Thousands of additional U.S. flights were canceled Monday as a winter storm and Omicron-driven staff shortages continued to disrupt air travel after the busy holiday season.
More than 2 million Americans were screened by TSA agents Sunday, an 83% increase over the same day in 2020.
U.S. air travel surpassed its 2019 level for the same date on Thursday, indicating the omicron variant is not stopping Americans from seeing their families for Christmas.
Travel experts are saying Wednesday and Thursday are going to be the busiest days for holiday travelers. Shake Shack seems to be aware of this fact and has plans to offer free fries to airline passengers who have had their flights delayed or canceled.
High winds are causing travel problems across at Denver International Airport, where wind gusts of up to 55 mph were reported in the area.
A major winter storm is causing travel problems at Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport, where around 3-5 inches of snow is expected to fall.
A passenger jumped out of a Southwest Airlines flight that had just landed Saturday morning at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, according to reports.
A 49-year-old man found dead Friday night in a parking lot at El Paso International Airport has been identified as an employee of Southwest Airlines, according to a report.
A major North Carolina airport saw pilots protesting Saturday against President Biden’s new vaccine mandate, as the airline industry already struggles with staffing shortages amid an inoculation push.
The Pentagon effort to use U.S. airlines to ease crowded conditions at overseas military bases is creating a new bottleneck at Dulles International Airport, where planes carrying Afghan refugees are stacking up on the tarmac as officials take up to 10 hours to process passengers before they can depart.
Criminal activity is on the uprise in U.S. airports, where federal authorities continue to seize illegal COVID-19 drugs trying to make their way to Mexico.
The Federal Aviation Administration is cracking down on rowdy passengers, announcing $124,500 in proposed fines on Tuesday against eight passengers who allegedly refused to wear a mask, drank their own booze on planes, or assaulted flight attendants.
The aerospace giant is contracted to deliver two converted 747-8 jumbo jets by the end of 2024, but has been forced to switch suppliers for some of the interior work on the planes.
American Airlines announced Tuesday that it's recalling all of its pilots back to work and will resume hiring pilots this fall as demand for the once-lucrative industry continues to pick up.