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    1. October 22, 2013

      Buoyant Delta earnings leap by a third

      Shares in Delta Air Lines, one of the US’s two big legacy airlines by sales, climbed more than 4 per cent after it announced...

    2. August 14, 2013

      US airlines are ‘hyper-competitive’, trade group insists

      The airline industry remains “hyper-competitive” and airfares are a bargain, the US industry’s main trade body said a day...

    1. October 24, 2012

      Delta and US Airways underscore recovery

      Net income at Delta Air Lines, the world’s largest operator by revenues, nearly doubled year-on-year in the third quarter,...

    2. November 21, 2011

      No UK opt-out on airport body scanners

      Passengers will lose their right to fly if they refuse to pass through contentious body scanners at airports, the government...

    3. September 9, 2011

      Challenges mount for Bostock

      Three years after leading his company through an ill-starred romance with Microsoft, Yahoo non-executive chairman Roy...

    4. November 3, 2010

      Walsh picks out five rivals ‘in play’

      The head of British Airways has identified five European carriers that are likely to come up for sale in the next few years...

    5. June 3, 2010

      Rothschild to bolster US presence

      Rothschild, the investment bank, is bolstering its senior management in the US as the banking dynasty moves to take...

    6. May 28, 2010

      Airlines try to get merger off the ground

      When Jeff Smisek and Glenn Tilton, the chief executives of Continental Airlines and United Airlines, testified before the...

    7. May 2, 2010

      United and Continental announce merger

      UAL, the parent of United Airlines, and Continental Airlines announced on Monday a merger of the two US carriers, a move...

    8. May 2, 2010

      Airline merger

      The US government has an abusive relationship with its airlines. They are loved enough that foreign buyers must keep out,...

    9. March 1, 2010

      Aerospace: A longer range

      There are all sorts of ways to think about a map of the world. Britons of a certain age grew up in classrooms with maps...

    10. February 16, 2010

      United remains keen on consolidation

      The head of United Airlines has hinted at the benefits of renewing merger talks with Continental Airlines, saying the market...

    11. February 15, 2010

      United remains keen on consolidation

      The head of United Airlines has hinted at the benefits of renewing merger talks with Continental Airlines, saying the market...

    12. January 18, 2010

      JAL woes set to reshape alliances

      It has been nearly five years since an airline of the size and stature of JAL went bankrupt. But the expected bankruptcy on...

    13. January 7, 2010

      Intelligence experts try to defend terror threat failure

      The multi-faceted US intelligence community was on the defensive yesterday after receiving a stern rebuke from President...

    14. January 6, 2010

      US security chiefs scramble to fix system

      Passengers put their shoes back on after passing through security at Washington Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC...

    15. January 5, 2010

      Treatment of Detroit suspect divides parties

      Partisan divisions over national security have widened during the heated debate on whether the alleged would-be Detroit...

    16. January 4, 2010

      US partisan split over trial of ‘Detroit bomber’

      Partisan divisions over US national security have widened during the increasingly heated debate over whether the would-be...

    17. January 3, 2010

      Obama aide hits back over charge of being soft

      Barack Obama’s senior anti-terrorism adviser conceded that the US should have done better in identifying the threat from the...

    18. December 31, 2009

      Dutch to use body scans for US flights

      Amsterdam's Schiphol airport has made full body scanners mandatory for US-bound passengers in a decision that will put...

    19. December 30, 2009

      Senators demand halt on Guantánamo releases

      The alleged Christmas day terrorism plot has complicated plans by Barack Obama, US president, to shut the Guantánamo Bay...

    20. December 28, 2009

      Tighter checks delay flights for hours

      A ban on access to personal items in the last hour of a flight was just part of the new travel landscape passengers...

    21. December 28, 2009

      Suspect is son of former Nigerian banker

      Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the 23-year-old charged with attempting to destroy a Northwest Airlines flight on Christmas day...

    22. December 27, 2009

      Tighter checks delay flights for hours

      A ban on access to personal items in the last hour of a flight was just part of the new travel landscape that passengers...

    23. December 12, 2009

      US and Japan reach ‘open skies’ aviation pact

      WASHINGTON, Dec 11- The United States and Japan reached a landmark aviation agreement on Friday, a deal that eases barriers...

    24. November 18, 2009

      JAL

      US airlines must be suckers for punishment. Why else would Delta and American Airlines be jostling to throw money at the...

    25. November 12, 2009

      BA and Iberia prepare for landing on merger

      One of the most anticipated deals in the airline industry was finally sealed on Thursday night. But one of the larger...

    26. October 27, 2009

      JAL hopes to end reliance on bail-outs

      The rising sun that adorns every Japan Airlines tailfin seems to mock the company these days. The lossmaking former flag...

    27. September 12, 2009

      Delta Air Lines looks to secure strategic partnership with JAL

      Delta Air Lines is in discussions to take an equity stake in Japan Airlines, aiming to secure a strategic partnership...

    28. September 12, 2009

      Delta in talks to take JAL stake

      Delta Air Lines is in talks to take an equity stake in Japan Airlines, aiming to secure a strategic partnership between the...

    29. September 11, 2009

      Delta in talks for Japan Airlines stake

      Delta Air Lines is in discussions to take an equity stake in Japan Airlines, aiming to secure a strategic partnership...

    30. September 9, 2009

      Aviation: ties in the skies

      When Richard Branson called a Boeing executive in 1984 to see if he could buy a used 747 on decent terms, the entrepreneur...

    31. July 7, 2009

      Ryanair's publicity dogfight hides reality

      Ryanair has a strange obsession with comparing itself to British Airways. When it suits its purpose the Irish low-cost...

    32. July 6, 2009

      Airline publicity ‘dogfight’ hides reality

      Ryanair has a strange obsession with comparing itself with British Airways. The Irish low-cost carrier has happily adopted...

    33. May 21, 2009

      Air France-KLM signs Delta pact

      Air France-KLM and Delta Air Lines yesterday signed a transatlantic joint venture which will combine almost a fifth of the...

    34. April 21, 2009

      Competition watchdogs probe airline alliances

      Competition authorities on both sides of the North Atlantic are struggling to respond to the growing efforts by some of the...

    35. April 5, 2009

      Continental waits for Star Alliance approval

      Continental Airlines is close to winning preliminary approval from US regulators to co-operate with United Airlines and its...

    36. January 28, 2009

      Delta predicts 4% drop in key measure of revenue

      Delta Air Lines yesterday delivered a revenue forecast that appeared to confirm fears that carriers will confront a slump...

    37. January 28, 2009

      Delta

      Unlike the Canadian geese's freak felling of the US Airways jet this month, the crash in Delta's share price yesterday had...

    38. January 28, 2009

      Delta predicts 4% drop in key measure of revenue

      Delta Air Lines yesterday delivered a revenue forecast that appeared to confirm fears that carriers will this year confront...

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