Jeff Smisek resigns as United CEO. Under his five-year tenure, he never managed to win the support of United's UAL labor unions.
Delta says August unit revenue fell 6.5%, less than some Wall Street analysts had expected which reinforces top-end third-quarter guidance.
American, Delta and United are losing a few hundred thousand Mideast, Africa, Indian subcontinent and southeast Asia passengers each year to the Gulf airlines, new figures show.
The reality of slowing Chinese demand for new cars constitutes a key factor behind the rout in equities of global automakers.
American Airlines will end its Philadelphia-Tel Aviv service, its only flight to Israel, in January 2016.
Alaska Air shares have gained 36% year to date because the carrier does what Wall Street wants, posting strong unit revenue and buying back shares.
American has designated US Airways' last flight on Oct. 16 as Flight 1939, commemorating the year of the airline's founding, and plans ceremonies in the airline's three hubs.
Boeing and Airbus anticipate strong demand for aircraft as far as the eye can see, underscoring the value in Warren Buffett's plan to acquire supplier Precision Castparts for $37 billion.
Virgin America CEO David Cush says the $4 billion plan to improve LaGuardia provides an opportunity to boost competition at New York's close-in airport.
Delta signs on early to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to rebuild LaGuardia Airport, but other airlines say they need to see more details.
American plans for the last flight of merger partner US Airways to take place and former CEO Ed Colodny will be on board.
American Airlines retains a US Airways policy of undercutting Delta and United non-stop hub fares with one-stop connecting fares that can be 50% lower, according to an analyst report.
Growth at American, Delta and United is scorned by Wall Street, but JetBlue and Virgin America get a pass due largely to unit revenue gains.
United Airlines executive Jim Compton and Hainan executive Joel Chusid say demand for U.S.-China travel remains strong despite the decline in the Shanghai stock market.
United, like American and Delta, wants to please Wall Street by buying back billions of dollars worth of stock, but United's pilots and flight attendants are pushing back.