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 took advantage of the Boeing 787's unique capabilities to begin San Francisco-Chengdu flights in June. Now the carrier is moving to daily service during summer 2015.
American Airlines regional subsidiary Envoy has a complex history that made it difficult for pilots to accept a proposed contract. Now pilots are voting on a new tentative deal.
United and JetBlue top the list of 2015 picks for Deutsche Bank, which raises target prices for nine carriers.
Delta, widely seen as the leader of the U.S. airline industry, continued to impress analysts at its investor day.
Virgin America picks a great time to go public as the outlook for airlines is strong. But some analysts question the carrier's long-term viability.
American Airlines is JPMorgan's top airline pick for 2015. The firm says falling fuel prices will continue to benefit the sector in the coming year.
American Air expects flat unit revenue numbers in the current quarter. The carrier also says it reached a tentative deal with Envoy pilots.
American Airlines and its flight attendants complete an arbitration on a new flight attendant contract in just two days. A ruling is expected next month.
As Delta Air Lines is building a trans-Pacific hub in Seattle, which is Alaska Air's principal hub, TheStreet airlines reporter Ted Reed says the two can co-exist.
Alaska Air is expected to roll out some stock enhancements at its investor day presentation on Thursday.
American Airlines flight attendants union leader Laura Glading heads into arbitration Wednesday with her union in turmoil after a 'labor friendly' contract was narrowly defeated.
Delta said traffic rose 4.5% in November, which was good but not good enough for some investors.
The Transportation Security Administration admits that it made mistakes at Chicago Midway Airport on Sunday, the year's busiest travel day, causing some passengers to wait 50 minutes in security lines.
American Airlines' regional carrier Envoy Air is getting rid of airplanes because it won't have enough pilots to fly them.
Delta has taken a controversial stand in support of President Obama's move to reshape immigration policy.
American and US Airways ticket counters in Charlotte moved closer together on Friday, and employees made that into something more.
The Airbus A350 had a good week as Delta announced an order and Qatar announced the timing for the first delivery.
Norwegian Air CEO Bjorn Kjos says the carrier's low fares boost tourism. But ALPA President Lee Moak says Norwegian's structure is a complex 'shell game' intended to avoid labor protections.
Virgin America pilots approached the Air Line Pilots Association regarding membership in the union, according to ALPA President Lee Moak.
Delta, Spirit and Virgin America all declared Friday that they plan on rapid growth in select markets.
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