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The FAA's special review of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is significant but not so unusual that the new jet is in danger of being grounded, airline analysts told CNBC Friday.
The FAA will conduct a special review of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner power system, CNBC has learned from sources Thursday. The review will likely examine the design and manufacturing process of the plane, and could take several weeks, perhaps even a couple of months.
AMR Corp, the parent of American Airlines, said brighter business prospects might let equity holders receive some value from its reorganization.
One day after a Dreamliner caught on fire, Boeing found itself facing another 787 with problems. This at a time when the aviation company said it has traced the source of the fire to a lithium ion battery.
Jets are heading off to their final resting place at a rate similar to cars as airlines scrap aircraft at earlier stages, according to new research.
United opened its newest airport lounge at Chicago O'Hare Thursday, sporting travel and aviation-themed elements. The airline is spending $50 million this year to open new locations or renovate existing clubs.
United Airlines began international flights with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Thursday from Los Angeles to Tokyo. Additional over water routes are planned for 2013.
Expect higher airfares, more add-on fees, lower gasoline prices and enhanced passenger protections in 2013.
Most airlines refund fees for preferred seats if your flight is canceled. Here's what to do.
Airlines are increasingly canceling flights ahead of predicted storms due to better technology and new federal rules that punish airlines if they keep passengers waiting in planes too long, analysts said.
Annual membership prices for United's airport lounges will increase by $25 for individuals on January 1.
Travelers are demanding airlines provide in-flight entertainment systems that replicate or even transcend the TV experience they have on the ground.
United's top flier, Tom Stuker, has flown one million miles on the airline this year alone. And more than 13 million so far in his lifetime.
With a winter storm causing flight delays and cancellations, it's a rough start to the busy holiday travel period. Here are some tips to best manage flight disruptions.
You've scored a first-class seat only to be downgraded at the gate. Find out why it happens and how to get compensated.
With the calendar year nearly over, many travelers are taking last-minute "mileage runs" to achieve elite frequent-flier status with airlines. Here's how to find them and travel in elite style, always.
Airlines offer specialty drinks onboard to generate revenue and help de-stress fliers.
Stocks closed higher Monday, with all key S&P sectors finishing in positive territory, lifted by hopeful signs of progress in the "cliff" discussions.
"Fiscal cliff": Do nothing is off the table. House Speaker John Boehner has a new offer that finally moves on taxes for the wealthy.
Dec 15- Pilots at United Continental Holdings, the world's biggest airline, have ratified a contract with the U.S. carrier that will provide enhanced pay and retirement plan contributions, their union said on Saturday. ALPA represents more than 12,000 United Continental pilots.