| 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...
| 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 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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Three Democrats are battling in the August 26 primary for the chance to face Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Dan Webster this fall, and another Democrat is taking on Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson in the primary.
| Jun 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The spate of airline mergers over the past decade raised fear among consumer advocates that the consolidation would kill competition and hike fares.
In fact, the results have been a bit more mixed, according to a study released last week.
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The value of loyalty is on the decline if you are an airline passenger.
When United and Delta Air Lines announced plans recently to overhaul their loyalty rewards programs, industry experts assumed the changes would benefit airlines at the expense of...