United Airlines

Woman And 70-Year-Old Father Kicked Off Frontier Airlines Flight [Video]

A woman and her 70-year-old father who were en route to visit an ailing relative Wednesday were reportedly kicked off a Frontier Airlines flight …

Business

Here's Why Everyone Thinks Getting on the Plane Is the Worst Part of Flying

Flying notoriously involves plenty of stress. Last-minute gate changes, too-close-to-call layovers, the indignity of airport security — the list of …

Airlines

The Events You Can Get Into Thanks to Airline, Credit Card and Hotel Programs

Did you know that many airlines, hotels and credit card issuers offer experiences that can be purchased with cash or with points/miles? These …

Hospitality

If your flight is canceled the airline owes you a refund, not Trip Mate

You may have heard the idiomatic expression, “barking up the wrong tree.” That gives you an idea of the problem Gail Mayer faced as she waged an …

Airlines

Futures and options for week of Aug. 21

FUTURES & OPTIONS<p>Monday<p>Ruby Tuesday reports earnings<p>Tuesday<p>Daktronics, DSW, Kirdland’s, La-Z-Boy, MillerCoors, Toll Brothers report earnings<p>Wednesday<p>New-home-sales report<p>American Eagles Outfitters, Express, Guess, HP, JCrew, Lowe’s, Williams-Sonoma report earnings<p>Thursday<p>Jackson Hole Economic …

Abercrombie & Fitch

Airlines present buying opportunity following Barcelona selloff, Cowen says

The recent pullback in airline stocks provides a buying opportunity for investors, Cowen analysts say, as "the recent incident in Barcelona will …

Business

Girl Sexually Assaulted On United Airlines Flight: 'I Don't Feel Safe'

A teen girl who was allegedly groped during a United Airlines flight from Seattle to Newark, New Jersey, last month joined her mother in speaking …

Business

Teen groped on United flight while asleep says airline didn’t do enough

The 16-year-old who claimed she was molested by a medical student on a cross-country United flight from Seattle to Newark, NJ. is speaking to the …

Crime

Flight 93 Flight Attendant Remembered For Her Kindness and Her Loving Cards

With more than 37 years of service, Lorraine G. Bay was one of United Airlines’ most experienced flight attendants. Bay put this wealth of knowledge …

Airlines

We compared Economy and Economy Plus on 6 different airlines — here's the difference

The INSIDER Summary:<p><b>We looked at the differences between Economy and Economy Plus on six major airlines.</b>• <b><br>JetBlue has the most legroom in their Economy class (34 inches).</b>• <b><br>Spirit Airlines Economy class offers the least amount of legroom (28 inches), but their Big Front seats offer a massive upgrade, to</b> …

Airlines

Frequent flyer miles are becoming worthless

REUTERS/Ginnette Riquelme<p><b>The best way to earn miles or points is no longer flying.</b><p><b>Using the right credit card is the best way for consumers to get the most bang for their buck.</b><p><b>Consumers should still join frequent flier programs, but they shouldn't expect to earn as many points or miles.</b><p>Airline …

Airlines

Is loyalty still relevant in the travel industry?

Everyone keeps telling us that loyalty is dead. It’s probably true, certainly in the low-cost airline market. But what they forget is that for many …

Travel Industry

Always Always ALWAYS Check Your Award Tickets!

Last week we had a bit of a situation with some United awards. That’s not unusual in and of itself (each day is an adventure around here), but the …

Airlines

Months after the infamous United dragging incident, fewer passengers are being bumped from flights

It looks like airlines are living up to their pledge to bump fewer passengers off flights — at least for now.<p>According the a new report from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the number of travelers who have been involuntarily denied boarding or bumped from their flights is at its lowest …

Airlines

Experts Explain Why Sexual Assaults Occur On Airplanes & What Airlines Can Do To Stop It

It seems like every few months brings a new story about sexual assault on an airline flight. In March, a woman on a flight from Tampa to Toronto …

Airlines

American Airlines expands Summer '18 service in Europe - Wandering Aramean

Secondary European markets are getting a boost from American Airlines next summer. Three new seasonal routes are being added serving two new …

Airlines

Is There Such a Thing as a 'Brand Fail' Anymore?

When Saturday Night Live devotes an entire sketch to lampooning your new ad, it's a sign that you've messed up in a pretty heinous way. That was the …

Pepsi

How a Man Made $1 Million Out Of A United Airlines Flight Cancellation

It could happen to you. It could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You know that sinking feeling.<p>The one that comes immediately after you see or hear the word <i>canceled</i> associated with your flight.<p>You go through stages of anger, …

Airlines

This Man Says An Airline Let Him Get On The Wrong Flight And Sent Him 8,000 Miles Out Of His Way

This businessman sounds bemused by the whole experience. I wonder if he got the flier miles.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Airlines occasionally make mistakes.<p>One of those is to act like they're not in the customer service …

Airlines

The wonder of flight should not give airports and airlines the right to dismiss us: Micallef

I’m generally on the side of comedian Louis CK who had a bit a few years ago in which he sounded off on people complaining about flying. In one …

Canadian News

Corporate Activism Addresses Climate Change, Immigration Reform, LGBTQ Rights

With 50 Fortune 500 companies and more than 400 small businesses voicing opposition to a proposed Texas bathroom law, the phenomenon of brands taking …

Immigration Reform

Cracking the Airlines’ Dress Code

It may matter what air travelers wear on the plane.<p>That’s not just the case for the legging-wearing teenage girls denied boarding on a United Airlines flight this spring. The two girls were flying on United’s pass program, which lets friends or relatives of airline employees fly free or at …

Airlines

No Lie: You Can Now Fly to Hawaii for as Low as $344 Round-Trip

We've been awaiting the arrival of those super-cheap Hawaii flights for months now, and as <i>Travel+Leisure</i> reports, the day has finally come. Due to …

Air Travel

All Inclusive Sale Save up to $300

Leave the wallet in the room and your worries behind. Book an all-inclusive vacation by August 24 with promo code <b>ALLINCLUSIVE4</b> and save up to $300 to …

Travel

Not enough pilots? United Airlines' top pilot has a lot to say about it

United Airlines Capt. Todd Insler, head of the airline's powerful pilots union, is upset about what he would undoubtedly classify as "fake news" …

Aviation

Your Inflight Wi-Fi Might Actually Work in 2018

Boarding the plane, you spy a Wi-Fi symbol on the fuselage, or maybe you received a push notification from the airline indicating your flight offers …

Wi-Fi

Spirit Airlines: Before We Get Too Bullish…

Earnings season hasn't been fun for airline stocks, and no airline has enjoyed it less than<b>Spirit Airlines</b> (SAVE).<p>What do I mean? During the past …

Airlines

Reviving Midwest Express: $100 million and a good cookie recipe

If planes could fly on good wishes, fond memories and chocolate chip cookies, Midwest Express would be up and running by the end of the week.<p>The reality, airline industry experts say, is much murkier, not to mention much more expensive: Bringing back the beloved airline, as two Wisconsin …

Aviation

Defiant: United Will NOT Suspend Flights to Guam Despite North Korea Threat - Live and Let's Fly

North Korea has warned that if provoked, it will strike Guam with a nuclear missile. Despite a bellicose exchange of threats between North Korea and …

War

United Vs American Airlines: The Best Business Class

In this article, we compare American Airlines Super Diamond Business Class with United Polaris and discuss which is best. If your ticket price is …

Airlines