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Airlines raking it in with ancillary fees

November 18th 2017 3:11AM
These are extra charges airlines have managed to collect, while still advertising low fares. But the fares seldom end up being low after optional, but necessary fees, are added. Clearly, they continue to raise the ire of travellers. For those who are hoping such fees would be cut, or at least see an end to ...

3 times celebrities endorsed Arab airlines ... and got hate

November 17th 2017 10:18PM
When Gulf airlines decide to go big, they go celebrity big and their advertisements show it. But using famous faces in an advertisement doesn't always guarantee results and these campaigns prove it. Here is a list of airlines that tried too hard... but failed: ...

American Airlines increases daily nonstop flights to St. Kitts

November 17th 2017 10:07PM
Photo: Minister Grant said he is extremely happy with the addition of the American Airlines flight into St. Kitts. ... Grant, Minister of Tourism, has echoed his delight and that of his ministry on the recent addition of American Airlines nonstop service to the Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw International Airport.

Airline wouldn't let Arlington mom escort 11-year-old son to gate at DFW Airport

November 17th 2017 7:41PM
Friday morning, that wasn't an option for her son's flight on Frontier Airlines. A Frontier counter attendant, Fawthrop said, denied her a temporary boarding pass, even though Fawthrop had paid the unaccompanied minor fee of $110 each way when she booked the flight. Her son was traveling to Denver ...

Business jets risk US pilot shortage on competition from airlines

November 17th 2017 6:11PM
Competition is intensifying from airlines, which generally offer higher salaries and better benefits and are taking delivery of new aircraft at a fast pace, ...

Spirit Airlines pilots picket at DFW Airport over contract negotiations

November 17th 2017 5:37PM
More than 60 Spirit Airlines pilots took to the sidewalks outside DFW International Airport's Terminal E on Friday to protest the lack of a new contract ...

Alaska Airlines cites Trump policy change in ending service to Cuba from LA

November 17th 2017 4:41PM
Alaska Airlines cited new travel restrictions imposed by the Trump administration as the main reason the carrier plans to end service from Los Angeles ...

This Is How Likely It Is That You'll Get Bumped From a Flight

November 17th 2017 3:33PM
Airlines are now bumping far fewer passengers from oversold flights than in previous years, according to a report by the U.S. Department of ...

Turkish Airlines founds real estate investment firm

November 17th 2017 3:00PM
Turkey's national flag carrier, Turkish Airlines (THY), has established a real estate investment company, the THY Airport Real Estate Investment and ...

Good News: More Airlines Are Ditching Spotty Wi-Fi

November 17th 2017 2:48PM
Yes you can get Wi-Fi on most any airplane, but plenty of times it's so bad that you'll wish you didn't even have the option. A number of airline carriers ...

Reports United Airlines might fly to Tahiti

November 17th 2017 2:37PM
Reports from French Polynesia say United Airlines plans to launch flights to Tahiti next September. Tahiti-infos says the government in Papeete has ...

African airlines struggle amid strong USD, economic hardships

November 17th 2017 2:03PM
KAMPALA, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Although passenger numbers are expected to slightly increase for African airlines in 2017, the carriers are likely to ...

American Airlines names finalist vendors to supply new uniforms

November 17th 2017 1:57PM
American Airlines today said it has narrowed the number of vendors to six that are still in contention to supply new uniforms for flight attendants, ...

Why Southwest Airlines' CEO flies coach

November 17th 2017 1:52PM
Gary Kelly is the CEO of Southwest Airlines — but that doesn't mean you'll catch him flying first class. The executive was spotted by Dallas News ...

Hawaiian Airlines CEO to Retire

November 17th 2017 1:41PM
Hawaiian Airlines announced the planned retirement of Mark Dunkerley, president and CEO, and the selection of Peter Ingram, executive vice ...

Kuwait Airlines and limited Israeli mobility in Middle East

November 17th 2017 1:18PM
A German court's ruling that allowed Kuwait Airlines to deny an Israeli travel has focused attention on an enduring multination boycott of Israel. Kuwaiti ...

From Seats to Shoes: Southwest Airlines, Mexican Fashion Label to 'Upcycle' Old Leather

November 17th 2017 1:06PM
Southwest Airlines announces multiyear collaboration with Mexican fashion label Carla Fernández that will upcycle hundreds of pounds of leather ...

LOT Polish Airlines to launch Singapore services in 2018

November 17th 2017 11:48AM
LOT Polish Airlines plans to begin 3X-weekly Warsaw-Singapore Changi services from May 15, 2018. Warsaw-based LOT will utilize a Boeing 787 in ...

Beijing's Capital Airlines begins Qingdao-London service

November 17th 2017 11:37AM
HNA Group subsidiary Capital Airlines launched Qingdao-London services Nov. 17, as part of its international expansion plan. The new twice-weekly service uses an Airbus A330. In recent years, Capital Airlines has accelerated the pace of its international expansion as demand grows for outbound ...

American Airlines is starting a new flight from Charlotte to this Arizona city

November 17th 2017 11:03AM
Charlotte will soon have a new route to an Arizona city, when American Airlines launches a nonstop, daily flight in February. The company plans to ...