More than two-thirds of Americans say they still find bag fees annoying, and nearly two-thirds have no brand loyalty to any airline, a new poll shows.
China Southern began Guangzhou-New York service on Thursday, flying a Boeing 777-300ER, finally inaugurating service after 10 years of talking to JFK officials.
Ford and GM say continuing rapid auto sales gains are being fueled by a growing economy, replacement needs and low interest rates -- not by frothiness and easy credit.
Ford, Chrysler and Nissan reported double-digit sales gains in July, while GM gained 9%.
Boeing's first stretched 787 will fly Monday as an ANA charter flight from Tokyo Haneda. Air New Zealand plans the first revenue flight on August 9.
A poll conducted for TheStreet shows that about a third of Americans say they now fear international flying, but airlines don't see impact on bookings from recent incidents.
Delta Airlines' intrusion into Alaska's Seattle hub has motivated Alaska employees into a sort of 'Keep Alaska My Alaska' campaign.
United Airlines' second quarter results convinced many analysts that the carrier has turned the corner after a difficult merger. But United pilots remain skeptical.
With auto sales apparently headed for the best July and possibly the best year since 2006, S&P is concerned that recovery ratings for some suppliers lag the corporate average.
United's net income rises 51% and the carrier announces a share buyback, perhaps signaling the start of a long-awaited turnaround.