Delta and American Airlines could merge

Jan 13, 2012
A possible merger of Delta and American could bring higher ticket prices, a tough fight for competitors and more convenience for business travelers.

Making airlines pay for carbon dioxide emissions

Dec 21, 2011
The European Union wants airlines to reduce emissions or pay for permits allowing them to pollute. U.S. opponents say the permit fees would be better spent on new, more efficient aircraft.

Air travel in China takes a great leap forward

Dec 20, 2011
Chinese airports are getting bigger and more efficient, and the country's airplanes are getting an upgrade, as the nation gains ever-greater economic clout.

European governments to cut aid to Airbus

Dec 1, 2011
The cuts are supposed to level the playing field in the airline business, but the conflict between Europe's Airbus and America's Boeing could continue to rage on for years.

American Airlines files for bankruptcy

Nov 29, 2011
The struggling airline has declared bankruptcy after a poor third quarter, but it says it will keep its scheduled flights running.

Who's to blame for tarmac delays?

Nov 23, 2011
The incidents of passengers getting stranded in a plane on the tarmac are actually down, thanks to steep new penalties enforced by the government. Airlines get the fines, but they may not be the only ones at fault.

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Sweatin' to Aircraft Safety

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Mar 22, 2011
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Strange requests up in the friendly skies

Feb 2, 2011
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