airline industry

Volcanic Ash Ripples Through the Aviation Industry

The massive cloud of volcanic ash spewing from Iceland is doing more than creating dangerous flying conditions and stranding thousands of passengers on several continents. It's casting a pall over many parts of the economically stressed aviation industry.

A New Frontier as Two Airlines Are Re-Branded

It's another major change for the U.S. airline industry, as two popular regional carriers merge: Denver-based Frontier and Milwaukee's Midwest are now Frontier Airlines. The news was met with wild applause, cheers and tears of relief from several hundred Frontier employees assembled.

Food gets pricey at 40,000 feet

Consumerist points out US Airways' new coach-class snack menu, which resembles a poorly stocked room-service fridge. Among the highlights: Planters...