Samoa Airlines has opened XL seats for passengers that weigh more than 286 pounds and who will have to pay a fixed price per pound depending on the flight route.» Read More
Surf Air, an all-you-can-fly air service will fly you as much as you want between certain cities for $1,650 a month. The start-up airline has launched with service in two cities.
A group of United Airlines' most frequent flyers, including billionaire investor Tom Steyer, asked the airline to stop blocking climate change actions.
*Southwest expects lower unit revenue. "June is shaping up to be a strong quarter," Delta President Edward Bastian told a Deutsche Bank investor conference. Meanwhile, Southwest Airlines Co said it expects an important revenue measure to decline in the second quarter, saying it is having to work harder to stimulate traffic.
Among the earnings projection stories for Thursday, June 13, from AP Business News:. _ Chemicals maker DuPont says it will reach only the low end of its net income forecast in 2013 because of the cool, wet spring weather, which is expected to reduce farmers' harvests.
Delta Air fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $18.04. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 06 or. 9 percent, to $6.31. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 07 or. 5 percent, to $13.94.
AENA is entirely owned by the Spanish state and runs 46 airports in Spain alone, including Madrid, a European hub for flights from Latin America. Spain, whose sunsoaked beaches are among Europe's most popular, welcomed nearly 58 million visitors in 2012..
Delta Air rose$. 08 or. 4 percent, to $18.15. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 05 or. 4 percent, to $13.92. US Airways Group fell$. 07 or. 4 percent, to $16.81.
A few years ago the lion's share of "action" in the aerospace industry was focused on military aircraft, but now the balance of power has tipped to the commercial side, according to an expert.
John Strickland, director of JLS Consulting and Graham Chisnall, deputy CEO of ADS Group, tell CNBC that the main issues at the Paris Airshow will be details on new planes and the amount of new airline orders.
Delta Air fell$. 45 or 2.4 percent, to $18.07. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 03 or. 5 percent, to $6.37. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 08 or. 6 percent, to $13.87.
"Surf Air" is an all you can fly start-up. CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the deatils.
A membership to Surf Air costs $1,650 per month, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. The company operates on the "Netflix" model, meaning members can fly all they want in a month and cancel any time.
A strike by air traffic controllers forced cancellations of more than 60 percent of flights around France and disrupted travel elsewhere in Europe.
Delta Air fell$. 35 or 1.9 percent, to $18.17. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 04 or. 6 percent, to $6.38. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 12 or. 9 percent, to $13.83.
Delta Air rose$. 10 or. 5 percent, to $18.62. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 13 or 2.0 percent, to $6.47. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 12 or. 9 percent, to $14.07.
With orders expected to be low, the Paris Air Show has a distinct air of unpredictability. The possibility of commercial unmanned air crafts - known as drones - could be a hot topic.
STOCKHOLM-- Scandinavian airline group SAS says its second-quarter net loss narrowed to 388 million kronor from 429 million kronor a year earlier as a result of cost cuts. Facing stiff competition from budget airlines and high expenses, SAS AB in November embarked on a wide restructuring plan and announced 800 job cuts aimed at saving 3 billion kronor annually.
Delta Air fell$. 07 or. 4 percent, to $18.52. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 06 or. 9 percent, to $6.34. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $13.95.
*New jet to fly from Toulouse at 0800 GMT on Friday. The flight will take place at 10:00 am local time from the EADS subsidiary's Toulouse headquarters in southwest France. The first sortie of Europe's newest passenger plane follows seven years of development costing an estimated $15 billion.
DALLAS-- Southwest Airlines Co. is running a three-day sale on fall travel, and other airlines are starting to match the lower prices. Southwest and its AirTran subsidiary launched the sale Tuesday, with round-trip prices ranging from $98 to $298 based on distance.