Nov 7, 2012 Passengers can buy flight insurance to cover canceled trips. But when planes can't fly, airlines have no such protection.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 25, 2012 Airlines are increasingly canceling flights of 15 hours or more because of softened demand.
Oct 10, 2012 American Airlines airlines has blamed its pilots, who are unhappy with new pay and work rules, for purposefully forcing delays and cancellations in protest.
Oct 10, 2012 American Airlines could face continued business fallout even as CEO apologizes to passengers for delays and talks resume with pilots.
Sep 28, 2012 American is trying to impose new pay and work rules on its pilots -- and they’re not happy. Their union hasn’t called for any official action, but American says pilots are filing more maintenance complaints and flying circuitous routes.
Sep 19, 2012 Between disgruntled union workers and thousands of layoffs, yet more American Airlines flights are being cancelled or delayed. Should travelers avoid the bankrupt carrier?
Aug 8, 2012 Union workers at the bankrupt airline could be facing layoffs in the thousands, or deep cuts to wages and benefits.
Jul 30, 2012 Near Boeing's Charleston, S.C., assembly plant on Saturday, something got sucked into a 787 Dreamliner's engine and sparked a grass fire on the runway. It's just another problem that's faced the Dreamliner line of planes recently.
Jul 27, 2012 If you are one of the brave souls traveling this summer you've surely noticed that airfares are soaring. And most of the major airlines are reporting healthy profits.
Jul 13, 2012 The biggest event of the year for airline makers like Airbus and Boeing is wrapping up outside of London. And at this year's Farnborough Air Show, the companies have announced orders worth more than $50 billion. Sounds like a good thing for the industry -- and the economy.