American Airlines To Give Profit Sharing To EmployeesComing off record earnings, American Airlines says it will make profit-sharing payments to employees. Fort Worth-based American said Wednesday that it will share 5 percent of its pretax earnings.
Southwest Airlines Shows Weaker Revenue ForecastDallas-based Southwest said Tuesday that revenue for every seat flown one mile will be flat to down 1 percent in the fourth quarter compared with the same period last year. Just a month ago, the airline predicted a 1 percent increase.
Southwest Predicts Key Revenue Figure Will Dip In 3QSouthwest expects a key revenue figure will drop 1 percent in the third quarter, compared with a year earlier. That's much smaller than the 6.5 percent decline that Delta Air Lines reported for August.
Southwest Airlines Meets 2Q Profit ForecastsDallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $608 million.
Airlines Carve US Into Markets Dominated By 1 Or 2 CarriersThe wave of consolidation that swept the U.S. airline industry has markedly reduced competition at many of the nation's major airports, and passengers appear to be paying the price in higher fares and fees, an Associated Press analysis has found.
Airlines Try To Save Time With Speedier Boarding ProcessThis summer travel season, Delta plans to preload carry-on bags above passengers' seats on some flights. Southwest wants to get families seated together more quickly.
AirTran Makes Final Flight, Ending 21-Year RunAirTran Airways has ceased to exist in an industry that has reshaped itself into something that would not be easily recognized when the Dallas carrier took its first flight about two decades ago.
American Plans $2B Upgrade Of Planes, ClubsAmerican Airlines says it will spend more than $2 billion to make its planes more pleasant for passengers, the latest salvo in a competition among carriers to attract high-paying frequent fliers.
AirTran's Final Flight Scheduled For December Another name in aviation history will disappear after the final flight of AirTran Airways, which is scheduled for December 28. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines bought AirTran in 2011 and announced plans to combine the fleets under the Southwest brand.
Sir RIchard Branson Says He's Ready To Fight For Love Field GatesVirgin America's iconic founder Sir Richard Branson says he is baffled his airline is being forced to fight for two gates at Dallas Love Field Airport.
Trending: Wes Welker's Big Derby Win, Air SuitesA look at the top stories from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and other social media sites.
Virgin America Announces Low Fares In Hopes Of Love Field MoveTaking his cue from a watercannon spraying a Virgin America Airbus A320, CEO David Cush said, "We like to make a little bit of a splash."