Airline CEOs met with White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Thursday to push for additional coronavirus relief money.
The airline says the temporary move has been made out of caution
Six major U.S. airlines have banned a total of 738 passengers for not wearing masks, according to a recent report.
American Airlines will join competitors Delta and United on eliminating change fees in an effort to boost travel demand that has been slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.
United Airlines said it is permanently ending flight change fees for most domestic tickets, the latest effort to boost demand in an air-travel industry hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
Southwest Airlines said Wednesday has decided against securing a coronavirus loan from the Trump administration.
United Airlines is adding up to 28 daily nonstop U.S. flights to Florida starting Nov. 6 as the Chicago-based airline bets on a rebound in leisure travelers heading to sunny skies.
Southwest Airlines is no longer disinfecting armrests between flights, as it begins returning to a more normal turnaround schedule.
Attention, passengers – the friendly skies are not BYOB.
The airline industry has been battered by the virus pandemic. In March, companies got $32 billion to help cover payroll costs for six months in exchange for not laying off workers.
Delta CEO Ed Bastian sent a memo to employees Thursday to thank the 17,000 Delta workers who agreed to take voluntary departure packages, a significant number of which are departing this week.
In a letter to employees obtained by FOX Business, Southwest chairman and CEO Gary Kelly vowed that the airline will not furlough or layoff any of its employees on Oct. 1.
American Airlines and Southwest Airlines have ended face mask exemptions for passengers over age 2 and will no longer be making medical exceptions as the coronavirus health crisis continues.
American said it expects third-quarter system capacity to fall about 60% from the year-ago period, and Southwest said it is re-evaluating its August and September capacity plans.
The trial will evaluate the cameras, where equipment should be placed, and how thermal screening would affect traffic flows at security checkpoints at Dallas Love Field.
The union representing pilots at Delta Air Lines said Monday that 2,235 pilots volunteered for an early departure package ahead of a Sunday deadline.
Employees face a Wednesday deadline whether to participate in a voluntary incentive program to leave the airline.
The largest U.S. air carriers have all signed letters of intent on federal loans to help them weather the novel coronavirus, with United Airlines warning employees on Tuesday that a surge in outbreaks was hitting bookings, threatening a travel rebound and jobs.
Five additional U.S. air carriers - Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines - plan to seek federal loans amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. Department of Treasury said on Tuesday.
About 15 million Americans are expected to travel by plane this summer.