United is ratcheting up stricter carry-on baggage rule enforcement, and the result is that more passengers will be hit with …
(CANBERRA, Australia) — Qantas Airways on Thursday said it will cut 5,000 jobs and posted a first-half loss of 235 million Australian dollars ($211 million) amid tougher competition, sending its shares down more than 7 percent.
The loss for the six months through December 2013 followed an AU$111 million ($114 million) profit for the …
There are two kinds of airline passengers: people who pay for their own tickets and people who don’t.
(ATLANTA) — Delta Air Lines is making fundamental changes to its frequent flier program and will reward those who buy its priciest tickets, as opposed to those who fly the most miles.
It will be the first major carrier to make such a change and other airlines will certainly be watching to see how travelers react to the …
Mixed signals from governing bodies
Travelers have long desired low-cost flights connecting Europe and the U.S. One emerging European carrier is making this dream a reality—and a range of travel industry forces don’t like it one bit.
Up, up and away
Air New Zealand has a pretty clever new plan to make you pay attention to its in-flight safety videos. The company has hired models from Sports Illustrated‘s swimsuit issues to make lessons about emergency exits and oxygen masks …
Airlines say that they must charge passengers baggage fees because more checked luggage means more costs incurred by the carrier. But how much extra jet fuel is burned due to luggage? Maybe $2 per bag tops.
United Airlines announced it is dropping 60% of departures in Cleveland, which was once a major hub for Continental—back before Continental merged with United.
Reported cases of unruly behavior increased twelvefold between 2007 and 2011