Fares were up more than 8 percent in the second quarter, and checked-bag fees continued to climb as well.» Read More
WTI crude futures have fallen more than 27 percent since their February high, taking the market by surprise and rendering airline hedges — originally intended to ease the economic pain of higher fuel prices — largely ineffective.
The Transportation Security Administration's "PreCheck" expedited security screening program expanded to more airports and airlines this week.
More airlines are adding lie-flat seats in premium cabins, extra legroom seats in coach and enhancing Wi-Fi to attract higher spending road warriors.
Frontier Airlines announced more programming with variable pricing for its DirecTV service beginning July 1.
The nation's largest carriers are getting passengers to destinations at a record clip, according to new data from the US Transportation Department. Here's the best — and the worst.
Major airlines appear to have selectively matched sale fares that Southwest and subsidiary AirTran unveiled on Tuesday, USA Today reports.
Elite status in an airline loyalty program used to be an exclusive club. But benefits have slowly eroded as more people gain status or purchase the same level of priority access.
A new survey reveals which U.S. airlines to fly if you're looking to land a rich sugar daddy or sugar mama. Really.
MySeatFinder.com checks for better airline seat assignments on your behalf and automatically moves you based on your preferences.
United Airlines is auctioning off a VIP package for two that includes roundtrip business class tickets to Buenos Aires, Argentina, tango lessons and a private helicopter tour of the city.
Hawaiian Airlines has launched the only nonstop service from JFK to Honolulu, and began codesharing with JetBlue Airways to access the second largest market to Hawaii.
More airlines are hoping to discourage passengers from bringing oversize carry-on bags to the gate by adding fees. Is your favorite airline next?
Passengers flying in premium cabins on international flights with United Airlines will experience upgraded dining options. New, multi-course meals ending with made-to-order ice cream sundaes begin June 1.
United Airlines will cut 1,300 jobs and reduce flying in Houston after losing a fight to block Southwest Airlines from adding international flights there.
Delta will offer enhanced legroom seating in economy class on all domestic and international flights beginning June 7. The seats are located in the first few rows of coach and are available for purchase, or free to elite frequent flyers.
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Airlines and airplane manufacturers are retrofitting older planes with bins that can hold roll-aboard bags, or purchasing aircrafts with bigger bins.
Southwest, which dominates domestic air travel, is expanding internationally. A new reservations system and international terminal are part of the carrier's emerging, global presence.
United Airlines on Tuesday announced the launch of a daily nonstop flight from Denver International Airport to Narita International Airport in Tokyo. The airline will fly the state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the route.