Nearly 60,000 passengers were bumped from U.S. flights last year, leaving about $450 million in potential compensation on the table.» Read More
United Airlines switched to a new reservations and airport departure management system on March 3. But problems are still plaguing travelers, who've been turning to social media to vent their frustrations.
Southwest Airlines has raised fares by $4 to $10 round trip, depending on mileage, in what it says is an effort to offset rising fuel costs. Most airlines have matched the increase.
All airline seats are not created equal. This series will highlight the best — and worst — seats flying today’s crowded skies. First up: United Airlines' domestic Boeing 757-200 seating.
Airlines are giving satellites a second look for delivering Internet service to passengers in the air. Because they have few limits on bandwidth and can transmit data when planes are flying over water, satellites are an attractive option for U.S. airlines that are still figuring out the best and most affordable ways to deliver Internet on flights.
Despite upping production and averting a strike, Boeing’s shares have hit a standstill.
Take a look at some of Monday morning's early movers:
Remember that YouTube video by a guy who sang a song about United Airlines breaking his guitars? Well, now he’s turned his viral fame into a business — the business of helping other victimized customers get their complaints heard, too.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
The carbon offset market enables business travelers to balance their impact on the planet by purchasing tax-deductible credits toward a project that reduces carbon dioxide emissions elsewhere.
Wall Street kept its perfect streak in 2012 alive, closing solidly higher as investors looked to move beyond Europe's debt problems and gave U.S. banks a vote of confidence.
US stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Tuesday tracking European markets and buoyed by a positive outlook from US aluminum giant Alcoa after the bell on Monday.
A holiday rally on Wall Street grew more remote Monday, as a familiar pattern of a higher open followed by selloff drove a 1 percent loss in stocks, with the worst of it confined to the ailing banking sector.
The airlines are always a curious trade, and now the bulls are going after Delta Air Lines.
TheStreet.com details a handful of U.S. equity mutual funds, each with more than $2 billion in assets, that have sunk to the bottom rungs of the performance ladder in their fund category in 2011.
Pete Najarian always watches options trading to determine what’s on the move. And the latest action suggests an airline could take off.
Wall Street opened on a negative note Wednesday as the euro continued in freefall, dampening hopes for an end-of-year rally.
Stocks closed mixed Tuesday, with the Nasdaq ending lower and the S&P failing to end above a key technical level despite earlier optimism over a meeting of EU finance ministers and a better-than-expected consumer confidence report.
AMR's Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing shows airline industry deregulation was a mistake, said former chief executive Robert Crandall.
While other industries remain mired in red ink amid the global recession, Boeing and Airbus, the two largest aircraft manufacturers, are entering a period of unprecedented growth.
Despite being profitable in 2011, the airline industry is bracing for turbulence in 2012. The combination of major tax increases and fuel prices that are widely expected to rise means there could be rougher skies ahead for the carriers. Passengers, as well, will likely face fewer frills, fewer route options and notably higher prices.