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Via Airlines suspends all service from Pittsburgh International Airport  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Less than two months after starting *service* in Pittsburgh, Via Airlines has been grounded. The small Florida-based carrier has suspended all flights from ...


FAA acting head: Airlines don't need to extend Boeing 737 Max flight cancellations  CNBC

The FAA's acting chief says airlines don't need to make more changes to their schedules after they removed the Boeing 737 Max from *service* through August.


American Airlines CEO says there's an 'absolute fix' for Boeing's 737 Max  CNBC

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker says he is fully committed to Boeing's 737 Max jet once it's recertified by the Federal Aviation Administration and that an ...


Southwest Airlines refused to help disabled Oregon passenger to restroom for hours, suit alleges  OregonLive

A Fairview woman who suffers paralysis on her left side due to stroke-like symptoms is suing Southwest Airlines, saying the airline refused to help her use the ...


American Airlines Union Threatens "Bloody Battle"  One Mile at a Time

Yesterday I wrote about how American Airlines filed an injunction against TWU-IAM, the union representing their mechanics. According to American's ...


LATAM Airlines Plunges 17% in a Month: What's Pulling it Down?  Yahoo Finance

LATAM Airlines' (LTM) disappointing performance can be attributed to multiple factors including the devaluation of local currencies.


American Airlines CEO reveals the most important lesson he learned from the legendary founder of Southwest Airlines  Business Insider

American Airlines CEO Parker learned about the art of listening by watching the late Herb Kelleher, founder and former CEO of Southwest Airlines.


Via Airlines ceases commercial flights for Birmingham airport and others  CBS42.com

FLYING AWAY: Via Airlines, the newer domestic airline *service* that joined the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (see related article in box), will no ...


Airline Stock Roundup: LTM's Lackluster Q1, LUV's Dividend Hike & More  Yahoo Finance

Capacity overexpansion at the likes of LATAM Airlines (LTM) does not bode well for the airline space.


Southwest Airlines Mechanics Approve Contract, Ending Long Impasse  The New York Times

The union representing about 2,500 Southwest Airlines mechanics voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to ratify a new contract proposal, ending a labor impasse ...


Seattle teen: United Airlines 'negligent' for in-flight sexual assault  KIRO Seattle

While onboard United Airlines flight 1695 from Sea-Tac Airport to Newark, New Jersey, on July 23, 2017 a 16-year old Seattle-area teen was sexually assaulted.


Ralph Nader: The FAA is a consulting firm for airlines not a regulator  CNBC

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. ...


Taking a Cello or a Surfboard on a Plane? American Airlines Just Cut Its Fees  The New York Times

The airline said many oversized items, which it was charging $150 to check, will now be considered standard baggage and cost only $30.


Brazil Senate clears runway for foreign airlines on domestic routes  Reuters

Brazil's Senate on Wednesday passed legislation allowing foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights, opening up Latin America's largest air travel ...


American Airlines Suing Mechanics Over Delays  One Mile at a Time

American Airlines is suing their mechanics union, accusing them of intentionally delaying and canceling flights. Here are the full details.


Passenger Accuses Airline of 'Fat-shaming' Him After Being Told He Could Not Sit by Exit Row  Newsweek

A man has accused an airline of “fat-shaming” him after being told he was too big for his pre-booked seat. Darren Beales had pre-booked an exit row seat on a ...


Amadeus Begins Powering Next-Gen Airline Selling Via Online Agencies  Skift

Online travel agencies have been late to the airline sector push to sell airfares and other products in more modern ways. Travix has reached a milestone, though ...


Airlines gear up for record number of passengers this summer — and crowds  MarketWatch

More people are poised to take advantage of low fares.


American Airlines Claims Mechanics Are Illegally Slowing Repairs  Fortune

American Airlines asked a federal court to stop mechanics' alleged slowdown campaign that the airline claims is causing flight disruptions.


LOT Polish Airlines renews successful strategic partnership with Sabre  PRNewswire

WARSAW, Poland and SOUTHLAKE, Texas, May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Polish carrier LOT and Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading ...


Airlines are canceling mistake fares faster but some errors still get through  Los Angeles Times

When airlines erroneously publish super cheap fares, it used to take hours to cancel them. New software allows the airlines to cancel the fares in minutes.


Allegiant Airlines touches down for the first time at Ted Stevens International Airport  KTUU.com

Allegiant Air has officially touched down on their inaugural flight into Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.


American Airlines Pilots Are Voting In Bitter Election For Union President  Forbes

As contract talks with American Airlines ramp up, the 15,000 members of the Allied Pilots Association are voting for union president in a bitter election battle that ...


Dan Nathan Sees Unusual Options Activity In American Airlines  Benzinga

On CNBC's "Options Action," Dan Nathan spoke about unusually high options activity in American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ: AAL). He said the stock dropped ...


Asiana Airlines set to exit Chicago market  Chicago Business Journal

Asiana Airlines is pulling out of Chicago. Per an announcement posted on the Korea-based carrier's website, Asiana will discontinue nonstop *service* between ...


The Big U.S. Airlines Are Making Consistent Profits. But They're Alienating Customers And Ignoring Opportunities  Forbes

Twenty years ago, American Airlines told us – over and over in their TV ads – that they knew why we flew. But these days it's not clear that the carrier even knows ...


Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market  Reuters

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest ...


Southwest Airlines Can Fly High Again  TheStreet.com

Southwest Airlines keeps churning out the profits, despite recent turbulence from the 737-MAX mess, posting impressive results since 2010....BA.


China's Biggest Airlines Seek Damages From Boeing  Bloomberg

China's biggest airlines are seeking compensation from Boeing for order delays and losses caused by the grounding of the 737 Max. Bloomberg's Dave ...


With European airlines stumbling, profit margins fell worldwide in Q1  Travel Weekly

Airline profit margins declined worldwide in the first quarter of 2019, but U.S. carriers did relatively well. An IATA sampling of 20 airlines showed an aggregate ...


7 Weirdest Airlines You Never Knew Existed  Reader's Digest

When the government deregulated the airline industry, it made room for all kinds of crazy airline ventures. Here are the strangest.


Intoxicated airline passenger faces 20-year sentence  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A South Korea-bound Hawaiian Airlines passenger told a federal judge that he was intoxicated and doesn't remember being put into flex cuffs after lunging at a ...


Southwest Airlines' Mechanics Approve New Labor Contract  Market Realist

On May 21, Southwest Airlines announced that its mechanics and related employees have voted in favor of ratifying a tentative labor contract.


CASEY: Roanoke businessman lodges complaint after being barred from American Airlines flight  Roanoke Times

It appears a gate attendant at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport wouldn't allow Brian Wishneff on a May 12 flight because the attendant thought Wishneff ...


American Airlines eases baggage policy, lowers prices on some items  WSOC Charlotte

American Airlines is easing restrictions on its baggage policy and will no longer charge extra for some oversize sports and music equipment.


United Airlines Buys 10 Million Gallons Of Biofuel  Simple Flying

United has renewed its contract with its experimental fuel supplier and committed to ordering 10 million gallons of biofuel over the next two years, according to ...


BUZZ-UK airlines: Falls as British holiday seekers say no to vacations abroad  Reuters

Thomas Cook, EasyJet Plc, TUI AG , International Consolidated Airlines Group SA and Ryanair Holdings shares down after Barclays publishes study on Britons ...


5 things you need to know about booking a budget airline ticket, according to experts  CNBC

With summer vacation around the corner, here's a look at what you need to know before you purchase a ticket on a budget airline.


Passenger indicted for alleged mid-flight sexual assault of 19-year-old woman  USA TODAY

A United passenger has been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman on a July 2018 flight.


Southwest Airlines Expands Its Hawaii Plans  International Business Times

Two months ago, Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) finally began flying to Hawaii, nearly a year and a half after publicly announcing its intention to serve the ...


The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: SkyWest, United Continental, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Air  Nasdaq

For Immediate ReleaseChicago, IL - May 23, 2019 - Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity.


Airline to offer nonstop flight from T.F. Green Airport to Dominican Republic  SouthCoastToday.com

WARWICK — T. F. Green Airport will have another try at nonstop flights to the Caribbean this fall, as Sun Country Airlines will begin *service* to Punta Cana in the ...


No Smoking Light Not Bright Enough For Spirit Airlines Passenger  Simple Flying

A man travelling on Spirit Airlines ignored the well-known (and well lit) instructions not to smoke on board. To our joy, the whole incident was captured on ...


Will Delta, Qatar and United Operate Domestically In Brazil?  Matthew Klint

Brazil moved one step closer to allowing foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestically in Brazil. The loosening of rules may be a boon to both airlines and ...


Delta's test of free in-flight Wi-Fi may shame other airlines into offering service  CNBC

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 ...


Amazon threatens to cut its business with a cargo airline that delivers its packages if it can't reach a deal with frustrated pilots  Business Insider

Amazon Air pilots are picketing the company's annual meeting on Wednesday, saying that low pay and benefits are leading to higher turnover and potential ...


Spirit CEO says airline soaring past reputation of bad service  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Spirit Airlines CEO Ted Christie said the low-fare carrier is looking to further improve its customer *service* reputation by adding new routes and upgraded in-flight ...


Carry-on bag rules at 10 big U.S. airlines  Clark.com - Clark Howard

Think you can travel with that carry-on bag? Before you head out, make sure you know the rules for your airline, as they vary from carrier to carrier.


5 Airline Stocks to Gain on Record High Summer Travel  Yahoo Finance

The airline industry is gearing up for record high number of passengers this summer, driven by low airfare, decent job addition, uptick in household net worth ...


Lakeland Linder International Airport in talks with American Airlines for commercial flights  The Ledger

Lakeland Linder International Airport Manager Gene Conrad has spoken to American officials about two to three flights a day to Charlotte, N.C..


Shopping for a Comfortable Coach Airline Seat? Consider the ASSPHIT  Washington Monthly

Here's a travel tip you don't hear every day: Can you guess how I upgraded all my ticketed airplane seats from basic to premium economy for free? I lost 20 ...


DFW Airport, American Airlines Announce Plans for Sixth Terminal at DFW Airport  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas-Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and American Airlines are sharing plans Monday to develop a sixth terminal at the airport, Terminal F.


At What Cost? Airlines Search For Best Connectivity Business Model | APEX Media  APEX Media

The latest from the Airline Passenger Experience Association, sharing aviation and passenger experience news from around the world.


Summer 2019 will break airline travel records, experts predict  Fox News

The group forecasts that 257.4 million people will fly on U.S. carriers between June 1 and Aug. 31.


4 takeaways from United Airlines' annual meeting  Chicago Business Journal

A leader in Chicago's African-American community came to the annual meeting to deliver a message to CEO Oscar Munoz.


United Airlines CEO Reaffirms Dumping NRA Despite Employee Disapproval of Decision  National Center for Public Policy Research

Chicago, IL/Washington, D.C. – The head of United Airlines was called out by a shareholder today for making a “personal” decision to end United's relationship ...


Ethiopian Airlines pushes back on criticism, says pilots followed emergency procedures before March crash  The Washington Post

Airline officials said FAA chief Daniel Elwell's attempt this week to place some of the responsibility for a deadly March crash on their pilots' actions was an ...


Singapore Airlines' order of 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains 'intact,' CEO says  CNBC

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 ...


Here's What Our Southwest Airlines Flight from Honolulu to Kahului, Maui Was Like  Hawaiimagazine.com

When low-fare carrier Southwest Airlines announced it would start *service* from California to Hawaii in March, the news was received with mixed emotions.


'Everyone who died was a hero': 40 years after American Airlines Flight 191 crashed near O'Hare, families reflect on those lost  Chicago Tribune

Families of those lost in American Airlines Flight 191 are expected to gather at a monument in Des Plaines to remember the dead and nurture the survivors.



Turkish Airlines 777 suffers wing damage at Istanbul airport  Flightglobal

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER clipped a lighting pole at the new Istanbul airport today, causing damage to the tip of its right wing. No injuries were ...


American Airlines, DFW announce up to $3.5B capital program  Construction Dive

Construction industry news, trends and jobs for building professionals who want mobile-friendly *content*.


American Airlines Was Just Named the 2nd Best Airline In the World. The Reason Why Is Eye-Opening  Inc.

Every once in a while, one organization or another will rate the airlines. Sometimes, it seems like the same story over and over. Often enough, it's Southwest ...


Ryanair Ready to Pounce on Opportunities From Pending Airline Mergers  Skift

Ryanair plans to use its new group structure to take advantage of further consolidation in the European airline industry by snapping up airlines, jets, or.


More American Airlines flight attendants complain of health issues over uniforms  Chicago Business Journal

The American Airlines uniform saga is ongoing, as the total number of flight attendants believed to have been affected reaches a new high. More American ...


Man who forced Hawaiian Airlines flight to turn around pleads guilty  KHON2

A man accused of causing an in-flight disturbance that forced a Hawaiian Airlines plane to turn around in February, has pleaded guilty.


American Airlines Puts Brakes On Reducing Economy Legroom  Simple Flying

American Airlines have announced that they will stop work on 'Project Oasis' until 2020. Reportedly, only 71 aircraft have had the controversial retrofit applied so ...


Morgan Stanley Changed Its Ratings on These Three Airlines  Market Realist

American Airlines (AAL) stock fell nearly 3% on May 20 after Morgan Stanley (MS) downgraded the stock.


Turkish Airlines to hire 10,000 new personnel  Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey's flag carrier Turkish Airlines plans to hire up to 10,000 new personnel this year after it moved operations to Istanbul Airport and expects new aircraft to ...


This Week Marks 40 Years Since American Airlines Flight 191 Crash Killed 273 People In Chicago  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS)–This week marks the 40th anniversary of the day 271 doomed passengers and crew boarded an American Airlines plane at Chicago's O'Hare ...


WestJet, Canada's second-largest airline, will be taken private  CNN

New York (CNN Business) WestJet, Canada's second largest airline, has agreed to be purchased by Canadian private equity firm Onex in a $5 billion deal.


James Martin launches new menu with Thomas Cook Airlines - Daily Star  Daily Star

JAMES Martin has surprised customers on board a Thomas Cook Airlines flight to launch his new menu.


The 15 Worst Airlines in the World  Newsweek

It is clear the global airline industry is in need of significant improvement," say the producers of a new report ranking the best and worst airlines.


Are Budget Airlines Really Worth It?  The New York Times

With low-cost carriers collapsing on a seemingly regular basis, here's what you should keep in mind when booking a flight.


Passengers were waiting to board. Then the pilot was arrested in a triple homicide case.  The Washington Post

Christian Richard Martin has been a pilot for American Airlines subsidiary PSA Airlines since January 2018.


Buy a round-trip ticket, get a free round-trip ticket free on Frontier Airlines (with a catch)  USA TODAY

The discount airline's latest promotion will let travelers get one free-round trip ticket when they buy a "Discount Den Fare."


Airlines Could See Higher Profits From Cutting Emissions for Climate Change  Barron's

Airlines are squarely in the crosshairs on climate change given their dependence on fossil fuels. But one analyst says the companies are taking steps to cut ...


'Nowitzki Way' could be coming to Dallas in front of American Airlines Center  Dallas News

Recently retired Dallas Mavericks' legend Dirk Nowitzki could receive one of the city's highest honors, perhaps as early as the start of next...


United's Latest Disaster Proves That the Airline Is Unable to Change Its Ways  Inc.

United Airlines is so famous for its PR disasters that there is a special word for them: Snafuniteds. In its latest public relations crisis, reported by the Daily Mirror ...


Man Who Saved Second-Oldest Airline Drives It Back to the Brink  Bloomberg

Avianca was a failing airline with 37 outdated planes when German Efromovich purchased it out of bankruptcy in 2004. Over 15 years the Bolivian businessman ...


Disabled man rebukes Southwest Airlines for failing to accommodate his medical device  USA TODAY

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.


Turkish Airlines shares details of two upcoming Istanbul Airport lounges  Business Traveller

Turkish Airlines plans to open an additional two lounges at Istanbul's new airport this summer and has shared some features of the new lounges with Business ...


American Airlines Passengers Can Now Give up Their Seat, Book a New Flight, and Get Paid for It in the App  Travel+Leisure

For travelers who live for a good deal, there's nothing better than getting paid to give up your seat on an oversold flight — and American is making.


American Airlines -3% after Morgan Stanley warns on labor risk  Seeking Alpha

Morgan Stanley drops American Airlines Group (AAL) to an Underweight rating from Equal-weight and takes its price target all the way down to $26 from $40.


Flight miraculously lands safely with no front landing gear  ABC News

Passengers on a Myanmar National Airlines flight have a brilliant flight crew to thank for miraculously landing safely after the plane's front landing gear failed to ...


At Denver shareholders meeting, Southwest Airlines CEO addresses Boeing 737, contractor controversies  The Denver Post

When Southwest Airlines held its annual shareholders meeting in Denver on Wednesday there was an elephant the size of a 737 inside the conference room ...


Southwest Airlines mechanics overwhelmingly ratify new contract  Chicago Business Journal

More than six long years of contract negotiations are over, as Southwest mechanics say "yes" to new deal.


Airlines Turn to Doctors With Goal of Limiting Long Flights’ Negative Effects  The New York Times

Turkish Airlines brought in Dr. Mehmet Oz, host and producer of “The Dr. Oz Show.” Singapore Airlines turned to Dr. Richard Carmona, a former United States ...


In time for Tokyo Olympics, Hawaiian Airlines wins another Haneda flight slot  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaiian Airlines has been tentatively awarded a new flight slot at Tokyo Haneda airport. Subject to final approval, ...


The World’s Shortest Airline Routes In 2019  Simple Flying

Six months ago, Singapore Airlines made headlines when they launched their New York to Singapore route… the longest in the world. Whilst a marvelous ...


United Airlines renews biofuels deal with World Energy  Chicago Business Journal

The Chicago-based carrier aims to be one of the world's most environmentally-conscious carriers.


Philippine Airlines Changes Manila – Sydney To An Airbus A330  Simple Flying

Philippine Airlines has taken their A321neo off the popular Sydney to Manila route and replaced it with an older A330. PAL Philippines a330. Photo: Philippines ...


My daughter was killed on the Ethiopian Airlines flight. We need to keep unsafe planes on the ground  CNN

Nadia Milleron lives in Sheffield, Massachusetts. Her daughter was killed in the March 10 crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. The opinions expressed in this ...


Why airlines are speaking directly to IFC hardware suppliers  Runway Girl Network

More than ever, airlines are educating themselves about inflight connectivity hardware and not solely relying on *service* providers and integrators for that ...


American Airlines Gets Even Bigger At DFW  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

American Airlines is in the midst of a massive expansion at DFW Airport. “This is the largest expansion at a U.S. airline hub probably in twenty years or so,” said ...


Airfares: Flight prices to go up as airlines cut back services to Australia  NEWS.com.au

Airfares are about to got more expensive, with airlines cutting their services to Australia to cope with the rising cost of fuel, an expert has warned.


Southwest Airlines to build $100 million, three-plane maintenance hangar at DIA  The Denver Post

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly announced the nearly $100-million maintenance hangar at DIA and the carrier is hoping to open new gates too.


Airline Involved in 2 Deadly Alaska Crashes Suspends Operations, Officials Say  The New York Times

Taquan Air, which operates sightseeing tours and regular air *service*, was involved in two crashes within a week, officials said. Eight people were killed.


Union strife could lead to American Airlines delays and cancellations  Business Traveller

American Airlines is warning that a dispute with its mechanics union could disrupt schedules into the summer, USA Today reports. The airline has filed a lawsuit ...


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