The CEO of Southwest Airlines Co. assumes that American and US Airways will eventually merge, and he wants some of their takeoff and landing rights at Reagan National Airport outside Washington.
The CEO of JetBlue Airways Corp. expects closer ties with its partner carriers — including American Airlines.
Some airlines are making travelers work a little bit harder to find a good deal. Carriers are offering more deals to passengers who book flights directly on their websites.
A JetBlue Airways pilot who left the cockpit during a flight and screamed about religion and terrorists has pleaded not guilty to interfering with a flight crew.
This is now the second year in a row that AirTran Airways topped the rankings of the nation’s 15 largest airlines included in an annual report.
Clayton Osbon’s lawyer was to make his first appearance in federal court this morning. CBS News learned he was to appear at a courthouse in Amarillo. The JetBlue pilot who had a mid-air meltdown last Tuesday is facing federal charges.
JetBlue says the crew of Las Vegas-bound flight 191 — which had to make an emergency landing in Texas because of the strange and frightening behavior of its pilot — will remain quiet about the incident.
No one recalls JetBlue captain Clayton Osbon coming unhinged before — not the airline, his neighbors or his friends.
“Nobody knew what to do because he is the captain of the plane,” said passenger Don Davis. “You’re not just going to jump up and attack the captain.”
One witness says he started running up and down the aisle screaming.
JetBlue will start offering nonstop service from between Boston and DFW International Airport starting in May, the carrier said Wednesday.