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Kentucky man dragged off United Airlines flight to Louisville suffered concussion, lost two teeth

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today An Elizabethtown physician who was dragged off a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville on Sunday is out of the hospital but still recovering from injuries, his lawyer said Thursday. Attorney Tom Demetrio, who represents Dr. David Dao, told reporters that Dao suffered a concussion, broken nose and that he lost two front teeth. Dao, 69, was released from the hospital...

Blue Grass Airport announces new United Airlines non-stop service to Newark

United Airlines has launched daily non-stop service between Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). Service to Newark will provide passengers with access to the Big Apple via a short train or taxi ride. “We are fortunate to add a hub destination that provides our customers with a gateway to New York City and connecting opportunities to many domestic...