Sometimes in all the chatter about the decline of the city of Detroit and the decline of commercial aviation's Midwest hubs, the story of Detroit Metro Airport gets lost.
American Eagle's president says he is disappointed that pilots rejected a contract offer with a membership vote, but Eagle can grow as a ground handling business.
American Airlines subsidiary US Airways cancels all arriving flights at Charlotte Douglas on Thursday, saying crews could not get to the airport and connecting passengers could not get out of the airport.
Alaska says it wil fly from Seattle to Detroit, a Delta hub, and to New Orleans and Tampa, in the heart of Delta country.
American Eagle pilot leaders have rejected, without seeking a vote, a proposal that traded aircraft for a pay rate freeze, and have challenged management to make good on a threat to close the airline.
American Airlines' regional subsidiary says it will order new planes and boost flow-through to the mainline, but only if pilots agree to a wage rate freeze until 2018.
GM reported weak sales in December and January, missed fourth-quarter estimates, drew reduced future estimates, has big inventories and has raised incentives. None of these are good signs.
Boeing staged the biggest launch in commercial aviation history for the 777X, prompting record highs in its stock price. For an encore, Boeing promises years of stability. Investors seem wary.
GM earns 67 cents a share excluding items in the fourth quarter, while analysts had estimated 87 cents.
United said Saturday it will close its Cleveland hub, three years after a merger with Continental created an airline with hubs in both Chicago and Cleveland.