May 26, 2010
The Iraqi government has said it will close the state-owned Iraqi Airways after declaring it bankrupt. Iraq's transportation ministry said the airline would be closed following a damaging dispute with Kuwait over war reparations.
May 24, 2010
British Airways cabin crews have begun a work strike in response to BA's threats to cut their travel perks. The carrier is attempting to make up for a $1.5 billion loss. Stephen Beard follows the story.
May 19, 2010
Rico Gagliano gives a brief history of the rise -- and fall -- of in-flight food, given Continental's recent announcement that it, too, will join the no-food-for-you club.
May 17, 2010
Travelers using some of Europe's busiest airports face major disruption today. A cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland is back in the air. And British Airways passengers face trouble too. The latest phase of a strike is due to begin tomorrow. Stephen Beard reports.
May 14, 2010
Charles Wheelan, a disgruntled airline passenger, talks to Tess Vigeland about his lawsuit over a $25 checked baggage fee, after United Airlines lost his bag.
May 6, 2010
Plans are underway to build a cargo warehouse at New York's JFK airport, the first in nearly a decade. This bodes well for the health of global trade, as JFK handles more cargo than most airports in the world. Jill Barshay reports.
May 4, 2010
Air ravel delays are still occurring in Europe due to ash from Iceland's recent volcanic eruption. But the delays are much less massive and the problem is much less considerable than it was a few weeks ago. Stephen Beard reports.
May 3, 2010
United and Continental have agreed to merge, a move that would overtake Delta's status as the world's largest airline. The airlines estimate it'll save them $300 million a year. Jeremy Hobson reports.
May 3, 2010
The merger of the two carriers will create the world's largest airline in a deal worth over $3 billion. Brett Neely reports.