Air France

Will Higher Airfares Ground More Flyers?

Cathay's Tony Tyler explains that when airlines last raised fares in 2008, most travelers kept right on flying. But as Mideast upheavals send oil prices skyward and airlines hike fares again to compensate, the impact on the industry's bottom line could be quite different.

Europe Braces for More Canceled Flights, and Frustrations Mount

With air travel restrictions still crippling most of Europe, national governments and businesses are starting to bridle under the unprecedented shut-downs. Losses are now reaching more than $200 million a day. A U.K. pilots group says: "A number of airlines are now staring bankruptcy in the face."

Uncle Sam is a rotten co-pilot

Nobody enjoys sitting through other people's airline horror stories, so I'll just give a précis: I'm on a trip in Europe, and in the course of...