Two important legal decisions were announced as 2012 drew to a close, both significant for the airline industry. In a New York court, it was decided that United Airlines was not responsible for alleged airport security lapses in the lead up to the 9/11 hijacking of an American Airlines aircraft that was deliberately crashed into New York’s World Trade Center. US District Judge Alvin Hellerstein granted a request by United and parent United Continental Holdings to dismiss ...

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