| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday reported a huge loss for the first quarter, blaming “historic severe weather” and weakness in Asia but also conceding that the airline is underperforming...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:02 PM
WASHINGTON — Airline customers complain about being mistreated daily, but Rabbi S. Binyomin Ginsberg took his grievance all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Unfortunately for Ginsberg, the court sided Wednesday with Northwest Airlines Inc.,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The average air traveler might not have felt it, but the quality of U.S. airlines last year improved to the highest level in the 24-year history of a widely reported ratings system.
"All in all, it's a good time to fly," said Dean Headley, one of the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Virgin America had the highest performance ranking among 15 U.S. airlines in 2013 in an annual study as the industry's overall quality improved, researchers said on Monday. The national Airline Quality Rating, which ranks airlines in four categories based...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:09 PM
California-based Virgin America ranked highest among the nation's top 15 carriers in a study that looked at on-time performance, customer complaints and lost bag rates, among other factors.
The study, known as the Airline Quality Rating report, also...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:35 PM
After a two-month boost in passengers at Bob Hope Airport, there was a 1.3% decline in February compared to the same time last year, though the percentage of occupied seats on planes grew, according to the latest passenger report.
The airfield handled...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:06 PM
John Wayne Airport practiced its response to a major emergency Friday.
Half a dozen county agencies plus hospitals, Delta Air Lines, the American Red Cross and other emergency personnel took part in the drill from 9 a.m. to noon that simulated a crash...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Delta Air Lines has introduced a new line of healthy menu items from Luvo in the economy cabin on Delta's transcontinental flights between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle. The Luvo meals - all...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:55 AM
Delta Air Lines has made a habit in the last couple of years of putting out safety videos that infuse the necessary pre-flight info with a little bit of humor.
The latest, posted to their youtube account on Tuesday at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:41 PM
A move by Delta Air Lines to install seats with power outlets and bigger lavatories and overhead bins will also squeeze more economy seats in some of its narrow-body aircraft.
Atlanta-based Delta announced Wednesday that it plans to invest $770...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Alaska Airlines passengers were scratching their heads when they found that a promotional deal offered by the airline via email Tuesday was already expired when they tried to book it.
Another glitch was also reported on the airline website Monday, but...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:52 PM
The cost of traveling with your pet on Southwest Airlines is increasing by $20 starting in January.
The airline announced that the charge to bring your pet in a carrier onto a plane will be $95 each way starting Jan. 15, up from the current fare of $75....