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Massive snow storm snarls U.S. airlines, passengers

Feb 8, 2013
As snowstorm 'Nemo' approaches the East Coast, airlines are preemptively cancelling thousands of flights. That means headaches for many travelers, but how does being grounded affect those work in the airline industry?
Posted In: flight attendant, airline industry

FAA makes an 'unprecedented' announcement about Boeing

Jan 11, 2013
FAA won't ground the Boeing 787 Dreamliner but they will review the plane's construction.
Posted In: airline industry, Dreamliner 787, Boeing

Southwest Airlines raises fees

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.
Posted In: Airlines, airline industry, southwest

How airlines weather the cost of catastrophe

Nov 7, 2012
Passengers can buy flight insurance to cover canceled trips. But when planes can't fly, airlines have no such protection.
Posted In: weather, storm, airline industry, Airlines

List of long-haul flights grows short

Oct 25, 2012
Airlines are increasingly canceling flights of 15 hours or more because of softened demand.
Posted In: airline industry

More concerns for Boeing after Dreamliner engine malfunction

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.
Posted In: Boeing, airline industry, Dreamliner 787

Airlines report profits as airfares remain high

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.
Posted In: airline prices, airline industry

Airbus, Boeing take big orders at Farnborough Air Show

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.
Posted In: airline industry, Airbus, Boeing

Airbus to build assembly plant in Alabama

Jul 2, 2012
The European airplane maker plans to build its first U.S. assembly plant in Alabama. Why and what does this mean for rival Boeing?
Posted In: Airbus, Boeing, airline industry, Alabama

Buffett's big play in private jet market

Jun 13, 2012
Berkshire Hathaway’s NetJets will buy $9.6 billion in new planes from Cessna and Bombardier.
Posted In: Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, airline industry

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