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Southwest expects ‘softness in bookings’ after fatal midair accident

HUSBAND OF SOUTHWEST AIRLINES VICTIM SPEAKS OUT












“Approximately one to two points of this estimated decrease is attributable to recent softness in bookings following the Flight 1380 accident.”










The company also said its unit cost, or the “total operating expenses per available seat mile” to rise based on factors including fuel costs, increases in salaries, and estimated costs “related to the Flight 1380 accident,” among others.
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Fatal Tesla Crash Raises New Questions About Autopilot System

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Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving system, shown here in 2015, is coming under new scrutiny after a fatal crash on March 23 in California occurred while the Autopilot feature was engaged.”Now, however, Tesla’s semiautonomous driving system is coming under new scrutiny after the company disclosed late on Friday that a fatal crash on March 23 in California occurred while Autopilot was engaged.
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Engineer reported cracks in Florida bridge before fatal collapse: Transportation agency

Late on Friday, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) released a transcript of a voice-mail message the agency said was left by Denney Pate, senior vice president and principal bridge engineer for private contractor FIGG.The victims have not been publicly identified, but at least one was a female university student, officials said.
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Mom slams American Airlines for ‘limited’ response during son’s near-fatal allergic reaction

from a vacation in Aruba with her four children on a first class American Airlines flight, she never expected that her ten-year-old son Luca would experience a near-fatal allergic reaction after eating a cashew in the high skies.The scariest thing was that American Airlines did not have an epi pen in their medical kits and served nuts on a plane?
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Safety loophole leads to fatal fires

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A Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopter flies over the Colorado River through the Hualapai Reservation and the adjacent western part of Grand Canyon National Park.Investigators for the National Transportation Safety Board did not know Monday if the Airbus EC130 B4 had been updated with a crash-resistant fuel system.
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Experts: Roy Halladay likely impaired at time of fatal plane crash

(Photo: Dale Zanine, USA TODAY Sports)The combination of drugs in the system of Roy Halladay indicate the two-time Cy Young winner likely was impaired at the time of his fatal plane crash in November, three veteran pathologists told USA TODAY Sports.The forensic experts told USA TODAY Sports that the high levels of morphine, amphetamine and Ambien were the most worrisome.
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