Computer problems meant tickets were available for a fraction of their normal price
Airline Profits To Hit Record High
A global industry estimate says airlines will pull in $19.7 billion in net profits in 2014
The Budget Deal Is Going to Jack Up Your Airfare
Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza is a cheeky sort who revels in selling deep discount seats without any pretense of air travel being some kind of magical experience. To him, it’s a bus with wings and should be priced …
What America’s New Mega-Airline Means for You
“Christmas has come early,” proclaimed Laura Glading, the president of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, whose members fly for American Airlines. But it may be passengers who could end up with the coal in …
The Merged American and US Airways Is Now the World’s Largest Airline
‘The new American’ begins trading on the Nasdaq Monday.
Why Politicians Keep Jacking Up Taxes on Travelers
Politicians are addicted to taxes that they swear aren’t really taxes—not ones paid by locals anyway.
S&P Downgrades Qantas Airlines to Junk Status
The Australian airline will join the vast majority of the world’s airlines in the credit ratings dumpster
Federal Judge Says Airline Merger Can Take Flight
American Airlines and U.S. Airways will merge, creating the world’s largest airline
Why Boeing is Going to War With Its Employees
Unlike a lot of businesses, Boeing’s commercial jet division knows what the future will bring. Its order book is stuffed like a Thanksgiving turkey, as the next version of the workhorse 737 rolls on and production of the 787 …
The Incredibly Simple Guide to Getting Totally Free Flights and Hotels
There is a way to book flights and hotels all over the world without spending your own money. It’s called travel hacking, and it’s something that hardcore travelers around the world do with almost religious like fervor.
Federal Government Approves American-US Air Merger
The merger creates the biggest airline in the world
The Sky-High Price You’ll Pay for Airline Mergers
If you want to understand why the U.S. Department of Justice is playing hardball over the pending American Airlines/US Airways Group merger, consider Detroit. The Motor City once harbored hub dreams and built a new Detroit Metro …