The government has given the go-ahead for the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. It will create the world’s biggest airline.
The government’s action threatens to quash a deal that would create the world’s largest airline by passenger miles.
It was a scary morning Saturday for passengers at Newark Liberty International Airport, as their plane made a crash landing.
The new company will keep the American name and it means that just four airlines will control 70 percent of the U.S. market thanks to mergers of the past few years.
According to airport officials, flight 3518 to Pittsburgh took off from the airport in Windsor Locks around 11:30 a.m. but was forced to turn back 15 to 20 minutes later. A fire was reported in the plane’s auxiliary power unit.
Not only did a new government report say passengers will have fewer options when it comes to airlines and flights from which to choose, it also found airlines are making record profits from baggage fees.
Everybody has rough breakups, but they don’t usually end with the FBI pulling you off of an airplane. That is unless you’re the unlucky man who tried to fly out of Philadelphia on Thursday.
More than a decade after 9/11 security fears forced the federal government to discontinue direct flights from Long Island’s MacArthur Airport to Washington, DC, the service is being restored.
Direct flights from MacArthur Airport on Long Island to Washington, D.C., will begin by the end of March for the first time in a decade.
Delta Air Lines Inc. is boosting its flying out of LaGuardia airport, adding routes that target American Airlines and put it in a better position to compete against United.
Officers Robert Taino, Jr. and Paul Fennell were able to tackle and restrain the man and got him under control with a pair of plastic handcuffs provided by the cabin crew.
So far, there’s no word on what it was about three passengers that made the crew consider their behavior suspicious.
It’s being viewed by many as a bird-brained idea from city and federal officials, putting a garbage transfer station right in the flight path of planes flying to and from LaGuardia Airport.
Two years ago, US Airways Flight 1549 made an emergency landing in the Hudson River. On Saturday, some of the survivors took time to remember that fateful day.
The US Airways jet that made a near-miraculous landing on the Hudson River in 2009 will finally reach its destination, but as a museum piece rather than in service.