Brazil's largest airline, Gol is set to launch flights to the U.S. next month and says it won't offer middle seats in its premium section.
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker says he is still interested in investing in a U.S. airline after the carrier was rebuffed by American Airlines, and that he is considering leaving the Oneworld alliance, of which American was a founding member.
United Airlines has no plans to change its ban on carry-on bags that fit in the overhead bin for travelers on its cheapest tickets.
United shares surged Wednesday after the third-largest U.S. carrier raised its profit outlook for the year on higher fuel costs.
United's net income during the third quarter, which included the peak summer travel season, surged 29.6 percent from a year ago on strong travel demand and higher airfares.
American Airlines entered its first burger contest at a New York food festival but the New York Mets took the crown. American is promoting new food for its highest-paying travelers.
Delta Air Lines has started selling tickets on its new Airbus A220 jets. Flights will begin in January from New York aboard the planes whose sale Boeing disputed last year, saying they were illegally dumped in the U.S. below cost.
Delta Air Lines is getting travelers to pay more for seats, helping offset a surge in fuel costs.
Airlines canceled more than 300 flights in the Carolinas and Georgia on Thursday as a downgraded Tropical Storm Michael headed northeast. Charlotte had the most cancellations, according to FlightAware.com, a flight-tracking site.
Strong travel demand lifts Delta profits, revenues, despite higher fuel costs. The second-largest U.S. airline's net income rose 13 percent in the three months ended Sept. 30 from a year earlier to $1.31 billion.