Credit cards are now a better way to earn points or miles than flying itself.
DALLAS— Airline loyalty programs are losing much of their allure even for frequent flyers, and the rules for navigating the system have changed. Frequent-flyer programs get relatively little attention from Wall Street, and their financial importance to the airlines is not widely understood by travelers, who just hope to earn a free flight now and then.
OMAHA, Neb.— Warren Buffett's company has eliminated its stake in General Electric and boosted its investment in the Bank of New York Mellon Corp.. Berkshire Hathaway revealed those moves and several other changes to its U.S. stock portfolio in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday. Buffett's Omaha, Nebraska- based company increased its...
Barclays initiated coverage of Delta Air Lines at overweight, highlighting its strong relationships with staff and customers.
That, however, is just what happened to an American Airlines flight last weekend, when 10 people were injured as the plane plowed through turbulence on its way to landing in Philadelphia. The National Transportation Safety Board requires airlines to report incidents that result in serious injury or death, and FAA uses those reports to tally the number of people...
The practice of bumping passengers from overbooked flights is no longer just part of doing business.
1. Hawaiian Airlines, 90.4 percent. 2. Alaska Airlines, 82.9 percent. 3. Delta Air Lines, 82.8 percent.
DALLAS— Following widespread outrage over a passenger who was violently dragged off an overbooked plane, U.S. airlines are bumping customers at the lowest rate in at least two decades. The Transportation Department said Tuesday that just one in every 19,000 passengers was kicked off an overbooked flight in the first six months of this year.
The Dow industrials, up almost 3% in July, has notably diverged from the transports, down nearly 4%.
JPMorgan predicts the airlines' "return-oriented" management teams will maintain the industry's profitability going forward.
James Stewart, New York Times columnist, discusses United Airlines’ push to burnish its images following the public uproar caused by the violent treatment and dragging of a passenger this past April.
American Airlines reported second-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street's expectations.
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
The “Fast Money” traders discuss their final trades for the day including Wynn Resorts, United Airlines, Gilead and Juniper.
The “Fast Money” traders discuss their final trades for the day including iShares Russell 2000, Foot Locker, United Airlines and Thor Industries.
More than half of rewards program memberships are inactive, according to new data. Don't leave those points behind.
A majority of U.S. workers would not apply to a company experiencing negative publicity, a new survey finds.
Shares of United Continental fall nearly 6 percent after the airline's third-quarter forecast disappoint investors.
The "Halftime Report" traders take investors through some of the day's biggest movers.
Ben Baldanza, former Spirit Airlines president & CEO, talks about the future for airlines as competition ramps up and service quality seemingly is falling.