- Solar Impulse plane lands in Japan to wait out bad weather Updated: Jun-01-15 2:23 pm
TOKYO - A solar-powered plane attempting to circle the globe without a drop of fuel made an unscheduled landing late Monday in Japan to wait out bad weather.
- Malaysia Air CEO says carrier could break even by 2018 Updated: Jun-01-15 8:59 am
The new CEO of Malaysia Airlines said the ailing carrier could break even by 2018 after cutting staff, selling surplus aircraft and refurbishing its international fleet.
- 5 pilots report encounters with lasers over NY, New Jersey Updated: May-29-15 7:38 pm
FARMINGDALE, New York - Local and federal law enforcement officials launched an investigation Friday after five commercial airline pilots reported that green lasers were pointed at their planes as they flew over New York and New Jersey.
- Volcano erupts in southern Japan, spewing ash high into sky Updated: May-29-15 8:01 am
TOKYO - A volcano erupted in spectacular fashion on a small island in southern Japan on Friday, spewing out rocks and sending black clouds of ash 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) into the sky. Authorities told people on the island to evacuate.
- Georgia man gets 6 months in prison in airline ticket scam Updated: May-18-15 7:36 pm
LOS ANGELES - A Georgia man who posed as an airline employee to make cut-rate reservations then resold the tickets for thousands of dollars has been sentenced in Los Angeles to six months in prison.
- Top 3 US airlines step up attack on Middle Eastern carriers Updated: May-15-15 6:04 pm
Leaders of the three largest U.S. airlines are stepping up their attack against Middle Eastern competitors that they say get unfair government subsidies.
- Frontier Airlines CEO steps down citing personal reasons Updated: May-13-15 5:35 pm
DALLAS - The CEO of Frontier Airlines resigned and was replaced by the carrier's chairman and president, who vowed to improve a record of frequent flight delays and customer complaints.
- Complaints against airlines rise, Frontier ranks worst Updated: May-11-15 8:28 pm
DALLAS - Consumer complaints against airlines are rising even as the carriers get slightly better at staying on schedule.
- 12 times this year people tried to open plane doors in China Updated: May-11-15 8:53 am
BEIJING - Chinese air travelers have tried opening emergency doors without authorization 12 times in barely four months on planes that were taxiing or at a standstill, and one man was put on trial in the country's first such legal case, the Civil Aviation Administration of China said Monday.
- New Malaysia Air CEO vows turnaround for battered airline Updated: May-08-15 10:06 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The new CEO of Malaysia Airlines said its financial situation is more challenging than anticipated and it will shrink in size as it tries to overcome a tarnished image with the travel industry and the public.
- American becomes 2nd US airline to use Boeing's 787 Updated: May-07-15 6:29 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - American has joined the list of airlines flying the Boeing 787 jet, which it hopes will appeal to passengers and open new, profitable international routes.
- Airline trade group wants more uniform rules on child seats Updated: May-06-15 5:59 pm
PARIS - So you're headed off to a foreign destination with your family, hauling a car seat or similar device for your infant to occupy for the hours-long flight. But once abroad, the corresponding airline says the device isn't authorized in that country and must be checked, making for a frustrating connection.
- Airlines bring in more money from bag, reservations fees Updated: May-04-15 6:44 pm
U.S. airlines are earning billions, and they are collecting more in fees on checked bags and reservation changes.
- Airlines bring in more money from bag, reservations fees Updated: May-04-15 4:15 pm
U.S. airlines are earning billions, and they're collecting more in fees on checked bags and reservation changes.