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.
Ground Stoppage Lifted For All U.S. United Airlines FlightsUnited Airlines has apparently fixed their computer issues and is slowly coming back online.
2 Airlines Targets Of Hacking, Attempt To Steal Customers' MilesThieves with stolen usernames and passwords have broken into customer accounts at American and United airlines and in some cases booked free trips or upgrades.
Airlines Prepare For Storm In NortheastA big storm could cause problems for travelers on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving, putting a dent into what is typically the busiest travel day of the year.
United Airlines Changes Frequent Flier ProgramStarting early next year, United Airlines travelers who fly the most and pay the most will soon earn more miles as part of changes to the carrier's frequent flier program.
Employment Up Slightly At U.S. AirlinesThe U.S. airline industry is slowly adding jobs. Passenger airlines employed the equivalent of 383,610 full-time workers in March, an increase of nearly 1 percent from last year.
The Department Of Transportation's Latest Air Travel ReportA cancelled flight, a long delay, or a lost bag can make holiday travel stressful.