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KLM Airlines Was Asked: Which Seats Are The Safest In A Crash?  NPR

KLM responded that seats in the middle are better. The seats at the ends are worse. Some people were baffled that the airline would bring up plane crashes at ...


Airlines are finally fixing the middle seat  Fast Company

The FAA just approved a landmark seat design that you'll want on your next flight.


What rights do airplane passengers have?  CNN

... After a Jamaican vacation ended in humiliation aboard an American Airlines flight in June, the ensuing controversy reignited debate about passengers' rights.


14 secrets to get the best airline ticket price possible  USA TODAY

Landing the best price on a plane ticket can be tricky. Here's how to cut a chunk off of your airline payments.


Southwest Airlines Gave Free Nintendo Switches to Passengers on San Diego Bound Flight  KTLA Los Angeles

Passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight got more than a small bottle of water when they boarded their plane. They received a Nintendo Switch system and a ...


Here’s Why Airline-Safety Videos Have Gotten So Elaborate  New York Magazine

They used to have the drab feel of corporate instructional videos. But in recent years, airlines around the world have sensed a branding opportunity.


Airlines' on-board breastfeeding policies in the US  Business Insider

We've rounded up the breastfeeding policies at 11 major airlines after Dutch airline KLM asked a breastfeeding mother to cover up.


Airlines passengers could see new design raise the value, comfort of a middle seat  PennLive

A Colorado company is working on an arrangement that would stagger the three seats and provide more room for everyone.


The best tips for saving money on airlines and hotels this summer  Los Angeles Times

One-way or round-trip tickets? Book with a site you don't know to save money on a hotel? A travel expert shares tips and tricks for summer 2019.


Southwest Airlines gave every passenger on this flight a free Nintendo Switch  Digital Trends

Southwest Airlines and Nintendo have partnered for a new sweepstakes, and they kicked off the promotion by giving every passenger on a lucky flight to San ...


Airline Seats Are a 'Torture Chamber' Says American Airlines Flight Attendant Union Representative  Inc.

Yesterday, in a Congressional hearing before the House Aviation Subcommittee, Lori Bassani--national president of the Association of Professional Flight ...


Southwest Airlines extends grounding of Boeing 737 Max  UPI News

Southwest Airlines on Thursday joined a growing list of airlines extending their grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft through early November.


United Airlines Q2 earnings: Record revenue despite 737 Max grounding  Business Insider

The airline announced a strong second quarter during its earnings call on Wednesday, despite "headwinds" that have presented challenges this year.


KLM airlines breastfeeding policy draws fire on Twitter  Fast Company

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is under fire on Twitter after posting details about its breastfeeding policy. While breastfeeding is permitted on its flights, the airline ...


American Airlines old headquarters at DFW Airport is up for grabs  Dallas News

With construction winding down on its new office digs, Fort Worth-based American Airlines is peddling its old headquarters near DFW International Airport.


Sun Country Airlines Lowers Cancellation Fees  GET.com

Sun Country Airlines, the low-cost Minnesota-based carrier, has announced changes to its cancellation and change flight policies. Contrary to what most airlines ...


Some Airlines Betting On 737 Max Flying Again By Fall, But Travel Expert Thinks That's Unlikely  CBS Chicago

It might be July, but it's not too early to think about planning for holiday travel, and if you're flying, you could get booked on a Boeing 737 Max, even though the ...


Is a Beat Likely for American Airlines (AAL) in Q2 Earnings?  Yahoo Finance

American Airlines' (AAL) second-quarter 2019 results are likely to be driven by an uptick in passenger revenues. However, non-fuel unit costs are expected to ...


Strong Passenger Flow Will Boost Delta Airlines' Profits For The Year  Nasdaq

Delta Airlines ( DAL ) is a major US airline company that serves both domestic and international routes and operates 5400 flights to 325.


Book a Frontier Airlines Ticket Right Now for $25  Lifehacker

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 ...


United Airlines posts higher profits and buys used Boeing 737s as Max grounding drags on  CNBC

Strong travel demand pushed United Airlines Holdings second-quarter profit up more than 50% from a year ago, despite continued challenges from the ...


Flight cancellations with SATA Azores Airlines causing havoc with travel plans  Turn to 10

Flight cancellations are frustrating passengers trying to fly SATA Azores Airlines between Boston and the Azores Islands in the Atlantic. Some have been stuck in ...


American Airlines adding Tokyo-Las Vegas direct flights for CES 2020  News3LV

American Airlines will be adding direct *service* from Tokyo to Las Vegas next year for the annual Consumer Electronics Show. It's the second year that American ...


A Dutch airline is under fire for asking a breastfeeding mom to cover up to respect other passengers' cultures  CNN

Shelby Angel says she was on a KLM flight from San Francisco to Amsterdam last month when a flight attendant gave her a blanket and warned her to cover up ...


China Airlines' Brilliantly Unconventional New Ad  One Mile at a Time

Check out China Airlines' new ad, showcasing the less desirable things that people might bring back from a vacation. This is very creative.


Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart  The Root

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 ...


Chinese airline's new ad focuses on the bad decisions travelers make, instantly becomes a hit  New York Post

China Airlines' current campaign focuses on the things travelers bring back home — for better or for worse.


How to Get the Most From the Alaska Airlines Companion Fare  NerdWallet

The Alaska Airlines Companion fare lets you book one round-trip coach fare for just $99 (plus taxes and fees), and it could save you hundreds.


Everything You Can Do With Your Airline Miles Before They Expire  Lifehacker

The expiration dates for airline points and miles vary as much as the rules for earning them in the first place. Many last just 18 months from the time you earned ...


Delta, Alaska, and American Airlines have all been sued over their uniforms.  Vox.com

Delta is the latest airline to be sued by flight attendants over illness-inducing uniforms.


I'm Not Sure American Airlines Is At Fault Here  One Mile at a Time

A story is going viral about an American Airlines passenger who had his ticket canceled because he missed a flight. Who is at fault here?


Airlines make pitches to service Veterans Airport in Marion  WSIL TV

MARION (WSIL) -- You could soon have the option of flying to Chicago from the Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois in Marion. But the airport needs your input to ...


What Kind Of Shareholders Own International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. (LON:IAG)?  Yahoo Finance

Want to participate in a short research study? Help shape the future of investing tools and you could win a $250 gift card! Every investor in International ...


Flight attendants' deal with American Airlines regional carrier awards raises and more hours  Dallas News

Flight attendants at American Airlines' regional carrier PSA approved a new contract with pay raises, more guaranteed hours and a signing bonus...


Airline charges passenger over $100,000, alleges 'aggressive, abusive and dangerous behavior'  USA TODAY

A passenger accused of severe misbehavior on a Jet2 flight that had to return to London's Stansted Airport has received a huge bill from the airline.


United Airlines’ Strong Earnings Show It Has Managed the 737 MAX Grounding  Barron's

United Airlines Holdings stock is rising on Wednesday morning, following its upbeat second-quarter earnings, which comes despite the ongoing grounding of ...


Airlines cancel thousands of flights as Boeing works to fix 737 Max software problems  The Washington Post

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 ...


United Airlines Set To Offer Free WiFi  Simple Flying

United Airlines is set to match rivals by offering passengers free WiFi in order to stay competitive. United 737-900 United are set to be able to offer free internet to ...


How to Get a Refund From an Airline  Lifehacker

Everyone has at least one story of a flight that was not great. You sat on the tarmac for hours only to return to the terminal. Your flight got suddenly, inexplicably ...


Mom gets apology from Sun Country Airlines after she had to pay $75 to sit with her toddler  USA TODAY

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.


Airline Stock Roundup: DAL & UAL's Earnings Beat, AAL's Bullish Q2 View & More  Yahoo Finance

In the past week, Delta Air Lines DAL kick-started the second-quarter 2019 earnings season for the airline space. This Atlanta, GA-based carrier not only ...


Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: United Airlines, CSX, Seattle Genetics  CNBC

See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell on July 16.


Dutch airline says breastfeeding policy is to 'keep the peace' after mom asked to cover up  USA TODAY

In a Facebook post to the airline's page, a mom detailed an incident where she was told to "cover up" while breastfeeding her daughter.


Breastfeeding Mom Says KLM Airlines Attendant Made Her Cover Up  PEOPLE.com

KLM Airlines says their official policy states that they may ask mothers to cover up while nursing if other passengers are “offended”


FedEx still No. 1 among cargo airlines while UPS falls, industry report says  The Commercial Appeal

FedEx is still the top cargo airliner, while rival UPS dropped a notch, per a new report. Two airlines flying for Amazon Air also made the rankings.


American Airlines' campaign donations to Ted Cruz under fire from LGBT equality campaign  Dallas News

WASHINGTON — A new campaign is condemning top technology companies, airlines and other major firms for donating to lawmakers with a poor record...


American Airlines cancels Boeing 737 flights through early November  CNBC

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 ...


Recent incident over attire highlights the ambiguity in airline dress codes  The Washington Post

A woman's summery outfit ran afoul of American's policy. Are there clearly written rules being enforced here, and in other cases? Absolutely not.


This China Airlines Ad Makes Travel Sound Absolutely Dreadful. And It’s a Huge Hit  Adweek

You might come home chubbier, broke, pregnant or…haunted?


Southwest Joins NDC Exchange for More Efficient Airline Booking  Skift

Sure enough, more travel companies are starting to inch toward direct booking. Southwest has always been a leader in this area among the big U.S. carriers, ...


Indonesian Airline Bans Taking In-flight Photos After Blogger Posts Embarrassing Pictures  Travel+Leisure

Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia's national airline, is facing backlash this week after it banned all passengers from snapping in-flight images.


Airlines waive change fees for flights as Tropical Storm Barry nears landfall  USA TODAY

Multiple airlines have announced they're offering travel waivers ahead of Tropical Storm Barry.


Airline to Remove 55 Million Plastic Items From Flights  Good News Network

Air New Zealand announced it was cutting 55 million plastic items from flights, starting this month—which will cut 3.5 million tons of CO2 from the skies.


Norwegian Airlines Cancels 100s Of Flights In Winter Schedule Shakeup  Simple Flying

Norwegian continue their cost-cutting efforts with a big schedule shakeup for winter. Beginning at the end of October, 10 routes between Europe and the US will ...


Pakistan Reopens Airspace To Foreign Airlines  One Mile at a Time

In late February Pakistan closed their airspace to foreign airlines. This airspace is now reopened, which is great news for airlines.


Airline CEOs: Subsidized Gulf airlines are violating trade agreements, threatening US jobs  USA TODAY

The Trump administration knows a trade violation when it sees one. It should put other countries on notice by holding Qatar and the UAE accountable.


Ryanair's O'Leary says airlines are already paying 'penal' taxes for carbon emissions  CNBC

France wants a new tax on domestic and international air travel and some other EU countries are expected to follow suit.


United Airlines (UAL) Q2 2019 Earnings Preview  Yahoo Finance

United Airlines (UAL) stock currently sits down 6.4% from its 52-week high, although has climbed 18.3% since the beginning of June. With Q2 2019 earnings ...


JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airlines Reaffirm Their Q2 Forecasts  Motley Fool

JetBlue and Spirit Airlines weren't able to beat their unit revenue forecasts in the second quarter, but they are still set to report stellar earnings growth.


Flight Review: S7 Airlines – Russia’s Largest Domestic Airline  Simple Flying

A review of S7 Airlines, Russia's largest domestic airline, on a flight from Moscow to St Petersburg, Russia.


United Airlines (UAL) Beats on Q2 Earnings, Tweaks '19 View  Yahoo Finance

United Airlines Holdings Inc's UAL second-quarter 2019 earnings (excluding 19 cents from non-recurring items) of $4.21 per share surpassed the Zacks ...


Frontier Airlines adding 4th route from Sarasota-Bradenton  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Airport president and CEO Rick Piccolo says flights to Trenton-Mercer Airport in NJ will give travelers easy access to Philadelphia and New York City.


Frontier Airlines Increases Flights Out Of MacArthur Airport  Sachem, NY Patch

Frontier Airlines Increases Flights in Long Island - Sachem, NY - "These schedule improvements will make it easier than ever to fly from MacArthur Airport," Islip ...


Armenia making bid for low-cost airlines  Eurasianet

Low-cost European airlines have promised to start operating flights to Yerevan if the government lowers taxes on them, the country's top aviation official has said ...


Delta Airlines Eliminates Fee for Sporting Equipment Including Bikes  Pinkbike.com

Flying with a bike just got a lot less expensive for Delta Airlines customers. The company announced today that they are eliminating additional fees for bikes, ...


Spirit CFO On The Airlines' Evolution From Low-Cost Carrier to High-Value Provider  Forbes

Nothing about Spirit Airlines is traditional – from its low fares and e-commerce mindset to the way its finance department is run. According to CFO, Scott Haralson ...


United Airlines extends Boeing 737 Max cancellations to early November  CNBC

United Airlines on Friday said it will extend its Boeing 737 Max groundings through Nov. 3, amounting to 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October.


Why Did United Airlines Cancel India Flights Until October 26th?  Matthew Klint

United Airlines resumes India flights on 26 October 2019. Why the long delay if Pakistani airspace has now re-opened? The culprit may be the Boeing 737 MAX.


Woman Required to Cover Up on American Airlines Flight Says Race Was a Factor  The New York Times

A Texas doctor says her race was a factor when she was briefly removed from a recent American Airlines flight and required to cover herself with a blanket ...


'We kind of couldn't believe it:' American passenger recounts 21-hour delay as airline struggles  USA TODAY

American Airlines blames flight woes on a slowdown by its mechanics to gain leverage in contract talks. The union denies it and blames management.


American Airlines' flight cancellation problems extend far beyond the 737 Max grounding  CNN

New York (CNN Business) American Airlines has a big problem with canceled flights. The 737 Max grounding isn't helping, but it is not the primary cause of its ...


Spirit Airlines responds to Detroit woman's allegations of racism on flight  Detroit Metro Times

Spirit Airlines defended how its flight attendants handled allegations of racism by a Detroit woman on a flight from Las Vegas to Chicago. Tiarra Dowdell...


United Airlines Accelerates Resumption Of India Flights  Matthew Klint

United Accelerates India *Service* - Find out why United deecided to move up the restart of its Inida *service* from October 26, 2019 to September 6, 2019.


Royal Jordanian Airlines: narrowbody fleet renewal, market share down  CAPA - Centre for Aviation

Royal Jordanian is preparing to embark on a major narrowbody fleet renewal project aimed at improving the airline's efficiency and inflight product. The airline ...


Travel Responsibly Or Don't Travel At All: Airlines And The Environment  WBUR

Take your pick: plane, car or boat. They're all bad for the planet. Does that mean we should all stay home?


Frontier Airlines launches new service from Phoenix with $25 flights  AZFamily

Beginning in November, Frontier passengers will be able to fly non-stop to Detroit, Fargo, San Diego and Salt Lake City.


Ex-airline CEO Bethune: Boeing woes will impact airline industry revenues  CNBC

Former Continental Airlines CEO Gordon Bethune calls Boeing's issues a "disappointment" for airlines but says the company will get its groove back.


Vietnam Airlines Could Invest In 50 Narrowbody Jets By 2025  Simple Flying

After posting an estimated pre-tax profit of VNĐ52 trillion (US$2.24 billion) for the first half of 2019, Vietnam Airlines is considering investing in 50 narrowbody ...


Airline apologizes after placing unaccompanied teen on flight to wrong country  ABC News

Airline said it apologized to family after 14-year-old was accidentally placed on the wrong flight to the wrong country.


Southwest Airlines passenger snaps photo of Hurricane Barry while flying to San Antonio  mySanAntonio.com

Passengers on a flight into San Antonio this weekend were able to see Hurricane Barry from the skies. One of the Southwest Airlines passengers, ...


Turbulence At IndiGo, India's Largest Airline  Forbes

IndiGo, India's largest and most successful airline, has hit turbulent weather as its co-founders engage in a bitter, public spat.


Can you find my missing Asiana Airlines refund?  Elliott

After Asiana Airlines drops a leg of Alyssa Jean Esteba's flight from Toronto to Manila, she wants her money returned. But Expedia can't seem to help. Can this ...


Delta Just Made a Stunning, Passenger-Friendly Announcement That Puts Other Airlines to Shame  Inc.

This isn't really what it looks like. It's more. Far more. Why would an airline do this?


Why some airlines are trying “zero waste” flights  Vox.com

Air travel generates millions of tons of waste every year. Some airlines are trying to change that.


Is It Worth Taking a Short Flight to Get Airline Elite Status?  Lifehacker

It used to be a pretty safe assumption that the more you flew, the more perks you got. If you spent enough time in an airplane, you could trade that time for a ...


Why do airlines overbook flights?  CNBC

Airlines have been deliberately overbooking flights for decades. Following the deregulation of the U.S. airline industry in 1978, airlines have become ...


Asiana Airlines A380 Loses Engine Over The Pacific  Simple Flying

An Asiana Airlines Airbus A380 suffered an engine failure over the Pacific Ocean last week. The aircraft continued to its destination.


Hong Kong Airlines Crew Seriously Injured By Turbulence  Simple Flying

A Hong Kong Airlines cabin crew member has suffered serious injuries as a result of turbulence. The unfortunate incident occurred almost a month ago in June, ...


Budget airline grounded in Oklahoma  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - Via Air is grounded, possibly for good. The small budget airline was forced to shut down for not paying its bills - not just at airports across the ...


Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Stalls; Apple, Facebook, United Airlines, CSX Active Late  Investor's Business Daily

Dow Jones futures: The stock market rally stalled Tuesday. United Airlines and CSX moved late on earnings. Lawmakers grilled Facebook, Apple and Amazon.


The Most Fascinating Part of the World for Airlines So Far This Year  Skift

It's never dull in the airline industry, and the first half of 2019 has been no exception. We were hard-pressed to single out the most interesting region. But the ...


Mom claims airline changed her seats and then tried to charge her $75 to sit with her toddler son  Fox News

A mom from California is claiming that after an airline changed her seating assignment, they wanted to charge her an additional $75 so she could still sit next to ...


New gates, posh lounge at Sea-Tac airport give Alaska Airlines an upgrade  The Seattle Times

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport unveiled eight new gates and a 15,800-square-foot lounge for Alaska Airlines flyers on Thursday. The expansion marks the ...


London to Sydney – Which Airline Is Best?  Simple Flying

Like nominating a favourite child, asking which airline is best when jetting between London and Sydney is bound to cause arguments. There's no shortage of ...


The Middle East has become a nightmare for airlines  CNN

London (CNN Business) Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran are making it even tougher for airlines to fly over the Middle East, a heavily ...


An Airline Told a Breastfeeding Woman to Cover Up. Social Media Weighed In.  The New York Times

The Dutch carrier KLM told customers that it might ask mothers to cover themselves while breastfeeding onboard if other passengers were offended.


American Airlines becomes first US airline to order new Airbus plane  CNBC

American Airlines is the first major U.S. airline to order Airbus' new long-range, single aisle aircraft.


A Nightmare Summer for American Airlines  The Wall Street Journal

Labor tension plus lousy weather have meant higher rates of delays and cancellations for the largest U.S. carrier.


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