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Pilots and air-traffic controllers communicating by text message can speed up flights and boost safety. But the U.S. is behind in the technology.
A new survey of frequent-flier award seat availability shows huge differences between U.S. airlines.
TSA is expanding Pre Check expedited screening to ``select'' international flights, letting more travelers leave their shoes, belts and light jackets on as they stroll through metal detectors instead of full-body scanners.
Prices for summertime airline tickets have dropped to many popular domestic destinations, in part because more consumers are venturing out internationally this year.
The move by US Airways should dampen travelers' hope that United might back down from its own announced hike in change fees.
American and US Airways have broken down their merger integration into 29 different employee teams and sketched a schedule for combining operations, policies, frequent flier programs and ticket-selling.
Airlines have begun auctioning off upgrades to the highest bidders in coach.
Bad weather so far has had a bigger impact on travel delays than sequestration furloughs.
Air-traffic controller furloughs will have their biggest impact when storms start disrupting air travel.
United Airlines raised its ticket change fees by $50 to $200 for domestic trips and $300 for international.
Delta Air Lines changed rules on its frequent-flier program so miles can no longer be transferred to heirs after death.
Some routes bear the brunt of big fare increases when two competing airlines merge.
Airlines pepper travelers with post-flight surveys, and the results actually lead to changes.
Airlines find new way to pack a loo into a little space.
Recent efforts to improve airline passenger rights in both Europe and the U.S. have struggled to find the right balance.
New training and research for airport fire crews helps make crashes more survivable.
A new study confirms that Southwest Airlines often isn't the lowest-priced carrier, just a low-priced airline.
If you buy two seats on an airplane, are you entitled to twice the miles? They thorny issues of traveling with large musical instruments, pets and people of size.
Does the TSA’s latest move to allow more items into the cabins of commercial planes make sense? Yes, and that’s apparently unsettling to some, writes columnist Scott McCartney.
The regional jet, hailed as turboprop replacement, is a huge part of domestic air travel and increasing frustration for travelers.