| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:15 PM
United Airlines is upending its frequent-flier program, basing MileagePlus awards on dollars spent rather than miles flown in a shift that rewards big-spending corporate travelers, its most profitable customers.
The decision, announced Tuesday,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:13 PM
The nation’s largest airlines improved their on-time rates during April and canceled fewer flights, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Chicago-based United Airlines posted an on-time rate of 81.8...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:00 AM
By his own self-deprecating account, Richard Dunn realizes he’s already at “minute 13 of my 15 minutes of fame.” But what a heck of a cyber ride, one that has taught him a valuable lesson about the planet’s runaway Internet...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:47 AM
A Delta Airlines flight that was heading to Palm Beach International Airport from LaGuardia in New York was diverted to Jacksonville because of a dispute involving a reclining seat, WJXT-Ch. 4 in Jacksonville is reporting.
The incident happened aboard...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:00 PM
At United Airlines, you don’t necessarily have to be the early bird to get the worm. You only need to be somewhat punctual.
Workers at Chicago-based United Airlines will get bonuses for hitting its monthly on-time rate goal in July, but only...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The U.S. Export-Import Bank, as we know it, will cease to exist anyway.
Given the 113th Congress' record of inaction on momentous issues affecting this nation, failing to renew the charter for the Ex-Im Bank, which only supports 2 percent of U.S....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Southwest Airlines on Sunday will take on mega-carriers in Chicago as it begins its first flights from Midway Airport to Reagan National airport near Washington, D.C., adding pressure to keep fares low on that popular business-travel route.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Travelers in Hawaii are keeping a close watch on Hurricane Julio, 900 miles away in the Pacific and expected to arrive Sunday morning. The storm has sustained winds of about 120 mph, but is forecast to weaken and skirt north of all the Hawaiian islands....
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Internet company Gogo Inc. on Monday reported a second-quarter loss in part due to increased fees and regulatory approval costs from expanding its service internationally.
It also said it expects to hit the low end of its adjusted income for the full...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:30 AM
In the run-up to the arrival of Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio, airlines are allowing passengers heading to and from Hawaii to change their tickets without penalty. The hurricane is expected to hit the islands Thursday or Friday, with the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Delta Air Lines said Monday it will begin offering free inflight entertainment, such as movies, television shows, music and video games, on all of its domestic aircraft and two-cabin regional jets beginning Friday.
Many U.S. carriers are upgrading their...