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  • Suits end, queries remain on plane-into-home crash

    For five years, lawyers for families of those killed when a plane crashed into a house and the airlines they blame have prepared for trial, filing thousands of court documents, interviewing witnesses, reporting to a judge.

  • A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 waits to take off from Chicago's Midway International Airport as another lands on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Latest attempt to raise airfares stalls

    Airlines already have imposed two broad fare increases in 2012, but the latest effort to raise prices is stalling.

  • ** FILE ** Air France Concorde Flight 4590 takes off from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris on July 25, 2000, with fire trailing from the engine on its left wing. The plane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 109 people aboard and four others on the ground. A decade later, on Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, a French court found Continental Airlines and a mechanic guilty in the crash. (AP Photo/Toshihiko Sato, File)

    French court finds Continental, mechanic guilty in Concorde crash

    Continental Airlines Inc. and one of its mechanics were convicted in a French court of manslaughter Monday because debris from one of its planes caused the crash of an Air France Concorde jet that killed 113 people a decade ago.

  • Reregulation of airlines being pondered

    Restoring financial regulation of the airline industry will be put before Congress if the Justice Department approves a proposed merger of United and Continental airlines, two key House members said Wednesday.

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