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Allegiant Air under fire after '60 Minutes' safety report

Apr. 16, 2018 5:40 PM EDT

Allegiant Air is fighting to reassure travelers and protect its reputation after renewed questions about safety at the low-cost carrier. Safety experts say the numbers tell another story. There have been far too many aborted takeoffs, in-flight mechanical problems and emergency landings involving Allegiant planes...

Fly now, pay later: Are travel loans a good deal?

Apr. 12, 2018 11:12 AM EDT

Dreaming of a spring getaway with white-sand beaches and a cool drink in your hand? A search for airline tickets can bring your dream down to earth, if the steep fares charged by many airlines outstrip your savings. What if you could book your trip today and pay for it later — without maxing out your...

Alaska, Delta stay on top in annual airline quality report

Apr. 9, 2018 9:40 AM EDT

Researchers at Wichita State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on Monday released their annual rankings of U.S. airlines. Their calculations are based on government figures for on-time arrivals, mishandled bags, bumping passengers off oversold flights, and complaint rates during 2017. Each...

US redistributes Havana routes to 5 big US airlines

Mar. 30, 2018 5:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five big U.S. airlines might add flights to Havana after some carriers dropped service to Cuba's capital. The Transportation Department proposed Friday that routes go to American, Delta, United, Southwest and JetBlue. There could be 20 daily flights between the U.S. and Havana. The...

Airlines post better on-time record in latest US report

Mar. 29, 2018 2:14 PM EDT

U.S. airlines started the year showing a slight improvement in keeping flights on time. The Transportation Department said Thursday that 79.6 percent of flights in January arrived within 14 minutes of schedule, compared with 76 percent in the same month last year. But January's performance was worse than...

Alaska Airlines leads latest on-time rankings

Mar. 29, 2018 12:27 PM EDT

Here are the government's rankings of the leading U.S. airlines and their on-time performance for January. The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives no more than 14 minutes behind schedule. 1. Alaska Airlines, 88.9 percent 2. Hawaiian Airlines, 88.3 percent 3. United Airlines, 84.7 percent...

JetBlue chooses firms for proposed JFK terminal expansion

Mar. 27, 2018 8:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — JetBlue Airways Corp. has selected Vantage Airport Group and RXR Realty LLC to lead its proposed multibillion-dollar terminal expansion at New York's Kennedy Airport. According to The Wall Street Journal , JetBlue's planned expansion would cost between $2 billion and $3 billion. The airline...