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  • American, Southwest beat forecasts, JetBlue disappoints

    (Reuters) - American Airlines Group and Southwest Airlines posted profits that beat forecasts in the first quarter, even though harsh winter weather prompted many flight cancellations in the seasonally weak period. JetBlue Airways disappointed as wage...
  • U.S. airlines rank lowest in satisfaction among travel sectors: poll

    (Reuters) - U.S. airlines lag hotels and online travel agencies in customer satisfaction as travelers face increasingly cramped airplanes and poor in-flight service, a poll published on Tuesday showed. The annual American Customer Satisfaction Index...
  • Sun Country's strategy: adapt, overcome, persevere

    For Sun Country Airlines, Minnesota's bitter winter was a blessing. After a mostly weak 2013, strong passenger bookings from December through March to warm and comfortable vacation spots kept the airline strong. But being in the black doesn't mask the...
  • Passengers restrain man trying to open door on Southwest flight

    A flight bound for Sacramento was forced to make an emergency landing in Omaha after witnesses say a passenger tried to open the door midair. Passengers said they were forced to restrain the man, identified by KCRA-TV as Joshua Carl Lee Suggs, who was...
  • FBI: Man on flight from Chicago tried to open airplane door

    FBI: Man on flight from Chicago tried to open airplane door
    A California man who tried to open a rear aircraft door on a Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to Sacramento was subdued by passengers and flight attendants before the flight was diverted to Nebraska, according to federal charges against him....
  • Man who allegedly tried to open Southwest door in flight due in court

    Man who allegedly tried to open Southwest door in flight due in court
    A 23-year-old man accused of trying to open a jetliner door during a California-bound Southwest Airlines flight is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. Joshua Carl Lee Suggs was arrested Sunday after Flight 722 left Chicago’s Midway Airport and...
  • Lott on Smith: 'I feel bad for him'

    Ronnie Lott and his wife, Karen, arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday and noticed seven or eight police cars camped outside the Southwest Airlines terminal. "Wow," Karen said, "something crazy must be going on here." That was about the...
  • Southwest, other airlines take safety talks to new, hilarious heights

    Southwest Airlines flight attendant Marty Cobb has gone viral -- just for giving the in-flight safety briefing on a recent flight. Cobb's one-liners delivered with impeccable comic timing sent a YouTube video of her hilarious instructions into the...
  • With new seats, Allegiant Air is making room for comfort

    With new seats, Allegiant Air is making room for comfort
    Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has rolled out a roomier seat dubbed the "Giant Seat." It represents the latest way the airline industry has created new seating options for travelers willing to pay more for extra elbow room. In the first row and the...
  • Bob Hope Airport sees slight decline in passengers

    Bob Hope Airport sees slight decline in passengers
    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...
  • Spirit earns biggest share of airline complaints; United and American follow

    Spirit earns biggest share of airline complaints; United and American follow
    United Airlines and American Airlines, the biggest carriers at Chicago O’Hare airport, are among the most complained about carriers in America over the past five years, with ultra discounter Spirit Airlines garnering by far the most complaints...
  • Kevin Hunt: US Airways Credit Mix-Up; Woman Contests AirTran Change Fees

    Kevin Hunt: US Airways Credit Mix-Up; Woman Contests AirTran Change Fees
    Gene Nowak and his wife, Jean, were among the 3,594 passengers on the Royal Princess cruise last September that barely made it halfway through a 12-day Mediterranean trip before the ship lost power. At least the toilets didn't stop working. After...