Leaders of United and Southwest gave an upbeat forecast for 2015 that combined strong travel demand and cheaper fuel. Airline stocks soared on Thursday.
Airlines will save billions this year thanks to cheaper jet fuel, but they aren’t likely to share the bounty with passengers — not while so many flights are already full.
Thieves with stolen usernames and passwords have broken into customer accounts at American and United airlines and in some cases booked free trips or upgrades.
Competition is heating up for a U.S.-Japan route currently controlled by Delta Air Lines Inc.
American Eagle flight 5348 from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to El Paso turned around and returned to the airport Monday afternoon after caution lights in the cockpit indicated a a possible maintenance issue.
The pilots union at American Airlines has agreed to put up for a vote a five-year contract proposal that would boost pay by more than 26 percent and offer smaller raises in later years.
Passengers on an American Airlines jet were forced to land in Japan after severe turbulence struck the plane shortly after it took off from Seoul, South Korea.
An American Airlines jet encountered severe air turbulence shortly after taking off from Seoul, South Korea, prompting an unscheduled landing at Narita International Airport in Tokyo after 14 people asked for medical attention.
American Airlines said on Monday that the airline’s traffic dipped slightly in November. The numbers were apparently hurt by weaker international travel.
American Airlines has reached a tentative contract with union pilots at one of its regional subsidiaries, Envoy Air, which operates American Eagle flights.
American 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.
American Airlines refused to let a stage IV cancer patient board her plane home with her oxygen tank, then changed their minds Tuesday.