| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Over the next few years, American Airlines Inc. will increase the size of its Boeing 777-200 fleet by 17 percent, or nearly 2,000 seats.
It will do so without adding a single airplane.
Fort Worth, Texas-based American is removing the first-class cabin,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Still far from closure or clarity in its national tragedy, Malaysia on Thursday declared a day of mourning on Aug. 22 for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight shot out of the sky over Ukraine nearly a month ago.
The remains of the first 16...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Ukraine said on Monday its troops had wrested more territory from pro-Russian rebels, advancing towards the site where Malaysian flight MH17 was brought down, which international investigators said they could not reach because of the fighting.
| Jul 24, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Air accident investigators successfully extracted data from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17's two black boxes on Thursday, as work to recover the bodies of the 298 victims and secure the crash site in eastern Ukraine continued.
The Dutch Safety Board,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was most likely on autopilot when it crashed into the Indian Ocean further south than previously thought, Australian officials said on Thursday, as they charted the next phase of a so far fruitless search. The passengers and...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Authorities said on Thursday they located the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight after it crashed in northern Mali carrying 116 passengers and crew, nearly half of them French, en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria.
Regional aviation officials said they...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:20 PM
U.S. investigators on Tuesday said Boeing should consider modifying flight controls on the 777 jetliner in response to an Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco last July that killed three people and injured more than 180.
The National Transportation...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 12:04 PM
While many airline seats are getting smaller, some fliers will soon get more overhead bin space.
Alaska Airlines expects to be the first airline to take delivery next year of Boeing’s Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAX planes equipped with overhead...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:22 PM
(Reuters) A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and it could have originated in Russia.
In an interview...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Southwest Airlines faces a $12 million government fine due to improper repairs on its aircraft, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday.
The $12 million fine is the second-largest ever proposed by the FAA, according to an FAA spokesman. The...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:35 PM
WASHINGTON In the months since the United States imposed sanctions on Russian businesses and close associates of President Vladimir Putin's, an odd thing has happened: U.S. exports to Russia have risen.
U.S. Census Bureau foreign trade data show that...