in March.
An Israeli court has ruled that asking women to change seats because of their gender is discriminatory. It has ordered the airline El Al to instruct its staff in writing that such requests are illegal and train workers in the new rule within six months.
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A board at Heathrow Airport in London displays a slew of cancellations for British Airways flights on Saturday. An IT systems failure laid waste to flyers' plans at the U.K.'s two major airports over the weekend, and the situation is yet to be completely resolved as of Monday.
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Brian Schear, seen here during an argument with Delta staff, says he and his family were forced off a flight from Maui because they put their 2-year-old in a seat Schear had bought for a different child.
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House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee ranking member Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., questions witnesses Tuesday during a hearing about about oversight of U.S. airline customer service.
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Delta recently authorized supervisors to offer up to $9,950 in compensation to passengers bumped from flights. A Delta Air Lines jet sits at a gate at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
United Airlines airplanes sit on the tarmac March 15 at LaGuardia Airport in New York. The company is struggling with the public relations fallout from its violent removal of one of its passengers.