Delta Air Lines on Thursday unveiled a jet engine test facility it says is the largest in the world. It’s the airline’s latest bid to grow its aircraft maintenance business eightfold over the next five years by fixing its own planes and those of other airlines.
Tourism growth in China slowed during this year’s major Spring Festival holiday, indicating overall sentiment around the economy has yet to turn around.
Southwest Airlines is planning to investigate maintenance issues that have kept an “unprecedented” number of aircraft out of service and prompted flight cancellations as a feud heats up between the carrier and its mechanics’ union.
Airlines canceled more than 1,000 flights on Wednesday as a mix of snow, sleet and heavy rain crossed the U.S.
Southwest Airlines shares slipped Wednesday after the Dallas-based airline trimmed its revenue outlook for the quarter, citing a $60 million hit from the partial government shutdown.
An electric-plane start-up that’s planning to fly a battery-powered passenger plane is getting a boost from German industrial conglomerate Siemens, which will make a motor for the aircraft, the companies said Wednesday.
Southwest Airlines’s new air travel to Hawaii may prove profitable in the long run, but the service should pressure margins in the near term, according to Goldman Sachs.
Southwest Airlines on Tuesday grounded more jets leading to higher numbers of canceled flights than its peers as the carrier extended an “operational emergency” to its hub in Dallas, telling scheduled mechanics they have to show up for work or risk termination.
The union that represents American Airlines has demanded an investigation into a skit that surfaced over the weekend depicting cabin crew singing “Big Spender” to a man portraying a high-paying customer.
Airlines are planning to present travelers who don’t identify as either male or female more options when they book their flights.
Business travelers once looked to airline club rooms as calm oases that offer quiet areas to relax, work, conduct important phone calls or, perhaps, catch a nap. These days, it’s not unusual for airline-operated and independent lounges to be as crowded and noisy. Congested airport terminals and gates have areas that many frequent travelers are
Southwest Airlines told its mechanics on Friday that it is experiencing an “operational emergency” due to an unusually high number of grounded jets — and demanded they show up for work or risk termination, according to a company memo issued on Friday and seen by CNBC.
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President Donald Trump late Wednesday demanded California return the $3.5 billion it received from the federal government for a “disaster” high-speed rail project.
The Federal Aviation Administration briefly grounded flights in and out of Dallas’ two main airports on Wednesday after a report of smoke in a radar room prompted an evacuation of the air traffic controllers, the agency said.
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Ten years ago this week, Continental Flight 3407 crashed into a house, killing all 49 people aboard and one person on the ground as the plane was arriving in Buffalo, New York. Since then, U.S. airlines have transported about 8 billion passengers without a single fatal crash.
A winter storm bringing a mix of snow, sleet and heavy rain from the Midwest to the East Coast grounded more than 1,000 flights Tuesday.
Shares of car-rental company Avis Budget Group surged more than 7 percent Monday after an analyst at Goldman Sachs completely changed his tune on it.