Airlines

Here’s something to keep in mind the next time you’re trudging through a crowded airport: A new study has found that travelers are actually more satisfied with their experience as they go from check-in, through security and onto the plane. According to J.D. Power’s latest survey, released Wednesday, overall airline satisfaction registered 725 points on …

Hoverboards are gaining popularity as holiday gifts, but you might want to think twice before traveling with one this holiday season.

Hoverboards have seen a recent uptick in popularity, especially as a holiday gift for the techies in your life. But airline authorities are warning that you should think twice before wrapping one up and packing it onto a flight home this holiday season. This is because hoverboards are powered by lithium-ion and lithium-metal batteries. If …

Starting next month, Delta is revamping its dishes on transoceanic flights to shift to seasonally rotating, regionally-influenced menus, the company announced Wednesday. The move, which affects its Delta One cabin, comes as restaurants and packaged food companies aggressively tweak products to cater to evolving consumer tastes and an increasing focus on ingredients. But overhauling dishes …

The terror attacks in Paris have millions re-thinking travel plans.

When an airline decides where and when to fly its planes, there’s often a lot more at stake than just the bottom line. The final choice of routes can be controversial, as United Continental‘s recently ousted CEO discovered after allegations surfaced that the company initiated money-losing, nonstop service as a personal favor to a New …

United Continental’s CEO and two other company officials resign amid an ongoing federal investigation. What went wrong at United?

When something works—and works well—you stick with it. That’s the approach that airlines across the globe are taking, as a new report found ancillary fee revenue grew at a double-digit pace last year. In fact, despite grumblings from passengers about additional charges, revenue from checked bags, changed reservations and a host of other additional fees …

A lawsuit filed in Illinois accuses Boeing of building airplanes that have ventilated the cabin with toxic fumes.

Despite billions being spent at our nation’s airports, a new report shows it’s way too easy to get past security.

This story is developing. Please check back for further updates. The Federal Aviation Administration briefly halted all United Airlines flights on Tuesday morning. (Tweet This) The grounding happened around the same time as reports about bomb threats against five flights, including a United flight. Federal officials said later the threats were not credible. Read More Multiple hoax …

Eastern Airlines re-enters service for the first time since 1991.

Travelers are still willing—or in some cases, forced—to pay airline fees. But there are ways to game the system. So-called ancillary fees have become big business for airlines. In 2013 (the most recent year available), the top 20 carriers worldwide pulled in $20.4 billion on such fees, up from $2.1 billion in 2007, according to …

United Airlines is offering up to a million air miles to hackers who can find security bugs in its network. The move comes amid increasing cybersecurity threats to businesses, with the cost of data breaches likely to hit $2.1 trillion globally by 2019, four times the 2015 figure, according to Juniper Research. (Tweet this) On …

This is something frustrated frequent fliers will find hard to believe. A new survey of the world’s largest airlines finds carriers have increased the percentage of flights with seats available for reward travel. In fact, the annual Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Survey found 74percent of the flights checked have seats open for reward reservations. “What …