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Cantor Fitzgerald lost hundreds of employees in the attack, and accused American Airlines of negligence.

Newark Airport re-opens after bomb scare

Officials say a terminal at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport has reopened after a computer monitor caused a precautionary shutdown.

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Salem, Massachusetts: The New England town with the darkest past

"Don't worry, I'm the scariest thing here," jokes the guide at Salem Witch Village. This isn't saying a lot. Clad in hooded top, surf shorts and flip-flops, he looks less a teller of gory tales in a "museum" of lumpen waxworks than a man who has taken a wrong turn on his way to the beach. But at least he has made more effort with his appearance than the "exhibits" – a hangman and his rickety gallows, a medieval torture victim on a dusty rack, a dragon sitting next to the fire exit.

Airlines pull out of their nosedive

Profits are up as high-premium travellers return, but the aviation industry still operates on wafer-thin margins

Simon Calder: Safe and cheap: a new route to the Caribbean

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BA and Unite renew hostilities as cabin crew reject pay offer

Unite has lost the "moral authority" to represent the views of its members, British Airways claimed yesterday, after cabin crew rejected what the airline had described as its final offer of a new pay deal.

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BA-Iberia merger given green light by Europe

A merger between British Airways and Spain's Iberia national carrier was approved by the European Commission today.

Israeli bodyguards' guns go missing en route to Washington

With so much at stake for both leaders, little was left to chance in yesterday's meetings between Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama.

Travel industry running scared from Google

Google's talks to buy ITA Software, an airline IT and services provider, has travel executives worried that the search engine giant could wield too much power in their industry.

British Airways suffers record loss as more strikes loom

British Airways slumped to record losses last year as the downturn smashed the industry, and a return to growth in 2010 could be derailed by a series of strikes and rogue weather.

Travel Agenda: New York's Eventi hotel; American Airlines; Keswick Mountain Festival; Wish You Were Here exhibition; Evolution Festival

Today: Book into the new Eventi hotel in New York. Kimpton Hotels' latest unveiling is in north Chelsea in a striking glass tower and features masculine Manhattan design, a spa and, from the autumn, a contemporary Basque restaurant ( eventihotel.com ).

US airline merger creates world's biggest carrier

It is hoped United's $8bn deal with Continental will staunch losses and create annual revenues of $29bn

UK airspace plane makes emergency landing

A passenger plane passing through UK airspace had to make an emergency landing today following reports of chemical fumes in the cabin.

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