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Justice Department fight with JetBlue and American Airlines heads to court

Justice Department fight with JetBlue and American Airlines heads to court

An American Airlines plane lands on a runway near a parked JetBlue aircraft at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on July 16, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The Justice Department heads to court in Boston on Tuesday hoping to undo a year-and-a-half-old pact between American Airlines and JetBlue Airways in the …

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Macabre moans haunt American Airlines flight intercoms

Macabre moans haunt American Airlines flight intercoms

It’s not Halloween yet, but American Airlines passengers have reported ghoulish moans and ghostly breaths over intercom systems on several flights over the past few months. Film producer Emerson Collins captured the eerie cacophony on his Sept. 6 flight from Los Angeles to Dallas. The video has racked up millions of views on Twitter and …

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Weird noises invade the American Airlines flight intercom

Weird noises invade the American Airlines flight intercom

Well, it’s just a weird plane. Passengers on an American Airlines flight to Dallas earlier this month reported hearing bizarre noises coming from the plane’s public address system – which one traveler described as “somewhere between an orgasm and vomiting”. Emerson Collins, non-profit film producer and director, posted a video of him on Twitter reacting …

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3 more plaintiffs join class action lawsuit against American Express alleging discrimination against white employees

3 more plaintiffs join class action lawsuit against American Express alleging discrimination against white employees

Three other plaintiffs have joined a class action lawsuit filed in August alleging that American Express subjected white employees to “racially discriminatory” policies that fostered a hostile work environment. “Since filing this complaint, my company has been inundated with calls from former and current Amex employees across the country who have read the allegations in …

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Do you plan to take social security at 62?  3 reasons to wait until 70

Do you plan to take social security at 62? 3 reasons to wait until 70

(Adam Levine-Weinberg) A big question for Americans nearing retirement is when to file for Social Security benefits. While the U.S. government has set the full retirement age at 67 for those born in 1960 or later, Americans can choose to receive a reduced Social Security benefit as early as age 62 – or wait beyond …

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American Airlines passengers report mysterious noises on flight intercom

American airlines IATA/ICAO code: AA/AAL Airline type: Full service carrier Hub(s): Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, Miami International Airport, New York JFK Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, International Airport from Phoenix Sky Harbor Year of foundation: 1926 Alliance: one world CEO: Robert Isom …

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American Airlines passenger arrested after assaulting attendant

American Airlines passenger arrested after assaulting attendant

A California man who was captured on video punching an American Airlines flight attendant in the back of the head on a flight from Mexico to Los Angeles has been arrested, federal prosecutors said. Alexander Tung Cuu Le, 33, of Westminster, was charged on Thursday with one count of interfering with crew members and attendants, …

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Inflation may cost the average American family an extra $11,500 this year

Inflation may cost the average American family an extra $11,500 this year

Americans would have to pay an extra $11,500 this year if they want to enjoy the same standard of living they maintained in 2020, according to new estimates from NerdWallet. The estimates, released in August, were based on inflation and annual spending data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Analysts at the personal …

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American retirees don't wait 70 years to collect Social Security

American retirees don’t wait 70 years to collect Social Security

The US government makes no secret of the fact that the longer you wait to collect Social Security, the more money you collect. In fact, the concept is quite simple. Here’s the deal, straight from the US Social Security Administration. If you start receiving retirement benefits at age . . . 67, you will receive …

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The 2022 North American International Auto Show was a depressing ghost town

The 2022 North American International Auto Show was a depressing ghost town

Ford Motor Company exhibit at the 2022 North American International Auto Show.Photo: Lalita Chemello The 2022 North American International Auto Show in Detroit opened its doors to media and industry professionals this week, with public days beginning tomorrow. NAIAS was once the pinnacle of the US auto show circuit, with huge, exaggerated screens and reveals …

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