| Jul 18, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Cost-cutting measures taken during bankruptcy and lower fuel prices helped the parent company of American Airlines post $220 million in profits for the three-month period that ended in June.
The positive financial report released Thursday marks the best...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
As Disney readies to release its animated "Cars"-spinoff "Planes" next month, the studio has a high-flying promotional partner in American Airlines.
Disney and the airline are collaborating on a campaign that includes traditional media buys, promotions...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The proposed merger between US Airways and American Airlines would undoubtedly lead to higher fares and fewer services and remaining airlines would cooperate on other prices, Assistant U.S. Atty. Gen. William Baer said.
Baer, who heads the Justice...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust suit seeking to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines, but buried inside the complaint is some internal correspondence by US Airways executives, including Chief Executive Doug Parker,...
| Aug 14, 2013
The best illustration of the virtues of deregulation may be the U.S. airline industry, which Congress liberated from most nonsafety-related rules in 1978. The cost of flying plummeted as a host of new players entered the business to compete with the major...
| Aug 11, 2013
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO BRAZIL RESORTS
From LAX, Copa, US Airways, United, American, LATAM and Delta offer connecting service (change of planes) to Rio de Janeiro. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $991, including taxes and fees.
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Orlando International Airport is facing headwinds as its largest carrier cuts back capacity at the airport.
Southwest Airlines and its subsidiary AirTran Airways have trimmed more than 65,000 seats compared with last June, according to the Greater...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:40 PM
SAN FRANCISCO-- The number of people in critical condition has fallen from 10 to 5 at San Francisco General Hospital, which took in dozens of injured passengers from the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed Saturday, hospital officials said.
Among the 34...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Passengers in plane crashes today, such as the one in San Francisco involving Asiana Airlines Flight 214, are more likely to survive than in past disasters.
Saturday's crash was the latest where a big commercial airliner was destroyed but most...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:28 PM
A San Francisco law firm has filed a lawsuit challenging the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways, saying the marriage will raise fares and cut competition.
The suit, filed in U.S. District Court on behalf of 33 passengers and travel...
| Jul 3, 2013
Voting rights: In the June 30 Section A, an article about the effects of the Supreme Court's decision striking down a key portion of the Voting Rights Act said Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote that black voter registration in Mississippi was 6.4%...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 3:10 PM
A Phoenix-bound passenger inside the San Francisco International Airport terminal said Saturday that she saw a plane hit the ground and skid on its belly before turning into “billowing smoke.”
Krista Seiden, 26, a marketing manager from...