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Fix the Airlines Instead of Bailing Out Wall Street

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

I used to schedule an out of town trip then meetings the next day. Now I can't. I am not sure if I will get back or if I will get home exhausted and stressed.

Big Brother Flies The Friendly Skies Too

Lora Somoza | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lora Somoza

I was flying out of New York the other day and was pleased as punch to find I could get a little web surfing done. So as your friendly neighborhood sex columnist, I went looking for some sex.

Too Much Information!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

When is enough of a good thing way too much? When you're flying American (AMR). Somewhere along the line somebody must have done a focus group or some...

Slapped by the Invisible Hand

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Papantonio

As Sullenberger continues to speak out, he should make it clear that all the pilots and crews who are still operating in the deregulated airline industry are truly heroes.

Man Sues American Airlines For Revoking Lifetime Flying Pass

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man who paid about $400,000 to fly first-class anywhere in the world with a companion for the rest of his life is suing American Airlines for revoki...

Airline Service is a Sham: Memo to Doug Parker of US Airways, Your Company Tops the List

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Russnow

Why haven't these horrendous so-called cost conscious changes been rescinded as the gas prices have come down?

Airport Revenues Continue To Decline

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If only Thanksgiving came along every week, Chicago airports could lift the city through rough economic times. But airport-generated revenues are slu...

Southwest Could Be Eying Midway-LaGuardia Flights

Crain's Chicago Business | John Pletz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Southwest Airlines Co. is trying to crack the New York market, the crown jewel of business travel, by making a bid to buy bankrupt ATA Airlines' slots...

O'Hare's On-Time Rate Improves

Crain's Chicago Business | John Pletz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

United Airlines' on-time performance continued to improve in August, with 73% of flights arriving as scheduled, according to the Bureau of Transportat...

American Plane Goes Off O'Hare Runway

Chicago Tribune | Dan Blake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An American Airlines flight went off a runway at O'Hare International Airport this afternoon, but no injuries were immediately reported. The plane la...

American Launches In-Flight Wi-Fi

Chicago Tribune | Wailin Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

American Airlines launched Wi-Fi service on 15 of its airplanes Wednesday, providing broadband Internet access on coast-to-coast flights in the U.S. ...

On A Wing And A Prayer

Paul Peete | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Peete

To cut costs, American Airlines is laying off pilots, flight mechanics and additional employees. Even more ominous, US Airways is forcing its pilots to fly with less fuel than the pilots think is necessary.

American Airlines And Delta Airlines Each Lose $1 Billion In One Quarter

New York Times | ABHA BHATTARAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two major airlines reported quarterly losses of more than $1 billion each on Wednesday, reflecting the industry's struggle to cope with higher jet fue...

New Secret Airline Fees

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Say goodbye to the carefree days of free bag checking at the airport. More airliners are announcing they're going to be charging passengers for checki...

United Follows American, Sets $15 Bag Fee

Bloomberg | Mike Ramsey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

June 12 (Bloomberg) -- UAL Corp.'s United Airlines said it will start charging customers $15 each way for a single checked bag on domestic flights, be...

Skyway Robbery

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Suzette Standring

Have you ever wondered about the sadistic minds behind some of the scariest rides at amusement parks? They may have found work with airline management.

Hillary Rejects, Denounces Self

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

Sen. Clinton offered an explanation for her comments about the late Sen. Kennedy, saying, "I am still suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of my service in the Bosnian army."

American Airlines Loses $3.3 Million Per Day

Fortune | Barney Gimbel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Just as the Boeing 737 started its initial approach into Washington's Reagan National Airport, Gerard Arpey asked for my pen and pad. Arpey, the polis...

Why Is AA's MD-80 Still In Use?

BusinessWeek | Justin Bachman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The jet at the center of American Airlines' flight travails gulps gas and rumbles about in a far noisier fashion than newer models. It first took flig...

American Continues To Cut Flights, Sheds Revenue

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Another day, another couple hundred of flights cancelled. As the New York Times reports: American Airlines, updating its effort to get the company'...

American Continues To Cut Flights, Loses Millions In Revenue

Business Travel News Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

American Airlines today said it expects to complete inspections and return all 300 aircraft in its MD-80 fleet to service on Saturday. The inspections...

A Rebuttal To The IT Department Blocking Bing

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

A social network? Us? Could that be? Every day we have as serious a discussion of current business-related events as the facts warrant!

American Cancels 1,000 More Flights, Strands Thousands

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If you are traveling on an American Airlines flight today: Our apologies. The AP is reporting that the airline has cancelled an additional 1,000 fli...

A Tale Of Two Americans

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

I don't know about you, but as soon as somebody thanks me for my patience I lose mine.

Eco-Scandal! AA Plane Flies 5 Passengers From US To London

Telegraph | David Millward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A major airline is under fire from environmentalists for flying an aircraft across the Atlantic with only five passengers on board. The flight from ...