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Analysis | Another Indian Airline Collapse? Jet Airways' Struggle for Survival  Washington Post

Jet Airways India Ltd., one of the country's biggest carriers, is on life support. A bailout plan proposed by its lenders is making slow progress, two-thirds of its fleet ...

How Airlines Clean Planes So Quickly  HowStuffWorks

If you're a passenger on one of the more than 10 million scheduled passenger flights that depart from U.S. airports each year, you may barely even notice the ...

American Airlines extends cancellation of 737 Max 8 flights

American Airlines said in a statement that it will continue to ground the 24 Boeing 737 Max 8 planes in its fleet, which has caused approximately 90 cancellations ...

Ethiopian Airline CEO says it will be very difficult for Boeing to restore faith in its planes  CNBC

CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on Boeing's efforts to get the 737 Max 8 back into *service* as new comments come from Ethiopian Airlines CEO on the planes.

Southwest Airlines parks its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in Victorville storage facility  KABC-TV

Southwest Airlines began sending its Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes to California Logistics Airport in Victorville, as it waits out a global grounding of the aircraft.

Airlines adding flights at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton airport  Citizens Voice

Spurred by consistently increasing demand, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport's three major airlines will add more departing flights to their weekday ...

Asiana Airlines Liquidity at Risk on Junk Rating Warning  Bloomberg

Concern about Asiana Airlines Inc.'s liquidity is rising after two rating firms warned its debt score may be cut to junk due to a lack of transparency in its 2018 ...

American Airlines passenger urinated on fellow traveler's luggage, police say  Fox News

A passenger flying with American Airlines was met by police upon arrival in Charlotte, N.C., after reportedly urinating on a female traveler's luggage during the ...

The top airline, hotel and rental car rewards programs of the FlyerTalk Awards are ...  USA TODAY

United Airlines, British Airways and Singapore Airlines won the coveted Best Reward Program for an airline in their respective regions.

Baker Mayfield wasn't happy at all with an airline over fiancee's bachelorette trip  For The Win

The Cleveland Browns QB woke up feeling dangerous on Monday and rightly went off on American Airlines for a wild change to his fiancee's trip.

Ethiopian Airlines CEO says it will be difficult for Boeing to restore trust in 737 Max  CNBC

CNBC's Phil LeBeau gives an update on Boeing's 737 Max aircraft and comments from Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam on the plane's safety.

Mother of 15-year-old girl removed from Spirit Airlines flight suing company

DETROIT -- A mother traveling from Florida back home to Michigan last April says her 15-year-old daughter was removed from their flight and left to wait in the ...

Comic Gary Owen Accuses Delta Airlines of Discriminating Against Wife  EBONY

Gary Owen defended his wife, Kenya Duke, this weekend after believing she was racially discriminated against before a Delta Airlines flight.

American Airlines and Blade introduce cheaper airport helicopter shuttle packages  Fast Company

A partnership between American Airlines and helicopter charter *service* Blade generated a lot of buzz when it was announced last month–but not the kind they ...

The Boeing 737 Max crisis won’t stop airline automation  Quartz

In the wake of the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes of Boeing 737 Max planes, people are thinking about how much of their air travel is handled by ...

Indonesia’s National Airline Seeks to Cancel Order of Boeing Max 8s  The New York Times

The request from the carrier, Garuda Indonesia, is the first publicly confirmed attempt to cancel a Max 8 order since the deadly crash in Ethiopia this month.

United Airlines' top labor honcho issues stern memo on trip brokering  Chicago Business Journal

P. Douglas McKeen, in blunt memo to United flight attendants, made clear what the airline no longer will tolerate, rankling some rank-and-file United FAs.

Asiana Airlines reveals wider loss after auditor's red flags, shares plunge  Nasdaq

By Hayoung Choi and Hyunjoo Jin. SEOUL, March 26 (Reuters) - Asiana Airlines revised its accounts and said its annual loss widened after auditors raised ...

Cathay Pacific agrees deal to take over budget airline HK Express, sources say  South China Morning Post

The acquisition would leave Cathay Pacific in control of three of Hong Kong's four airlines.

Singapore Airlines flight lands safely amid bomb threat - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

The SQ Flight 423 was escorted safely back to Changi Airport by Singapores air force and touched down at about 8 a.m..

Royal Brunei Airlines Takes On Tourism Promotion for a Whole Country  Skift

The national carrier has set a target of doubling visitor arrivals to Brunei by 2021. But news of the country getting closer to the full implementation of Sharia law ...

How to buy an airline upgrade  Quartz

There is an old piece of advice that prevails when it comes to air travel: If you dress professionally, arrive early, and enquire ever so politely, you might just be ...

United Airlines becomes first US airline to add non-binary gender booking options | TheHill  The Hill

United Airlines on Friday announced that it would become the first U.S. airline to offer non-binary gender options for customers booking flights.

Delta Named Best Airline In 2019  Forbes

The Points Guy annual best and worst airline rankings are in and Delta is on top.

Research: Why Struggling Airlines Spend More on Safety Daily

Every airline worth its salt claims to value passenger safety over and above all else. But, realistically, airlines must balance the often-conflicting imperatives of ...

3.25.19 Mortgage rates declining; Heartless airlines; Gas tax hike likely  Boston 25 News

Mortgage rates have been doing down. Some mortgage providers are offering 30-year mortgages in the upper 3% range now!; Clark isn't happy about airlines ...

Foreign companies express interest in Malaysia Airlines  Airline Ratings

The head of a key advisory council to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad says companies from Europe, Asia and the Middle East are interested in ...

Elderly man dies on board a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Tahiti  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -A Hawaiian Airlines spokesperson confirmed there was a death on board a flight to Oahu Sunday morning. The spokesperson ...

ICE releases Mesa Airlines flight attendant detained returning from Mexico  ABC15 Arizona

A Texas flight attendant who was enrolled in the government's program for “Dreamers” flew to Mexico for work and was stopped by immigration authorities who ...

4 Tips to Fly a Budget Airline Without Hassle  The New York Times

I'm a recent convert to budget airlines, even though I may have once thrown a tantrum at the Ryanair check-in counter when they charged me 40 euros for ...

Oklahoma Football: Baker Mayfield goes after American Airlines with tweet  Crimson And Cream Machine

While it's unfortunate that the Oklahoma Sooners aren't on their way to the Sweet Sixteen, this college basketball season ought to be commended for the ...

This Airline Is Working With the World's Largest 'Vertical Farm' for Fresher In-Flight Meals  TIME

Singapore Airlines is working with AeroFarms, a vertical indoor farming operation based in Newark, NJ, for fresher in-flight meals.

Asian airlines named the cleanest in the world in Skytrax survey  CNN

Asian carriers dominate a new list identifying the world's cleanest airlines. But which airline ranks as the most spotless in the survey carried out by Skytrax?

Delta’s partner removes Atlanta teens from flight over peanut allergy, family says  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A metro Atlanta family said an airline crew told their two sons they'd have to get off a plane after a dispute over one of the boys' severe peanut allergies, Channel ...

Airlines cancel flights and waive fees after the FAA grounds Boeing 737 Max planes  CNBC

Airlines are waiving change fees after the Federal Aviation Administration grounded their fleets of new Boeing 737 Max jets.

Planespotters' paradise: Miami's eclectic airline lineup  USA TODAY

More than 100 passenger and cargo carriers fly from the Florida hub, more than any other U.S. airport. See some of the more eclectic ones in this gallery.

Buffett’s Course Reversal on Airlines Sparks Talk of Acquisition  Bloomberg

Warren Buffett, who once joked that capitalists should have shot down the Wright brothers' first plane and saved investors money, has made a course correction ...

Boeing 737 Max Jets Grounding Cost to Airlines, Passengers  Fortune

With Boeing 737 Max jets grounded after the Lion Air, Ethiopian Airways crashes, airlines and passengers will have rising costs, delays.

Spirit Airlines booted teen from flight without mom's knowledge, lawsuit alleges  Fox News

Talk about unhappy travels. One Michigan mother is suing Spirit Airlines for removing her 15-year-old daughter from a flight from Tampa to Detroit without her ...

Flight attendants urge carriers to ground Boeing 737 Max planes after crash  CNBC

U.S. flight attendants and ground crews urged their airlines to take their Boeing 737 Max airplanes out of *service* after other carriers around the world suspended ...

Study Ranks the Best and Worst Airlines in America  Fortune

Delta Airlines has unseated Alaska Airlines as the nation's best carrier in an annual ranking by The Points Guy.

How Sanitary Are Airline Blankets and Pillows?  HowStuffWorks

Do airlines still provide pillows and blankets for passengers? Do they launder them? HowStuffWorks wants to know.

The world's longest-running airlines  CNN

From KLM in the Netherlands to Delta in the United States, here are 10 airlines that have stood the test of time in a volatile industry.

Ethiopian Airlines Crash Briefing: Expect Delays in the U.S.  The New York Times

The crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max 8.

Cops: Drunk passenger urinated on woman's luggage during American Airlines flight  Yahoo Lifestyle

A drunk passenger flying with American Airlines from Chicago to Charlotte, N.C., urinated on a woman's luggage during the flight, prompting the airline to call the ...

If Buffett Is Buying Airlines, the Competition Is Over  Bloomberg

In 1989, when Warren Buffett made his infamous purchase of USAir's preferred stock, there were at least 20 major airlines operating in the U.S. — carriers with ...

From 8600 Flights to Zero: Grounding the Boeing 737 Max 8  The New York Times

All Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft are believed to have been pulled from use worldwide after the model crashed twice in just five months, raising questions about its ...

How Hawaiian Airlines Is Responding to Southwest's Hawaii Invasion  The Motley Fool

The airline has already been implementing strategies to maintain or even improve its profitability despite new competition in its home market.

United flyer faces up to 21 years in prison after being found guilty of assaulting flight attendant  USA TODAY

A United Airlines passenger is facing 21 years in federal prison after being found guilty of assaulting a crew member earlier this year.

This airline named world's cleanest in new survey  KCCI Des Moines

Ever wonder how clean the airline seat you're sitting in is as you travel? A new survey has dished the dirt on which carriers offer the most pristine experiences for ...

Here’s where Bellingham International’s two major air carriers rank among airlines  Bellingham Herald

Delta Airlines unseated Alaska Airlines as the top-ranked air carrier in the United States, according to a recent list by The Points Guy. Bellingham International ...

Backstory: Holding back at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines crash  Reuters

The first thing Reuters photographer Tiksa Negeri saw was a small group of figures gathered in a circle on the horizon near the village of Gara-Bokka in central ...

United Airlines grounding daily direct flights from Ottawa to Chicago until 2020  Ottawa Citizen

United Airlines is cancelling its thrice-daily direct flights from Ottawa to Chicago starting this summer but plans to resume them starting next spring.

Boeing Shares Drop After Ethiopian Airlines Crash  The New York Times

A second deadly accident involving a 737 Max 8, the latest version of the best-selling jet in the company's history, prompted some airlines and countries to ...

Airline beauty standards haven't changed on Cathay, Singapore, and other Asian airlines  Quartz

Virgin Atlantic has stopped requiring makeup and skirts, but many airlines continue to build their brands around an idealized, outdated version of womanhood.

Ethiopian Airlines Plane Is the 2nd Boeing Max 8 to Crash in Months  The New York Times

The flight that killed all 157 people on board was en route from the Ethiopian capital to Nairobi, Kenya. It lost contact six minutes after take off, the airline said.

Thomas Cook Airlines told passenger wearing crop top to 'cover up'  USA TODAY

A U.K. airline told a\u00a0passenger wearing a crop top that she needed to \

How to Buy Airline Miles and Score Business Class Tickets on the Cheap  Condé Nast Traveler

Here's everything you need to know about buying airline miles to get first and business class seats on long-haul flights.

Thomas Cook Airlines apologizes to female passenger told to 'cover up'  TODAY

Emily O'Connor was asked to 'cover up or leave' for wearing a crop top on a flight. Staff cited that she was breaking the Thomas Cook dress code.

Southwest Airlines launches Hawaii service from Oakland to Honolulu with new snacks, in-flight hula dancing  USA TODAY

Southwest's first Hawaii flight was Flight 6808 from Oakland to Honolulu. The airline initially is offering daily *service* from Oakland and San Jose, California.

How did Southwest Airlines and its mechanics strike such a sweet deal? Pressure from all sides  Dallas News

Dallas News: your source for breaking news and analysis for Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas and around the world. Read it here, first.

Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashes  NPR

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800 Max has crashed outside Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board.

The Jolt: Tax hike on jet fuel could cause airlines 'to grow elsewhere...  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Senate Finance Committee took House Bill 447, which would grant a 20-year sales tax break on jet fuel purchased by Delta and other carriers, and turned it ...

Cleanest Airlines in the World Ranking 2019  Thrillist

It's possible that there's no such thing as a pleasant airplane cabin. Sure, you can mitigate the situation's suckiness, but ultimately y...

American Airlines suspends flights to Venezuela amid unrest  CNBC

Most U.S. airlines already halted *service* to Venezuela, making American the last major airline to pull out, further isolating the nation.

Families of Kenyan victims seek compensation for Ethiopian Airlines crash | TheHill  The Hill

The families of Kenyan passengers killed in last week's Boeing 737 airplane crash in Ethiopia are seeking their government's help in obtaining compensation, ...

United Airlines passenger facing up to 21 years for drunkenly assaulting flight attendant  Fox News

An Australian woman was found guilty on assault charges for assaulting United Airlines crew.

Norwegian Air demands Boeing compensate it for grounded 737 Max planes  CNN

European discount carrier Norwegian Air is seeking compensation from Boeing for its grounded fleet of 737 Max 8 jets.

'It shouldn't have happened,' Massport says of American Airlines reducing flights at Worcester Regional Airport

Officials are looking at the recent reduction in American Airlines services at Worcester Regional Airport as a “bump in the road” that has come as the search to ...

Georgia Senate seeks to hike jet-fuel taxes on Delta, other airlines  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A key Georgia Senate committee moved to impose a big excise tax on fuel that Delta and other airlines use.

Ethiopian Airlines, With a Tradition of Training Pilots, Wants to Become Africa’s Leading Carrier  The New York Times

The airline relies on its well-regarded and competitive Aviation Academy, which trains not only pilots but also mechanics and management employees to ...

Airlines Strike a Delicate Balance When Selling Discount Tickets  Skift

Before it was absorbed by Alaska Airlines, Virgin America fashioned itself a business person's airline, focusing on tech-forward travelers willing to pay Alaska ...

Boeing 737 Max Fixes Near Completion; Ethiopian Airlines Confident In Boeing  Investor's Business Daily

Ethiopian Airlines and other carriers expressed confidence in Boeing, which will discuss Boeing 737 Max updates with pilots soon. Boeing stock rose.

Delta partners airline removes teens from flight over peanut allergy, family says  KIRO Seattle

A metro Atlanta family said an airline crew told their two sons they'd have to get off a plane after a dispute over one of the boys' severe peanut allergies, WSB-TV ...

American Airlines flight diverted to Chicago after bathrooms become unusable: report  Fox News

A cross-country American Airlines flight from San Francisco to New York City was diverted Monday afternoon after its bathrooms became unusable, according to ...

How to Save on Airline Baggage Fees  Lifehacker

Remember the days when you could board a flight without long security lines and exorbitant bag fees? Believe it or not, there was a time when airports didn't ...

The best and worst airlines for tackling climate change  CNN

Flying is bad for the environment but some airlines are better than others at limiting the damage.

Island Business Report: Southwest Airlines teases potential addi - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

A Southwest Airlines executive teased another possible Hawaii airport the airline could *service* with a group of Hawaiian business leaders.

Southwest Airlines pilots union leader has big concerns about Boeing  Chicago Business Journal

Jon Weaks sent a new memo to his team of Southwest pilots in which he called out Boeing for how it has handled aspects of the controversial MAX rollout.

These are all of the routes U.S. airlines fly to Hawaii  USA TODAY

Southwest Airlines shook up the travel industry Monday by announcing the launch of its long-awaited Hawaii *service*. That comes March 17, when Southwest ...

A Passenger Missed the Fatal Ethiopian Airlines Flight by 2 Minutes  The New York Times

Antonis Mavropoulos did everything he could to catch his connection, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302: He didn't bring a suitcase. He was the first passenger off his ...

Why Flag Carriers Struggle to Create Low-Cost Airlines  Wall Street Journal

Ever since low-cost carriers turned aviation upside down, legacy airlines have tried to get in on the action by creating their own budget brands. Lufthansa's ...

Ethiopian Airlines Black Boxes Showed ‘Clear Similarities’ With Lion Air Crash  The Wall Street Journal

Data from the black boxes of a crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane showed similarities to that from the Lion Air flight that crashed in October, Ethiopia's transport ...

Southwest Airlines Secures its Mechanics—at a Steep Price  D Magazine

It took six years, but the mechanics union serving Southwest Airlines has agreed to terms on a new labor contract. Over the weekend, the two sides said they've ...

F.A.A. Cautions Southwest Airlines and Mechanics Union in Contract Dispute  The New York Times

The Federal Aviation Administration has warned Southwest Airlines and its mechanics union that their legal dispute could end up damaging the safety of the ...

Southwest Airlines reduces Cleveland-Las Vegas service, adds flight to Dallas Love Field

Southwest Airlines is reducing *service* between Cleveland Hopkins and Las Vegas to just one flight per week, starting in mid-June. The carrier currently flies ...

Etihad is still bleeding money. Is it time to merge with Emirates?  CNN

Etihad Airways has often come to the rescue of struggling airlines. Now it has serious problems of its own and may have to consider merging with Emirates to cut ...

New Zealand, Ethiopian Airlines, Huawei: Your Monday Briefing  The New York Times

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. New Zealand mourns after a massacre, Ethiopian flight data reveals similarities in two ...

Hawaiian Airlines flight returned to Honolulu because of mechanical problem  KHON2

A Hawaiian Airlines flight turned around this afternoon while en route to Oakland International Airport.

OMV Turns Austrian Airlines Plastic Cups Into Synthetic Crude Oil

Amid growing global concern about the overuse of plastic, Austria's oil and gas group OMV and Austrian Airlines have partnered to turn the plastic cups the ...

Data and Voice Recorders Are Recovered in Ethiopian Airlines Crash  The New York Times

The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max 8.

Is American Airlines Heading For Cruise Altitude?  Seeking Alpha

American Airlines Group and US Airways merged just over five years ago to create the world's largest airline. One of American's goals was for the merger to ...

Airlines Were Supposed to Fix Their Pollution Problem. It’s Just Getting Worse  Bloomberg

Environmental activists recoil for a reason when the super-rich fly private jets to forums that preach carbon neutrality. Airplane pollution levels really are going ...

Airlines responsible for preventing inconvenience during Max jet groundings, advocate says

When Terry Cashin planned his upcoming cruise, he didn't think the trip to get from his home in Abbotsford to San Diego would take two days.

Southwest Airlines Sues Mechanics in Labor Dispute  The New York Times

Southwest Airlines sued its mechanics' union late Thursday for what the airline claimed was an illegal work slowdown that grounded planes and has resulted in ...

These Are the Cleanest Airlines in the World  Travel+Leisure

Skytrax's World Airline Awards recently announced the cleanest airlines of 2018 after passengers rated various airlines' “standards and quality of.

Samya Stumo, UMass Amherst grad killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash, remembered in obituary as 'infectiously vibrant, intensely curious'

Samya was infectiously vibrant, intensely curious, and lived her life to the fullest. She had leadership, compassion, and intellectual rigor," the obituary read.

Vet Groups Applaud Release of Wheelchair Damage Info by Airlines

American Airlines and its regional subsidiary Envoy Air had the worst record for damaging passengers' wheelchairs and power scooters in December, while ...

Ethiopian Airlines crash: US shutdown delayed Boeing 737 MAX fixes  Quartz

Boeing Max jets were supposed to get safety upgrades in January, but the shutdown slowed the process. The manufacturer now says fixes will be made "no later ...

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