| May 12, 2015
| 8:15 AM
Those airfares posted in error that promise an insanely cheap price? U.S. carriers no longer have to honor them, the U.S. Department of Transportation has ruled.
Airfare price mistakes aren't uncommon, and consumers snap them up after the word spreads...
| May 11, 2015
| 11:23 AM
Here are the government's rankings of the leading airlines and their on-time performance for March. The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives within 14 minutes of schedule.
1. Hawaiian Airlines, 87.3 percent
2. Alaska Airlines, 85....
| May 8, 2015
| 4:08 AM
A flight that took off from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Thursday afternoon was diverted to Charleston, S.C., after reports of smoke filling the plane's cabin, airport spokesman Greg Meyer said.
Delta flight 2028 was on its way...
| May 4, 2015
| 12:17 PM
U.S. airlines are earning billions, and they're collecting more in fees on checked bags and reservation changes.
Whether airlines are making more or less money than before depends on which figures you use.
The Department of Transportation said Monday...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Airlines are making big profits, and CEOs are cashing in.
Delta Air Lines Inc. disclosed Thursday that CEO Richard Anderson got a 22 percent increase in compensation last year, to nearly $17.6 million.
That put Anderson ahead of the CEOs of American and...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 11:09 AM
The recent high-profile fight about whether three Persian Gulf airlines get unfair government subsidies highlights the next stage of competition in the global airline business, with head-spinning growth not only by Gulf carriers but Chinese ones too,...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The nation’s three largest airlines and their labor unions are usually fierce business rivals. But in the last few months, these often-warring groups have joined forces against three Persian Gulf carriers, Etihad, Emirates and Qatar Airways....
| Apr 22, 2015
| 3:36 PM
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.
DAL provides ground services, such as baggage handling, to several...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:57 AM
Passengers from Norfolk International Airport have more nonstop flight options for Chicago, Detroit, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., in late March and early April.
The airport added eight more flights because of increased...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 7:15 AM
What travel companies best use social media? American Airlines is tops among airlines on Facebook and Twitter. For hotels, top spots go to Ritz-Carlton on Facebook and Hyatt Hotels on Twitter.
The data come from Engagement Labs, which bases its findings...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 12:27 PM
Airlines in the U.S. posted far better on-time rates in January compared with a year earlier, but O'Hare International Airport was particularly tardy for departures during the month, according to government data released Monday.
O'Hare often posts poor...