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9/25/2017

JetBlue Airways has partnered with the New England Patriots to offer four JetBlue Landings, exclusive spaces featuring covered spaces and upgraded food options. "This is the closest level to 30,000 feet at Gillette Stadium," said JetBlue executive Marty St. George.

9/25/2017

Transportation Security Administration officers screening passengers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday found a loaded gun in a traveler's carry-on bag. TSA officers have found 55 guns at the airport so far this year, 30% more than in 2016.

9/25/2017

Some analysts say now is a good time to buy airline stocks, with expectations for the industry to benefit from improving pricing and strong demand.

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9/25/2017

United Airlines will offer service between San Francisco and nearby Santa Rosa three times per week. At 16 minutes, the flight is the shortest offered in the US.

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9/25/2017

FedEx opened a 340,000-square-foot FedEx Ground distribution center this month in Walker, Mich. The facility has twice the capacity of the company's former location in the area.

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9/25/2017

United Airlines has increased the size of the plane it operates between Montana's Helena Regional Airport and Denver International Airport, going from a 50-seat plane to one that seats 75. The new jet has a first-class section, an amenity airport director Jeff Wadekamper said is in demand.

9/25/2017

The American Cancer Society raised money for research and clinical trials by holding a JetBlue Airways jet pull on Sunday at Boston's Logan International Airport. Teams of 20 people competed to move a JetBlue passenger plane 24 feet in the shortest time.

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9/25/2017

The Senate and House of Representatives are expected this week to pass a six-month authorization bill for the Federal Aviation Administration.

9/25/2017

Travelers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport can choose among nearly 50 new eateries and retail stores added over the last year, including popular local restaurants and food trucks. "We want the coolest, hottest brands with on-trend food and beverage offerings," said Liz Grzechowiak of the local Metropolitan Airports Commission.

9/25/2017

Flights were unable to take off or land Monday morning at Australia's Sydney Airport due to an issue with the facility's air traffic control system. The issue has been resolved, but passengers may still face delays.

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