American Airlines and US Airways divested slots at National when they merged. The freed-up aircraft are going primarily to add Midwest service to Charlotte and Philadelphia.
Record stock market performance is being matched by continuing strength in the U.S. auto markets.
American Airlines should reopen talks with Envoy pilots and take responsibility for low pilot pay at regional airlines, says ALPA President Lee Moak.
Boeing aircraft can be cheaper for Delta's foreign competitors than for Delta, thanks to Ex-Im Bank financing. Now the Tea Party has joined Delta in battling the bank.
The five most beloved U.S. airlines include historic Pan Am, Southwest, and three airlines with strong local identities in Charlotte, Milwaukee and Seattle.
United will offer full meals in first class on flights of more than 800 miles, a hundred miles less than the standard on Delta and American.
JetBlue CEO Dave Barger is under assault from Wall Street because he backs consumer friendly policies including more legroom, free Wi-Fi and a free first bag.
Virgin America is doing everything at once - an IPO, a move to Love Field, opening new routes and welcoming its first labor union.
American Airlines is talking once again with its Envoy pilots, trying to reduce costs at a time when the demand for regional jet pilots exceeds the supply. .
China Southern this year flew its new Boeing 777 300ER into JFK and ordered 80 Airbus aircraft, while its chairman said maybe on Chinese-built aircraft.