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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.
Super Bowl XLV will set records both for stadium attendance and for event fund-raising, and North Texas corporations haven't been shy to put out the welcome mat for their favored clients. How much will communities and local businesses score from the big game?
New technology is leading to changes in business relationships between airlines and online ticketing sites. It'll take a while for the new landscape to settle down, but the near-term result could be potential windfalls for some carriers -- and confusion for air travelers.
Travel startup Hipmunk has reportedly received $6 million in venture funding. The round could go a long way towards helping Hipmunk scale into a big player in the market.
Of all the industries that have achieved record profits recently, none have posted more remarkable results than the airline industry. For the first time in a decade, the industry is on a glide path to profitability -- but it's getting there by squeezing its customers.
This just in from Travelzoo. JetBlue, American and Virgin America are celebrating New Year's Eve with super cheap flights across the country. Fares...
American Airlines has pulled its flights off of Orbitz after a dispute about how the travel site accesses the flight data.
When Virgin American offered traveler writer Randy Diamond the chance to upgrade his ticket to "Main Cabin Select" for a mere $500 more than the coach fare, he assumed it must be for a first-class seat. But what the airline is actually offering for that upgrade may surprise you.
American Airlines (AMR) may yank its tickets from travel website Orbitz (OWW) in a dispute over how the website gets information on American ticket prices. American wants travel agencies to access ticket prices direct from American, rather than going through middlemen called global distribution systems, or GDS, The Associated Press reported.
American Airlines says it may pull its ticket listings off travel site Orbitz in December. But will it just be shooting itself in the foot?
American Airlines is launching a new route to Brazil with super cheap flights to Rio De Janeiro and Salvador. Round trip fares are as low as $640 per...
Delta, US Airways and AMR, the parent of American Airlines, all posted higher-than-expected earnings for the peak summer travel season.
American Airlines third-quarter revenue per seat mile is likely to see a double-digit increase from a year earlier, as the largest U.S. airline benefits from what appears to be a rebound in travel spending.
Don't believe the fairy tales United and Continental are spinning about their proposed merger being beneficial to travelers and carriers alike: Beyond the deal to bring Southwest to Newark Airport that they cut placate the antitrust watchdogs, this merger is all bad news.
British Airways (BAIRY) will begin a joint venture next month on flights across the Atlantic with American Airlines (AMR), after nearly 13 years of planning. The carriers will align their frequent-flier programs, allowing travelers to earn and use miles on the two airlines, Bloomberg News said. They will coordinate their schedule in 2011, then add new destinations in the U.S. and Europe.
American Airlines and Delta Air Lines both reported traffic increases for August, while Continental Airlines will recall 132 furloughed pilots, further indicating that air travel is on the rebound.
Perhaps even the airlines are realizing that flying is about as comfortable as riding the New York City subway during rush hour, and finally, some...
American Airlines was hit with a record $24.2 million fine by the Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday for failing two years ago to comply with mandatory safety rules.
Unionized mechanics at American Airlines, the second-largest U.S. carrier, have voted against ratifying a pay deal that was offered on May 5,...
Regulators are considering hitting American Airlines (AMR) with a record penalty of $25 million or more for safety violations, The Wall Street Journal said. The fine relates to problems discovered in 2008, when improperly fixed electric wiring around landing gear forced American to ground its fleet of 300 McDonnell Douglas MD-80 jets for several days, The Wall Street Journal reported without naming its sources.
The Federal Aviation Administration is ready to slap a record $25 million or more penalty against American Airlines for maintenance lapses involving...
Business News You Need To Know: Aug. 19, 2010
American Airlines is taking you places you've never been before! Unfortunately, they're in your wallet. The airline has invented a new surcharge....
Should you pay an additional fee to board a flight early, even when you hold an assigned seat? American Airlines is betting that enough passengers...
New federal regulations intended to ensure you won't find yourself trapped for hours on a plane with no food or water have resulted in a new type of flight delay: Travel columnist Randy Diamond fell victim last week to this unintended consequence, which he calls "the granola bar wait."
A new rule takes effect Thursday that will impose fines on the airlines up to $27,500 per customer when passengers are kept on a grounded plane for...
United Airlines parent UAL Corp. and AirTran Holdings will release their fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday, and both are expected to post improved results, helped by lower jet fuel costs and slower declines in demand.
Delta Air Lines reported a narrower fourth-quarter loss Tuesday, helped by lower fuel costs and declining restructuring charges, but results failed to meet Wall Street's expectations.