The left winglet— a vertical fin at the tip of a wing designed to improve airflow and fuel efficiency— was ripped off the Southwest plane after it made contact with the American jet's left horizontal stabilizer, part of the tail. Southwest refused to say if the airline also had workers on the tarmac assisting its pilots, or if that was required by company policy.» Read More
CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides insight into the January airlines report card.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports airlines are increasingly trying to speed up boarding at the airport gates.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides insight on data saying airlines expect 129.5 million passengers in March & April of this year.
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.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the airlines' gradual improvement in flight cancellations and delays.
Former AMR Chairman & CEO Robert Crandall shares his opinions on weaker airline performance, and the impact for investors.
Former AMR Chairman & CEO Robert Crandall discusses a record number of grounded flights due to weather.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the airline sector is performing better than the Dow. The FMHR traders take their positions.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the impact of East Coast's snowstorm on flight travel. In 2014, there has already been 71,000 flight cancellations.
Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech about improving America's infrastructure, where he also addressed the problems with airports. Stevens Institute of Technology's Alex Washburn, provides perspective.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on record flight cancellations in January of this year. Transports are having the worst day since April of 2013.
Seth Kaplan, Airline Weekly managing partner, discusses how weather-related flight cancellations and delays will impact the airline industry, as well as new rules by the FAA for the busiest airports.
A Southwest plane landed at the wrong airport in Branson, Missouri. CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details.
According to FlightAware, more than 12,000 flights have been cancelled over the last 4 days. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Chicago on the flight cancellation rate.
JetBlue is reducing operations at JFK, LGA, Newark and Boston. Helane Becker, Cowen Securities airline analyst, provides insight on the new regulations for pilots, and how bad weather is impacting airlines.
New England cable news' Peter Howe reports from Boston's Logan Airport where weather is impacting travel plans. JetBlue is reducing operations at JFK, LGA, Newark and Boston.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks with Seth Kaplan, Airline Weekly managing partner, about why there isn't a solution to prevent airline passengers from being stuck on the tarmac for hours at a time.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and Simon Hobbs discuss today's hot topics including France's new rule on the Uber service and New York City says goodbye to horse drawn carriages.
NBC News' Kerry Sanders reports Delta says rock-bottom fares sold by mistake was "not planned."
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the backlash on the proposed lifting of cell phone bans on flights has already begun.