A former Boeing pilot was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges of deceiving safety regulators about the 737 Max jetliner, which was later involved in two deadly crashes.
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.
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.
Southwest Airlines said in an emailed statement that it had experienced weather challenges in its Florida airports at the beginning of the weekend, which were compounded by unexpected air traffic control issues in the same region.
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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.
United Airlines agreed to temporarily halt its plans to place employees who submit exemption requests from its COVID-19 vaccine requirement on unpaid leave, according to attorneys representing employees in a lawsuit.
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.
In addition to the resolution, the Allied Pilots Association plans to launch a series of informational picketing events, which are slated for Oct. 19 at Miami International Airport, Oct. 26 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport ORD, Nov. 4 at Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport and Dec. 9 at Los Angles International Airport.
For the week ending Sept. 12, there were approximately six unruly passenger incidents per every 10,000 flights, a roughly 50% drop from early 2021 but more than twice as high as the end of 2020.
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British Airways announced Wednesday that it had flown its first-ever passenger flight to be powered directly by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Southwest is among a handful of major U.S. carriers that are strongly encouraging employees to get vaccinated in order to better protect staff and customers especially as concerns surrounding the COVID-19 delta variant – which is fueling a surge of infections – grow.
The Biden administration is making $482 million available to aviation industry manufacturers to help them avert job or pay cuts in the pandemic.
Any United Airlines employee who has been given a religious exemption from getting a coronavirus vaccine will be placed on temporary, unpaid personal leave starting in October.
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.
Alaska Airlines is offering a major sale to certain tropical destinations to boost demand as the delta variant of the coronavirus discourages some people from flying.
Two Alaska Airlines employees are filing a federal complaint alleging that the company retaliated against them for questioning its support of the Equality Act.
A Delaware judge ruled on Tuesday that Boeing's board of directors must face a lawsuit from shareholders over two fatal 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people in less than six months.
Airbus delivered 40 jets in August to bring supplies of its new jets to 384 since the start of the year, remaining broadly on course to meet an annual goal of 600 deliveries that would preserve its crown as no.1 aircraft manufacturer.