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
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.
JetBlue is being recommened by analysts who think the 2015 departure of CEO Jeff Barger will lead to 'improvements,' which is to say fees.
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.
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.
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.
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