Latest Airline News
Airline stocks can make foreboding investments given the volume of news surrounding the airline industry. In the articles below, you will find airline news coverage with a focus on new aircraft orders and capital expenditures, union contract negotiations for pilots, flight attendants and ground crew, airline mergers and overall trends in airline industry revenue.
Additionally, you'll find consumer-focused coverage of airlines -- including baggage fees, interactions with the Transportation Security Administration and reviews of airports -- which, in time, may impact the price of airline shares and the perception of the airline industry as a whole.
Airline News Today
United's net income rises 51% and the carrier announces a share buyback, perhaps signaling the start of a long-awaited turnaround.
Delta spooked investors when it reported some international traffic weakness during June but it reassured investors on Wednesday.
JetBlue should be benefiting from the relative strength of its domestic markets. It's not.
Most airlines halted flying over Ukraine on Thursday, following the crash of Malaysia Flight 17. The FAA warned months earlier against flying over Crimea, due to conflicts between controllers.
Boeing's 747, a radical innovation when it was introduced in 1970, is on the way out. But Lufthansa remains committed to the newest versions of the airplane.
Delta disappointed airline investors on July 2, and the selling continued into Monday morning.
Five airlines stand out as the worst U.S. airlines of all time, a result of flawed models, flawed execution and often terrible operations.
United Airlines, under its current plan, will need at least four years to catch up with Delta and American, a veteran analyst said Thursday.
Ford unveils the new 2015 Edge crossover sport utility vehicle, a U.S. concept vehicle that will be launched globally.
Delta Airlines has gained increasing influence in Washington politics. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary loss was a blow but it shouldn't be a lasting one.
United Airlines has built a big lead in China since it bought Pan Am's Asian routes in 1985, but American and Delta both want more of the action.
As a United Boeing 787 Dreamliner made the first commercial flight ever on June 9 from North America to China's interior, the United pilots raved about the aircraft.
US Airways and its biggest union say they have reached tentative contract agreements following three years of negotiations, removing a roadblock to the labor peace that has been viewed as a cornerstone to the merger of US Airways and American.
United CEO Jeff Smisek has been under assault from the airline's pilots, but he comes out swinging at an investor conference.
Delta says it has boosted its Airbus A321 order book to 45, one more sign that high loads are making the A321 the narrowbody airplane of choice.
A longtime aviation veteran is trying to revive historic People Express Airlines at a small airport in Newport News, Va. What chance does he have?
For years, long lines for customs often have greeted international airline passengers entering the U.S. This summer, airport passport kiosks will provide relief in about a dozen airports.
The pace of auto sales in May is at its highest level since the recession, while GM sales show no impact from recent recalls.
United Airlines is under the microscope after generally disappointing ever since its 2010 merger with Continental. No single problem dominates, and confidence in management is declining.
American Airlines President Scott Kirby says other industries routinely charge fees for services but don't get criticized for doing so.
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