| Oct 22, 2013
Industry mavens these days are talking a lot about airlines' "bundling" of fares and fees. So far, there's more talk than action, but you can expect the practice to grow. For now, here's what you need to know.
By far the best current example of...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The mayors of six cities and a county with major airline hubs are lobbying the U.S. Justice Department to drop its opposition to a merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
The mayors of Charlotte, N.C.; Philadelphia; Dallas; Fort Worth; Phoenix;...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit to halt the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways may be resolved without a court battle.
The two sides have agreed to meet with a mediator at the suggestion of the judge who was set to hear the...
| Dec 3, 2013
Although the big Thanksgiving storm didn't disrupt air travel as much as many expected, a lot of travelers were still inconvenienced -- some seriously, some only slightly. And although that storm is history, winter is just beginning, and you may well face...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Just minutes after US Airways Flight 1549 left LaGuardia Airport in Queens five years ago, a flock of geese invaded the craft’s engines, forcing the plane into a watery emergency landing that became known as the Miracle on the Hudson and helped...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:13 PM
After further tests, health officials determined Tuesday that a passenger who was pulled from a US Airways Express plane in Phoenix does not have tuberculosis.
Based on reports that the passenger had the contagious airborne disease, the unnamed man...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Only days before US Airways is set to officially merge with American Airlines, a labor dispute threatens to complicate the plan to create the world's largest airline.
A machinists union for US Airways has asked members of Congress to help settle a...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:30 PM
The merger of American Airlines and US Airways is paying off for Southwest Airlines.
To settle an antitrust lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice, American and US Airways agreed to give up dozens of landing and takeoff slots to ensure strong...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Despite a downgrade to its credit rating, Australia's national airline said it remains financially strong and continues with "business as usual."
The Qantas Group issued the statement Friday, one day after Standard & Poor's dropped the credit rating for...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:42 PM
Routehappy.com is a search engine with a twist: It aims to help passengers not only find flight deals but also choose the trips that will make them happiest in flight.
"Routehappy can lead you to a plane with more legroom, and we're the only site that...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
It's a midlife conundrum that's becoming increasingly common: You're not ready to retire, but you're tired of what you're doing. Enter the second-act career. These encore occupations offer a chance to pursue a lifelong passion, start a business or make...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Worried that computer hackers attacking banks and media companies could easily shift targets, the airline industry is taking preemptive steps to ensure it doesn't become the next victim.
Although the "hacking" of planes midair to bring them down is...