United fliers will soon earn miles by dollars spent rather than distance flown. Some travelers may benefit from the program changes.» Read More
Airline investors may have to wait until better weather comes their way as winter storms and new rules are causing havoc in the industry, said Helane Becker, airlines analyst at Dahlman Rose.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Carrier service is steadily getting much worse, according to the annual Airline Quality Rating Report released Monday. But the solution remains up for debate; so industry analyst Terry Trippler and consumer advocate Kate Hanni took up the issue, on "Morning Call."
Airline hassles are on the rise: More passengers found themselves bumped, their flights delayed or their bags lost last year than in 2005, a study found. The annual review, does not include recent weather-related flight delays.