All posts tagged "airlines"
Not my laptop! Airline passengers hit the device doldrums
NEW YORK – As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your shoes at the security checkpoint and having...
- Posted March 22, 2017
American Airlines to sell restricted “basic economy” ticket
Passengers will be able to buy "basic economy" tickets starting next month
- Posted January 18, 2017
Airlines project ‘soft landing’ in 2017 after record profits
GENEVA — The world’s leading association of airlines is lowering its projection for record industry net profit this year, while predicting a 16 percent drop next year due to rising oil prices. The International Air Transport Association...
- Posted December 8, 2016
Las Vegas Welcomes 1st Direct Commercial Flight from Beijing
LAS VEGAS — A little glitz and a sampling of a Las Vegas Strip dance and acrobatic performance are marking the arrival of the first direct commercial airline flight from mainland China to Las Vegas. Area elected...
- Posted December 2, 2016
AAA Predicting Biggest Thanksgiving Travel Rush in 9 Years
DALLAS — The slowly improving economy could boost travel over the Thanksgiving holiday to levels not seen in nine years. AAA forecasts that 48.7 million Americans will travel, the busiest Thanksgiving period on U.S. roads and skies...
- Posted November 15, 2016
Air Rage Incidents Reported by Airlines on the Rise
WASHINGTON – Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday. There were 10,854 air rage incidents reported by airlines worldwide...
- Posted September 28, 2016
JetBlue and Cape Air Announce Codeshare Agreement
Cape Air Routes in Boston and San Juan Can Now Be Purchased on jetblue.com
- Posted September 21, 2016
Southwest Outage, Canceled Flights Cost an Estimated $54M
DALLAS – The cancellation of more than 2,000 Southwest Airlines flights due to a computer outage last month will cost the carrier an estimated $54 million. The Dallas Morning News (http://bit.ly/2aV2tcm ) reported the lost revenue and...
- Posted August 12, 2016
Some Delta Systems Haven’t Recovered Fully from Outage
DALLAS – Delta Air Lines said Tuesday that some computer systems are still working slowly more than a day after an outage crippled the airline and led to more than 1,500 canceled flights. The system the airline uses...
- Posted August 9, 2016
Hurt By the Delta Outage? Here’s What You Can Do
NEW YORK – If you’re one of the people left stranded by Delta’s outage, you have options. The airline is waiving fees, offering refunds and giving out travel vouchers to those who were scheduled to fly on...
- Posted August 9, 2016