The Quest To End Lost Airline LuggageAs each suitcase climbs up a conveyor belt into a plane, a computer verifies that it actually belongs on that flight. If one bag does not belong, a light flashes and the belt stops. This is the future of baggage handling.
American's No. 2 Executive Departs For United AirlinesThe president and No. 2 executive at American Airlines is leaving to take the same job with rival United Airlines.
Airline: Flight Attendant Deploys Slide After Texas LandingUnited Airlines says one of its flight attendants intentionally deployed the emergency evacuation slide on an airplane after it had landed at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport.
United Airlines Pilot Accused Of Pimping Under The RadarA United Airlines pilot accused of operating brothels in Houston made a court appearance today.
United Airlines CEO Undergoes Heart TransplantThe CEO of United Airlines, who has been on medical leave since suffering a heart attack in October, underwent a heart transplant on Wednesday. The airline said that he is recovering.
United Bringing Back Free Snacks In Coach On US FlightsUnited Airlines is bringing back free snacks for economy-class passengers in February.
American Airlines Revamps Its Frequent Flier ProgramAmerican Airlines is changing its frequent flier program, becoming the latest carrier to have passengers earn miles based on how much they spend rather than how far they fly.
New United Airlines CEO Faces ChallengesThe new CEO of United Airlines faces a daunting list of problems he must fix, including late flights and technology that too often suffers embarrassing outages.
United CEO Steps Down Amid InvestigationUnited Airlines abruptly replaced its CEO as a federal investigation continued into whether the airline gave preferential treatment to the former chairman of the agency that operates the New York-area airports.
Few Carriers Dominate U.S. Airline IndustryMergers have reduced nine large U.S. airlines to four, with the result that travelers are increasingly finding their home airport dominated by just one or two players.
United Pilot Flushed Bullets Down Toilet On PlaneA United Airlines captain threw bullets in a trash bin and later flushed them down a toilet on board a flight he was piloting to Germany.
Travelers File Suit Vs. Two N. Texas Airlines Over High AirfaresThis comes after news last week, the government was looking into whether the airlines are price-fixing.