Feb 26- Delta Air Lines Inc said on Wednesday it would make a major change to its frequent-flier program, basing the number of miles earned toward free flights on how much customers spend rather than the distance traveled. Atlanta- based Delta said the new program would favor "frequent business travelers" and leisure fliers who buy tickets at higher fares.
Feb 19- Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines said it lost a bid for slots at Reagan National Airport in Washington that are being given up by American Airlines Group.
Travel was tied up from Atlanta to Canada as yet another storm with wet, heavy snow hit the United States.
Feb 10- Southwest Airlines is looking for opportunities to add service in markets where other merged carriers have scaled back, the budget carrier's Chairman and Chief Executive Gary Kelly said on Monday.
Do you know the way to San Jose? Quite a few airline pilots apparently don't.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the FAA has awarded Southwest Airlines 54 slots at Reagan National Airport.
Starting July 1, Southwest Airlines will start flying its own planes to Aruba, Jamaica and the Bahamas.
Jan 27- Southwest Airlines Co said on Monday it will start flights to Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica in July, its first flights outside the continental United States under the Southwest brand.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Jan 27- Southwest Airlines Co said on Monday it will start flights to Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica in July, its the first international flights under the Southwest brand.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Southwest Airlines will begin international flights on July 1.
Discussing the tough day for transports, including the airlines which have been outperforming the S&P 500 since the beginning of the year, with Ray Neidi, Nexa Capital aviation industry consultant.
U.S. bonds were largely flat as traders sifted a batch of key corporate earnings and data to determine whether optimism was justified.
Jan 23- U.S. carrier Southwest Airlines Co posted a better-than-expected profit in the fourth quarter, aided by higher fares and lower costs for fuel and aircraft maintenance. Shares jumped 2.3 percent to $22.28 in premarketing trading. Net income rose to $212 million, or 30 cents a share, from $78 million, or 11 cents a share, a year earlier.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a weak open on Wall Street on Thursday, after data showed a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing activity this month.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
FMHR trader Joe Terranova and Josh Brown debate whether Delta shares or Southwest make a better buy.
The price to board an airliner in the United States has risen for the fourth straight year, making it increasingly expensive to fly almost anywhere.
More than 688 junior flight attendants at the carrier will get furlough notices in April.
Business travelers have clear favorites among restaurants, hotels and airlines, but they spend their money elsewhere. Here's why.