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Africa's push to conquer the skies with national airlines

Uganda is the latest African country to pour money into a national carrier. But the aviation industry faces some particularly tough conditions on the continent before it can turn a profit....

Africa's push to conquer the skies with national airlines

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'Bachelorette' to the skies! United Airlines offers Tyler C. a free trip to see Hannah United Airlines, no doubt sensing a surefire marketing win, offered to fly Hannah Brown and Tyler Cameron to see each other. But then it backfired.       ...
02:48, 08/01/2019

Georgia 'heartbeat' law the latest in national push to outlaw abortion Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Tuesday signed into law one of the United States' strictest abortion laws, which bars most pregnancy terminations when a fetal heartbeat can be heard....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Push for Deal Between Kosovo and Serbia Puts National Divisions on Display The two countries’ presidents have been willing to discuss territorial swaps. But anger among voters is an opportunity for rival politicians, like Kosovo’s prime minister....
23:16, 04/29/2019

Penn National makes major sports betting push with new deals Casino operator Penn National Gaming Inc on Wednesday announced a spate of partnerships with sports book operators, including with digital sports media company theScore Inc., giving the partners access to sports betting markets across the United States in exchange for fees, equity and a share of bet...
10:16, 08/01/2019

Activists push for action on National Gun Violence Awareness Day – live news Campaigners will be wearing orange as a tribute to Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old shot dead in Chicago in 2013Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.07pm BST Rep. Eric Swalwell has released the first ad of his presidential campaign, targeting gun violence.The ad began running Frida...
17:32, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Penn National makes major sports betting push with new deals Casino operator Penn National Gaming Inc on Wednesday announced a spate of partnerships with sports book operators, including with digital sports media company theScore Inc., giving the partners access to sports betting markets across the United States in exchange for fees, equity and a share of bet...
06:16, 08/01/2019

Beto O'Rourke to headline CNN town hall amid new push to reach national audience Beto O'Rourke has held 154 town halls in venues like coffee shops, diners and houses since launching his presidential bid in March. On Tuesday, he'll hold his first one staged for national television....
19:00, 05/21/2019

Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines to explore wide-ranging partnership Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines have signed a preliminary agreement to explore a wide-ranging strategic partnership that could include more codeshares as well as cargo and aircraft maintenance, the companies said on Thursday....
16:16, 06/27/2019

After Southwest Airlines family boarding policy change, here are policies on other airlines Southwest updated its family boarding policy after a same-sex couple said they faced discrimination by a boarding agent two years ago.        ...
16:32, 05/13/2019

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotage was fired by Alaska Airlines over mistakes: report An American Airlines mechanic accused of tampering with the navigation system on a flight from Miami to the Bahamas had reportedly been fired from Alaska Airlines a decade ago after a series of performance issues....
17:00, 09/07/2019

How to Conquer Your Email After a Vacation Welcome back to work. While you catch up on all the emails you didn’t handle while you were gone, new emails will start coming in. Depending on your job, this emails might be your actual job responsibility or a distraction that you’re annoyingly obligated to deal with anyway. Here’s how to avoid tha...
18:48, 07/08/2019

How to Conquer Greenland by Truck This week, we were talking about Greenland, for some stupid reason. Did you know it’s possible to conquer Greenland by truck? It is indeed possible to conquer Greenland by truck....
00:48, 08/18/2019

Japan Airlines looks to deepen partnership with Malaysia Airlines Japan Airlines Co Ltd (JAL) may expand a joint venture with Malaysia Airlines to cover U.S. flights and other Asian routes in the future, the Japanese carrier's president said....
15:48, 06/02/2019

This $11 public speaking course can help you conquer your fears Chances are, you probably won’t have to give many public speeches throughout your lifetime. But when those rare occasions come up – and they will – it pays to be prepared. Rather than suffer through stomach aches, sweaty palms, and several trips to the bathroom any time you have to give a presentati...
19:48, 09/15/2019

The best guns in Apex Legends: how to conquer the 'new Fortnite' Pro gamer and Xbox On presenter Ben Perkin gives some tips on which weapons to seek out in the latest battle royale hit.Since its surprise launch in February, Apex Legends has established itself as a battle royale staple, amassing 50 million players in a month and giving established genre leaders PU...
14:16, 05/01/2019

SoftBank Unit Yet to Conquer Internet of Things Arm Holdings’s software business posted $191 million in sales for the past fiscal year, a sliver of the $2 billion revenue goal set for itself by 2025....
12:32, 07/08/2019

Boeing’s 737 Max Could Take to the Skies Again — But With a Different Name Boeing is open to dropping the “Max” branding for its latest 737 jetliner, based on a global study it is conducting of consumer and airline responses to an aircraft name that’s been tarnished by two fatal crashes and a three-month grounding. “I’d say we’re being o...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Former American Airlines CEO on the pressure on airlines during the 737 Max grounding Bob Crandall, former American Airlines chairman and CEO, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the airline industry's scramble to compensate for the loss of the Boeing 737 Max....
04:32, 08/10/2019

iPhone 11: Apple's most ambitious bid yet to conquer video and film iPhone 11 Pro is being touted as ‘the most advanced and detailed iPhone yet’ with a three-lens ‘pro’ camera systemApple Arcade: game streaming service details revealedApple made its most ambitious pitch yet for the iPhone as a device for professional photographers and videographers at a launch event...
00:00, 09/11/2019

‘Like air, I’ll rise': Ilhan Omar and others on words to conquer hate Inspired by Omar, the Guardian and Pen America asked writers to share inspiring lines from poems about overcoming hate – and readers to submit theirsLast week, after a chant of “send her back” broke out at a Trump rally in North Carolina, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar responded by posting some lines from...
19:48, 07/22/2019

How the new Nissan Leaf helped me conquer my fear of driving I’m not a confident driver, so I almost turned down the opportunity to test the new Nissan Leaf for three days – but I’m very glad I didn’t.I learned to drive when I was 19 on the distinctly un-mean streets of Milton Keynes – a town 50 miles from London, known for ...
21:32, 06/05/2019

Where the last pristine skies in America are The rise of light pollution has accelerated in recent years with the introduction and widespread adoption of powerful LED lights that use just a fraction of the power of earlier lighting technologies....
01:48, 08/07/2019

Racing Lines: The Brit who aims to conquer Pikes Peak Robin Shute is aiming for the pinnacle at Pikes Peak this week Robin Shute will take on Colorado’s fearsome mountain climb this Sunday A track measuring 12.42 miles, featuring 156 turns, rising 4720ft to a heady altitude of 14,110ft… Like the Nürburgring Nordschleife and the Isle of Man TT cou...
05:48, 06/27/2019

500 Years Ago Today Magellan and Elcano Set Sail to Conquer the World On August 10, 1519, King Charles of Spain watched naval officers Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastián Elcano set sail to the ‘Spice Islands’, now the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. 239 brave men boarded five ships, and to evade the Portuguese fleet, Magellan first sailed south and west from Seville. ...
00:00, 08/11/2019

'I, too, sing America': readers share poetry to conquer hate After four congresswomen faced racist attacks last week, we asked Guardian readers to share inspiring lines from poems and literature about overcoming hateAfter a chant of “send her back” broke out at Donald Trump’s rally in North Carolina last week, the Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar responded...
21:32, 07/25/2019

Book of Invasions: The Mytho-Historical Text About Those Who Came to Conquer Ireland Written records of the history of Ireland did not appear until the Middle Ages. As a result, much of the early history of Ireland is shrouded in mystery.  ...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Angelina Jolie's Call for "More Wicked Women" Is Just What You Need to Conquer a New Week Calling all "wicked" women! Angelina Jolie has portrayed a variety of women in her acting career, but she's particularly famous for bringing one infamous "villain" to......
21:16, 08/05/2019

England conquer hearts and minds but USA take semi-final spoils Steph Houghton’s missed spot kick ensured Phil Neville’s side were beaten 2-1 by USA in the Women’s World Cup semi-final on a night when they came agonisingly close to making historyEngland’s dizzying progress at this Women’s World Cup came to a painful – if familiar – end in the semi-finals last ni...
23:48, 07/02/2019

How this Indian hotel chain plans to conquer the China market Since Indian budget hotel start-up OYO entered China last year, it has opened nearly 10,000 hotels and 450,000 rooms. Its CEO Ritesh Agarwal outlines two reasons for the firm's success....
16:48, 06/13/2019

Saray Khumalo Becomes The First Black African Woman To Conquer Everest A South African business executive reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday in what is believed to be the first summit of the world's highest mountain by a black African woman....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Why genetically modified 'golden rice' failed to conquer the world 20 years ago, genetically engineered rice with its increased nutritional content seemed a sure-fire win – but that reckoned without implacable critics...
08:16, 08/08/2019

U.S. Open gets underway under cloudy skies Partly cloudy skies and a cool breeze did little to dampen the enthusiasm of fans packed into Flushing Meadows for the U.S. Open on Monday, where the sport's biggest names were set to embark on their quest to win the year's final Grand Slam....
18:48, 08/26/2019

The World Expected a Chinese Tech Takeover. Alibaba Can't Even Conquer Vietnam. The Chinese juggernaut handles more business on its shopping sites than any other company in the world. Yet like many of its compatriots, the company has struggled to expand into new markets, stymied by nimbler local rivals....
22:16, 09/09/2019

Joe Biden is using race as a divide and conquer campaign strategy: Deroy Murdock During a campaign train stop in Columbia, S.C. over the weekend, 2020 hopeful Joe Biden told voters that "Jim Crow is sneaking back in," and Fox News contributor Deroy Murdock believes its the former vice president's attempt to divide voter bases....
17:32, 05/06/2019

The Honda Africa Twin Helped Me Conquer My Fear Of Tall Bikes I love adventure touring bikes. Honestly, it’s mostly because they just look so damn cool! They’re modular, look like they can go from like Tierra del Fuego to Nova Scotia, and are usually quick as hell. But for a medium-sized boy like myself, they are often intimidatingly tall....
22:16, 08/27/2019

Flying the unfriendly skies with cell phones There are few experiences that test your patience more than flying across the country in a tube, among hundreds of people, elbow to elbow, in a very cramped space. On top of that, most will also be carrying a cell phones and either don’t know the rules of cell phone etiquette or could simply c...
18:32, 07/26/2019

Paris Air Show: Skies darkening for Boeing Amid its MAX crisis, US planemaker Boeing has scaled back its presence at this week's aviation show. This gives a chance to European aerospace giant Airbus to steal a march against its US rival with new aircraft....
08:16, 06/16/2019

Tom Cruise Takes to the Skies in First Trailer for Top Gun: Maverick Tom Cruise showed up at Paramount Pictures' San Diego Comic-Con 2019 panel at the very end to release the first trailer for his next movie Top Gun: Maverick, the sequel that takes place 34 years after......
00:48, 07/19/2019

The flying car designer keeping his eyes on the skies Lilium is a thing of beauty – of that there is no doubt. A fully-electric vertical take-off and landing jet, or eVTOL, the idea was hatched by Daniel Wiegand, Sebastian Born, Matthias Meiner and Patrick Nathen while they were academics at the Technical University of Munich. All four shared a ...
17:16, 08/22/2019

Tom Cruise returns to the skies in trailer for Top Gun: Maverick The actor is reprising his role as a hotshot fighter pilot in the long-awaited sequel also starring Jennifer Connelly and Jon HammThe first trailer for long-awaited sequel Top Gun: Maverick has been released, teasing Tom Cruise’s return to his fan favourite role as a hotshot fighter pilot. Related: ...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Britain's rocket man takes to the skies Britain's very own rocket man tests his jetpack suit off the coast of Portsmouth. Former Royal Marine Richard Browning can fly at more than 30 mph.        ...
22:16, 08/02/2019

Smoky skies? Red sunsets? Blame Canada. Smoke from distant Canadian wildfires has made its way across the United States the past few days, bringing hazy skies and colorful sunsets.        ...
00:32, 06/06/2019

Hong Kongers rally against government under stormy skies Thousands of school teachers joined an 11th weekend of anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Saturday, as shops pulled down their shutters and braced for another restive summer night....
21:48, 08/17/2019

'Boris blimp' takes to the London skies in pro-EU protest Opponents of Britain's exit from the EU hoisted a "Boris blimp" portraying the UK's likely next prime minister as a crying child as they demonstrated outside parliament on Saturday....
21:00, 07/20/2019

Chinese, Russian Warplanes Test U.S. Patience in Skies Chinese and Russian warplanes have increasingly nosed around and even into South Korea’s airspace, conducting close patrols that allow Beijing and Moscow to test the air defenses of the U.S. and its allies in the region....
14:00, 08/16/2019

Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies As Boeing Co sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history....
16:48, 09/13/2019

Search for missing Marine Jesse Conger takes to the skies PHOENIX — The search for missing Marine Jesse Conger continues, with the search now taking to the skies. Mark Love helped coordinate planes and a helicopter to search the area around Phoenix and popular lakes for Conger. “It’s the right thing to do,” Love said, “and it’s important to bring them [the...
20:16, 08/29/2019

NYPD to scour skies for drones during Sunday’s pride march The NYPD will scour the skies for drones at the New York City Pride March Sunday — largely out of fear that they could “fall from the sky,” top officials said Tuesday. “What we’re mostly concerned about is that because [drone] technology is not quite there yet, we are w...
05:48, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Rain, heavy overcast skies at Churchill Downs LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Saturday’s 145th running of the Kentucky Derby (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Morning showers have given way to heavy overcast skies at Churchill Downs, though another wave of rain is expected before the Kentucky Derby goes off later in the day. Spectators se...
19:32, 05/04/2019

Turbulence can strike in clear skies — and aircraft radar can’t detect it “Clear-air turbulence,” which evidently jolted an Air Canada flight Thursday over the Pacific Ocean, strikes with no visible warning in the sky ahead. An aircraft’s radar can’t spot it coming either....
03:32, 07/13/2019

Switzerland Strives to Be Global Leader in Opening Skies for Drones Switzerland is working on pioneering ways to handle booming drone traffic aimed at allowing unmanned aircraft to quickly operate in much more of the nation’s airspace than approaches being pursued in other countries....
22:48, 08/06/2019

Blue Skies Ahead for Cheap Flights, But Read the Fine Print More no-frills carriers as well as major airlines are offering deals on international flights. Just book ahead and be wary of ancillary fees — they can really add up....
18:32, 09/12/2019

Raging rainforest fires darken skies in Brazil, inspire #prayforamazonia NBC NEWS – A record level of fires in Brazil’s Amazon region has been linked to an increase in deforestation, inspiring a #prayforamazonia social media campaign to bring awareness to the blazes destroying the rainforest. Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research, a federal agency mo...
03:48, 08/22/2019

Massive flying reptiles once dominated the skies in North America, new fossils reveal If you were to travel back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, you’d have plenty of things to fear. Dinosaurs that ruled the land were often massive, and the oceans were dominated by creatures just as fearsome. The skies had their own fair share of impressive beasts, and newly-d...
05:01, 09/12/2019

Watch: Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam skies for thunderous alley-oop slam Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam threw down a monstrous alley-oop dunk against the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA Finals....
06:32, 06/03/2019

Consumer satisfaction in the skies soars to record high in annual airline travel survey For all the complaints about delays, airports, cramped planes and bad food, J.D. Power's travel survey finds passengers more satisfied than ever....
21:00, 05/29/2019

Thunderstorms, searing heat or clear skies? Here's your Fourth of July weather forecast "Is that thunder... or fireworks?" For folks in the Midwest and East, that might not be an easy question to answer on July 4.        ...
22:32, 07/01/2019

Free admission to National Parks this Sunday to celebrate 103 years of National Park Service National Park Service entrance is free for all on Aug. 25 during fee-free day at parks including Yosemite, Yellowstone, Zion and the Grand Canyon.        ...
02:16, 08/25/2019

Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing WWII-era dogtags from National Archives A Virginia National Guard sergeant is set to head to trial in August after being accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland....
19:00, 06/20/2019

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing WWII dog tags from the National Archives Associated Press A Virginia man has been accused of taking dog tags from the National Archives and giving them to family members and others. A French historian was sentenced in April 2018 to one year in prison after pleading guilty to stealing at least 291 dog tags and other items. Visit Business I...
04:00, 06/20/2019

Border Patrol's secret eyes in the skies: 1,200 active-duty troops lead agents to illegal crossers EL PASO, Texas — More than half of active-duty troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border are quietly carrying out their assigned missions as the “eyes and ears“ of Border Patrol as agents focus resources to responding to constant migrant interdictions....
00:00, 06/07/2019

New breathtaking 'Frozen 2' trailer is here as Elsa and Anna hold hands to conquer new world A new full-length 'Frozen 2' trailer has arrived as Anna vows to 'never let anything happen' to her sister Elsa.        ...
16:16, 06/11/2019

Italy's Mount Etna erupts, clouding up Sicily's skies Mount Etna is once more in eruption, due to the opening of two eruptive fractures according to the volcanologists of the Ingv Etna Observatory.        ...
00:32, 05/31/2019

Breathtaking moment captured as a 'fire rainbow' seen in the skies of Malaysia This is the breathtaking moment a "fire rainbow", or more commonly known as a circumhorizontal arc, showed up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 28.       ...
07:32, 06/18/2019

FAA finds new 'potential risk' in Boeing 737 Max, a setback that could delay plane's return to the skies The jet has been grounded since two deadly crashes but the FAA says Boeing's software fixes aren't enough to get it flying again.       ...
03:48, 06/27/2019

5 things to know about Spirit Airlines Flyers have many different feelings about Spirit Airlines. Here are five things to know before your booking your next flight on the airline.       ...
03:48, 08/07/2019

Southwest Airlines turns 48 Southwest Airlines turned 48 on June 18, 2019. It has grown from an airline with just two routes in 1971 to the world's largest low-cost carrier.       ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

The world's safest airlines It's not something most avid travelers think about, but knowing you're in reliable hands when flying from one side of the world to the other is always a plus....
15:16, 04/29/2019

The travel hack airlines don't want you to use Nobody who sold you that instant oatmeal, jar of multivitamins, bar of soap, perfume-free laundry detergent, latest best-seller, NASCAR tickets or whatever Gwyneth Paltrow sells on her website will come after you to make sure you used your purchases....
18:16, 08/01/2019

Frontier Airlines will let you fly for free if you have this last name Is your last name Green or Greene? If so, you've lucked out because Frontier Airlines will give you a free flight. Find out how to claim it.       ...
23:16, 08/08/2019

Airlines want joint lifting of 737 MAX ban, but EU cautious Global airlines urged regulators on Sunday to coordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 MAX, thus avoiding damaging splits over safety seen when the aircraft was grounded in March....
06:48, 06/02/2019

Legacy Airlines Are Proving They Can Catch Up The rise of budget airlines has been the aviation story of the 21st century. But legacy airlines are proving they can fight back. It is a shame investors don’t quite believe them....
02:00, 08/04/2019

Here's how the major airlines Q1 earnings might stack up against each other Savanthi Syth, airlines analyst at Raymond James, joins "Squawk Box" to give her predictions for United Airlines earnings, which will be reported after the bell....
19:32, 04/28/2019

Book a Frontier Airlines Ticket Right Now for $25 If you live anywhere between Oklahoma and Massachusetts, you’re likely sweating it out in 100-degree temperatures this week. Luckily, Frontier is offering a major sale on flights that depart as soon as this weekend, with one-way tickets starting at just $25....
05:00, 07/19/2019

Airlines demand compensation from Boeing over 737 Max Two of China's largest airlines have joined a growing list of carriers demanding compensation from Boeing over the grounding of its 737 Max aircraft....
13:16, 05/22/2019

The world's safest airlines for 2019 It's not something most avid travelers think about, but knowing you're in reliable hands when flying from one side of the world to the other is always a plus....
11:48, 07/28/2019

Failed Airlines That Were Too Weird for This World Flying can be an excruciating experience these days. The CEO of United Airlines recently admitted that by the time passengers sit down on his planes, they’re already “pissed at the world.” But plenty of airlines have tried to make things more fun over the years, even if they were incredibly weird. S...
01:00, 04/30/2019

"Rift Between Regulators Not In Anyone's Interest": Airlines On 737 Max Global airlines urged regulators on Sunday to coordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 MAX, thus avoiding damaging splits over safety seen when the aircraft was grounded in March....
14:48, 06/02/2019

American Airlines CEO says there's an 'absolute fix' for Boeing's 737 Max Parker said Wednesday that American Airlines is committed to Boeing's 737 Max once it's re-certified by the Federal Aviation Administration....
00:16, 05/23/2019

Mom gets apology from Sun Country Airlines after she had to pay $75 to sit with her toddler Sun Country Airlines apologized to a mother who claims the airline wouldn't let her sit next to her toddler unless she paid extra money.       ...
00:16, 07/12/2019

The Best And Worst Airlines, Airports Of 2019 The New Jersey hub ranked as the worst U.S. airport in the 2019 annual ratings from AirHelp, an organization that specializes in air traveler rights and seeks compensation in cases of delays or......
05:00, 05/10/2019

Spirit Airlines: The passenger experience Spirit, the airline with the neon yellow planes, is known for its a-la-carte pricing and no frills. Here's what flyers can expect.       ...
16:16, 08/07/2019

Airlines might rebrand 737 Max, even if Boeing doesn’t Major airlines all over the globe have a serious problem on their hands, and it’s not just the fact that the Boeing 737 Max remains grounded months after a pair of deadly crashes claimed hundreds of lives. Once the defunct planes are once again deemed sky-worthy, airlines will have to convince...
04:32, 08/16/2019

The Middle East has become a nightmare for airlines Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran are making it even tougher for airlines to fly over the Middle East, a heavily trafficked region where huge chunks of airspace are already off limits because of political rivalries or war....
12:16, 06/24/2019

Airlines provide different timelines for the re-entry of the 737 Max American Airlines has removed the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule through early November as the worldwide grounding of the jets after two fatal crashes disrupts air travel far longer than originally expected. CNBC's "Squawk Box" reports....
18:16, 07/15/2019

Bitter Reality Is Setting in for Europe's Airlines So much for hopes that European airlines will finally put their house in order and rival the profitability of U.S. peers. A big profit warning from Lufthansa—the top European carrier by passengers—is the latest sign that this won’t happen anytime soon....
23:00, 06/17/2019

EU airlines must compensate for non-EU connecting flight delays In a landmark case, the EU's top court has backed 11 passengers from Prague whose flight to Bangkok via Abu Dhabi was eight hours late on the second leg. The Czech airline which sold the ticket has to pay compensation....
18:32, 07/11/2019

American Airlines Extends 737 MAX Cancellations Through September 3 American Airlines announced Sunday that it will extend flight cancellations through Sept. 3 for Boeing's embattled 737 Max, a new passenger jet that has been out of commission for almost three months......
07:16, 06/10/2019

Ethiopian Airlines hesitant about using Boeing Max jets The CEO of Ethiopian Airlines says his airline might never fly the Boeing 737 Max again after a deadly crash in March, and if it does, it will wait until other carriers use the plane first. Tewolde Gebremariam told NBC News that Ethiopian won’t use the plane unless the airline, its pilots and ...
23:48, 05/13/2019

Airlines and Fliers Brace for Summer Snarls The summer travel season is poised to inflict pain on both U.S. airlines and fliers. Among the issues at airports: the extended grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jets, runway closures and labor shortages....
15:16, 05/24/2019

American Airlines retires MD-80 fleet; see the jet through the years American Airlines retired the last of its McDonnell Douglas MD-80 jets with the final passenger flight, American Flight 80, departing Sept. 4.       ...
05:32, 09/05/2019

United Airlines Strikes MAX Flights Into December United Airlines is extending cancellations of flights on the Boeing 737 MAX, but still plans to resume service with the grounded aircraft before Christmas....
23:48, 08/30/2019

Movie theaters are ripping you off as much as greedy airlines Please select your seat. Would you like more degrees of recline? How about a hot meal or early seating? Such choices were once the domain of increasingly greedy airlines, with pricey add-ons making the difference between a bare-bones flight and a bearable one. Oh, you want to bring your clothes to B...
03:48, 08/23/2019

American Airlines Raises Revenue Expectations American Airlines raised its unit revenue expectations for the second quarter due to fuller flights and said it will take a roughly $185 million profit hit related to the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX fleet....
18:32, 07/10/2019

Controversy hangs over revival of Uganda Airlines Two decades after its sudden collapse, Uganda has resurrected its national carrier. Some Ugandans are optimistic about the airline's revival, but can it avoid repeating the same mistakes which led to its closure?...
22:16, 05/12/2019

The best cities, hotels and airlines, according to Travel + Leisure Looking for the best city to visit? The best hotel to stay in? The best tour company? Look no further than Travel + Leisure's latest rankings.       ...
20:48, 07/10/2019

Southwest Airlines to add new Hawaii destination: Hilo The airline has not announced when the interisland flights to Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii, will begin. Kona is the main Big Island airport.        ...
16:32, 05/13/2019

These U.S. Airlines Charge the Most in Baggage Fees, According to a New Report According to a new report by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. airlines brought in roughly $4.9 billion—yes, billion—in baggage fees last year. This is up from $4.6 billion in 2017....
23:16, 05/08/2019

American Airlines 'confident' Boeing 737 Max will fly in December American Airlines said it's extended its grounding of the Boeing 737 Max until December, when it will be on the schedule for the Christmas travel season -- provided it's been cleared to fly by then....
02:48, 09/04/2019

American Airlines takes a $350 million hit on 737 Max grounding American Airlines chief executive said Friday that the company is expected to lose $350 million over the grounding of Boeing's 737 Max this year after the plane was involved into two crashes....
18:48, 04/28/2019

These are the airlines and hotels with the most-satisfied travelers, according to new survey When it comes to customer satisfaction, airlines and travel websites seem to be moving in the right direction in pleasing patrons. Hotels? Not so much.        ...
15:00, 04/30/2019

United Airlines says it is canceling Boeing 737 MAX flights through Aug. 3 United Airlines said on Friday it is extending its Boeing Co 737 MAX cancellations by a month, now through Aug. 3, leading to about 40 or 45 daily canceled flights....
19:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. Airlines' Secret Sauce Isn't Easy to Export U.S. airlines engineered a turnaround by merging with one another and redesigning their networks, but investors hoping these lessons can be applied elsewhere may end up disappointed....
13:16, 06/03/2019

Southwest Airlines at 48: A birthday photo album Southwest Airlines turned 48 on June 18, 2019. It has grown from an airline with just two routes in 1971 to the world's largest low-cost carrier.       ...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Airlines should eliminate single-use plastics in five years: Hi Fly CEO Airlines should get ahead of regulators by voluntarily eliminating single-use plastic within five years, the chief executive of Portuguese charter Hi Fly said, ahead of a Thursday forum on replacements for plastics on commercial flights....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Uganda Airlines relaunches nearly 20 years after it vanished After a delay to flights that lasted nearly 20 years, Uganda Airlines has once again taken to the skies above Africa, restoring its status as the country's national carrier....
15:48, 08/27/2019

Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines schedule until Nov. 3 United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October as the jets remain grounded worldwide....
21:16, 07/12/2019

Skytrax's best airlines of 2019: No US carriers Skytrax announced its 2019 ranking of the best airlines in the world on Tuesday. No U.S. carriers made the list.       ...
04:16, 06/21/2019

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. carrier that flies the Max 8....
21:32, 06/13/2019

Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart Once upon a time, not long ago, when people wore pajamas and lived life slow, my wife and I were invited to a wedding in Dallas; ya know, deep in the heart of Texas. Because I believe that there’s nothing you should do today that you can put off until tomorrow—I don’t actually believe this, but my a...
18:32, 07/16/2019

Airlines to Consider Path to Resuming Boeing 737 MAX Flights Operators plan to meet late this month to discuss how to return the aircraft to the sky after two fatal crashes led to its global grounding. Ethiopian Airlines, which lost one of its jets, remains uncertain about future of the plane in its fleet....
09:32, 06/01/2019

Frontier Airlines adds direct flights for as low as $29 PHOENIX — Anyone hoping for a cheap getaway could be in luck. Frontier Airlines will be offering direct flights from Phoenix to four different cities with costs starting at $29. The low-fare carrier announced new direct flights to Detroit, Fargo, North Dakota, San Diego, and Salt Lake City. Se...
14:48, 07/17/2019

Here's how airlines are compensating the loss of Boeing 737 Max planes With Boeing's 737 Max grounded, airlines around the world are scrambling to meet the growing demand for air travel. Their answer is something called 'wet leases.' CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
04:32, 08/10/2019

Spirit Airlines sales to take $25 mln hit from Hurricane Dorian Spirit Airlines on Friday cut its third-quarter outlook for a key revenue measure as it estimates an about $25 million hit on its sales, hurt by hundreds of flights cancellations due to Hurricane Dorian....
11:32, 09/07/2019

United Airlines extends 737 MAX cancellations until Sept. 3 United Airlines said on Wednesday it has decided to remove the Boeing 737 MAX from its flying schedule until Sept. 3, leading to about 1,900 total flight cancellations in August....
02:32, 06/27/2019

American Airlines' mechanics say 'ready and willing' to negotiate American Airlines Group Inc's mechanics association said on Tuesday it was 'ready and willing' to negotiate a fair contract after the airline filed a lawsuit on Monday asking the courts to halt what it called an illegal union slowdown. "We would much prefer to be at the negotiating table than in a l...
20:48, 05/21/2019

American Airlines retires classic MD-80 planes It's the end of an era for American Airlines' Super 80 planes. The carrier is flying its last revenue flight of the classic McDonnell Douglas MD-80 Wednesday....
17:00, 09/04/2019

Families of Ethiopian Airlines victims sue Boeing The families of Canadians killed in the Ethiopian Airlines crash last month have launched a lawsuit against plane maker Boeing. (April 29)        ...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Delta says the next big battle between airlines will take place on the ground Delta says the next big area of competition in air travel is not in the passenger cabin but in the airport experience. Biometric screening at security, remodeling of terminals and the addition of tiered lounges are remaking the ground experience....
19:32, 07/22/2019

United Airlines to lay off 100 in Houston, outsource jobs HOUSTON (AP) — United Airlines says it will cut about 100 accounting jobs in Houston in July and shift the work to a contractor. The airline reported the layoffs in a letter this week to the Texas Workforce Commission. It did not identify the contractor that will handle accounting of revenue from pa...
19:16, 05/17/2019

Chinese airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding China's three biggest airlines have asked U.S. planemaker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, just as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft....
09:48, 05/22/2019

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations until September The largest U.S. airline had previously said it was canceling flights Aug. 19 after the Boeing Co plane was grounded worldwide in March following two deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
21:32, 06/09/2019

German ministry says airlines should pay fair price for CO2 emissions The German government wants to ensure that airlines pay a fair price for the carbon emissions for which their industry is responsible, an environment ministry spokesman said on Friday, adding that flights could not remain cheaper than train travel....
17:48, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines' schedule until Nov. 3 United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October as the jets remain grounded worldwide....
21:16, 07/12/2019

United Airlines Extends Cancellations Of Boeing 737 MAX Flights United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through August 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
05:00, 05/25/2019

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend The trade group Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 17.5 million passengers will fly on US carriers between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3. That would be 2.5 million passengers a day and a 4 percent increase over the same week last year....
21:16, 08/20/2019

China's Big Three Airlines Seek 737 MAX Payouts From Boeing: Reports China's three biggest airlines have filed claims seeking compensation from Boeing over the grounding and delayed delivery of 737 MAX 8 aircraft following two deadly crashes, Chinese state media......
08:32, 05/22/2019

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through September 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
18:00, 06/09/2019

Is Spirit Airlines' 'Big Front Seat' Really a Good Deal? Spirit Airlines’ Big Front Seats, with their 36" pitch and 18.5" width, are not quite as large as the 38" pitch, 20" width seats you’re likely to get in first class on a major airline. However, they’re a lot bigger than the seats you’ll get in economy—and in some cases, a lot mo...
22:32, 07/10/2019

Ralph Nader: The FAA is a consulting firm for airlines not a regulator The Federal Aviation Administration is hosting dozens of regulators in Dallas today to discuss its work with the Boeing 737 Max, which was grounded in the U.S. March 13 after two fatal crashes. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader, whose great niece was killed along with more than 300 others in one of the ...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines' schedule until November 3 United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October as the jets remain grounded worldwide....
20:48, 07/12/2019

American Airlines top execs buy company shares worth $2.4 mln American Airlines Group Inc's top six executives on Tuesday bought 85,000 shares of the company's common stock on the open market for about $2.4 million, at a time when the share price has significantly underperformed the U.S. transport sector....
06:00, 06/05/2019

American Airlines nearly kicked me off flight for ‘inappropriate’ romper A Houston doctor has accused an American Airlines crew of ordering her to cover up her summer romper — or risk being kicked off her flight along with her 8-year-old son on their way back from a vacation in Jamaica. Dr. Tisha Rowe, a founder of a telemedicine service, complained on social media on Ju...
19:48, 07/10/2019

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming soon after takeoff and began smashing an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window, before pushing flight attendants aside and rushing toward the cockpit....
19:48, 06/15/2019

Frontier Airlines to offer discount service from Newark NEWARK, N.J. — Frontier Airlines will begin offering service at Newark Liberty International Airport this fall, and offering introductory fares as low as $15 on some flights. The discount carrier announced Tuesday that it will start offering nonstop routes in mid-November to Las Vegas; Miami; Orland...
23:16, 08/28/2019

China to support airlines seeking compensation from Boeing BEIJING — China’s airline industry association has thrown its support behind 13 Chinese carriers seeking compensation from Boeing for groundings of the 737 Max 8. The China Air Transport Association said in a statement Friday that the groundings and delayed deliveries of the planes were causin...
12:32, 05/24/2019

American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
21:00, 06/12/2019

US airlines are set to carry a record number of passengers this summer A record 257.4 million travelers are expected to opt for U.S. airlines for travel this summer, the 10th consecutive annual increase, a trade group forecast on Tuesday....
07:32, 05/21/2019

Russia's Ural Airlines plans to get 1st Boeing-737 MAX in Dec - Interfax Russian airline Ural Airlines plans to receive the first of 14 previously ordered Boeing-737 MAX aircraft for leasing in December, Interfax news agency reported, citing its chief executive Sergei Skuratov....
23:32, 07/08/2019

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be delayed until early September if you’re flying American....
18:32, 06/10/2019

Two French Families Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Disaster Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday....
06:00, 05/22/2019

Return of Boeing's 737 MAX Delayed, Posing Further Headaches for Airlines Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX planes were expected to fly again well before the end of the summer travel season. Now their return appears unlikely before mid- to late August, causing more problems for airlines....
06:32, 05/14/2019

Boeing Max 737: airlines delay plane's return until November Southwest, American and United Airlines all put back return date for troubled jetThe swift return of Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft to the skies was put further in doubt this week with airlines signalling that they do not hope to operate the plane any time soon.With more than four months already elapsed ...
02:32, 07/20/2019

United Airlines to extend Boeing 737 Max grounding through November United Airlines extended its grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft through early November amid continued testing of the beleaguered passenger jet, the Chicago-based company announced Friday....
03:32, 07/13/2019

Airlines already selling seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX planes Airlines are selling thousands of seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX aircraft, betting the planes will be cleared to fly by the time they’re scheduled to take off. American and United are among the airlines that plan to use them for more than 32,600 flights later this year, according to the Su...
10:48, 08/18/2019

Fly to Europe and Back Starting At $226 With This Norwegian Airlines Sale Flying to Europe for your next vacation could be cheaper than flying to somewhere domestic. Norwegian Airlines is currently running a US-to-Europe sale with roundtrip fares to be found for as low as $226....
00:16, 05/30/2019

Airlines see new government in Venezuela as key to repayment of debt: IATA International airlines are pinning their hopes on a change of government in Venezuela before some $4 billion owned to the firms by the state might be repaid, a top executive with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Tuesday....
06:16, 09/11/2019

American Airlines Kept Children Overnight Without Food, Say Parents The 8-year-old, who lives in Beaverton, Oregon, flew east in early August for the camp's week-long summer program outside of Charlottesville, Virginia, specifically for children with......
05:32, 08/14/2019

Airlines urge regulators to work together to return 737 MAX to service Airlines on Thursday urged global regulators to coordinate on measures needed to bring the grounded 737 MAX jetliner back into service, as Boeing grappled with a new technical glitch and investors sold shares of suppliers over fears of more disruption....
16:16, 06/27/2019

Factbox: International airlines' response to FAA on Iran airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
13:16, 06/21/2019

Low cost airlines tend to be resilient in a slowdown: AirAsia Tony Fernandes of AirAsia discusses the impact of the U.S.-China trade war and protests in Hong Kong on the airline. He says the company is a beneficiary of a slowdown because tourists take shorter trips and choose to fly on low-cost carriers....
06:48, 08/02/2019

Singapore Airlines says its order for 31 Boeing 737 MAX jets 'intact' Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong said on Friday that an order for 31 737 MAX jets from Boeing remains "intact", despite deadly crashes involving the aircraft....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Spirit Airlines adds comfier seats, even in the middle The airline says the new seats, which will be featured on new planes, have more "usable'' legroom and thicker cushions.       ...
01:01, 09/10/2019

There Was A Freaking Bat Flying Around Inside A Spirit Airlines Flight When it comes to flying on airplanes, is there anything better than getting nice and comfy in your seat, and just letting the soothing, leathery flapping of a random bat freaking the fuck out while flying in a panic all over the plane help you drift off to sleep? Wait, what? You don’t want a bat goi...
01:16, 08/05/2019

FAA tells airlines MacBook Pros with defective batteries can’t fly The 2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) The Federal Aviation Administration has banned certain 15-inch MacBook Pros with potentially defective batteries from US flights. The move, which follows Apple's June recall announcement, is part of a general FAA policy on devices wi...
06:32, 08/15/2019

Airbus urges airlines to pressure Boeing over subsidy row Airbus has written to airline leaders to appeal for their backing in a trade dispute with rival Boeing, warning of higher aircraft prices and passenger fares if the United States and European Union descend into a tariff war....
05:32, 06/02/2019

American Airlines Mechanic Charged with Sabotaging Flight An aircraft mechanic has been charged with tampering with an American Airlines airplane before a flight of 150 passengers was scheduled to take off. Read more......
23:48, 09/06/2019

Spirit Airlines sales to take $25 million hit from Hurricane Dorian Spirit Airlines on Friday cut its third-quarter outlook for a key revenue measure as it estimates an about $25 million hit on its sales, hurt by hundreds of flights cancellations due to Hurricane Dorian....
23:48, 09/06/2019

Survival On Doomed Ethiopian Airlines Jet Came Down To 2 Cockpit Wheels For 2 1/2 minutes as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 roared above Addis Ababa, the jet's survival depended on the pilots turning a pair of wheels in the cockpit....
21:00, 06/20/2019

American Airlines mechanic charged with sabotaging a plane An American Airlines mechanic has been arrested and charged with sabotaging an aircraft after he allegedly obstructed a plane's navigation system, prompting the crew to abort takeoff. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
16:16, 09/06/2019

You Might Be Entitled to an American Airlines Fuel Surcharge Refund If you recently booked a British Airways SEA-LHR award ticket through American Airlines, you may be eligible for a fuel surcharge refund....
14:16, 08/01/2019

American, Southwest Airlines bump more passengers after 737 MAX grounding American Airlines Group Inc and Southwest Airlines Co are bumping thousands of passengers off airplanes after their Boeing 737 MAX fleet's was grounded in mid-March following two fatal crashes....
03:00, 08/16/2019

U.S. Airlines, After Rebuilding Home Networks, Look to Expand Overseas U.S. carriers, after years of ceding market share to rivals and international partners on overseas flights, are adding more than a dozen new routes and increasing capacity to destinations like South Africa, India and Croatia....
00:48, 06/25/2019

"No Warnings Appeared In Cockpit": Ethiopian Airlines On 737 MAX Crash Ethiopian Airlines officials on Friday disputed Federal Aviation Administration chief Daniel Elwell's claim that the airline's failure to "adhere" to emergency procedures issued by the safety agency......
09:32, 05/18/2019

FAA reassigns three in office overseeing Southwest Airlines: source The Federal Aviation Administration has reassigned three managers in its office overseeing Southwest Airlines Co, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesday....
02:32, 06/26/2019

American Airlines CEO says politics a factor in return of Boeing's 737 Max American Airlines' CEO Doug Parker told employees that politics are playing into federal officials' decision to allow the grounded Boeing 737 Max plane to fly again....
03:16, 06/24/2019

American Airlines expects to lose $350 million because of 737 Max grounding American Airlines executives said Friday morning that they expect the continued ground of its Boeing 737 Max fleet to cost the company $350 million in 2019 income. The grounding as well as other factors cost the Southwest Airlines more than $200 million in revenue....
19:00, 04/28/2019

FAA reassigns three in office overseeing Southwest Airlines - source The Federal Aviation Administration has reassigned three managers in its office overseeing Southwest Airlines Co, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesday....
07:00, 06/26/2019

United Airlines Adds Biometric Clearance for Passengers United Airlines is taking an equity stake in Clear, a technology company that uses fingerprints and iris scans to verify a traveler’s identity at security checks....
11:16, 07/29/2019

Airlines' technology investments pay off in customer satisfaction scores J.D. Power has good news and bad news when it comes to the payoff from airline customer satisfaction. IT investments in software, kiosks and reservation systems have paid off. In-flight services need a lot more work....
16:32, 05/30/2019

72,000 Passengers Stranded After Scandinavian Airlines Pilot Strike (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines on Friday launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, forcing the company to cancel virtually all its flights — 673 of them, affecting 72,000 passengers. The Stockholm-based carrier said talks on a new...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Frontier Airlines to add 5 routes this fall; Phoenix gets the most new flights Frontier Airlines announced flights to four new destinations from Phoenix and a Trenton-Sarasota route. Some intro fares are as low as $29 each way.       ...
20:16, 07/16/2019

Miss those Southwest Airlines peanuts? You can buy some – for a price The airline, which stopped serving peanuts a year ago over allergy concerns, is selling its trademark peanuts online and at its Dallas company store.       ...
06:48, 09/12/2019

Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf After Downed Drone Several airlines rerouted flights to avoid airspace over the Persian Gulf after Iran shot down an American military drone, disrupting air travel around one of the world’s busiest transportation hubs....
07:48, 06/22/2019

United Airlines gives young adults a 10% discount on flights United Airlines is putting on a promotion through Dec. 31: Young adults can get up to a 10% price cut on their ticket.       ...
07:48, 09/11/2019

Lufthansa and global airlines avoid Iranian airspace A host of major carriers are rerouting flights away from the Strait of Hormuz after a US reconnaissance drone was shot down in the area. Airlines fear being mistakenly attacked....
21:00, 06/21/2019

These airlines are the safest, most comfortable and friendliest to pets, according to Wallethub There are many different factors that make an airline great, and a new ranking has broken it down by safety, comfort, pet-friendliness and more.        ...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Delta Airlines worker killed in tug accident at JFK Airport A Delta Airlines worker was killed at JFK Airport on Wednesday afternoon when an airplane tug hit him, a report said. The worker was struck by the tug near Terminal 4 at about 3:30 p.m. and was later pronounced dead, according to ABC New York. Other workers then used a forklift to try to pry......
07:32, 08/15/2019

Southwest Airlines expands daily service to Hawaii U.S. budget-friendly carrier Southwest Airlines Co will add another daily flight to Hawaii from January 2020, the company said on Thursday, as it counts on leisure travel from the West Coast to boost its growth....
21:00, 08/15/2019

Spirit Airlines announces next new destination: booming Nashville The discount carrier will launch daily nonstop service between Nashville International Airport and six cities this fall.        ...
20:16, 06/03/2019

Crisis-hit Boeing warns airlines on 737 wing part Boeing has urged a number of airlines to replace a potentially faulty part on the wings of up to 133 of its 737 aircraft - months after the next generation versions of the planes were grounded after two fatal crashes....
10:48, 06/03/2019

Boeing 737 MAX groundings plague U.S. airlines even as bookings grow American Airlines Group Inc and Southwest Airlines Co warned on Thursday of an increasing financial toll from the prolonged Boeing 737 MAX grounding this year even as strong bookings and higher fares helped drive quarterly revenue growth....
15:48, 07/25/2019

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through Sept. 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
17:32, 06/09/2019

Boeing didn’t tell airlines that safety alert wasn’t on NEW YORK (AP) — Boeing says it didn’t tell pilots and airlines that a safety alert on its 737 Max jets was not working until after one of the planes crashed in Indonesia last year. The safety alert, called an “angle of attack” (AOA) indicator, tells pilots if a sensor is transmitti...
03:16, 05/06/2019

5 times Southwest Airlines made the internet smile From giving out a free Nintendo Switch to holding a hula hoop contest, Southwest Airlines has given passengers plenty of reasons to smile.       ...
03:48, 08/07/2019

These are the best travel rewards programs for airlines and hotels, according to U.S. News U.S. News & World Report released its Best Travel Rewards Programs rankings ⁠— a detailed look at travel loyalty programs that offer top benefits.       ...
03:48, 08/07/2019

Here are 5 times Southwest Airlines made the internet smile From giving out a free Nintendo Switch to holding a hula hoop contest, Southwest Airlines has given passengers plenty of reasons to smile.       ...
06:16, 08/07/2019

7 Spirit Airlines flights in 5 days: The good, the (not too) bad and the annoying USA TODAY took seven Spirit Airlines flights in five days to test the budget airline's fledgling turnaround. The trip went off with few hitches.       ...
16:16, 08/07/2019

Malaysia Airlines says 737 MAX jet deliveries may be delayed, eyes turnaround Malaysia Airlines is looking at its order for 25 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets "very carefully" in light of the global grounding and plans for the first delivery in July 2020 could be delayed, the carrier's chief executive said on Monday....
09:48, 06/03/2019

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight MIAMI — An American Airlines mechanic is accused of sabotaging a flight over stalled union contract negotiations. Citing a criminal complaint affidavit filed in federal court, The Miami Herald reports Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani was arrested Thursday on the sabotage charge and is accused of disa...
09:48, 09/06/2019

These Airlines Are Offering Change Waivers Due to Hurricane Dorian If your Labor Day plans included a trip to the southeastern United States or the Caribbean, then Hurricane Dorian has likely caught your attention....
07:16, 09/02/2019

United Airlines Deepens Commitment to Colombia's Avianca United Continental Holdings said it’s prepared to lend money to Avianca Holdings, part of a deal that would sideline the Colombian air carrier’s biggest shareholder and could help solidify the U.S. carrier’s presence in a fast-growing region for air travel....
05:16, 05/25/2019

The 737 MAX Grounding Is Such A Disaster That Airlines Are Leasing 30-Year-Old 737-200s With hundreds of 737 MAX planes still on the ground following two fatal crashes, airlines are frantically trying to lease available 737s to fill gaps left by the MAX. They’re so desperate that they’re leasing 737-200s, a variant that was discontinued in 1988....
17:48, 08/11/2019

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ‘disintegrated into confetti’: report The ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was piloted by a “lonely and sad” captain who experimented with a flight profile almost identical to the aircraft’s final doomed path — one that left a slim chance of finding remains or clues to what really happened in the skies that...
23:16, 06/17/2019

American Airlines mechanic charged with sabotaging an aircraft An American Airlines mechanic has been arrested and charged with sabotaging an aircraft after he allegedly obstructed a plane's navigation system, prompting the crew to abort takeoff....
11:16, 09/06/2019

The UAW Has No Reason Not to Push for Everything The UAW kind of sucks, but it is still a union, and therefore inherently good. They started negotiations this week for new contracts with the Big Three, ahead of their current contracts’ expirations in September. It wants the usual things—more pay, better job security, better benefits, etc.—but it’s...
20:00, 07/17/2019

Get Better at Push-Ups by Doing Them on Stairs Running up and down stairs is great cardio, but for the next installment in our stairs-themed fitness challenge, we’re going to get some strength work in. Let’s do some push-ups....
21:00, 05/17/2019

Southwest Airlines mechanics dispute ends just as American's heats up Southwest Airlines Co's mechanics union said on Tuesday its members had overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the airline, ending seven years of labor negotiations fraught with legal disputes and flight disruptions....
00:48, 05/22/2019

Spirit Airlines passenger banned for life after vaping on flight A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke break in the plane's bathroom....
09:00, 06/09/2019

Airlines Announce New International Flights, Check Routes, Fares Here The announcements from Vistara, GoAir and SpiceJet come at a time when the suspension of flights by Jet Airways has led to additional demand in market...
11:32, 07/11/2019

Chile's LATAM Airlines posts narrower loss in Q2 -filing Chile's LATAM Airlines Group posted a loss of $63 million in the second quarter, a significant reduction compared to a loss of $206 million in the same period last year....
04:00, 08/14/2019

Airlines Announce New Routes, Discounts On Flight Tickets, Details Here The announcements from Air India, Vistara and GoAir come at a time when the suspension of flights by Jet Airways has led to additional demand in market...
23:48, 07/14/2019

United Airlines Tells Pilots No Alcohol for 12 Hours Before Flights DALLAS — United Airlines is setting an earlier cutoff time for when pilots must stop drinking alcohol before flights. The airline is telling pilots they must abstain from alcohol for 12 hours before flights, up from the previous eight hours. The change in the rule — it’s called ...
03:32, 08/14/2019

American Airlines, DFW Airport to open sixth terminal by 2025 Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and American Airlines Group will develop a sixth terminal that would open by 2025, the companies said on Monday....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Airlines vow to improve bag tracking and ease travel for people with disabilities Two resolutions passed by the International Air Transport Association might make it easier to track bags and boost accessibility for people with disabilities....
17:16, 06/09/2019

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations for fourth time American Airlines Group Inc said on Sunday it is extending for a fourth time cancellations of about 115 daily flights into early November due to the ongoing grounding of the Boeing Co 737 MAX jets....
18:48, 07/14/2019

UPDATE 2-American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through Sept. 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
17:32, 06/09/2019

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and raised questions about the international influence of the U.S. aviation authority....
22:16, 05/17/2019

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history....
12:32, 05/17/2019

Singapore Airlines' order of 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains 'intact,' CEO says Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong told reporters and analysts on Friday that an order for 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains "intact" despite the aircraft's two deadly crashes....
20:32, 05/17/2019

11 things you need to know about flying discount airlines Spirit, Frontier and Allegiant Spirit, Frontier and Allegiant charge for carry-on bags, don't offer free advance seat assignments and make you buy your own soft drinks.        ...
01:48, 05/15/2019

Airlines cancel thousands of flights as Boeing works to fix 737 Max problems American Airlines, United and Southwest — the three U.S. airlines that operate Boeing's 737 MAX jet — have extended flight cancellations into the fall. The Federal Aviation Administration remains noncommittal about when it will allow the planes to fly again....
01:32, 07/15/2019

Southwest Airlines' mechanics union accepts contract agreement Southwest Airlines Co's mechanics union said on Tuesday it had voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the company, ending seven years of labor negotiations....
20:48, 05/21/2019

United Airlines to cancel over 8,000 flights due to grounding of Boeing 737 Max planes United is expected to cancel over 8,000 flights through October after having to ground its Boeing 737 Max planes.       ...
02:32, 07/14/2019

Hawaiian, Southwest, Allegiant top Forbes list of fastest airlines in the U.S. Hawaiian, Southwest and Allegiant airlines topped the list that measured efficiency and government on-time percentage rates.       ...
02:48, 06/18/2019

CORRECTED-Southwest Airlines expands daily service to Hawaii U.S. budget-friendly carrier Southwest Airlines Co will add another daily flight to Hawaii from January 2020, the company said on Thursday, as it counts on leisure travel from the West Coast to boost its growth....
20:00, 08/15/2019

Safety Management System Of 5 Airlines Found Deficient: Centre Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has conducted safety audits of Air India Express, SpiceJet, AirAsia, IndiGo and GoAir and it found the implementation of their safety......
06:16, 07/18/2019

United Airlines, USC agree to modify LA Coliseum naming deal United Airlines and the University of Southern California have reached a new naming rights agreement for Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to resolve criticism that putting a corporate name on the stadium disrespects its history as a World War I monument       ...
00:16, 06/08/2019

American Airlines cancels Boeing 737 flights through early November American Airlines has removed the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule through early November as the worldwide grounding of the jets after two fatal crashes disrupts air travel far longer than originally expected. CNBC's "Squawk Box" reports....
18:16, 07/15/2019

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of elevated tensions between the United States and Iran. ...
05:32, 05/19/2019

American Airlines to Ground Boeing 737 Max for Two Months Longer Than Planned (WASHINGTON) — American Airlines said Sunday that it will keep the Boeing 737 Max plane off its schedule until Nov. 3, which is two months longer than it had planned. In a statement, American said the action will result in the cancellation of about 115 flights per day. It said it “remain...
00:16, 07/15/2019

United Airlines extends suspension of Delhi, Mumbai flights to Oct. 26 United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Monday it was extending the suspension of its flights from the United States to Delhi and Mumbai in India until Oct. 26, citing continued restriction of Pakistani airspace....
21:00, 07/15/2019

Expedited airport security programs are just another cash grab for airlines In addition to charging for checked bags, unchecked bags, extra legroom and priority boarding, many airlines are now marketing a private tech company that uses fingerprints and iris scans to verify a traveler’s identity at security checks, allowing them to bypass TSA lines....
04:32, 08/11/2019

American Airlines extends cancellations from grounded Boeing 737 Max to Sept. 3 American Airlines is extending cancellations on the grounded Boeing 737 Max to Sept. 3. The beleaguered plane still doesn't have government approval to fly following two fatal crashes....
22:48, 06/09/2019

U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
08:16, 06/21/2019

Airlines Cancel Thousands Of Flights As Boeing Works On 737 Max Problems Airlines are planning for the possibility that Boeing's beleaguered 737 Max commercial jetliners will remain out of commission late into the fall, as the company works to fix a host of technical......
06:00, 07/15/2019

60% Flight Attendants Of Japanese Airlines Filmed Secretly On Duty About 60% of flight attendants have fallen prey to surreptitious photographing and filming while on duty, but many of them face difficulties in charging offenders over such acts in the sky....
16:34, 08/12/2019

U.S. government fines Japan Airlines $300,000 for long flight delays The U.S. government is fining Japan Airlines $300,000 for delays that trapped passengers on two grounded planes for hours.       ...
05:00, 09/16/2019

American Airlines Orders 50 Airbus Jets, in Blow to Boeing American Airlines agreed to buy 50 long-range, single-aisle jets from Airbus—a big order for a new plane that leaves rival Boeing behind in a new race to dominate a potentially promising market for midsize aircraft....
21:32, 06/19/2019

Four to Face Murder Charges in Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Three of those charged have ties to Russian military and intelligence agencies, and the indictment also suggests the involvement of an aide to Vladimir V. Putin....
20:32, 06/19/2019

Four Charged with Murder Over 2014 Downing of Malaysia Airlines Plane (NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands) — Four people, including a prominent eastern Ukrainian separatist commander, were charged with murder Wednesday in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine that killed 298 people. A team of international investigators announced the charges, saying ...
19:48, 06/19/2019

US set to grant tentative approval to American Airlines-Qantas venture The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines and Qantas Airways to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday....
04:32, 06/03/2019

American Airlines buying 50 new long-range Airbus jets PARIS (AP) — American Airlines is buying 50 of Airbus’ newest long-range plane in a big boost for the just-launched A321XLR. Airbus and the world’s largest airline announced the deal Wednesday at the Paris Air Show, upgrading a previous order for A321neo jets to the A321XLR. No price tag...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Ants invade United Airlines flight from Italy to Newark Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Italy to New Jersey were left bugging out — thanks to an invasion of ants in the cabin. The six-legged insects spilled out from a bag in the overhead compartment and scurried “in every which direction,” according to a series of tweets about the c...
20:48, 06/18/2019

Airlines have made $1.3 billion off bag fees so far this year, data shows Airline financial data is out for the first quarter, and airline baggage fees are paying off in a big, millions of dollars kind of way.       ...
19:48, 06/18/2019

Mini horse delights passenger on American Airlines flight A passenger on an airplane saw something that made him stop and say, “Hay!” Evan Nowak said he noticed an unusual traveler while flying on an American Airlines flight from Chicago to Omaha. Apparently, another passenger brought a miniature horse on the plane, likely as a service animal. Nowak posted...
19:16, 09/03/2019

American Airlines and Qantas win tentative U.S. approval for joint venture American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd have been given the U.S. government's tentative approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
20:32, 06/03/2019

Saudi Arabian Airlines to boost its Airbus A320neo fleet Saudi Arabian Airlines has decided to expand its order of the existing Airbus A320neo family of planes from 35 to as many as 100, including 35 options, the companies said....
14:00, 06/18/2019

American Airlines in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets: Reuters American Airlines is edging towards a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft including some converted from existing orders of other models, people familiar with the matter said....
23:16, 06/17/2019

Spirit Airlines flight forced to land over unusual odor A Spirit Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Dallas on Sunday morning due to an unusual odor on board. The news marks the second time in just days that a Spirit flight is forced to land early due to a strange smell. On May 5, flight 1128 from Las Vegas to Tampa diverted to lan...
21:16, 05/07/2019

United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights into August United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through Aug. 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
04:16, 05/25/2019

United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default United Airlines launched a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings on Friday, removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling the cash-strapped airline, according to regulatory filings....
04:16, 05/25/2019

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway in Yangon, Myanmar Biman Bangladesh Airlines says one of its planes has skidded off the runway while landing at Myanmar's Yangon International Airport, injuring at least four people including a pilot....
18:00, 05/08/2019

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway in Myanmar; 4 injured Biman Bangladesh Airlines says one of its planes has skidded off the runway while landing at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, injuring at least four people including a pilot...
20:16, 05/08/2019

Airbus grabs China Airlines narrow-body jet order Airbus unveiled an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the carrier's medium-haul fleet renewal from Boeing a day after its U.S. rival made a shock entry into the single-aisle fleet of British Airways owner IAG....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Tech startups tout AI to airlines seeking revenue boost (This Sept. 3 story has been corrected to remove JetBlue as customer for Yana in paragraph 11, adds Alaska Airlines. JetBlue is an investor in Volantio, not a product user.)...
14:16, 09/06/2019

CEO of security firm CLEAR talks partnership with United Airlines United has become a new stakeholder in biometric screen security firm Clear. United is following Delta's lead and bringing Clear kiosks to all of its hubs including at Newark Airport. Caryn Seidman-Becker, CEO of CLEAR, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss along with guest host Michelle Girard, chief ...
09:16, 07/30/2019

Airlines and regulators meet to discuss Boeing 737 MAX un-grounding efforts Airlines and regulators are gathering at a closed-door summit in Montreal on Wednesday to exchange views on steps needed for a safe and coordinated return of Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets to the skies following two deadly crashes....
14:32, 06/26/2019

UAE civil aviation authority instructs airlines to take necessary safety measures: WAM The United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday instructed airlines registered in the country to take necessary measures given current risks in the region, Emirates News Agency (WAM) said....
09:16, 06/22/2019

Boeing did not warn airlines of deactivated warning system, WSJ reports The Wall Street Journal reports that Boeing did not tell Southwest Airlines, its biggest 737 Max customer, that a safety feature designed to warn pilots about a malfunctioning sensor had been deactivated. The Journal also reports that investigators are looking into a dozen whistleblower complaints a...
15:32, 04/29/2019

Spirit Airlines must face lawsuit over 'gotcha' carry-on bag fees A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit by Spirit Airlines passengers who said the low-cost carrier blindsided them by imposing unexpected carry-on bag fees on tickets bought through Cheapoair, Expedia, Priceline and Travelocity....
05:48, 09/11/2019

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with Iran....
19:32, 06/21/2019

Southwest Airlines grounds 737 Max until 2020, cuts out NYC-area airport Southwest Airlines made two significant announcements Thursday -- saying it won't fly the Boeing 737 Max 8 until next year, and delays have led it to stop flying to one of the New York City-area's busiest airports....
01:00, 07/26/2019

Southwest Airlines loses top spot in passenger satisfaction, even as others gain Southwest Airlines Co, the biggest user of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets that were grounded worldwide following two fatal crashes, dropped two places from the top in terms of passenger satisfaction in 2019, a survey by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) showed....
13:16, 04/30/2019

U.S. airlines improve customer scores over past year -- slightly U.S. airlines have shown a slight improvement over the past year when it comes to passenger satisfaction, the annual American Customer Satisfaction Index said Tuesday....
19:16, 04/30/2019

Southwest Airlines pulls Boeing 737 Max off flight schedule until October Southwest Airlines announced it was pushing back the reintroduction of the Boeing 737 Max until October after the FAA said it had found a new problem with the plane....
20:00, 06/27/2019

A disgruntled mechanic has been charged with sabotaging an American Airlines flight All of us have had a beef with the boss or disagreements and other assorted unpleasantness at work from time to time, which is the nature of being at the mercy of someone who’s in charge of your productivity, never mind whether that intersects with your happiness. But it’s probably fair ...
14:32, 09/09/2019

FAA Reassigns Senior Managers in Office Overseeing Southwest Airlines The FAA has removed three senior managers in the office overseeing Southwest Airlines amid allegations of lax safety enforcement raised by agency whistleblowers and various resulting government inquiries....
02:16, 06/26/2019

Boeing 737 MAX groundings plague U.S. airlines; Southwest exits Newark American Airlines Group Inc and Southwest Airlines Co warned on Thursday of an increasing financial toll from the prolonged Boeing 737 MAX grounding this year even as strong bookings and higher fares helped drive quarterly revenue growth....
19:48, 07/25/2019

American Airlines sabotage saga: What we know and safety questions answered American Airlines and its mechanics union condemned the alleged actions of a mechanic charged with sabotaging a plane. Here's how the saga played out.       ...
06:48, 09/07/2019

Trade Tensions, Rising Costs Hit Profit Outlook for Airlines Airline industry earnings this year are expected to fall 21% short of expectations with global trade tensions and rising costs denting the outlook for collective profits, the industry’s leading trade group said....
06:32, 06/02/2019

American Airlines mechanic charged with sabotaging flight for overtime pay A man authorities say was a disgruntled American Airlines mechanic faces charges in a Miami courtroom Friday of sabotaging a flight this summer so he could collect overtime pay....
16:48, 09/06/2019

Scandinavian Airlines stops duty free sales to cut emissions COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines says it will stop selling duty-free goods on its flights to reduce the weight of its aircraft and save fuel and ultimately reduce carbon emissions, saying “every step on the way to sustainable travel is important.” Spokesperson Freja Annam...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Global airlines slash profit forecast on protectionism fears Global airlines slashed a widely watched industry profit forecast by 21% on Sunday as an expanding trade war and higher oil prices compound worries about an overdue industry slowdown....
15:48, 06/02/2019

Airlines Are Banning MacBooks in Checked Luggage Regardless of Recall Status Following an Apple notice that a “limited number” of 15-inch MacBook Pros may have faulty batteries that could potentially create a fire safety risk, multiple airlines have barred transporting Apple laptops in their checked luggage—in some cases, regardless of whether they fall under the recall.Read...
21:48, 08/29/2019

American Airlines 'confident' of Boeing 737 MAX flying this year: executive American Airlines Group Inc is "confident" that its Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft will fly this year, in time for the holidays, Senior Vice President of Customer Experience Kerry Philipovitch told reporters on Tuesday....
02:16, 08/28/2019

Three more foreign airlines could operate domestic flights in Brazil -minister Three more foreign airlines are in talks with the Brazilian government to start domestic flight operations in the country, Brazil's infrastructure minister Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas told reporters on Monday....
00:48, 06/11/2019

American Airlines 'confident' of Boeing 737 MAX flying this year -executive American Airlines Group Inc is "confident" that its Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft will fly this year, in time for the holidays, Senior Vice President of Customer Experience Kerry Philipovitch told reporters on Tuesday....
22:48, 08/27/2019

Widow sues Boeing for $276 million over Ethiopian Airlines crash A French woman whose husband was among the 157 people killed in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines airliner in March has filed a lawsuit against Boeing, manufacturer of the 737 Max 8, seeking $276 million in damages. “It is a tragedy which, by definition, could have been avoided, because it ha...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end what it calls an "unethical" practice....
00:48, 06/06/2019

Russia's Ural Airlines plans to get first Boeing-737 MAX in December: Interfax Russian airline Ural Airlines plans to receive the first of 14 previously ordered Boeing-737 MAX aircraft for leasing in December, Interfax news agency reported, citing its chief executive Sergei Skuratov....
00:32, 07/09/2019

Sapphire Reserve Strains JPMorgan's Ties With United Airlines JPMorgan’s Sapphire Reserve has been a hit with frequent travelers and big spenders since its launch nearly three years ago. That is a problem for United Continental Holdings, which wants those same customers to sign up for and spend on the airline’s credit cards....
14:16, 06/27/2019

FAA acting head: Airlines don't need to extend Boeing 737 Max flight cancellations The FAA's acting chief says airlines don't need to make more changes to their schedules after removing the the Boeing 737 Max from service through August. The FAA will review Boeing's software and training changes after two of the planes crashed....
18:48, 05/23/2019

Spirit Airlines looking at A321neo and 'larger' Boeing plane for growth: CEO Spirit Airlines , a fast-growing, low-cost U.S. carrier that flies an all-Airbus SE fleet, is looking at both the Airbus A321neo and a larger Boeing Co aircraft to fuel its growth, Chief Executive and President Ted Christie said on Monday....
23:16, 08/26/2019

Spirit Airlines wants travelers to book flights via text message Discount carrier Spirit Airlines is rolling out booking services via WhatsApp text message, allowing travelers to buy flights and change reservations with almost as much ease and informality as organizing happy hour drinks....
22:48, 08/26/2019

United Airlines suspends service between Chicago and Hong Kong United Airlines is suspending daily service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Hong Kong starting next month, the company confirmed to CNN Saturday....
03:48, 08/26/2019

China Southern Airlines to receive $4 billion capital injection China Southern Airlines will carry out an equity diversification plan that will involve the injection of 30 billion yuan ($4.36 billion) of capital from three investors, the firm announced on Saturday....
13:00, 07/20/2019

Boeing Faces Compensation Demand From China’s Biggest Airlines The carriers, Air China, China Eastern and China Southern, which are all state-controlled, grounded dozens of 737 Max jets after a crash in Ethiopia in March....
14:48, 05/22/2019

American Airlines top executives buy company shares worth $2.4 million American Airlines Group Inc's top six executives on Tuesday bought 85,000 shares of the company's common stock on the open market for about $2.4 million, at a time when the share price has significantly underperformed the U.S. transport sector....
06:00, 06/05/2019

Delta CEO Calls Boeing 737 Max Problems a 'One Off' Despite Two Deadly Crashes on Other Airlines Delta has never flown the Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been grounded worldwide in the wake of two crashes that killed 346 people in Ethiopia and Indonesia. But Delta still wants to assure people that Boeing’s problems aren’t a big deal, judging by the discussion that Delta CEO Ed Bastian had at t...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Certain United Airlines flyers will get free or discounted CLEAR memberships If you’re a United Airlines frequent flyer and you hate waiting in line at TSA checkpoints, you’re in luck. Buzz60's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
00:16, 08/08/2019

Billionaire Schwartz makes $2.6 billion bet on Canada's WestJet Airlines Billionaire Gerry Schwartz pounced on Canada's WestJet Airlines on Monday as his private equity firm Onex Corp offered to buy the struggling airline for C$3.5 billion ($2.6 billion), betting it can turn around its recent decline by taking the company private....
00:32, 05/14/2019

Spider-Man stars in United Airlines' new safety video United Airlines, Sony and Marvel worked together to weave safety instructions into a fast-paced film starring Spider-Man and some of his friends.        ...
17:48, 05/13/2019

American Airlines asks court to end "devastating" slowdown by unions American Airlines Group Inc on Friday asked a federal court to quickly halt an alleged illegal slowdown by mechanics' unions that has become "devastating" to the airline's operations....
05:48, 06/15/2019

Southwest Airlines hosts 72-hour sale on airfare tickets CHICAGO (WMAQ) – Southwest Airlines has launched a winter fare sale, offering one-way tickets ranging from $49 to $149 to certain locations around the country. The winter fare sale, which started Tuesday morning, goes until 11:59 p.m. Thursday. The discounted fares includes flights from Dec. 3...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Airlines Told To Check Surging Prices After 'Leave Kashmir' Advisory Airlines in the country have been asked to curb soaring air fares on the Srinagar route after the Jammu and Kashmir administration issued an advisory asking tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to......
23:32, 08/03/2019

Be Ready To Operate Extra Flights From Srinagar, Airlines Advised: Report With turmoil over the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, aviation regulator DGCA advised airlines on Friday to remain ready to operate additional flights from the Srinagar airport if the need......
04:16, 08/03/2019

United Airlines pilots arrested for alleged intoxication before flight to Newark Police in Scotland say two pilots have been arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs before a scheduled flight to New Jersey....
18:16, 08/04/2019

Boeing 737 MAX groundings plague U.S. airlines, 'frustrated' Southwest exits Newark Boeing Co's top two U.S. customers warned on Thursday of an increasing financial toll from the prolonged grounding of the 737 MAX jet, which prompted a "frustated" Southwest Airlines Co to announce it was ending operations at Newark Liberty International airport....
21:16, 07/25/2019

American Airlines wins permanent injunction against mechanics -court ruling A U.S. judge granted on Monday a permanent injunction against American Airlines Group Inc's mechanics unions, which the airline had accused of illegal slowdowns that had become "devastating" to its operations....
03:32, 08/13/2019

Southwest Airlines Mechanics Approve Contract, Ending Long Impasse After almost seven years of negotiations, the union reached an agreement with the airline that gives its members $160 million in back pay and raises of 20 percent....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Police arrest striking workers at American Airlines headquarters in Texas Dozens of protesting food service workers were arrested Tuesday outside the Dallas-area headquarters of American Airlines, most for civil disobedience, police said....
22:49, 08/13/2019

United Airlines shares trade slightly higher following Q2 earnings beat United Airlines ticked up in after-hours trading after the company's second-quarter earnings surpassed Wall Street's expectations and showed profit up more than 50% from a year ago. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
22:00, 07/17/2019

United Airlines offers easier biometric clearance for frequent flyers United Airlines is joining the likes of Delta and British Airways in using biometric security to speed up your airport visits. The airline has forged a deal with Clear that will bring speedy facial recognition and fingerprint scanning to its frequen......
02:16, 07/30/2019

New York City is suing American Airlines over employee sick leave American Airlines is violating the local sick leave policy, according to New York City's worker protection department.       ...
22:32, 07/25/2019

Delta Airlines sued by man bitten by veteran's support dog in 2017 An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a 2017 Delta flight is now suing the airline and the veteran.        ...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest economy, opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market....
07:16, 05/22/2019

New tool helps travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology Companies such as JetBlue began utilizing the technology after Trump issued an executive order pushing for its use in US airportsA new tool launched by privacy activists offers to help travelers avoid increasingly invasive facial recognition technologies in airports.Activist groups Fight for the Fut...
02:00, 06/06/2019

Woman gives birth on Middle East Airlines flight with help from plane’s crew A Middle East Airlines-Air Liban passenger recently gave birth during a flight traveling between Qatar and Lebanon, safely delivering a baby daughter with the help of cabin crew....
07:48, 08/01/2019

U.S. prohibits airlines from banning specific species, breeds as service animals The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday prohibited airlines from banning specific breeds of dogs in its new guidelines on in-flight service animals....
02:48, 08/09/2019

Southwest Airlines exiting Newark, adding Hawaii, Cozumel flights Southwest Airlines said it will cease operations in Newark, New Jersey, on Nov. 3. It is also adding more Hawaii flights and plans new service to Cozumel, Mexico.       ...
19:48, 07/25/2019

Delta's test of free in-flight Wi-Fi may shame other airlines into offering service Now Delta Air Lines is taking its first steps towards offering free Wi-Fi as well. The Atlanta-based carrier started a two-week pilot test on May 13 that includes free Wi-Fi on around 55 domestic short-, medium- and long-haul flight segments a day....
19:00, 05/19/2019

Exclusive: U.S. airlines expect Boeing 737 MAX jets need up to 150 hours of work before flying again Once regulators approve Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets for flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation before flying, officials from the three U.S. airlines that operate the MAX told Reuters....
00:48, 05/24/2019

WRAPUP 1-Southwest Airlines ends mechanics dispute just as American's heats up Southwest Airlines Co's mechanics union said on Tuesday its members had overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the airline, ending seven years of labor negotiations fraught with legal disputes and flight disruptions....
20:48, 05/21/2019

Pak Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway In Gilgit Airport; Passengers Safe A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying 48 passengers skidded off the runway while landing at the Gilgit airport on Saturday, officials said....
22:16, 07/20/2019

Turkish Airlines chairman expects Boeing 737 compensation, to meet Friday Turkish Airlines expects compensation from Boeing Co for losses over the grounding of 12 737 Max aircraft, the chairman of Turkey's flagship carrier was quoted as saying, adding that he would meet Boeing's chief executive on Friday....
17:00, 05/21/2019

Panama's Copa Airlines reports flat profit despite Boeing MAX grounding Panama's Copa Airlines on Wednesday reported a quarterly profit of $50.9 million, roughly the same as a year ago, in spite of the prolonged grounding of its most cost-efficient planes, the Boeing 737 MAX, following two deadly accidents....
01:16, 08/08/2019

American Airlines asks court to stop alleged maintenance slowdown American Airlines Group Inc said on Monday it has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, accusing the workers of an illegal slowdown aimed at disrupting operations to improve their position in prolonged labor talks....
00:16, 05/21/2019

Get Out of Town With Alaska Airlines' Nationwide Flight Sale, Starting at $87 Roundtrip It’s time to start planning your end-of-summer and fall getaways, and you can look to Alaska Airlines’ latest flight sale for inspiration, with roundtrip tickets starting at $87 from dozens of cities....
21:00, 07/24/2019

United Airlines pilot charged after failing alcohol test in Scotland United pilot Glendon Gulliver, 61, was charged after failing a breathalyzer test Saturday. His co-pilot was released without charges on Tuesday.       ...
16:16, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default United Airlines said on Friday it had started a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings , removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling the cash-strapped airline....
21:32, 05/24/2019

American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
00:32, 07/20/2019

French widow sues Boeing for $276 million over Ethiopian Airlines crash A French widow has filed a lawsuit against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing for $276 million in damages over the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 in March, which killed all 157 people on board -- including her husband....
21:48, 05/21/2019

Southwest Airlines to Leave Newark Airport as Toll of 737 Max Grounding Grows The carrier also said its profits were down about $175 million in the second quarter because of the troubled jet’s inability to fly after two deadly crashes....
18:48, 07/25/2019

United Airlines passenger accused of placing camera in first-class bathroom The FBI has accused a man of placing a camera in the first-class bathroom of a United Airlines flight earlier this year from San Diego to Houston.       ...
17:50, 08/12/2019

Airlines bumped more travelers amid Boeing 737 Max grounding, report shows Airlines denied boarding to more passengers amid the fallout of the Boeing 737 Max grounding in March, according to a new government report.        ...
23:00, 06/06/2019

American Airlines union: blaming pilots for Boeing 737 Max crashes 'inexcusable' Allied Pilots Association says jetmaker’s anti-stall software forced plane into such an aggressive dive pilots could not recoverAmerican Airlines’ pilots’ union has hit back at Boeing for insinuating that some responsibility for the two crashes of its 737 Max jets lies with the pilots, and claimed A...
18:32, 05/23/2019

WRAPUP 2-Boeing 737 MAX groundings plague U.S. airlines; Southwest exits Newark American Airlines Group Inc and Southwest Airlines Co warned on Thursday of an increasing financial toll from the prolonged Boeing 737 MAX grounding this year even as strong bookings and higher fares helped drive quarterly revenue growth....
18:00, 07/25/2019

American Airlines adding first flights to Africa, Poland, returning to Tel Aviv American plans to begin service between Philadelphia and Morocco and Chicago and Poland next summer. Flights to Israel will resume next fall.       ...
15:16, 08/08/2019

American Airlines pays $90 million for Rams-Chargers plaza rights American Airlines will be the first "founding partner" of the LA Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park (LASED), a 2.5-acre space that also serves as the main entrance to the stadium home of the Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams....
18:48, 08/07/2019

A year after Qatar boss' gaffe, airlines still pay 'lip service' to diversity: executives A year after Qatar Airways boss' remark that a woman could not do his job drew scathing criticism, airline executives called out the industry for paying only "lip service" to diversity and not pushing to get more women out of cabins and into boardrooms....
15:48, 06/02/2019

WRAPUP 2-Southwest Airlines mechanics dispute ends just as American's heats up Southwest Airlines Co's mechanics union said on Tuesday its members had overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the airline, ending seven years of labor negotiations fraught with legal disputes and flight disruptions....
22:48, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 2-United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights into August United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through Aug. 3, leading to about 40 or 45 daily canceled flights....
21:32, 05/24/2019

Singapore Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Delhi After Glitch A Singapore Airlines aircraft carrying 228 people on Wednesday made an emergency landing in the national capital after experiencing a glitch with the nose wheel, an official said....
02:48, 05/09/2019

Smoke causes Hawaiian Airlines flight to make emergency landing; 7 injured Smoke filled the cargo hold and cabin of Hawaiian Airlines flight HA47 to Honolulu, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing, the company said....
14:48, 08/23/2019

American Airlines Is Retiring a Plane That Pilots and Passengers Both Love and Hate Julio Gomez has flown the MD-80 for his entire 20-year career at American Airlines. But he can’t bring himself to make that final trip into the New Mexico desert. “I just cannot take that airplane to its grave,” Gomez, 52, said of the iconic jets’ retirement flights on Wednes...
18:00, 09/04/2019

Black man sues American Airlines for discrimination after he was removed from plane over dog allergy A black man is suing American Airlines for discrimination after he says he was removed from first class over his allergy to a fellow passenger’s support dog.       ...
00:32, 09/05/2019

United Airlines will now hold planes for connecting flyers – thanks to new tool United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool that identifies departing flights that can be held for connecting customers.       ...
16:32, 06/12/2019

Four face murder charge over 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines plane Four people murder Wednesday in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine that killed 298 people        ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Four to face murder charges in downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that killed 298 A Dutch-led investigation into the 2014 wreck over Ukraine named four suspects, including a former leader of Russian-backed separatists in the region....
19:32, 06/19/2019

American Airlines opens 15 new gates at DFW, plans 100 new daily flights by June Those 15 new gates at Dallas Fort WORTH will allow American Airlines to operate 100 extra daily regional flights on its American Eagle affiliate.        ...
23:48, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Airbus grabs China Airlines narrow-body jet order Airbus unveiled an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the carrier's medium-haul fleet renewal from Boeing a day after its U.S. rival made a shock entry into the single-aisle fleet of British Airways owner IAG....
21:16, 06/19/2019

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after U.S. regulator's order Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice....
12:48, 06/21/2019

United Airlines tightens alcohol rules after flight crew’s arrests United Airlines has strengthened its alcohol policy for pilots – a week after two of them were arrested for allegedly being under the influence before a flight from Scotland to Newark. The airline now requires that pilots refrain from drinking alcohol at least 12 hours before reporting for duty – up...
17:00, 08/14/2019

Amputee who says United Airlines took his scooter battery takes battle to court Stearn Hodge, a 68-year-old amputee who lost his arm and leg in an accident, says United and airport employees took a battery needed for his scooter.        ...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Dumbass Thinks He Can Vape Into a Bag on Spirit Airlines Flight, Gets Lifetime Ban: Report A Spirit Airlines passenger has reportedly been banned for life for vaping during a recent flight and setting off the plane’s bathroom smoke alarm.Read more......
19:48, 06/10/2019

American Airlines cancels 200+ flights Monday after Dallas area storms A Sunday storm in the Dallas-Fort Worth area has snowballed into 200+ cancellations heading into Monday, one of the week's busiest travel days.       ...
18:48, 06/10/2019

United Airlines Announces Extended Flight Cancellations Due to Grounded Boeing 737 Max Flight cancellations continue as the Boeing 737 Max remains grounded pending an ongoing review of its software update, with United Airlines on Friday announcing yet another schedule revision.Read more......
07:16, 07/13/2019

American Airlines Mechanic Accused of Sabotage Amid Labor Dispute A mechanic for American Airlines is accused of trying to sabotage a plane just before it was scheduled to carry 150 passengers from Miami to the Bahamas in July....
23:48, 09/06/2019

Boeing Knew About Safety-Alert Problem for a Year Before Telling FAA, Airlines Boeing Co. didn’t share information about a problem with a cockpit safety alert for about a year before the issue drew attention with the October crash of a 737 MAX jet in Indonesia, and then gave some airlines and pilots partial and inconsistent explanations, according to industry and government of...
05:00, 05/06/2019

Black man sues American Airlines for removing him from first class over passenger's dog A black man is suing American Airlines for discrimination after he was removed from first class over his allergy to a fellow passenger’s support dog.       ...
12:00, 09/04/2019

Court grants American Airlines' request to end 'devastating' slowdown by unions A U.S. federal court on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc's request to halt an alleged illegal slowdown by its mechanics' unions that the airline said had become "devastating" to its operations....
06:32, 06/15/2019

Tires blow out on United Airlines plane during Newark landing, no one injured United flight 627 became disabled on the runway after it "experienced multiple flat tires" upon landing at 1 p.m. from Denver, the airline said in a statement....
04:48, 06/16/2019

Airlines Announce New Routes, Offer Discount On Flight Tickets, Details Here SpiceJet and GoAir have announced flights on new routes and discounts on bookings. The announcements from the airlines come at a time when the suspension of flights by Jet Airways has led to......
19:32, 07/07/2019

United Airlines moving its Boeing 737 MAX to short-term storage in Arizona United Airlines said on Wednesday it is beginning the process of moving its 14 Boeing 737 MAX jets to short-term storage at Phoenix Goodyear Airport in Arizona, where weather conditions are more favorable to store aircraft....
15:32, 08/28/2019

American Airlines is calling travelers to apologize for travel disruptions with miles American Airlines is calling travelers affected by hundreds of flight disruptions this summer and is offering frequent flyer miles to retain customer loyalty....
14:00, 08/28/2019

San Francisco airport is closing a runway in September. How airlines are helping flyers The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is closing one of its major runways for repairs throughout September.       ...
03:48, 08/28/2019

Boeing executive says ‘sorry’ to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia PARIS (AP) — Boeing executive says ‘sorry’ to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
10:48, 06/17/2019

American Airlines offers satellite WiFi to its entire mainline fleet If you're relying on American Airlines for a summer trip, there's a good chance you'll have internet access most of the way. The company has finished deploying satellite-based internet access to the fleet of 700-plus narrowbody aircraft that mainly......
14:32, 06/17/2019

American Airlines Wants to Win Back Trust in Its Boeing 737 Max Jets by Making Its Execs Fly on Them American Airlines has a plan for convincing consumers that the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in its fleet are safe for flight: Stick their top brass on them and see how it goes.Read more......
05:48, 06/14/2019

Airlines, travel industry warn of excessive U.S. entry wait times Groups representing major U.S. airlines, airports and travel industry companies on Friday urged U.S. Senate leaders to back additional funding for Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officers as the Trump administration said on Friday it was shifting additional officers to the southwestern border....
02:32, 05/11/2019

United Airlines delays return of Boeing 737 Max planes until late December United Airlines on Friday extended its grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft through December, days after it relocated its fleet of the jets to Arizona for long-term storage....
00:48, 08/31/2019

Aviation Body Starts Audit Of Airlines, Airports In Monsoon-Hit Areas Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Thursday it has started a special audit of all airlines and airports in monsoon-affected areas in the wake of multiple landing......
21:32, 07/04/2019

United Airlines jet blows tires upon landing at Newark, delaying flights Federal officials are investigating after a United Airlines Boeing 757 blew several tires on landing at Newark Liberty International Airport, delaying flights....
00:32, 06/16/2019

American Airlines raises unit revenue forecast, shares rise American Airlines Group Inc on Wednesday raised its estimate for second-quarter unit revenue as the grounding of Boeing Co's MAX jets left the No. 1 U.S. carrier with fewer aircraft in service, allowing it to fly fuller planes....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Here's how you can cut airfare for tickets on discount airlines Allegiant, Frontier, Spirit It's true: You can save even more money on low-cost Allegiant, Frontier and Spirit airlines by buying tickets at the airport. Here's how.       ...
10:00, 07/04/2019

"No Halwa Puri?": Pakistan Airlines Slammed For Serving English Breakfast Pakistan's national carrier learnt a lesson just how seriously airline meals are taken, following a backlash after its latest advert, bearing a photo of a cheese omelette, sausages and beans, promised......
07:16, 05/02/2019

S.Korean activist fund KCGI eyes stake in Asiana Airlines South Korea's activist fund KCGI, the No.2 shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines , is interested in buying rival carrier Asiana Airlines, KCGI Chief Executive Officer Kang Sung-boo told Reuters on Monday....
05:00, 08/19/2019

Southwest Airlines: A day in the life of crew members at Dallas Love Field Southwest Airlines and photographer Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren take you behind the scenes of Dallas Love Field Airport on April 29, 2019.       ...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Spirit Airlines must face lawsuit over 'gotcha' carry-on bag fees: court A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit by Spirit Airlines passengers who said the low-cost carrier blindsided them by imposing unexpected carry-on bag fees on tickets bought through Cheapoair, Expedia, Priceline and Travelocity....
00:32, 09/11/2019

Airlines cancel thousands of flights as Boeing works to fix 737 Max software problems American Airlines, United and Southwest -- the three U.S. airlines that operate Boeing's 737 MAX jet -- have extended flight cancellations into the fall. The Federal Aviation Administration remains noncommittal about when it will allow the planes to fly again....
23:32, 07/14/2019

Passenger On Pak Airlines Flight Opens Emergency Door By Mistake: Report Over three dozen passengers aboard a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight were offloaded after one of them mistakenly opened the emergency door of the aircraft on the runway at the Manchester......
13:32, 06/09/2019

Trade group to hold meeting of airlines affected by Boeing's grounded 737 MAX A trade group is inviting airlines that use Boeing Co 737 MAX jets to meet next week to discuss challenges they face as a result of the grounding of the airline model involved in two fatal crashes, as they prepare to reintroduce the planes into operation....
04:16, 05/16/2019

Saudi Airlines shift flights away from Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz Saudi Arabian Airlines has altered the path of its international flights away from the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
01:16, 06/23/2019

Labor tensions flare at American Airlines over hundreds of canceled flights American Airlines wants the union representing its mechanics to cover the airlines' financial losses from hundreds of flight cancellations that American alleges was the result of an "illegal work slowdown."...
18:32, 08/14/2019

American Airlines plane bound for Lexington makes emergency landing BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WCYB) An American Airlines flight bound for Lexington, Ky. from Charlotte made an emergency landing in the Tri-Cities Airport in Blountville, Tenn. The flight landed safely after smoke was spotted in the cockpit. According to WCYB, the NBC affiliate, there were 52 passengers and ...
18:32, 06/26/2019

Alaska Airlines investigating video of worker throwing bags from plane Alaska Airlines is looking into a May incident after video footage was shared of a worker carelessly throwing luggage from the airplane onto a cart below. The video, which was reportedly taken May 16 and shared to social media, shows the worker tossing several pieces of luggage from a plane at Los A...
00:32, 06/08/2019

Disabled man rebukes Southwest Airlines for failing to accommodate his medical device A severely disabled man said that U.S. airlines do not provide appropriate lifts, so he brings his own, but Southwest still wouldn't let him fly.        ...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Special-needs kids stranded at the airport for 13 hours; American Airlines apologizes Parents say American failed to notify them the cross-country flight carrying their special-needs children home from camp was delayed overnight.       ...
07:32, 08/14/2019

With Memories Of MH17 Downing Over Ukraine, Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf Several international airlines said Friday that they had begun diverting flights to avoid some of the airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman, where Iran shot down a U.S. drone a day......
06:48, 06/22/2019

Airlines cancel more Boeing 737 MAX flights as some crash victims refuse to settle Southwest Airlines Co will not schedule Boeing 737 MAX flights until at least Oct. 1, the airline said on Thursday, just as the families of some Ethiopian Airline crash victims told a Chicago judge they are not ready to settle litigation....
20:16, 06/27/2019

Parents furious after disabled kids stranded overnight by American Airlines Parents in Washington and Oregon are angry at American Airlines, claiming the airline did not notify them of a 13-hour delay on a flight from Charlotte, NC, to Portland, Ore., that their children were on Friday. Kristie Hoyt, a mother of one of the unaccompanied minors returning home from a summer c...
00:32, 08/14/2019

Billionaire Schwartz's money, approach may be right move for Canada's WestJet Airlines Billionaire Gerry Schwartz's $2.6 billion bid for WestJet Airlines is a bet his private equity firm's deep pockets and patience will help the Canadian carrier weather challenges and build a more formidable competitor against market leader Air Canada, industry analysts and executives said on Tuesday....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Spirit Airlines passenger sets off plane smoke detector with e-cigarette A Spirit Airlines passenger was banned from the airline for life after setting off a plane's smoke detector with an e-cigarette, according to a police report....
21:48, 06/09/2019

Skullcandy Push Review Skullcandy Push truly wireless earphones feature the company's signature edgy and modern styling, along with the convenience of untethered listening....
23:48, 05/08/2019

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "affected part of the Iranian airspace" and reroute......
15:32, 06/22/2019

United Airlines passengers discover their trans-Atlantic flight is crawling with ants A passenger on a Monday United flight from Venice, Italy to Newark, New Jersey, said she and other travelers discovered ants on the plane.       ...
02:48, 06/18/2019

United Airlines Is Expanding Its Creepy Biometric Screening Technology to More Airport Hubs United Airlines announced this week that it’s investing in the growth of biometric screening technology in a bid to streamline passenger travel—even as big questions remain about how such technology impacts consumer privacy.Read more......
19:48, 07/29/2019

American Airlines flight attendant came to work with BAC 4 times the legal limit: report An American Airlines flight attendant who showed up for work reeking of booze was found to be more than four times the legal limit, a report says. Cynthia Struble, 64, appeared intoxicated when she was stopped by security in December at London’s Heathrow Airport before a flight to her hometown...
23:32, 05/07/2019

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 'disintegrated into confetti,' captain appears to have run ‘amok,' report says The ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was piloted by a captain who was often "lonely and sad" and experimented with a flight profile which nearly matched the aircraft's doomed path that a new report reveals left a slim chance of finding remains of what really happened in the skies that calamito...
18:16, 06/17/2019

Southwest Airlines to Leave Newark Airport as Toll of Boeing’s 737 Max Grounding Grows The carrier also said its profits were down about $175 million in the second quarter because of the troubled jet’s inability to fly after two deadly crashes....
14:48, 07/27/2019

UN ‘comes together in sadness and solidarity’ to honour staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines flight Ceremonies were held at UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva on Friday, to remember and honour the staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which crashed near Addis Ababa last Sunday, killing all 157 passengers and crew....
19:48, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-United Airlines sees room for fare hikes next year, even with a 737 MAX return United Airlines Holdings sees room for higher U.S. fares next year, even with greater seat capacity when the grounded Boeing 737 MAX returns to the market, President Scott Kirby said at a conference on Thursday....
00:16, 09/13/2019

United Airlines to turn focus to earnings, margin growth over capacity -president United Airlines Holdings' next Investor Day will be more focused on growing earnings and margin than on adding more seat capacity, President Scott Kirby said at a conference on Thursday....
00:16, 09/13/2019

American Airlines mechanic stripped of FAA certificate ordered held in sabotage case An American Airlines mechanic charged with purposely damaging an aircraft in July during a dispute between the airline and its mechanics union involving stalled contract negotiations will remain behind bars until at least Sept. 20, according to a court filing on Thursday....
12:00, 09/13/2019

Southwest Airlines updates family boarding policy after same-sex couple claims discrimination Two men said they were stopped with their three young children and the children's grandmother during family boarding on a flight to Fort Lauderdale.        ...
20:16, 05/08/2019

Drunken passenger ordered to pay $172K for forcing Hawaiian Airlines plane to land An airplane passenger whose drunken behavior on a Hawaiian Airlines flight forced the plane to land mid-flight has been ordered to pay the airline $172,000. Kyong Chol Kim was sentenced on Wednesday to six months in jail and ordered to pay the hefty fine for his antics, which forced the February fli...
01:16, 07/06/2019

American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog, requires five stitches The flight attendant was bitten on the hand during a flight from Dallas to Greensboro, North Carolina, and required five stitches.       ...
02:48, 07/24/2019

American Airlines, United honor 9/11 flight crews, passengers on 18th anniversary Airlines posted tributes Wednesday morning to recognize the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 that killed thousands.       ...
18:32, 09/11/2019

Flights Cancelled, Airlines Waive Fees As Cyclone Fani Nears Coast Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said all authorities concerned have been alerted so that they are ready to deal with cyclone Fani and all airlines have been requested to offer......
16:16, 05/02/2019

United Airlines expands service that holds planes for connecting flyers to new airports By the end of August, United passengers flying through Newark, Dulles and San Francisco will be able to use tool to make tight connecting flights.       ...
21:16, 07/25/2019

Airlines downgrade 2019 forecast amid trade spats, fuel hike BERLIN (AP) — The International Air Transport Association is lowering its forecast for the airline industry this year to $28 billion from $35.5 billion amid rising fuel prices and weakening world trade. The Montreal-based IATA said Sunday that “margins are being squeezed by rising costs right ...
15:32, 06/02/2019

Two men accuse Alaska Airlines employee of racial profiling after Newark Airport evacuation An alarm set off at Newark Liberty Airport on Labor Day sparked panic, and the two men who were questioned say they were racially profiled.       ...
14:16, 09/10/2019

WRAPUP 3-Boeing 737 MAX groundings plague U.S. airlines, 'frustrated' Southwest exits Newark Boeing Co's top two U.S. customers warned on Thursday of an increasing financial toll from the prolonged grounding of the 737 MAX jet, which prompted a "frustated" Southwest Airlines Co to announce it was ending operations at Newark Liberty International airport....
20:48, 07/25/2019

United Airlines suspends Newark-Mumbai flights over Iran airspace concerns United Airlines said it had suspended flights from Newark to Mumbai following a safety review after Iran shot down a high-altitude U.S. surveillance drone....
03:32, 06/21/2019

WRAPUP 1-Airlines cancel more Boeing 737 MAX flights as some crash victims refuse to settle Southwest Airlines Co will not schedule Boeing 737 MAX flights until at least Oct. 1, the airline said on Thursday, just as the families of some Ethiopian Airline crash victims told a Chicago judge they are not ready to settle litigation....
21:00, 06/27/2019

United Airlines Suspends Newark-Mumbai Flights Over Iran Airspace Worries United Airlines said it had suspended flights from New Jersey's Newark airport to the Indian financial capital of Mumbai following a safety review after Iran shot down a high-altitude U.S.......
05:48, 06/21/2019

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian airlines, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines....
09:32, 06/03/2019

United Airlines suspends Newark-Mumbai flights over concerns about Iran's airspace United Airlines said it had suspended flights from Newark to Mumbai after a safety review in light of events in Iran, which this week shot down a high-altitude U.S. surveillance drone....
03:32, 06/21/2019

Airlines Turn to Doctors With Goal of Limiting Long Flights’ Negative Effects There are meditation apps, exercise programs and herbal teas. Are they effective? “Standing up and walking to the restroom” may work just as well, one expert says....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Airlines scramble to overcome polluter stigma as 'flight shame' movement grows In Lorna Greenwood's London home, there is a shelf lined with travel guides. But the 32-year-old mother and former government employment lawyer has given up flying....
20:32, 06/03/2019

Skytrax's best airlines of 2019: Qatar Airways grabs the top spot, Singapore is No. 2 Skytrax announced its 2019 ranking of the best airlines in the world on Tuesday. No U.S. carriers made the list.       ...
23:16, 06/18/2019

Southwest Airlines Publicly Tweeted a Passenger's Personal Flight Number—and Then Doubled Down When it comes to getting a customer service issue resolved as quickly as possible, publicly tweeting at a company can be quite effective. You’d certainly hope, however, that the company wouldn’t respond by publicly sharing your sensitive data—as Southwest Airlines recently did on Twitter.Read more.....
01:00, 08/10/2019

United Airlines is covering up cameras on seat backs amid privacy backlash United Airlines is covering up all the cameras on the back of customers' seats amid backlash about privacy.        ...
22:48, 04/29/2019

Boeing reportedly knew of the software error on the 737 Max for a year before telling airlines and regulators AP Photo/Elaine Thompson The Wall Street Journal reports that Boeing knew of a software error that prevented the correct functioning of an alert system on the 737 Max for over a year before notifying airlines and regulators. Engineers reportedly discovered the error in 2017 but determined there was...
05:16, 05/06/2019

Mom thanks American Airlines crew, flyers for saving her baby's life after mid-air seizure A mother had the scare of a lifetime during a recent American Airlines flight when her baby started seizing shortly before landing in Dallas.        ...
22:48, 04/29/2019

Airlines body IATA urges regulators to co-ordinate on re-entry to service of Boeing 737 MAX Global airlines on Thursday urged regulators to coordinate on technical requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry to service of the Boeing 737 MAX, which was grounded in March after two fatal accidents....
12:16, 06/27/2019

Batwoman, Failed Airlines, and Height Enhancement Scams: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week It’s been a busy week for our friends at Facebook: Amid showing a bunch of loser far-right trolls and also Louis Farrakhan the door, kicking off an unhinged Twitter spree by the president, the company announced a confusing pivot towards being a privacy-first platform while also announcing other feat...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Ask the Captain: Will airlines ever adopt common-sense rules on emotional support animals? In this week's Ask the Captain column, John Cox considers stricter rules for passengers bringing emotional support animals on planes.       ...
19:48, 07/25/2019

United Airlines plane skids off runway at Newark Airport; flights halted Flights were halted for two hours at Newark Airport on Saturday after a United Airlines flight from Denver skidded off the runway.       ...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Alaska Airlines' credit card has quietly become one of the best travel cards — even for people who hardly ever fly with the airline Alaska Airlines There are plenty of good travel cards out there. However, few are attached to a program as flexible and easy-to-navigate as Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan. With Alaska Airlines' continued expansion and depth of travel partners (there are 17 partners, including American Airlines, Bri...
22:32, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 2-American Airlines raises unit revenue forecast, shares rise American Airlines Group Inc on Wednesday raised its estimate for second-quarter unit revenue as the grounding of Boeing Co's MAX jets left the No. 1 U.S. carrier with fewer aircraft in service, allowing it to fly fuller planes....
16:16, 07/10/2019

American Airlines wins permanent court block against alleged disruption by mechanics A U.S. federal court on Monday issued a permanent injunction against American Airlines Group Inc's mechanics union, which the airline had accused of illegal slowdowns it said had devastated its operations during the peak summer travel season....
05:00, 08/13/2019

Seven Hawaiian Airlines passengers taken to hospital after smoke in the cabin forces plane evacuation Seven passengers were taken to hospitals when a Hawaiian Airlines flight landed in Honolulu on Thursday morning with smoke in the cabin and cargo hold, officials said....
17:16, 08/23/2019

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture -sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016, two people briefed on the matter told Reuters....
21:16, 07/19/2019

American Airlines Pilots Confronted Boeing About Safety Issues Before Ethiopia Crash The American Airlines pilots union confronted Boeing over possible safety issues in the 737 Max prior to the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash in March, audio recordings from a November 2018 closed-door meeting between the pilots and Boeing executives reveal. The airline’s pilots union urged Boei...
18:00, 05/15/2019

United Airlines' new tool helps making your connecting flight easier United Airlines launched ConnectionSaver at two of the airline's busiest hubs and plans to expand to other airports in the future.       ...
23:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture: sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016, two people briefed on the matter told Reuters....
21:00, 07/19/2019

American Airlines to pay $22.1 million U.S. fine over mail delivery times: Justice Department American Airlines Group Inc , the largest U.S. airline, will pay $22.1 million to settle claims it falsely reported the times it transferred possession of U.S. mail to foreign postal administrations or other intended recipients, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday....
01:16, 08/21/2019

Doctor Told to Cover Up Romper on Flight From Jamaica Says American Airlines’ Apology Isn’t Enough American Airlines has formally apologized to Dr. Latisha “Tisha” Rowe for pulling her off a flight from Jamaica to Miami because her romper was deemed inappropriate by a flight attendant. But in an interview with Good Morning America on Thursday, Rowe reiterated that the apology wasn’t enough, calli...
23:00, 07/12/2019