Airlines pass higher fuel costs to passengers

Feb 20, 2012
Consumers are not only feeling the pinch of higher gas prices at the pump. They are also getting hit with higher plane tickets as airlines pass rising jet fuel costs to passengers.
Posted In: Airlines, airline prices, Travel, fuel, gas prices

Mid-day Extra: In-flight wi-fi isn't so popular

Jan 4, 2012
Only a small percent of airline passengers log on to the internet in-flight despite a growing number of airlines and private services
Posted In: wi-fi, Airlines, Internet

The fuel of the future

Nov 9, 2011
Alaska Airlines starts a trial run of biofuel-powered jets today.
Posted In: Airlines

Qantas resumes flights after thousands stranded

Oct 31, 2011
Qantas flights are starting up again after the airline shutdown over the weekend in an effort to end a series of union strikes.
Posted In: Airlines

Southwest fuel hedge misstep

Oct 20, 2011
Southwest looked smart a couple of years ago when it managed to lock in low fuel prices before gas prices surged. Now it, too, has been caught by a volatile fuel market.
Posted In: Airlines

AMR could report disappointing earnings

Oct 19, 2011
The parent company of American Airlines picked a risky strategy for growth. We'll see if it pans out.
Posted In: Airlines

AMR stock plunges on bankruptcy rumors

Oct 3, 2011
American Airlines parent group loses over 40 percent before closing down almost a third.
Posted In: Airlines

Emirates airlines expands its U.S. travel routes

Sep 29, 2011
A successful international airline company is expanding in the U.S., despite a lagging economy.
Posted In: Airlines

Boeing and Airbus share same suppliers, same headaches

Sep 28, 2011
The competing aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Airbus rely on a lot of the same companies to get them everything from wings to warning lights. With a record number of orders for new airplanes, that could be a problem.
Posted In: Airlines

First Dreamliner delivery at hand

Sep 26, 2011
This week, Boeing delivers its first Dreamliner 787 to Japan. The company sank as much as $20 billion into developing the aircraft. Now it has to sell a lot of planes to earn that back.
Posted In: Airlines