A Germanwings Airbus A320 carrying 144 passengers and six crew members crashed Tuesday morning in the Southern French Alps.
Airbus should decide this year whether its A380, the flagship for Dubai-based Emirates airline, warrants an upgrade.
American ranks first in social media use in survey by a Toronto firm, while United ranks high on Twitter usage but low on Facebook.
Boeing and Airbus sites in South Carolina and Alabama, and Georgia-based Delta are all targets of organizing campaigns by the Machinists union..
Emirates President Tim Clark said charges by American, Delta and United that his airline is heavily subsidized are ridiculous and he will soon have a formal response.
American Airlines shares rise Tuesday following an announcement the stock will join the S&P 500. Airline analysts wonder if United will be next.
JetBlue shares gain 18% this year despite lukewarm support from many airline analysts.
United, locked in a continuing safety dispute with its pilots, has not responded to safety concerns raised in a Jan. 28 meeting, according to the chairman of United's ALPA chapter.
Etihad puts a Boeing's 787 on its Abu Dhabi-Washington route starting March 15, as U.S. airlines finally have the money to replenish their fleets.
Emirates is offering 2-for-1 pricing on tickets to Dubai, recalling American CEO Bob Crandall's 2-for-1 pricing in 1992 that triggered the biggest fare sale in industry history.