BERLIN— A World War II bomb found Tuesday next to a highway near Frankfurt airport was disposed of in a controlled explosion, causing some disruption to flight operations. A stretch of the A3 highway near Offenbach, outside Frankfurt, was closed Tuesday after the 500- kilogram British bomb was found.» Read More
March 24- Southwest Airlines Co will more than double its flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport this year with new nonstop routes to cities including Akron- Canton, Ohio; Indianapolis and Dallas Love Field, it said on Monday.
DUBAI, March 24- Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson dangled the carrot of further investment in the British airline's domestic carrier Little Red as he stepped up the campaign for a third runway at London's Heathrow airport.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports when the sun comes up in Australia, search planes in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will head to an area where satellite photos spotted 2 large objects in the water of the South Indian Ocean.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides insight into the January airlines report card.
March 17- Here is a timeline of events in the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner which vanished from radar screens on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on Saturday, March 8:. -0041: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 departs from Kuala Lumpur International Airport and is due to land in Beijing at 0630 the same day.
March 10- American Airlines and JetBlue Airways said they plan to end agreements covering ticketing, baggage handling and frequent flyer programs. The frequent-flyer program agreement between the two includes select routes from Boston Logan International Airport and New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
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.
WASHINGTON, March 4- The eastern and central United States were gripped by a deep freeze on Tuesday, with record low temperatures in the wake of a deadly storm expected to moderate in the coming days. The National Weather Service said the mercury plunged to minus-1 F at Washington Dulles International Airport, tying a monthly record.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine, Feb 28- Armed men took control of two airports in the Crimea region on Friday in what Ukraine's new leadership described as an invasion and occupation by Moscow's forces, and ousted President Viktor Yanukovich reappeared in Russia after a week on the run.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine, Feb 28- Armed men took control of two airports in the Crimea region on Friday in what Ukraine's government described as an invasion and occupation by Russian forces, raising tension between Moscow and the West.
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.