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Yet another reason to wait for the bar cart. An EPA study says drinking the water on an airliner is getting riskier. The study found bacterial contamination in the water on one in six airliners, up from one in eight six months ago...

AOPA members took only three days to match a $25,000 pledge by the organization to help AirServ International deliver humanitarian aid to areas hit by the tsunami in South Asia. By Friday, members had donated $27,000 and $25,000 was matched by AOPA. Of course, donations are still welcome...

Pilot groups in Texas are pressing the state to close illegal dumps near Austin Bergstrom International Airport. The open landfills are attracting thousands of birds and creating a hazard, say the groups...

It was a record-setting year for Delta Airlines but it can't survive many more. The airline lost $5.2 billion last year, far more than American's measly $3.5 billion in 2002

Both pilots survived the midair collision between two Australian Air Force Roulettes demonstration aircraft on Friday. One pilot ejected and the other was able to land his damaged Pilatus PC-9. The team will perform for Australia Day celebrations this week in Canberra.