United said it expects a higher pre-tax profit margin for the third quarter than it had previously forecast, thanks in part to frequent fliers.» Read More
United's premium service flights out of JFK recently got an upgrade, joining other carriers that are offering upgraded amenities on popular routes.
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.
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 is to announce a deal to buy 200 aircraft from Boeing
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Delta says it will report a first-quarter profit for the first time since 2000, even though oil prices have soared.
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?
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.
More carriers are offering new, luxury amenities to lure deep-pocketed fliers. Delta, for example, is adding plush, Westin-branded "Heavenly Bedding." Duvet, anyone?
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 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 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.
Once the merger of U.S. Airways and American Airlines is completed 87 percent of the commercial flights in America will be flown by the four biggest carriers.
With an American-US Airways merger formally announced, here's what travelers can anticipate in terms of airfares, frequent-flier miles and destinations.
Japan's defense for its aggressive weakening of the yen is that it's aimed at reviving the economy. Not a convincing argument.
American Airlines and US Airways plan to merge in a deal that would create the world's largest carrier and caps years where the industry was marked by bankruptcy and consolidation.
The Boards of American Airlines and US Airways have voted to merge the two airlines creating the world's largest carrier.
Virgin America will launch new flights to Austin and Anchorage this year, bringing new competition for United and JetBlue.
After more than a year of courtship, US Airways is just days from finally merging with American Airlines, and some are wondering if this is the end of the line for the run-up in airline stocks.