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When does travel brand loyalty make sense?

Mar. 16, 2023 10:19 AM EDT

Travel brand loyalty is nothing new. Ever since Texas International Airlines and American Airlines created the first frequent-flyer programs in the late 1970s and early 1980s, travelers have been racking up miles, seeking elite status and pouring their airfare dollars into brands that offer the...

American Airlines promises raises for pilots, matching Delta

Mar. 09, 2023 17:23 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of American Airlines says he is ready to give pilots raises and higher retirement contributions that would average 40% over four years to match a contract recently approved by pilots at Delta Air Lines. By the end of the agreement, Robert Isom said in a video...

US sues to block JetBlue from buying Spirit Airlines

Mar. 07, 2023 15:57 PM EST

The Biden administration sued to block JetBlue Airways' $3.8 billion purchase of Spirit Airlines, saying Tuesday that the deal would reduce competition and drive up air fares for consumers. The Justice Department said the tie-up would especially hurt cost-conscious travelers who...

KLM, Delta sue Dutch government over Schiphol flight cuts

Mar. 03, 2023 08:23 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A group of airlines that includes KLM, Delta and easyJet said Friday they are suing the Dutch government over its plans to reduce the number of flights from Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport. The government said last year it was seeking a “new...

Delta pilots approve contract to raise pay by more than 30%

Mar. 01, 2023 11:42 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Pilots at Delta Air Lines easily approved a new contract that will raise their pay by more than 30% over four years and likely lead to similar agreements covering union pilots at other major U.S. airlines. The Air Line Pilots Association said 78% of Delta pilots who...

Study: Back-to-back hurricanes likely to come more often

Feb. 27, 2023 11:08 AM EST

What used to be a rare one-two punch of consecutive hurricanes hitting about the same place in the United States weeks apart seems to be happening more often, and a new study says climate change will make back-to-back storms more frequent and nastier in the future. Using computer...

Pilot shortage puts pressure on airline operations

Feb. 09, 2023 10:24 AM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Until last summer, Ashley Montano had never flown. Now she was preparing to land a small plane with three passengers after a previous touch-and-go that had been rough. “The plane is a bit heavy, so give it just a little more power to make a smooth...

Masco: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 09, 2023 07:18 AM EST

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — Masco Corp. (MAS) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $115 million. The Livonia, Michigan-based company said it had profit of 51 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 65 cents per share. ...

Delta is raising pay as airlines cope with travel rebound

Feb. 07, 2023 15:01 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines said Tuesday it will raise pay for its non-union employees by 5% on April 1 and increase a pool used for merit raises. Among those getting the increases will be flight attendants, who have been the target of several close organizing campaigns by...

Boeing will open new assembly line to build 737 Max planes

Jan. 30, 2023 14:59 PM EST

Boeing will add a fourth assembly line to produce more 737 Max aircraft, as it tries to more quickly translate a backlog of orders into cash-generating deliveries of new planes. The new line will open in the second half of next year, according to a note Monday to employees from Stan...