Customer-service agents at Fort Worth-based American Airlines voted overwhelmingly for union representation, reversing a narrow defeat for organized labor less than two years ago.
During the past several weeks, airline pilots diverted three flights after passengers got into fights over reclining seats.
After a three-day public tiff, American Airlines fares have returned to Orbitz. Orbitz said Friday that it has reached an agreement with the airline to continue selling AA and US Airways tickets on its websites.
American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz after they were unable to reach agreement on a long-term contract.
American Airlines is dropping meals for premium passengers on some short flights.
American Airlines has announced its highest quarterly profit in the history of the airline, and the company will share some of the gains with shareholders.
Lawyers and other specialists who worked on the American Airlines bankruptcy case could get $371 million plus $16 million in expenses.
American Airlines has negotiated tentative labor contracts covering more than 11,000 mechanics and other employees at US Airways. The deals are subject to an employee vote.
A cross-country flight had to make an unscheduled landing when a service dog pooped twice in the aisle, sickening passengers with the odor.
The 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.
This winter was the worst for fliers in the 20 years that the government has been collecting data, the Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.
The battle for two gates at Dallas Love Field could finally end on Wednesday. Three airlines are hoping to score those gates, and the Dallas City Council is set to discuss the issue.