Jan 15, 2013 It's another sign the global business world has become less centralized and more diffuse. The company poised to buy the New York Stock Exchange for more than $8 billion is based not in a world financial center, but in Atlanta.
Dec 17, 2012 The one-time discount airline is rethinking its 'bags fly free' policy because of rising costs. So far, only the third bag will cost you.
Dec 17, 2012 Seems like profits never come easily in the airline industry. And there are evidently always new ideas for how to pull in a few more bucks from flyers.
Dec 3, 2012 America’s biggest airline, Delta, is reported to be bidding for a big stake in Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic. The deal could lead to Branson giving up control of the carrier he founded.
Nov 30, 2012 President Obama signed a bill this week protecting U.S. airlines from an emission tax when they fly in and out of Europe. The EU's carbon tax is so unpopular, it's been suspended for all carriers for a year.
Nov 23, 2012 Flying used to be a glamorous job, but today's pilots work long hours for less pay. What does a shortage of pilots in the commercial airline industry mean for the future of flying and ticket prices?
Nov 23, 2012 Glencore, the Swiss commodities trading firm, is trying to takeover a mining company called Xstrata. And the deal just got a stamp of approval from European regulators.
Nov 21, 2012 Nokia's new maps app could give Apple a run for its mobile money, and understanding why airline computer systems are prone to massive crashes.
Nov 7, 2012 Passengers can buy flight insurance to cover canceled trips. But when planes can't fly, airlines have no such protection.