Emirates jumped from eighth to first, overtaking two-time defending winner Qatar Airways.
When I give speeches about happiness at work, I often mention Southwest Airlines and how their cabin attendants make sure to have fun at work. One story I often share is how they’ll sometimes hide a shorter crew member in the overhead compartment and give one lucky passenger a little surprise Well, I guess turnabout [...]
#TPSER9 I write this after leaving the residents' and students' education programs in Telluride as I await the delayed departure of my Southwestern Airlines flight out of Denver airport. It is delayed because there is a malfunctioning windshield wiper, and the mechanic (above) has been making repairs. Show More Summary
SEATTLE (Reuters) - United Airlines said on Tuesday that a Boeing Co 787 on its way to Tokyo from Denver was diverted to Seattle after an indication of a problem with an oil filter, but the plane landed without incident.
Via AirlineReporter.com: A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Flight 139) going from Denver to Narita in Tokyo, made an emergency landing today at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) at about 4:15pm PST. The aircraft was met by fire crew, was inspected and allowed to park at the A-concourse. Currently fire crews have left the aircraft and [...]Show More Summary
Photo of the fuel being dumped mid-flight from United flight 139. Photo by Chris Seewald. This story is breaking and will be updated… A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner Flight 139 from Denver to Narita, Tokyo made an emergency landing today at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) at about 4:15pm PST. The aircraft was met [...]
There are multiple tweets and messages being received that a United Airlines 787 flying from Denver to Tokyo has made an emergency landing at Seattle Tacoma airport which is being attributed by sources as being caused by engine problems. The jet was met by fire fighting units. More details to come.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers with antitrust oversight have urged the Obama administration to carefully review a planned merger of American Airlines and US Airways Group to ensure that it will not lead to higher prices for air travelers.
On Tuesday, Boeing officially announced its new 787-10 airplane, a stretched version of its popular (but troubled) Dreamliner. Despite the Dreamliner's initial quality issues, airlines and leasing companies are rushing to order the new plane.
On the eve of a Senate hearing on airline mergers, two senators are urging the Obama administration to carefully scrutinize the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
An overview shot of the Paris Air Show. Photo by Jason Rabinowitz / Airchive.com. As expected, the Paris Air Show 2013 started off with announcements from aircraft manufacturers and airlines. Here’s just some of what happened on Monday & Tuesday: Embraer officially launched their next-generation E-Jets, to be called E-Jets E2, with two significant [...]
Unted Airlines adds a spending requirement to minimum mileage levels for frequent flier elite-level qualification.
ByFund Gurus: Low cost airlines continue to increase their market share as consumers seek out more economical means of transport. Spirit Airlines (SAVE) currently offers the lowest base cost air travel in the US which provides a significant platform for earnings growth in the current market. Show More Summary
Airlines have historically been terrible investments. However, things are starting to look better for the airline sector. Airlines are one of the best-performing sectors on Wall Street this year. Higher fares, less competition, and full planes are putting profits back into the airlines’ pockets. This has caught the attention of notable hedge fund managers George [...]
The companies said at the Paris Air Show that the British-based airline scooped up 35 current generation A320s and 100 of its A320neo.
While the flight attendant might be a quintessentially feminized occupation today, the first “stewardess” was, in fact, a “steward.” Pan American had an all-male steward workforce — and a ban on hiring women — for 16 years. It was forced...Show More Summary
The airline industry is rebounding after being punished in 2007. Most of the stocks have outperformed the market, and investors should take advantage of it by investing in this sector. This article presents three airlines that are growing at a strong pace and offer an interesting investment option too good to let pass. Delta Air [...]
Consolidations, bankruptcies, mergers, and takeovers make the airline industry a moving target when it comes to investing. Consumers feel the impact of airline performance when it comes to baggage handling, on-time arrivals, flight delays, and baggage fees. Show More Summary
You might be surprised to hear that many current aircraft already have the ability to print documents at 30,000 feet. Long-haul airliners like the Boeing Dreamliner and Airbus A340 ship with a ToughWriter flight deck printer installed...Show More Summary
Listen, we’ve got to hand it to whichever enterprising United Airlines employee took it upon themselves to make the best out of what is a totally ridiculous situation. Sure, cocktail napkins aren’t quite as comfy when it comes to wiping your bum — but who wouldn’t chuckle at a MacGyvered duct tape holder filled with messages to “Fly by the … [More]