Jack Perkins was filming when a bolt of lightning struck a Delta Boeing 737 while it was parked on the taxiway, USAT reports.» Read More
British Airways crew members - wielding tablets - are searching VIPs before their flights in order to recognize them and provide personalized service. Is this going too far?
Two analysts raised US Airways estimates, but the day of reckoning on an AMR merger is delayed.
Delta Air Lines was named the top North American airline in a survey measuring online brand performance, with United and American following close behind in the second and third spots.
Delta Air Lines announced plans to expand inflight Wi-Fi service to all of its international aircraft by 2015.
Delta joins the ranks of airlines testing the latest self-service automation likely to spread across airports worldwide — turnstile boarding gates.
Getting some shut eye during a lengthy wait at an airport can be more comfortable and priced right at airport pod hotels.
Delta predicts lower fuel prices in Q3 and Q4, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
WTI crude futures have fallen more than 27 percent since their February high, taking the market by surprise and rendering airline hedges — originally intended to ease the economic pain of higher fuel prices — largely ineffective.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Purchasing an airline ticket means you agree to the terms of the airline's "contract of carriage." But many travelers don't realize these contracts are written in the airline's favor, limiting your rights when something goes wrong.
The new chief executive of Airbus says he is ready to “bet” that the European aircraft maker’s planned new A350 widebody passenger jet will not suffer the same three-year delay that Boeing had with its 787 Dreamliner, the Financial Times reports.
The Transportation Security Administration's "PreCheck" expedited security screening program expanded to more airports and airlines this week.
Alaska Airlines quietly introduced new checked bag fees for some first class passengers, a first for any U.S. airline.
More airlines are adding lie-flat seats in premium cabins, extra legroom seats in coach and enhancing Wi-Fi to attract higher spending road warriors.
The nation's largest carriers are getting passengers to destinations at a record clip, according to new data from the US Transportation Department. Here's the best — and the worst.
Stocks closed sharply higher after a wild final hour of trading Thursday following a report that central banks are preparing coordinated action to provide liquidity after the Greek election.
Financial sponsor Carlyle Group is closing in on a deal to purchase a large Sunoco oil refinery in Philadelphia, according to three people familiar with the matter, in a transaction that could be completed in a matter of days, one of these people said.
Major airlines appear to have selectively matched sale fares that Southwest and subsidiary AirTran unveiled on Tuesday, USA Today reports.
Airports and some airlines understand the needs of digital travelers and are making more electrical outlets available.
Elite status in an airline loyalty program used to be an exclusive club. But benefits have slowly eroded as more people gain status or purchase the same level of priority access.