• QZ8501 is different from MH370, MH17: Pro  Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | 7:04 PM ET

    Subhranshu Sekhar Das, Head of Aerospace, Defence & Security Practice for the APAC region at Frost and Sullivan, compares the disappearance of AirAsia jet QZ8501 to earlier tragedies linked to Malaysia Airlines.

  • AirAsia jet could have met 'extreme weather': Pro  Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    Peter Reiss, former security consultant to the International Civil Aviation Organization, outlines the possible scenarios that could have led to the disappearance of AirAsia flight QZ8501 early Sunday.

  • Search set to resume for missing AirAsia jet  Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    The search for missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 was set to resume at first light on Monday. The jet bound to Singapore from Indonesia vanished from air traffic radar early Sunday. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah has more.

  • Loungebuddy: Travel companion with the answers  Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 11:52 AM ET

    Tyler Dikman, Loungebuddy CEO, discusses travel delays ahead of the holidays, and explains how the Loungebuddy app assists travelers in locating the best airport lounges around the world.

  • Oil slide 'turbocharging' airline profits: Expert Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 8:58 AM ET
    Passenger at the O'Hare International Airport, Chicago.

    Airline profits are set to soar as oil prices remain suppressed when the big four are already flying high, Mark Gerchick said.

  • Airline stocks flying high  Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Mark Gerchick, former DOT official, shares his thoughts on what's fueling airline profits amid falling oil prices.

  • Clear skies ahead for airline profits in 2015  Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 8:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides his outlook on the airline industry next year.

  • Why flight attendants at American Air are smiling Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 7:33 AM ET
    A file photo of American Airlines flight attendants

    American Airlines said it plans to pay flight attendants an additional four percentage points on top of raises already averaging 10 percent.

  • Ben Baldanza, Spirit Airlines President & CEO, discusses his outlook for Christmas weather and travel delays, the impact of low oil prices on airlines and competition in the space.

  • Southwest jet loses wingtip in airport brush up Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:29 PM ET
    File photo of Southwest airplanes

    A Southwest Airlines plane lost part of its wing after it made contact with an American Airlines jet at New York's LaGuardia Airport.

  • Airbus CEO: 'We will be number one' Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    Fabrice Brégier, President and CEO of Airbus, has told CNBC his company would take the bragging rights on aircraft deliveries.

  • We will be number one in 2014: Airbus CEO  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    Fabrice Bregier, CEO of Airbus, says the French company will be number one in terms of aircraft deliveries beating its rival Boeing.

  • We are not discontinuing the A380: Airbus CEO  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    Fabrice Bregier, CEO of Airbus, says the A380 is a "fantastic" aircraft and the company will continue to support it.

  • As Airbus delivers the first A350 to Qatar Airways, CEO Fabrice Bregier, says it is a "historic" day for the company, adding that competition with Boeing is "fierce".

  • Icelandair hotel serves cocktail named 'apartheid' Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 2:56 PM ET
    An Icelandair airplane sits on the tarmac as travelers wait for a flight inside the Akureyi Airport, in this April 24, 2010 photo in Akureyi, Iceland.

    A vodka cocktail served in one of Icelandair's hotels was named 'Apartheid.'

  • Uh-oh: Storm could thwart holiday travel plans Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Holiday travel could be disrupted by bad weather, as forecasters are calling for rain from Florida to Maine, NBC News reports.

  • Airlines cued up for Cuba: Former airline CEO Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:02 PM ET
    Robert Crandall

    If the Cuba embargo is lifted, former American Airlines CEO Bob Crandall sees frequent flights to the island by several carriers.

  • Why Aer Lingus rejected British Airways parent bid Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    Aer Lingus rejected a takeover bid from British Airways owner IAG because it "fundamentally undervalued" the business.

  • Airlines getting cued up for Cuba  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    After President Obama's move to normalize relations with Cuba, former American Airlines chairman Bob Crandall, discusses what changes could be in store for the airline industry.

  • Private aviation the Uber way  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    Kenny Dichter, Wheels Up founder & CEO, and Scott Ernest, Textron Aviation CEO, discuss the growing popularity of ride-sharing among the private jet set.