The president of American Airlines' pilot union, who is pushing for mid-contract improvements, says he was encouraged by two recent events.
United Airlines got caught up in a weekend storm of outrage after two teenage girls were asked to change from their leggings before boarding.
LAX will build a $3 billion automated people mover using an innovative financing plan that shifts risk to the contractor from the airport.
American, Delta and United are all adding domestic capacity, worrying some analysts. Meanwhile, international travel to the U.S. may be diminished by the president's proposed travel ban.