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Traveler friendly? Not so much. These are the airlines with the most delays  USA TODAY

Flight delays happen often and can certainly put a damper on the beginning or end of an otherwise perfect vacation. Based on a review of data compiled by ...


Heathrow-JFK is the world's only billion-dollar airline route  CNN

The globe is criss-crossed with flight routes, but one stands out from all the rest -- the only one to break the billion-dollar barrier.


‘Green’ travel stunts by airlines can’t erase the environmental impact of flying  Washington Post

Last week, Frontier Airlines launched a head-scratcher of a public relations stunt. The budget carrier wanted to raise awareness of its sustainability efforts by ...


Bumped, canceled and delayed: Airline passengers facing a rocky summer travel season  CNBC

U.S. airlines have been bumping travelers at three times the rate of a year ago as hundreds of out-of-*service* planes force passengers to play a game of musical ...


These are the airlines with the most delays  USA TODAY

Based on a review of data compiled by FlightStats, which tracks monthly flight data by airline, 24/7 Wall St. has identified the airlines with the most delays.


American Airlines Customers Just Got Some Really Bad News (It's Not Good for Southwest Either)  Inc.

Neither airline plans to start flying with its full fleet again until November at the earliest, causing a 100 percent increase in denied boardings.


Southwest Airlines will end service between Boston and 3 cities  Boston.com

If you were planning on using Southwest Airlines rewards for a trip to Atlanta, Kansas City, or Milwaukee, you'll want to do so before 2020. Starting Jan.6, the ...


Which US Airlines Deny The Most Passengers Boarding?  Simple Flying

This month, the US Department of Transportation's Office of Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings released its latest Air Travel Consumer Report. The report ...


How to Access American Airlines Admirals Club Lounges  NerdWallet

You'll need to buy a membership, fly internationally on a business or first class ticket, or get a credit card that includes lounge access.


Why the 737 Max grounding messes with airline schedules more than you think  CNBC

Extended delays in getting Max in the air are difficult for airlines, since they work up to a year ahead of time coordinating schedules.


American Airlines reviewing rare mix-up of Charlotte passenger boarding wrong plane  Charlotte Observer

A man accidentally boarded the wrong plane at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport Wednesday, according to American Airlines. The man boarded the ...


United Airlines Reveals New Tokyo Haneda Routes  One Mile at a Time

The Department of Transportation recently granted United several Tokyo Haneda slots, so here are the exact flights they plan to launch.


How Airline Marketing Is Deceiving Everyone  Forbes

Emirates are not the only airline who is piling more marketing dollars into a great but rarely seen product. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have recently ...


United Airlines Announces New Flights to Tokyo, Japan  TravelPulse

United Airlines announced it would launch *service* between four of its top hubs in the United States and Haneda International Airport in Tokyo. The airline will ...


These Are The Airline Routes That Make The Most Money  Forbes

Travel data firm OAG has released its list of airline routes that make the most money around the world. Once again, British Airways' *service* between its hub at ...


Local veteran demanding change after airline wouldn't let him on plane with service dog  FOX13 Memphis

*Service* dogs are generally accepted wherever their disabled owner goes. That may mean restaurants, hotels, or even airplanes.


American, Southwest Airlines bump more passengers after 737 MAX grounding  Reuters

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 ...


Southwest Airlines hopes to make Denver its busiest airport with 100 new flights  Dallas News

Southwest Airlines hopes to add as many as 100 flights a day as part of gate expansions at Denver International Airport — a move that would make the Colorado ...


Woman suing American Airlines claims flight attendant threatened her, locked dog in bathroom  Fox News

A Florida woman is suing American Airlines, claiming an airline flight attendant verbally abused her and locked her emotional support dog in an airplane ...


Labor tensions flare at American Airlines over hundreds of canceled flights  CNBC

American Airlines wants the union representing its mechanics to cover the airlines' financial losses from hundreds of flight cancellations that American alleges ...


Ten Airlines That Are Changing The Game In Business Travel  Forbes

Here I take a look at ten airlines that have delivered Business Class Seats worthy of competing with many other airlines' First Class offerings, compiled from my ...


Feds Say Airlines Can’t Ban Pit Bulls or Other Dog Breeds From Flying  Travel+Leisure

Just over a year after Delta Airlines announced that “pit bull type dogs” were not welcome on flights, the U.S. Department of Transportation released.


United Airlines Says Its Pilots Must Stop Drinking Earlier Before Flying Its Jets  Newsweek

United Airlines announced it will have a new drinking cut-off time for its pilots before they climb behind the controls and navigate their jets through the skies.


Shares of Cathay Pacific rebound, but the airline may still be in a 'very tough place'  CNBC

Shares of Cathay Pacific rebounded on Wednesday, but "much uncertainty" remains ahead in the market, according to Luya You of Bocom International.


Airline faces criminal charges for violating Long Beach Airport’s noise ordinance  Long Beach Press Telegram

An airline is facing criminal charges for allegedly violating the Long Beach Airport's noise ordinance on 16 separate occasions in the past year, according to a ...


Southwest Airlines Rises on Upgrade to Outperform  TheStreet.com

Southwest Airlines shares are higher Friday after Wolfe Research upgrades the passenger airline's stock to outperform from peer perform....LUV.


Plane crash in Russia: Ural Airlines A321 from Moscow makes emergency landing today after birds damage engine during flight  CBS News

Ural Airlines flight hit flock of birds soon after takeoff from Moscow, forcing the pilots to land in a cornfield.


Versace Provides Travel Kits for Turkish Airlines Business Class Intercontinental Travelers  WWD

Versace travel kits are being given to intercontinental business-class travelers and Mandarina Duck ones are offered to economy-class fliers.


Vietnam Airlines Takes Delivery of First 787-10  Aviation International News

Vietnam Airlines has taken delivery of the first of eight 787-10s, and is eyeing U.S. codeshare flights.


Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Bangkok Airport  One Mile at a Time

A detailed review of the Turkish Airlines Lounge Bangkok Airport, which can be accessed by Star Alliance passengers and Priority Pass members.


United Airlines tightens alcohol rules after flight crew's arrests  New York Post

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 ...


Children on American Airlines flight not fed, given medication during 13-hour delay, parents claim  New York Post

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, N.C., ...


American Airlines: Children with disabilities left stranded at airport by American Airlines, parents say  CBS News

Angry parents say American Airlines left their children with disabilities stranded at an airport for several hours without proper meals or supervision after a flight ...


American Airlines mechanics ordered to stop slowing down work on planes  WSOC Charlotte

The permanent injunction is the latest twist in the tense contract talks between the unions and the airline.


Airlines Seeing Rise In Financial Volatility, Analysts Say  Aviation Week

LONDON—UK-based aviation consultancy firm IBA has warned of higher market risk, after 81 of over 120 airlines that the company monitors for financial ...


Delta says passenger who posted viral video of ‘private jet’ experience boarded flight that never took off  The Washington Post

Delta Air Lines said Wednesday that a passenger whose viral video purportedly showed him lucking into a “private jet” experience last week was the only ...


Piedmont Airlines worker dies in accident at North Carolina airport  USA TODAY

An employee of regional carrier Piedmont Airlines has died in Charlotte after the baggage-hauling tug he was driving flipped, pinning him underneath.


8 Sweet-Spot Redemptions in Turkish Airlines' Award Program  NerdWallet

For years, Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles has been an exceptionally rewarding program for people willing to do a lot of extra work to earn their award tickets.


Furious parents say an airline held unaccompanied kids overnight without contacting them  The Washington Post

"I was afraid I was never going to see my mom again," an 8-year-old on the flight said.


Southwest Airlines could add more than 100 flights a day in Denver if it gets gate wish, executive says  The Denver Post

While Denver International Airport officials were addressing the fallout of firing the contractor tasked with renovating the airport's main terminal building Tuesday, ...


Delta Airlines worker killed in tug accident at JFK Airport  New York Post

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...


Woman sues American Airlines, says support dog was locked in bathroom | TheHill  The Hill

A lawsuit filed in the Southern District of Florida alleges American Airlines locked a woman's emotional support dog in a bathroom after previously confirming it ...


'The feel-good story we need today': Flight attendant helps passenger with screaming baby  USA TODAY

Screaming baby on a plane? No problem for one Frontier Airlines flight attendant, who gave a mom a break and adorably helped her baby calm down.


Airline pilot flies dad's remains home from Vietnam 52 years after seeing him off at same Dallas airport  USA TODAY

When Air Force Maj. Roy Knight, Jr., left Dallas for Vietnam 52 years ago, his 5-year-old son, Bryan, came to Dallas Love Field to see him off. On Thursday ...


Feds release new airline guidance on emotional support animals  ABC News

Airlines' efforts to crack down on travelers abusing emotional support animal (ESA) policies got a little help from the federal government Thursday.


American Airlines wins permanent court block against alleged disruption by mechanics  CNBC

A U.S. federal court on Monday issued a permanent injunction against American Airlines Group's mechanics union, which the airline had accused of illegal ...


Why Shares of American Airlines Were Grounded on Wednesday  Yahoo Finance

Shares of American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) fell more than 5% on Wednesday, sinking to a multiyear low in the process. The airlines tend to trade in ...


Host of former Chicago Bulls storm American Airlines Center for BIG3  Pippen Ain't Easy

Former Chicago Bulls players will sit in the midst of the biggest names for BIG3 that comes to the American Airlines Center on Aug. 17.


Hawaiian Airlines Continues Expanding With Vegas-Maui Flights  The Motley Fool

The Hawaii-based carrier's new Airbus A321neos are allowing it to enter markets that it couldn't serve profitably with widebody jets.


American Airlines apologizes after special-needs children stranded for 13 hours | TheHill  The Hill

American Airlines on Tuesday apologized for failing to notify the parents of nine special-needs children that their cross-country flight home from summer camp ...


Sabre’s Deal With Spirit Underscores Its Airline Tech Rebound  Skift

Budget airline Spirit Airlines last week bought more airline technology from Sabre, signaling that the tech vendor's sales team is abandoning its Spirit bought ...


American Airlines' regional carrier Envoy agrees to new contract with 5000 customer service agents  Dallas News

Some 5000 gate agents and other workers at airports ratified a new contract with American Airline's primary regional airline group Envoy Wednesday...


A Look Inside The American Airlines Mechanics Union Dispute  Simple Flying

One of the biggest aviation stories, in addition to the 737 MAX grounding, is American Airlines' dispute with their mechanics' union. Unfortunately, these disputes ...


Minnesota's Compass Airlines loses deal as a Delta regional carrier  Star Tribune

Twin Cities-based Compass Airlines, still bearing a logo reflective of its former owner Northwest Airlines, is losing a key contract with its largest customer: Delta ...


Airlines hurt by the 737 Max grounding are scrambling to find replacement jets  CNBC

For airlines that planned to fly Boeing's 737 Max, it has become a scramble to find replacement jets. Some carriers are filling the void by purchasing used 737s, ...


How to Land a Busted Airliner in a Russian Cornfield  WIRED

An airliner crash-landed in a Russian cornfield after a bird strike took out both engines on Thursday afternoon, leaving some of the 233 people aboard with ...


MNUFC partners with Eagan, MN based Sun Country Airlines to get fans to USOC Final in Atlanta.  E Pluribus Loonum

Minnesota United announced today that they have partnered with Eagan based airline, Sun Country Airlines for a charter flight to the US Open Cup Final in ...


City files criminal charges against airline, alleging repeated violations of Long Beach Airport noise ordinance • Long Beach Post News  Long Beach Post

The city prosecutor is taking the rare step of filing criminal charges against a carrier that operates at Long Beach Airport, alleging it violated the city's noise ...


Man who chronicled 'private jet' experience never flew on plane: Airlines  ABC News

New York City director Vincent Peone, who chronicled his "private jet" Delta flight, did not actually fly on the plane, sources have told ABC News.


Airlines With the Most Delays  24/7 Wall St.

Source: Zephyr18 / Getty Images It's summertime, and the living is easy. But not if you are traveling by plane. With the number of people flying increasing ...


American Airlines, Spirit reduce service to Haiti just as tourism appears to make comeback  Miami Herald

Citing the grounding of the Boeing MAX, American Airlines says it will reduce its daily flights from Miami to Port-au-Prince to one a day. The move comes after ...


Cabo Verde Airlines lands at Dulles Airport  WTOP

The latest in a string of new international destinations for Dulles International Airport will be the West African island nation of Cabo Verde.


‘Flight shame’ by Greta Thunberg boosts carbon-offset programs, and Frontier Airlines holds a ‘Green’ ticket giveaway  MarketWatch

Evidence of the increasing effects of climate change is building, as are the investing opportunities and changes in consumer habits linked to environmental ...


FAA tells airlines MacBook Pros with defective batteries can’t fly  Ars Technica

The Federal Aviation Administration has banned certain 15-inch MacBook Pros with potentially defective batteries from US flights. The move, which follows ...


American Airlines Doubles Down on Transatlantic Flights  The Motley Fool

The world's largest airline has pulled back on routes to Asia and Latin America over the past year while growing in Europe. It plans to continue adding new ...


Why Do Airlines Paint Special Liveries On Aircraft?  Simple Flying

The paint scheme on the side of an aircraft is incredibly important. It acts as the airline's identity, letting everybody know who operates that plane. However ...


Alaska Airlines to add flights from Everett's Paine Field to Spokane  KOMO News

EVERETT, Wash. - Alaska Airlines announced Wednesday it is adding daily nonstop flights between Everett's Paine Field and Spokane. The new flights will ...


Airlines Could Be Told To Inspect Airbus A350-900 Engine Mounts  Simple Flying

A new report from Rolls Royce could now lead to additional inspections on the Airbus A350-900. The MRO Network reports that high-stress conditions can ...


United Airlines Now Tells Pilots No Drinking for 12 Hours Before Shift Starts  Yahoo Finance

One week after two pilots were arrested in Scotland for failing an alcohol breath test before operating a flight, United Airlines has tightened rules for when pilots ...


Man trespasses at Phoenix airport, activates emergency slide on United Airlines aircraft  Fox News

The 39-year-old is now facing criminal charges, police say.


Is It Smart To Buy Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) Before It Goes Ex-Dividend?  Yahoo Finance

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) stock is about to trade ex-dividend in 4 days time. If you purchase the stock on or after the 20th of August, you won't be ...


Spirit Airlines do's and don'ts: Don't freak out about the seats, do sign up for deals  USA TODAY

With a fraction of the planes and daily flights, Spirit Airlines isn't as well known as its major competitors save for the occasional eye-popping fare sale or joke on ...


Airline apologizes for reportedly leaving wheelchair-bound elderly woman at the wrong gate, charging her ex...  Fox News

An airline is apologizing after reports surfaced that an 82-year-old woman confined to a wheelchair missed her flight after she was reportedly taken to the wrong ...


Southwest Airlines apologizes after canceling some interisland flights  Hawaii News Now

A spokesperson said the airline had to take one of its aircraft out of *service*, causing a domino effect.


This is the No. 1 airline rewards program  MarketWatch

New U.S. News analysis reveals which programs are worth your time.


United Airlines passenger accused of hiding video camera in plane's first-class bathroom  Fox News

A Texas man was arrested and charged with video voyeurism Thursday after allegedly hiding a video camera in the first-class bathroom of a United Airlines flight ...


Cathay Pacific airlines CEO resigns after Beijing pressures Hong Kong carrier over staff taking ...  WFTV Orlando

HONG KONG (AP) - Cathay Pacific airlines CEO resigns after Beijing pressures Hong Kong carrier over staff taking part in protests.


Frontier Airlines giving away free flights to travelers with very specific last names  Fox News

The rest of us poor saps with literally any other surname can still enter for a chance to win other prizes.


Texas father, son get prison in scam targeting airline staff  ABC News

A Texas father and son convicted of fraud must serve a combined 15 years in federal prison for a hearing aids insurance scam targeting American Airlines ...


Delta says the next big battle between airlines will take place on the ground  CNBC

Delta Air Lines CFO Paul Jacobson says the next big area of competition in air travel is not in the passenger cabin but in the airport experience. Delta was the ...


American Airlines Sues to Make Travelers Sicker  The American Prospect

Earlier this month, just in time for people's summer vacations, American Airlines took a legal action that has the potential to expose travelers to more germs.


American Airlines dropping only DFW-to-Reykjavik flight as Iceland's tourism sector chills  Dallas News

DFW International Airport's only flight to Iceland's capital will disappear next year.American Airlines' seasonal flight between DFW Airport at...


Corporate profits have soared and workers from Amazon to United Airlines are now demanding their cut  CNBC

In the decade since the last recession, airlines, auto and other industries have enjoyed a near uninterrupted streak of profits.


The 14 most underrated airlines in the world that are way better than they get credit for  Business Insider

Whether you're looking to fly within the US, around Europe, or throughout Asia on a big vacation, make sure not to overlook these underrated airlines.


United Airlines passenger accused of placing camera in first-class bathroom  USA TODAY

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.


Inside Trump's 'Apprentice'-worthy showdown with airline CEOs  CNBC

The three largest U.S. airlines presumed that President Donald Trump would take their side in a ferocious, yearslong dispute with Persian Gulf-based airlines.


Hear how United Airlines is helping passengers avoid missing their connecting flights  WJLA

If you have ever missed a connecting flight at an airport by a few seconds or minutes, it can be frustrating. But United Airlines is launching a new system to hold ...


WATCH: Game Of Rock–Paper–Scissors Between Spirit Airlines Passenger, Tarmac Worker At Atlantic City Airport Goes Viral  CBS Philly

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) – People are always looking for ways to pass the time while waiting for their plane to take off, and this moment in New Jersey is ...


Flight delay compensation: How I got $1,300 from my airline  SFGate

Nothing snuffs out vacation excitement quite like an extended flight delay; that was never more apparent than when my girlfriend and I got into a fight at 2 a.m. in ...


Green Privilege: Frontier Airlines Is Offering Free Flights to Passengers With ‘Green’ Last Names  The Root

Looking to sneak away for a cheap, last-minute summer vacay? Looks like Frontier Airlines may have you covered—if your last name is “Green” or “Greene,” that ...


Airlines can't bar pit bulls or other breeds from cabins, feds say  Los Angeles Times

The U.S. Department of Transportation issued new regulations on emotional support animals.


Miniature Horses Now Included on the List of Service Animals Airlines Must Allow to Fly  Mental Floss

Your next flight may include a mini horse riding in coach, thanks to new *service* animal guidelines released by the Department of Transportation.


Airline tracks Twitter user’s real-world ID, publishes her flight number  Ars Technica

A security consultant who took to Twitter to call out inappropriate comments made by a Southwest Airline flight attendant received a surprising response when ...


Spirit Airlines Hopes Messaging Can Be Key To Improving Customer Experience  Forbes

Spirit Airlines is laser-focused on improving the customer experience, partnering with messaging platform LivePerson, to allow consumers to directly connect ...


United Airlines Is Cracking Down on the Hidden-City Ticketing Trick  Condé Nast Traveler

United Airlines is reminding its employees to crack down on fliers who work the hidden-city ticketing system for a cheap flight.


Southwest Airlines Publicly Tweeted a Passenger's Personal Flight Number—and Then Doubled Down  Gizmodo

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, ...


A Middle East Subsidy American Airlines Loves  Matthew Klint

A generous subsidy from Israel may explain why American is starting *service* between Dallas and Tel Aviv. More on the American Airlines Israel subsidy here.


American Airlines adding first flights to Africa, Poland, returning to Tel Aviv  USA TODAY

American plans to begin *service* between Philadelphia and Morocco and Chicago and Poland next summer. Flights to Israel will resume next fall.


A Backless Plane Seat to Save Space? Budget Airline Speaks Out After Troubling Photo Goes Viral  PEOPLE.com

The airline made it clear that passengers were not "permitted" to sit in "inoperative" backless seats.


Preparations nearly complete for SkyWest Airlines expansion into Stockton  Stockton Record

STOCKTON — Jose Vasquez has worked for SkyWest Airlines for 14 years, in Modesto, small-town Colorado, San Luis Obispo and Redding. But when ...


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