| Jun 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Delta Air Lines may be ready to adopt a new slogan.
Delta has filed for trademark protection with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for what sounds like the airline’s newest motto: “The World’s Most Trusted Airline.”
| Jun 25, 2014
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines posted net profit of $507 million in the first quarter, up from a loss of $392 million in the 2013 period, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported Monday.
In the January through March period, passenger...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Two years ago, the annual MIT/New England Motor Press Association Technology Conference focused on autonomous vehicles. These are cars and trucks that can drive themselves. The conclusion: Autonomous vehicles will impact every aspect of vehicle and road...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:10 AM
(Reuters) - (The author is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.)
Benet Wilson is one of the 2.5 million Americans who have paid a yearly fee to skip security lines at airports and thinks it's worth every penny she paid for a five-...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Another noticeable sign for Chicagoans of the integration of American Airlines and US Airways will come Tuesday when the airlines combine their flight departures into a single terminal at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Currently, US Airways...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Lots of people still carry on their bags, but a heavy, big bag more than likely will need to go down below.
And that's going to cost you.
The overweight and oversize fees are in addition to your checked-bag fees. If your bag is overweight and...
| Jun 17, 2014
To nobody's surprise, United announced a mostly "me too" makeover of its frequent flyer program in the Delta pattern. And, also to nobody's surprise, the new program is likely to make award travel worse for leisure travelers who use inexpensive tickets:...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 10:03 AM
A dispute over two violins on a US Airways flight ended with a musician fiddling away his time on the tarmac at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
The feud resulted in a YouTube video that already has more than 200,000 views.
The musicians, Zach...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Question: What if you have airline tickets to a country and near the departure date the State Department says this is a dangerous area to travel to? What are the chances of getting a change of destination? Refund? Credit to use tickets later? I'm speaking...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:23 AM
US Airways has reached a tentative labor agreement with its machinists, mechanics and fleet service workers, eliminating what could have been a thorny barrier to a completed merger with American Airlines.
The tentative agreement was announced Monday...
| 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.