Delta Air Lines
The big U.S. airlines are taking out old, bulky seats in favor of so-called slimline models that take up less space from front to back, allowing for five or six more seats on each plane.
American Airlines’ eight thousand pilots will have to wait to see the details of the deal in principle the Allied Pilots Association worked out with the airline.
Southwest Airlines expects to pay $100 million to refurbish 88 planes that it will lease to Delta Air Lines. That’s twice as much the airline expected to spend if it had kept the planes.
Delta has finalized an agreement to add 88 Boeing 717s to its fleet by leasing planes from Southwest Airlines. The Dallas-based airline inherited the planes when it bought AirTran last year.
Just when you thought airlines had exhausted options for passenger fees—think again. Many airlines are now charging for window and aisle seats—dubbing them ‘preferred’ seating.
Delta Air Lines is adding a new plane to its fleet, taking the Boeing 717s that Southwest Airlines got when it bought AirTran Airways. Southwest Airlines wanted someone to take the jets.
Southwest Airlines Co. says it’s raising ticket prices to offset the high cost of jet fuel. And several other big airlines are following Southwest’s lead.
Packed planes and a high volume of carry-on luggage are forcing airlines to expand the storage space above a passenger’s head.
According to the Wall Street Journal, two companies are possibly preparing to bid for ownership of AMR – the parent company of American Airlines.
Airlines have started rolling back fare increases. Passengers are likely to pay the same prices even though ticket taxes are being collected again.
American Airlines pulled its flights from the Orbitz travel website on Tuesday in a dispute that could eventually affect the way travelers buy airplane tickets online.