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  • American Airlines beats Street 1Q forecasts

    The fuel bill at American Airlines fell by nearly half in the first quarter, helping the company set a record profit despite a dip in revenue. The combination of cheaper fuel and steady demand for flights within the U.S. is boosting all the major...
  • American Airlines' profit surges on lower fuel costs but revenue slips

    American Airlines' profit surges on lower fuel costs but revenue slips
    American Airlines' parent said Friday that the steep drop in fuel costs helped its first-quarter profit nearly double from a year earlier. But American Airlines Group Inc. said its revenue slipped 1.7% to $9.83 billion due to increasing competition, the...
  • NTSB releases documents in fatal Alaska crash investigation

    An Alaska commuter airline routinely failed to follow its own risk assessment plan in the days leading up to a crash that killed four people outside the village of St. Mary's, according to documents released Thursday by the National Transportation...
  • Illness on flight diverted to New York 'a big mystery'

    An airline passenger said he had trouble breathing, and others felt ill, but the airline said Thursday that an inspection found no mechanical faults after the jet made an emergency landing in New York. And while federal safety officials had no...
  • United Airlines posts record profit of $508 million for 1Q

    Lower fuel prices helped United Airlines earn a record first-quarter profit despite a dip in revenue. The airline predicted that a key revenue figure will fall in the second quarter, but CEO Jeff Smisek predicted another record profit in the April-...
  • Three SkyWest passengers lost consciousness, not just one, airline says

    Three SkyWest passengers lost consciousness, not just one, airline says
    Three passengers on a SkyWest Airlines flight lost consciousness before the plane made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, the airline said Thursday. Initially, it had said just one passenger passed out. It is unclear why...
  • Southwest Airlines 1Q profit, revenue top expectations

    Southwest Airlines 1Q profit, revenue top expectations
    Southwest Airlines on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $453 million. The Dallas-based company said it had profit of 66 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks...
  • Morgan Quinn: How to save money for vacation, from 11 travel experts

    Summer travel season is right around the corner, a time of year when many Americans take a break from work and school for some much-needed R&R. For those of us planning on taking a vacation this summer, the time off doesn't come cheap American Express...
  • United Airlines expects another record profit in 2nd quarter

    United Airlines expects another record profit in 2nd quarter
    Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it earned record profit in the first quarter, more than a $1 billion improvement over the previous year's first-quarter loss. And CEO Jeff Smisek said he expects the...
  • Delta subsidiary laying off 98 at Orlando International

    Delta subsidiary laying off 98 at Orlando International
    DAL Global Services, which is a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, filed a notice with the state Wednesday that it would lay off 98 employees at Orlando International Airport, by June 16. DALĀ providesĀ ground services, such as baggage handling, to several...
  • Biggest bargains in summer air fares: Kona and Belgrade, study finds

    Biggest bargains in summer air fares: Kona and Belgrade, study finds
    In a bit of good news for Americans who have become accustomed to paying more for nearly everything, air fares for domestic travel this summer stayed flat compared to last year, while prices of European flights dropped. For the upcoming travel season...