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Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Will Test Airlines

Widespread flight cancellations. Excruciating waits for customer service. Unruly passengers.And that was all before the holiday travel season.Even in normal times, the days around Thanksgiving are a delicate period for […]




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American Airlines Cancels Hundreds of Flights This Weekend

American Airlines canceled more than 1,200 flights this weekend, blaming bad weather and staffing shortages for the widespread disruption. The cancellations represented more than 12 percent of the airline’s scheduled […]




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Inside United Airlines’ Decision to Mandate Coronavirus Vaccines

Scott Kirby, the chief executive of United Airlines, reached a breaking point while vacationing in Croatia this summer: After receiving word that a 57-year-old United pilot had died after contracting […]







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American Airlines and JetBlue Face Antitrust Suit Over Alliance

In an interview, Robin Hayes, the chief executive of JetBlue, said that argument was “plain wrong.” He said the alliance with American was allowing JetBlue to significantly increase the number […]




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The S&P 500 drops for a fifth day, its worst stretch since February.

U.S. stocks fell for a fifth straight day on Friday, with the S&P 500 ending the week down 1.7 percent in its longest losing streak since February.For the day, the […]




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Delta’s Extra $200 Insurance Fee Shows Vaccine Dilemma for Employers

At Delta, the surcharge is one of several new requirements for unvaccinated workers. Starting immediately, those employees will have to wear masks indoors. In about two weeks, they will be […]




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Flight Attendants’ Hellish Summer: ‘I Don’t Even Feel Like a Human’

But while airlines are eager to capitalize on the demand, many appear to lack the staffing to keep up.Bureau of Transportation Statistics data show that the number of full-time-equivalent employees […]




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Airlines See a Surge in Domestic Flights, Beating Forecasts

The aviation recovery is gaining momentum.A summer travel bonanza is exceeding expectations, helping airlines earn profits again and brightening the outlook for the rest of the year. It’s a welcome relief […]




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Southwest Airlines Delays and Cancels Hundreds of Flights a Third Day

Another traveler, Azavier Jackson, 29, said she was disappointed with Southwest, which she was flying for the first time. Her flight from Los Angeles to Charlotte, N.C., was delayed, as […]