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  • This guy is betting your flight will be on time Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    People walk past a board that announces cancelled flights at LaGuardia airport on the day before Thanksgiving, in New York, Nov. 26, 2014.

    An insurance company is taking a gamble on airline flights, offering payouts if there are delays or cancellations and if luggage is lost.

  • Air travel congestion to get worse: Travel group Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:56 PM ET
    JetBlue passengers at Logan International Airport, Boston.

    According to a new study, air travelers can expect more days of the year to have Thanksgiving-like congestion, the busiest time of the year.

  • Nov 25- A group of Delta Air Lines pilots seeking to replace the current pilots' union at the U.S. carrier are struggling to win enough support. The Delta Pilots Association claims that nearly half of the airline's 12,000 pilots have at some time in the past four years signed cards backing it to be their union for collective bargaining with management.

  • Storm on menu for some Thanksgiving travelers Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 12:34 PM ET

    MINEOLA, N.Y.— A nor'easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their Thanksgiving destinations. "I would pack your patience," said Robert Sinclair Jr., of AAA New York. As of Monday, the highest amount of snow was expected to fall in northeastern Pennsylvania, the Catskills of upstate New York and into...

  • Flights resume at Detroit airport after ice delays Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    ROMULUS, Mich.— Flights are starting to resume at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after icy runways kept planes from arriving and departing. Conway says one Delta Air Lines plane landed around 7 a.m. but skidded off a taxiway into grass. Icy conditions have caused numerous accidents on Detroit- area roadways, including a multi-vehicle crash on M-14 in western Wayne...

  • Executives brave frigid Detroit night for charity Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    Forty business executives, college administrators and other professionals found out firsthand, for at least one night, what it's like to be homeless in Detroit. Andrea Fischer Newman, senior vice president for government affairs at Delta Air Lines, and Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson and his wife, Jacqueline Wilson, were among those given a pair of...

  • Delta orders 50 Airbus jets, bypassing Boeing Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:37 PM ET

    ATLANTA— Delta Air Lines Inc. said Thursday it would acquire 50 new planes from Europe's Airbus to replace older Boeing Co. jets. Boeing did win an order for 10 wide-body 777-300 ER jets from Kuwait Airways, however. Shares of Boeing rose 9 cents to close at $131.70.

  • Nov 20- Delta Air Lines Inc confirmed on Thursday a $14 billion order for 50 widebody jets from Airbus Group NV, a victory for the European planemaker that replaces older generation aircraft from Boeing Co in Delta's fleet. It follows a closely fought competition with Boeing, which had offered its 787 Dreamliner. Airbus emerged as the front-runner in part after...

  • Early Movers: BBY, YUM, GM, CRM, YHOO & more Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:32 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • UPDATE 1-Delta to buy 50 wide-bodied Airbus jets - sources Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 10:07 PM ET

    PARIS/ SEATTLE, Nov 20- European planemaker Airbus has won a crucial order worth roughly $14 billion at list prices from Delta Air Lines for 50 long-haul, wide-bodied jets, three people familiar with the matter said. Airbus emerged as the front-runner in part after it became clear its revamped A330neo could be delivered earlier than Boeing's temporarily...

  • Delta to buy 50 wide-bodied Airbus jets - sources Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 8:08 PM ET

    PARIS, Nov 20- European planemaker Airbus has won an order worth roughly $14 billion at list prices from Delta Air Lines for 50 long-haul, wide-bodied jets, two people familiar with the matter said. Airbus emerged as the front-runner after it became clear its revamped A330neo could be delivered earlier than Boeing's temporarily sold-out 787 Dreamliner, one of...

  • Nov 19- JetBlue Airways Corp announced new checked baggage fees on Wednesday and plans to stuff more seats into its aircraft, prompting praise from Wall Street, but a chorus of criticism from consumers. They had widely expected changes at JetBlue once it was announced two months ago that president Robin Hayes would take over as chief executive in February.

  • NEW YORK/ SEATTLE, Nov 19- The chief executive of Norwegian Air Shuttle rejected arguments by U.S. airlines and unions that his efforts to build a low-cost, long-haul airline serving the United States would undermine U.S. wages and working standards. A round-trip flight from New York to London in December costs as little as $483 on Norwegian, compared with $835 on...

  • Nov 19- JetBlue Airways announced Wednesday that it will charge certain customers for their first checked bag, yielding to pressure from analysts who criticized the airline for not adding fees in step with other carriers. In particular, they show that new strategies have landed at JetBlue since it announced two months ago that its president Robin Hayes will...

  • Midday movers: Allergan, Apple, Fluor & more Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 12:56 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday midday movers:

  • A Southwest Airlines plane getting fuel at Oakland International Airport.

    Prices for domestic airline tickets are on the rise although airlines are saving millions of dollars from cheaper oil prices.

  • You'll never guess who's ruling hedge fund world Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:06 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The real money is being made by a host of less well-known funds that have managed to find gems even in battered sectors.

  • Why airfare keeps rising despite lower oil prices Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Planes are full. New planes are on order. In the 12 months ended in September, U.S. airlines saved $1.6 billion on jet fuel— their largest expense.

  • Airbus applies to patent 'flying saucer' plane Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:30 AM ET
    The Airbus patent design

    Airbus is hoping to patent a new plane that looks more like a doughnut or flying saucer than the usual passenger plane.

  • US airline profits, stock prices have soared Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    The Arca index of airline stocks is up 111 percent since the start of 2013, and Virgin America's IPO jumped on Friday. —Southwest Airlines Co., stock up 285 percent. —Delta Air Lines Inc., stock up 271 percent.