Delta premium economy service coming to NYC-LA flights

A Boeing 767 passenger aircraft of Delta Air Lines arrives from Dublin at JFK International Airport in New York as the Manhattan skyline looms in the background on Feb. 7, 2024. Charly Triballeau | Afp | Getty Images Delta Air Lines said Monday that it will bring its premium economy service to transcontinental flights in … Read more

American Airlines offers flight attendants raises amid contract talks

American Airlines flight attendants demonstrate outside the White House in Washington, May 9, 2024. Drew Angerer | AFP | Getty Images American Airlines CEO Robert Isom offered flight attendants immediate 17% wage increases on Wednesday as contract talks continue without a deal, bringing closer the prospect of a strike. The airline and the Association of … Read more

Wells Fargo CEO talks up reasons to love the stock — plus, why the market drop

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer releases the Homestretch — an actionable afternoon update, just in time for the last hour of trading on Wall Street. Market pressure : The major stock benchmarks were moving lower Wednesday, with the Dow getting the worst of it again. Adding pressure on equities, bond yields … Read more

American Airlines cuts growth after sales strategy backfires

American Airlines planes sit at the gate at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California, on July 26, 2023. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images American Airlines will slash its capacity growth in the second half of the year and consider a host of other changes, CEO Robert Isom said Wednesday, a … Read more

American Airlines cuts outlook, says chief commercial officer is leaving

American Airlines passenger jets are lined up at the gates at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on Feb. 10, 2024. J. David Ake | Getty Images American Airlines slashed its sales outlook on Tuesday and said its chief commercial officer, Vasu Raja will leave the company next month. American said it expects … Read more

Boeing CFO comments on deliveries, cash flow after Max crisis

An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight from Los Angeles approaches for landing at Reagan National Airport shortly after an announcement was made by the FAA that the planes were being grounded by the United States in Washington, U.S. March 13, 2019.  Joshua Roberts | Reuters Boeing will burn through cash this year and … Read more

Spirit Airlines gets rid of change fees, joining Frontier

A Spirit Airlines aircraft undergoes operations in preparation for departure at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on February 12, 2024 in Austin, Texas.  Brandon Bell | Getty Images Spirit Airlines is doing away with both change and cancellation fees, effective immediately, days after Frontier’s similar announcement, part of an overhaul of the country’s biggest discount carriers’ … Read more

Flying is cheaper in 2024. But not for some destinations

Coroimage | Moment | Getty Images Americans traveling this summer have broadly seen prices fall for airline fares, a welcome trend after last year’s sticker shock. But airfare remains more expensive in 2024 for some regions and destinations, largely for trips abroad, data shows. For example, an average round-trip flight to Tokyo, Japan — one … Read more

Frontier Airlines change fees scrapped in pricing overhaul

A Frontier Airlines plane lands at the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on Feb. 27, 2020. Elizabeth Page Brumley | Tribune News Service | Getty Images Frontier Airlines said it will stop charging customers a fee to change their flights, taking a page from larger competitors as the Biden administration issues stricter rules targeting … Read more

Airlines challenge Biden administration fee disclosure rule

Aerial view of United Airlines passenger planes docked in a terminal of Newark Airport in Newark, New Jersey, on May 11, 2024.  Charly Triballeau | Afp | Getty Images Major airlines and an industry trade association asked a federal appeals court to toss out a new Department of Transportation rule requiring earlier disclosure of add-on … Read more