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  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    9/11 Flight Numbers Will Be Retired Forever

    ​United Continental will "permanently retire" flight numbers 93 and 175, Bloomberg reports, in honor of the flights hijacked on September 11, 2011. Over the past decade, the numbers have not been in use, but an error earlier this week caused them to pop up again, much to the chagrin of pilots' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Crash Landing: Hudson River Rescue Roundup

    The remarkable emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 preoccupied news outlets. Some took a new-media angle. "Hudson Plane Crash & Obama Show Social Media Legitimacy," bragged WebProNews, and everyone swooned over the twitpic of the fallen jet taken by Janis Krums from a rescue ferry. Reporters ... More >>

  • News

    November 13, 2001

    What Color Is Your Parachute?

    Her Boss at United Got $3.2 Million. She Got Shoved Out the Door.