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  • US Airways CEO: Sometimes I Forget to Turn Off Cell Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 4:35 PM ET

    It's not up to the airlines whether passengers should be allowed to keep their devices on during takeoffs and landings, said Doug Parker, who will be CEO of the merged American Airlines.

  • US Airways-AA Merger Won't Hike Fares Says CEO Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 12:04 PM ET
    Doug Parker

    Airfares at American Airlines won't rise because of its merger with US Airways, Doug Parker, who'll be the chief executive of the combined carrier, told CNBC.

  • Cramer: The Catch-22 Behind the Bull Rally Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    Advances in the stock market are not always as they appear. Jim Cramer explains.

  • Green Tech Shows Progress but Not Prosperity Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 2:19 PM ET
    Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS)

    Although BrightSource Energy is planning to open its $2.2 billion electricity plant with partners NRG Energy and Google, CEO John Woolard is still scrambling for money to expand the company. USA Today reports.

  • 7 Hot Topics in the US Airways-American Merger Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    Here are seven issues that US Airways CEO Doug Parker must deal with as a likely merger with American Airlines moves closer. TheStreet.com reports.

  • Airline Battles: How Carriers Target Rich Customers Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 1:48 PM ET
    First Class seating on a United Airlines 787 Dreamliner.

    Instead of making that dreaded red-eye flight between Los Angeles and New York in a traditional seat where getting some sleep at a slight decline is difficult, imagine catching a few hours of sleep in a lie-flat seat.

  • ANA Wants Cash, Not Discounts, for 787 Grounding Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 11:37 PM ET
    Boeing's 787 on its test flight

    All Nippon Airways, the biggest customer for Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, wants the planemaker to compensate it in cash, rather than discounts on future purchases, for losses racked up since the aircraft was grounded worldwide in mid-January.

  • United Airlines "Lie-Flat BusinessFirst Seats".

    United's premium service flights out of JFK recently got an upgrade, joining other carriers that are offering upgraded amenities on popular routes.

  • Knives on a Plane: TSA Stands by Controversial Plan Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 8:51 AM ET
    TSA workers at JFK airport

    The head of the Transportation Security Administration told lawmakers he stands by his plan to allow passengers to carry small knives onto planes despite a growing backlash against the proposal.

  • Tepper Believes Stocks Could Run Up 20% This Year Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 12:17 PM ET
    David Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management

    Hedge-fund manager David Tepper remains bullish on the U.S. stock market, said someone familiar with his thinking, and predicts the S&P 500 could rise 20 percent or more through the course of this year.

  • Ryanair to Announce 200-Plane Boeing Deal: Report Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 5:26 AM ET

    Ryanair is to announce a deal to buy 200 aircraft from Boeing on Sunday, the Irish Independent newspaper reported on Tuesday without citing sources.

  • Early Movers: P, M, JCP, SFD & More Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 7:54 AM ET

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

  • Delta Gains From New York Growth, Refinery Buy Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 12:55 PM ET
    Delta Airlines baggage tags are affixed on the handle of luggage on December 11, 2012 in Manchester, England.

    Delta says it will report a first-quarter profit for the first time since 2000, even though oil prices have soared.

  • United Allows Fliers to Zip Through Security for $9 Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    United Airlines Premier Access

    Opening the door for more elite fliers to rub elbows with the masses, all United passengers can now buy priority check-in, security and boarding starting at $9. So what's the point of elite-level miles and perks?

  • Boeing's 787 on its test flight

    The head of the Federal Aviation Administration said "a great deal of testing" will be needed on Boeing's beleaguered line of 787 planes, before Dreamliners are cleared to fly again.

  • Virgin Australia "Lie-Flat Business Class Seats"

    More carriers are offering new, luxury amenities to lure deep-pocketed fliers. Delta, for example, is adding plush, Westin-branded "Heavenly Bedding." Duvet, anyone?

  • More ANA Flights Canceled Sunday, 24 Feb 2013 | 8:57 PM ET

    All Nippon Airways have canceled a further 1,714 international and domestic flights from March 31 to May 31, the Japanese airline said Monday, due to the grounding of the Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The cancellations will affect 41,600 passengers.

  • United Scratches Dreamliner Off Schedule Till Mid-May Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 3:36 PM ET
    United Airlines 787 Dreamliner.

    United Airlines is keeping the grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner off its schedule at least through mid-May.

  • Airlines offer lifetime elite frequent-flier status including perks. But with Delta planning to require fliers to spend a minimum amount annually to maintain elite status, racking up miles may no longer be enough.

  • Airbus Will Ditch Lithium-Ion Batteries in A350 Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 10:12 PM ET

    Airbus has started informing airlines that have ordered the new A350 that the new plane will have Nickel-Cadmium batteries, rather than lithium-ion batteries, the European plane maker told CNBC Thursday.