Southwest Airlines plans to stop overbooking flights— an industry practice implicated in an ugly incident on a United Airlines flight that has damaged United's reputation with the flying public. Last year Southwest bumped 15,000 passengers off flights, more than any other U.S. airline. Southwest CEO Gary Kelly said Thursday that the airline had been...
The U.S. is considering extending its ban on laptops in aircraft cabins to include Europe and Britain, the Times of London reported Tuesday citing "several informed sources".
JetBlue Airways on Tuesday reported first-quarter operating revenue of $1.60 billion, versus a consensus analyst expectation of $1.62 billion.
NEW YORK— JetBlue's first-quarter profit sank 59 percent from a year ago as fuel costs and other expenses rose and the airline made less revenue from every seat flown. In the second quarter, JetBlue said it expects revenue for every seat flown one mile to rise between 3 percent and 6 percent from the same period the year before. JetBlue reported net income of $85...
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1. Delta Air Lines, 89.5 percent. 2. American Airlines, 85.2 percent. 4. Southwest Airlines, 82.4 percent.
Delta Air Lines had the best on-time rating, followed by American Airlines. Virgin America, which is now owned by the parent of Alaska Airlines, finished last. Southwest Airlines had the lowest complaint rate, while Virgin America and Spirit Airlines had the worst rates.
There's some good news for procrastinators still scrambling to fill out tax returns in time for today's deadline, NBC News reports.
DALLAS— United Airlines' profit plunged 69 percent in the first three months of the year, and that was before the terrible publicity surrounding the dragging of a bloodied passenger off a plane. The cost of fuel, labor and maintenance all rose sharply in the first quarter, helping push United's profit down to $96 million, despite higher revenue.
What really got under Amex executives' skin was that Chase was succeeding by copying the American Express playbook, The NYT reports.
A new study found airline performance is at historic highs. But after the PR disaster and global backlash aimed at United Airlines after forcibly ejecting a passenger this week, how is the travel experience for passengers? Airline Weekly’s Seth Kaplan has the best and worst carriers in this year’s Airline Quality Rating.
The odds of getting bumped from your next flight on a U.S. carrier are very small, but a lot depends on which airline you choose to fly.
Give gate agents the power to keep increasing the incentive to get people to voluntarily give up their seats, David Neeleman tells CNBC.
Brazilian airline Azul opened at $22 per share in its market debut on Tuesday.
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