• United's 'bad weather' excuse  Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    United Airlines is blaming the bad weather on a quadrupling of cancellations last month. CNBC's Phil Lebeau reports United has cancelled more than 22,500 flights this year.

  • A look at Australia's aviation sector  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 10:23 PM ET

    Fall in earnings in both Australian airlines Qantas and Virgin reveal challenges in the country's aviation sector, says Oliver Lamb, Managing Director at Pacific Aviation Consulting.

  • New Delta mileage plan may end 'travel hacking' Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 4:08 PM ET

    Frequent fliers who try to accumulate the most airline points while spending little money, may soon have to figure out a new way to game the system.

  • Airline sector flying high  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    Patrick Kaser, Brandywine Global, discusses why airline stocks are up more than 20 percent so far this year, as the industry becomes the S&P 500's top performer.

  • American Airlines drops bereavement fares Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 7:26 AM ET
    File photo of American Airlines planes

    American Airlines has ended its policy of extending special fares to passengers who must book a last-minute flight because of a relative's death.

  • Delta bids for the lucrative business traveler  Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs breaks down Delta Airlines big policy change to reward frequent flyer miles based on ticket price rather than distance traveled.

  • Focus on rewarding higher spending traveler: Pro  Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    Delta will now award its SkyMiles miles based on ticket price instead of distance traveled. Ben Mutzabaugh, USA Today, and Joe DeNardi, Stifel Nicolaus, discuss what this means for the stock and the consumer.

  • Delta changes frequent flyer points rule  Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    Delta's frequent flyer miles will soon be based on the money the customer spent on the ticket, not the miles traveled. CNBC's Phil LeBeau says this is "all about the high margin business class travel."

  • Delta: No more miles! Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Ground crew personnel service Delta planes at the Salt Lake City international Airport on November 27, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Delta said it will become the latest carrier to change its frequent-flier program to a system based on ticket price rather than miles.

  • Hot stock to perk up your portfolio  Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 8:55 AM ET

    Martin Sass, CEO & Chairman of MD Sass, shares his top equity picks in health care, airlines and television broadcasting.

  • Airlines bottom lines' point to sunnier days Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 5:08 PM ET

    Even with 100,000 flights canceled this winter and word of a new terror threat, airlines are headed for sunny skies, analysts forecast.

  • DHS advises airlines of new security threat  Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    NBC's Pete Williams reports airlines have been notified to pay extra attention to explosives in the shoes of travelers from overseas to U.S flights.

  • Spirit Airlines CEO: Charges are options, not fees  Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Spirit Airlines president & CEO Ben Baldanza, discusses the company's website, airline fees and growth strategies. "Two-thirds of our customers buy directly from our website," he says.

  • Testing Google Glass in the sky  Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports how Virgin Atlantic is incorporating Google Glass to access passenger information.

  • More snow adds to Northeast winter travel woes Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    A board listing departing flights shows cancellations to New York and Newark airports at Miami International Airport.

    Another winter storm hits the East, causing more travel headaches.

  • Garuda Indonesia's flight to success  Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    In this week's episode, CNBC's Christin Tan speaks to Emirsyah Satar, President and CEO of Garuda Indonesia, who is widely regarded for saving the airline from bankruptcy nine years ago.

  • 'Shark' offers pilot shortage solution  Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary offers a solution to fix the shortage of pilots to Denny Kelly, former 747 captain with Braniff Airlines.

  • Shortage: Now hiring pilots  Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 4:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Denny Kelly, former 747 captain with Braniff Airlines, discuss how low pay rate, long hours, and regulations are contributing to a shortage of airline pilots. CNBC's Morgan Brennan weighs in.

  • Airlines thawing out  Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the impact winter weather is having on airlines. Hunter Keay, Wolfe Research, provides insight.

  • Cancellations amid bad weather  Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the airlines' gradual improvement in flight cancellations and delays.