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  • Sniffer Dog Warning Sends Australian Jet Passengers on a Rush to Flush

    Sniffer Dog Warning Sends Australian Jet Passengers on a Rush to Flush

    Passengers told to "flush away anything you shouldn't have"

    An announcement that sniffer dogs were on standby prompted Jetstar passengers to make a run for the plane's toilets. Continue Reading

  • Captain Happy Gets Really Snappy To Air Traffic Controller

    Captain Happy Gets Really Snappy To Air Traffic Controller

    Delta pilot lands on the wrong runway and argues with the control tower

    A Delta pilot got into a heated exchange with an Atlanta air traffic controller when the pilot landed on the wrong taxiway and didn't want criticism. Continue Reading

  • Pilot Mistake Means Pingpong Balls Rain on Highway

    Pilot Mistake Means Pingpong Balls Rain on Highway

    That wasn't hail

    A pilot who dropped 3,000 pingpong balls that were redeemable for prizes missed a crowd assembled for the stunt and instead hit a nearby interstate. Continue Reading

  • Now Hiring: Airline Jobs

    Now Hiring: Airline Jobs

    It's a one-way flight to career success!

    The sky's the limit with these ten jobs, all now hiring, from the diverse airline industry. Continue Reading

  • Pilot Buys Pizzas For Passengers Grounded By Storm

    Pilot Buys Pizzas For Passengers Grounded By Storm

    Stuck and foodless in Wyoming, Captain Gerhard Bradner bought pizza for 160 passengers

    An airline pilot ordered pizza to go for a plane of 160 passengers when the plane was diverted to another state because of weather and sat for two hours. Continue Reading

  • British Airways Uses YouTube To Recruit 800 Pilots [Video]

    British Airways Uses YouTube To Recruit 800 Pilots [Video]

    "America's Got Talent" has used it for recruiting purposes. So have American presidential candidates, in fielding questions during their quadrennial debates. And now, British Airways (BA) is getting in the act as part of the airline's quest to find new pilots. Continue Reading

  • Continental Airlines Cancels Dozens Of Flights Due To Crew Issue

    Continental Airlines Cancels Dozens Of Flights Due To Crew Issue

    NEWARK, NJ (AP) - Continental Airlines canceled 24 flights Wednesday, most of them out of Newark Liberty International Airport, due to "crew availability" problems. Continental operates a large hub out of Newark and has about 3,000 daily flights system-wide. It was working to get customers on alternate... Continue Reading

  • 4,000 FAA Workers Furloughed While Congress Fights Over Shutdown

    4,000 FAA Workers Furloughed While Congress Fights Over Shutdown

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers dug in Tuesday for what is shaping up to be a protracted fight over legislation necessary to end a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration even as the economic and social consequences of the shutdown widened. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he was unaware... Continue Reading

  • Did Delta Break Its Promise to Minnesota Workers?

    Did Delta Break Its Promise to Minnesota Workers?

    Delta is rerouting its personnel. The airline announced on June 7 that it plans to send several hundred jobs from its Minnesota-St.Paul hub to its headquarters in Atlanta. The relocations are to begin this year and will proceed through 2012. The moves stem from Delta's buyout of Northwest Airlines in 2008.... Continue Reading

  • Top Four Industries Hiring May Surprise You

    Top Four Industries Hiring May Surprise You

    Health care, health care, health care, right? Sure, hot hiring trends are typically focused on health care and technology, but how about recreation and day care? Dare we even say construction? There are pockets of expansion within various industries that continue to create a demand for workers. Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs

    Although not tied directly to his job, the recent death of 'Deadliest Catch' star Justin Tennison has brought dangerous jobs to the forefront again. All jobs comes with health risks, but while some are minor, like computer eye strain or a slipping hazard in the break room by the coffee machine, others are... Continue Reading

  • Alaska Air Group Employees Split $72 Million in Bonuses

    Alaska Air Group Employees Split $72 Million in Bonuses

    Not all multi-million dollar bonuses go into the pockets of corporate fat cats. Here's news of one American company that divides millions of dollars worth of annual bonuses among its employees. Just last week Alaska Air Group paid record annual bonuses totaling $72 million to nearly all of its 12,600... Continue Reading

  • Industries to Watch: Transportation

    Industries to Watch: Transportation

    By the time most people get to work in the morning, they have benefited from the hard work of professionals in the transportation industry. Yet, many probably have no idea how much they depend on these workers. Sure, if you take a bus for your morning commute, you're aware of the driver. But transportation... Continue Reading

  • Ten Jobs That Pay $80,000 Per Year

    Ten Jobs That Pay $80,000 Per Year

    What do Lauren Bush's engagement ring, and the Icon CJ3B Army Jeep have in common? They're two of the things you can buy with $80,000. And while most working stiffs can only dream of plunking down that kind of cash -- the median family income in the U.S. brings in only around $50,000 according to the Bureau of... Continue Reading

  • 24 Jobs With Low Stress and High Pay

    24 Jobs With Low Stress and High Pay

    Do you feel like you're just making it through day after grueling day of work while only barely keeping up with your bills? Maybe it's time you considered a career with low stress and high pay. They do exist, according to the fortunate folks who have discovered them. Online salary database PayScale.com... Continue Reading

  • Delta Airlines: 100,000 Apply for 1,000 Openings

    Delta Airlines: 100,000 Apply for 1,000 Openings

    Delta Airlines is hiring 1,000 flight attendants. So far, more than 100,000 have applied, reports Scott Mayerowitz at ABC News. But the high unemployment rate in the United States is not the primary reason for the popularity of Delta Airlines as a employer. Those applying also are opting to being in an... Continue Reading

  • Frontier Airlines' Bryan Bedford: Riskiest Undercover Boss Yet

    Frontier Airlines' Bryan Bedford: Riskiest Undercover Boss Yet

    The entire airline industry is not exactly at its strongest, but when three airlines are right in the middle of merging, you wouldn't think it would be the best time to give the company the 'Undercover Boss' treatment on national TV. Frontier Airlines Chairman, President and CEO Bryan Bedford decided to try... Continue Reading

  • 10 Jobs That Pay the Average American Salary

    10 Jobs That Pay the Average American Salary

    No two ways about it: Money matters. And thankfully, wages are on the rise. The mean annual wage in 2009 for all occupations was $43,460 ($20.90/hour), according to the Labor Department's Occupational Employment Statistics* program. That's up from $32,390 in 2008. Want to know what jobs make close to the... Continue Reading

  • Airline Crew Share Real Stories From the Sky

    Airline Crew Share Real Stories From the Sky

    Kathy Sweeney was a flight attendant for 12 years. She grew up in an aviation family; her mom flew professionally and her dad flew for pleasure. She grew up with airplanes but never had a desire to work for the airlines. However, after feeling burned out in the retail industry and having a friend recommend she... Continue Reading

  • Confessions of a Flight Attendant

    Confessions of a Flight Attendant

    It's been said that becoming a flight attendant isn't just a job, but a lifestyle. How true! Every day brings a new airplane, a new set of passengers and a new destination. I've been a flight attendant for five years, working for a regional, a legacy, and now, a low-cost airline. Though each airline flew... Continue Reading

  • 10 Globetrotting Jobs

    Some people just weren't cut out for office work. There are those who were born to live on beaches, work in different cities every day and collaborate with people from around the world. The good news for these folks is that in today's working world, they can. While finding a job that requires a little travel can... Continue Reading

  • 20 Best Jobs in Transportation

    20 Best Jobs in Transportation

    CareerBuilder.com When most people think of jobs in transportation, the first ones that come to mind are pilots, flight attendants or truck drivers. While these jobs make up the majority of the transportation industry, there is more to the sector than meets than eye. Transportation is broken down into two... Continue Reading