| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Complaints filed by air travelers about commercial airlines dropped by 14% in 2013, compared to the previous year, according to federal statistics released Tuesday.
During last year, airline passengers filed 13,168 complaints with the U.S. Department of...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 9:40 PM
The world's airline industry has rebounded from the recession and expects 2014 to be the most profitable year on record, thanks to stable fuel prices and growing travel demand.
That's great news if you're an airline executive or shareholder. But don't...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:16 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration ordered inspections Monday of Boeing 767 jets to check for problems that could result in a "possible loss of control of the airplane," according to a notice published in the Federal Register.
Monday's order is the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Thursday called on Los Angeles and Inland Empire officials to work together to restore the economic health of LA/Ontario International Airport, which has lost more than 40% of its passengers since 2007.
In a letter to...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:46 PM
With only a few days to go before she departs for Munich, the first stop on her journey to Sochi, Russia, and the Winter Olympics, figure skater Gracie Gold is still getting accustomed to the idea that she’s the U.S. champion and that she will...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Despite a harsh winter, a government shutdown and other problems, the nation's largest airlines reported strong earnings for 2013.
The country's largest airlines benefited from a steady growth in demand, stable fuel prices and a continuing rise in...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 1:55 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela — Three more international airlines on Friday joined the list of companies that have suspended ticket sales in Venezuela, complaining that the government owes them billions of dollars.
U.S.-based American Airlines and United...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:28 PM
An error on Delta Air Lines' website produced super low fares Thursday morning before the problem was corrected a couple of hours later.
The fares were as much as 90% below regular ticket prices. Delta passengers who took advantage of the mistake said...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Airlines still make most of their money flying you from point A to point B. But a bigger share of that revenue now comes from selling you food, drinks and entertainment during the trip.
Airlines worldwide are expected to collect $42.6 billion from...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
You're getting down to booking your airline ticket. Because you checked ahead of time — you did, didn't you? — you know how much you will have to pay if you make a change to your nonrefundable ticket. Then you see a glimmer of hope. The...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration has announced plans to ease restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices to play games, read or listen to music during takeoffs and landings of commercial planes.
But federal officials have not lifted...