Emotional-Support Animals Could Be Barred From Planes

The days of passengers bringing their pets on airplanes as emotional-support animals could be ending. The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed that only specially trained dogs qualify as service animals, which must be allowed in the cabin at no charge.

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Teachers Sue Delta Over Jet Fuel Dump Above Schools

While watching their students on the playground at lunchtime Tuesday, several teachers from Park Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles felt drops after an airplane flew overhead. It took a few seconds for them and their students to register that the liquid was accompanied by an overwhelming odor of jet fuel.

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Frontier Pilots, Flight Attendants Slap Airline With Discrimination Suits

The airplane lavatory was hot and cramped, and pilot Shannon Kiedeowski barely had enough time to pump breastmilk before her next flight. She had been flying planes for Frontier Airlines since 2002 without an issue, until she had her first child in 2010 and a second in 2013.

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Corruption Caused 737 Max Crash, Engineer Says

Ethiopian Airlines’ former chief engineer says in a whistleblower complaint filed with regulators that the carrier went into the maintenance records on a Boeing 737 Max jet a day after it crashed this year, a breach he calls part of a pattern of corruption that included fabricating documents, signing off on shoddy repairs and even beating those who got out of line.

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