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United Airlines Will Soon Debut New, Extra-Big Jet

AP | Posted 09.05.2014 | Travel

SEATTLE (AP) — United Airlines is showing confidence in Boeing's 787 by taking delivery of the new, larger version of the jet that Boeing calls the ...

The Airline With The Most Space For Your Dollar, And More

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel

While cabin space will be vast and peppered with putting greens on the flights of the future, right now we're obligated to work with what we've got. ...

Big Changes Coming To United's Rewards Program

AP | By DAVID KOENIG | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel

DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines is about to reward its big-spending customers at the expense of bargain-hunting travelers who rack up miles with long-...

Why People Complain Less About Budget Airlines

www.businessweek.com | Posted 02.07.2014 | Travel

Airline passengers complain dramatically more about large airlines than they do about discounters, even when the actual quality of the carriers’ per...

Southwest Keeps It Simple

Posted 10.24.2013 | Travel

Southwest Airlines is one of the top 10 simplest US companies, according to an index Tuesday yesterday by Siegel+Gale, a brand strategy firm in New Yo...

Pilot On United Airlines Flight Dies After Emergency Landing In Boise

AP | Posted 11.27.2013 | Travel

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho officials have identified the United Airlines captain who died after suffering a mid-flight heart attack as 63-year-old Hen...

Computer Outage Causes Worldwide Flight Delays

Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel

A computer outage is being blamed for causing major delays at airports worldwide, KTLA reported. Sabre, a reservation system used by many carriers,...

Etihad Makes Big Promise in Global TV Ad Campaign

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.29.2013 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I have learned elsewhere in the world there are airlines that people love, Love, LOVE. Both Emirates and Etihad Airways based in nearby Abu Dhabi are two such carriers. That's what makes Etihad's new television commercial so interesting.

Is United's Premier Access Service A Rip-Off?

Posted 03.01.2013 | Travel

United Airlines made news recently by announcing a new "Premier Access" option that would allow passengers to skip to the front of security lines for ...

The World's Most On-Time Airlines Are...

Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel

Only one U.S. carrier cracked the top 10 on this list.

Drop in Oil Consumption Signals Power of Free Market

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

The large bulk of oil consumption is from transportation, and as laid out in painful detail on SmartPlanet, the drop is not due to greater vehicle efficiency. So what is driving this drop?

Paul Brady

1,000+ Flights Impacted

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 01.24.2013 | Travel

More than 1,000 flights around the world have been impacted by the continued grounding of all Boeing 787s, according to new data from FlightStats.com....

787 Cancellations Persist

Posted 01.22.2013 | Travel

The Dreamliner drama continues. Airlines that have grounded the Boeing 787 continue to cancel flights as safety officials continue to investigate t...

The Scariest Experience I Had Post-Split

Denise Albert | Posted 03.11.2013 | Divorce
Denise Albert

When you're three hours into a six-hour flight and the flight attendant randomly announces, "Everyone please put your seats to the upright position and your tray tables up", that can only mean one thing; you are landing.

7 Great Reasons To Be A Flight Attendant

Sara Keagle | Posted 03.09.2013 | Travel
Sara Keagle

Delta posted that they were hiring flight attendants and the applications started coming in two per minute! Why is a flight attendant career so desirable? Isn't it low pay and long hours away from home?

Today Is the Day

Will Wilkinson | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Will Wilkinson

Today is the day for immediate action, but it starts inside me, inside you. Like Gandhi said, we must be the change we wish to see in the world.

WATCH: United Airlines' 787 Dreamliner Assembled In Time-Lapse

Posted 09.25.2012 | Travel

A new, enchanting time-lapse video shows the process of assembling and painting a United 787. The carrier is the first to fly the composite aircraft i...

UPDATE: United Computer Glitch Grounds Flights

Posted 08.30.2012 | Travel

UPDATE 8/30/12, 7:45 a.m.: United Airlines blamed a piece of hardware for Tuesday's network outage that grounded flights across the country, reports ...

A Lifesaver Goes Back to School

Eli Beer | Posted 10.14.2012 | Impact
Eli Beer

For the first time, not only did I want to study academically, I couldn't get enough of it. Here I was in one of the best universities in the world listening to the highest level professors and learning so much.

United Offers Free Airfare To Grieving Family Of Aurora Victim

Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel

United Airlines is stepping up in a big way to assist the grieving family members of one victim of the Aurora Shootings. The airline is offering to...

Bankrupt Airline To Consider Huge Merger

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business

DALLAS -- American Airlines says it is agreeing with creditors to consider potential mergers while it is still under bankruptcy protection. American ...

The Passenger Aircraft Caste System

Dane Steele Green | Posted 01.28.2012 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

As the lines to the back of the jet get backed up with people, the commoners get a glimpse of what is offered in front of them. They are teased as the upper class fidgets with their electronic massage seats while sipping on cold red wine and munching on salted nuts.

EU Eases Cap-And-Trade Plan For Airlines

AP | By DON MELVIN | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

BRUSSELS -- An EU program aimed at slowing climate change will allow airlines to emit 85 percent of their carbon dioxide limits for free in the hope t...

Hurricane Irene: Airlines Offering Refunds, Flight Changes To Travelers (VIDEO)

Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

UPDATE 8/25/11: Airlines are expanding the scope of their Hurricane Irene wavers, now offering assistance to passengers traveling to or from Caribbean...

Department Of Transportation Expands Airline Passenger Protections

Kate Hanni | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Kate Hanni

For decades, the commercial airlines have successfully managed to convince the DOT that they should police themselves when it comes to how they treat passengers--essentially preventing any meaningful reforms.