Boeing 747s with tight seating enabled People Express to offer low-cost New York-London servide in the 1980s. Boeing 787s with tight seating could do the same for Norwegian Air.
American is staying away from Delta's move to link frequent flier miles to the price paid for tickets - for now.
Boeing starts rolling out the stretched 787-9 Dreamliner, and United will be the U.S. launch customer.
Boeing and Airbus can make airplanes and China cannot, a result of government interference, according to a new report by the Rand Corporation.
American merged with US Airways four months ago, on Dec. 9, 2013, but six US Airways unions say gains for most US Airways workers have been delayed.
The International Association of Machinists says it has organized a group of 450 helicopter mechanics and other workers employed by L3 at the Corpus Christi Army Depot.
Tom Buffenbarger, president of the International Association of Machinists since 1997, faces a rare election challenge from a onetime union official who was fired in 2013.
GM now says it will recall 7 million cars, but its problems are occurring as the auto industry seems to be emerging from a three-month slump.
Ford says the Fusion had its best sales month since sales began in 2005, while Chrysler says March sales rose 13% led by Jeep.
GM's image may depend on CEO Mary Barra's ability to convince Congress that GM is a changed company, but analysts say its stock price should benefit from pricing discipline, strong cash flow and improving profits.