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2009-12-14 15:50:00

For a generation of students raised and nurtured at the computer keyboard, it seems like a no-brainer that computer-assisted learning would have a prominent role in the college science classroom.

2008-09-03 21:00:14

By Art Marroquin An American Airlines jetliner hobbled by a flat tire on a main landing gear aborted its trip to Toronto on Tuesday and returned to Los Angeles International Airport for a safe emergency landing. Flight 1586, with 130 passengers and five crew members on board, landed at 12:47 p.m.

2008-08-13 15:00:39

By Art Marroquin American Airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating reports that some oxygen masks failed to work during an emergency landing last week at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said Monday.

2008-08-13 12:00:41

American Airlines has been hit with another round of negative feedback over rumors it charges baggage fees on traveling members of the U.S. military.

2008-08-11 21:00:36

By Art Marroquin American Airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating reports that some oxygen masks failed to work during an emergency landing last week at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said today.

2008-08-06 12:00:35

By Melody McDonald, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Aug. 6--An American Airlines aircraft carrying about 200 passengers made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport Tuesday morning after flight crew members smelled an odor and detected a possible haze in the passenger cabin.

2008-08-01 09:00:44

By Trebor Banstetter, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Aug. 1--Lost or delayed baggage has always been a major headache for airline travelers, who can find themselves in a strange city without a change of clothes, basic toiletries or their favorite pillow.

2008-07-28 12:00:49

DALLAS (AP) -- American Airlines changed instructions that mechanics use to decide how to inspect planes suspected of being hit by lightning. The change is intended to end a standoff between the nation's largest airline and some of its mechanics, who complained to federal safety regulators.

2008-07-21 08:44:58

By Bryon Okada, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 21--D/FW AIRPORT -- Doreen Wybranowski is standing in Terminal B baggage claim, and her load is lighter than usual. "I learned my lesson," the Grand Rapids, Mich., resident said.

2008-07-19 00:00:28

By Jim Fuquay, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 18--American Airlines has told union officials that about 1,300 mechanics positions, plus about 200 support personnel, could be eliminated this fall as part of the carrier's plan to trim its route network and workforce.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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