United Airlines ramps up international expansion

United Airlines is gearing up for its largest transatlantic expansion in history with 10 new routes in spring 2022 as the airline anticipates a rebound in international travel driven by U.S. customers worn out by pandemic restrictions.


Delta Air Lines delivers a profit, but faces fuel-cost pressure

Travel demand roared back this summer before the spread of the Delta variant threatened to bring airlines' recovery to an abrupt halt. While "the variant" -- as Delta Air Lines refers to it -- caused bookings to slow and revenue to dip, the impact was modest and temporary, Chief Executive Officer Ed Bastian said in an interview.


FAA stats show unruly passengers are on the rise

At the beginning of the year, the FAA adopted a zero-tolerance policy after seeing a "disturbing increase in incidents where airline passengers have disrupted flights with threatening or violent behavior," the FAA said. 


2 charged in $550,000 airline lost luggage scam

Pernell Anthony Jones Jr., 31, and Donmonick Martin, 29, are accused of booking flights under false identities and making false claims to commercial airlines for reimbursement for lost luggage, according to prosecutors.


United Airlines lays out vaccination rules for employees

United Airlines' 67,000 U.S.-based employees face a Sept. 27 deadline for getting vaccinated. United said Wednesday, however, that employees whose bids for exemptions based on medical reasons or religious beliefs are denied will get five more weeks to get vaccinated.