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    1. November 21, 2014

      Icahn helps to choose new Hertz chief

      Hertz, the car rental company facing growing questions about its accounting, has appointed a former senior airline executive...

    2. September 26, 2014

      Fire grounds flights in Chicago

      Passengers using Chicago’s two main airports faced severe disruption on Friday with more than 40 per cent of flights...

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    1. August 27, 2014

      Ryanair introduces stripped down business class

      Another day, another blow to the traditional glamour of international flying. In a week when two passengers were thrown off...

    2. August 27, 2014

      Airlines fight for the right to recline

      A high-altitude row between two United Airlines passengers on Sunday has brought into focus one of the lesser known parts of...

    3. July 23, 2014

      Delta gains on domestic demand underpin

      Delta Air Lines lifted the US airline sector on Wednesday after it said results were underpinned by strong domestic demand,...

    4. March 4, 2014

      Delta soars above bumpy weather

      Delta Air Lines shares climbed to the highest level since its emergence from bankruptcy protection seven years ago after the...

    5. February 28, 2014

      United hit by flight cancellation woes

      United Airlines dipped after the airline warned that tens of thousands of flight cancellations due to severe winter weather...

    6. January 28, 2014

      American Airlines swings to profit after merger

      Profits for the companies that merged last month to form the new American Airlines Group improved nearly fivefold in 2013...

    7. January 23, 2014

      US airlines drop despite profit growth

      US airlines United Continental Holdings and Southwest stumbled on Thursday as earnings season continued its brisk pace and...

    8. December 1, 2013

      Japan to take up spat over China air zone with US

      Japanese politicians will take up their anxieties over China’s controversial new air defence zone with US vice-president Joe...

    9. November 14, 2013

      Gulf carriers destabilise alliances

      The great and the good of the aviation industry gathered in Doha last month to celebrate an unusual event. With much...

    10. November 8, 2013

      Social media can dent reputations

      When Dave Carroll, a United Airlines passenger, saw his cherished Taylor guitar broken by baggage handlers, he sought...

    11. 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...

    12. August 11, 2013

      Big air alliances rule out move from Heathrow

      The world’s biggest airlines have ruled out moving from Heathrow to another UK airport, bolstering the chances of a highly...

    13. July 14, 2013

      Airlines pledge to carry on flying Dreamliner jets

      Airlines operating the Boeing Dreamliner vowed to carry on flying on Sunday in spite of the latest mishap, as some analysts...

    14. June 16, 2013

      Airbus and Boeing battle heats up

      The escalating battle between Airbus and Boeing in the lucrative long-haul passenger jet market will be laid bare at the...

    15. June 3, 2013

      FedEx grounds aircraft to save costs

      FedEx, the express parcel service, is responding to sluggish economic growth by retiring 10 aircraft immediately and...

    16. May 23, 2013

      EU accepts Star Alliance concessions

      Brussels has accepted concessions from Lufthansa, United Airlines and Air Canada to address potential competition issues...

    17. May 21, 2013

      Embraer in potential $8bn jet supply deal with SkyWest

      Embraer is to sell up to 200 aircraft to SkyWest, the world’s largest regional airline group, in a deal valued at up to $8bn...

    18. April 23, 2013

      Delta cuts capacity to remain in black

      Delta Air Lines, one of the US’s two biggest airlines by revenues, warned of a fall in demand in March and expected unit...

    19. March 3, 2013

      Wall Street grapples in defence of wrestling

      It is a cause that unites some of Wall Street’s top financiers with the presidents of Russia and Iran – the struggle to...

    20. February 22, 2013

      Boeing tells FAA of plans to fix battery

      Boeing has proposed permanent fixes to the lithium-ion batteries of its grounded flagship Dreamliner, as it struggles to get...

    21. February 14, 2013

      US Airways and AMR must deliver on merger

      The deal to merge US Airways and AMR, the parent of American Airlines, brings to an end a long, personal struggle by Tom...

    22. January 24, 2013

      United’s $620m loss dents industry rebound

      Falling passenger yields and continuing merger costs pushed United Continental, the world’s largest airline by revenues,...

    23. January 17, 2013

      Grounding threatens Boeing’s 787 dream

      It is 34 years since US regulators last grounded a single passenger jet model in the same way they have with Boeing’s...

    24. beyondbrics

      January 17, 2013

      Dreamliner: it's an EM problem, too

      While most of the coverage of the grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner has focused on Japan and the US, the problem is worldwide,...

    25. January 17, 2013

      Global regulators ground Dreamliners

      The safety crisis surrounding Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner deepened on Thursday with virtually all of the aircraft grounded after...

    26. January 15, 2013

      Airlines sued over Illinois tax ‘sham’ claims

      Chicago’s government has long come under fire for its cosy relationship with corporate America and the tax incentives it...

    27. January 11, 2013

      US regulators to review Boeing Dreamliner

      US regulators have ordered a wide-ranging review of Boeing’s flagship 787 Dreamliner after a spate of incidents including a...

    28. FT Alphaville

      January 8, 2013

      The Closer

      ROUND-UP US stocks edged down for a second day. The S&P 500 closed down 0.3 per cent at 1,457.15. Alcoa kicked off earnings...

    29. January 7, 2013

      FAA investigates fire in latest 787 mishap

      The US Federal Aviation Administration on Monday said it was investigating a fire in the electrical systems of a Boeing 787...

    30. December 12, 2012

      Delta set to resume paying dividends

      Delta Air Lines, the world’s largest airline by revenue, expects to start returning cash to shareholders during 2013, in the...

    31. December 11, 2012

      Delta’s Virgin deal to put pressure on BA

      British Airways faces stronger competition on its core transatlantic routes after Delta Air Lines on Tuesday unveiled plans...

    32. October 28, 2012

      Fear of Sandy shuts markets and flights

      The potential economic impact of the approach of hurricane Sandy was becoming more of a reality on Sunday night as...

    33. 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,...

    34. October 16, 2012

      Business traveller: Elite reward programmes

      For most people the gold or platinum tier of an executive programme is the apex of rewards for flying. But for a select few,...

    35. August 31, 2012

      American and US Airways step closer to deal

      AMR, the bankrupt parent of American Airlines, took a step closer to a potential merger with US Airways on Friday when the...

    36. June 26, 2012

      United backs US airline consolidation

      United Continental Holdings, the largest US airline by revenue, is supporting more consolidation of the domestic market,...

    37. April 8, 2012

      Rivals push merger scenario for AMR

      In recent weeks AMR, the bankrupt parent of American Airlines, has made the case to its creditors, customers and employees...

    38. April 2, 2012

      Pinnacle files for bankruptcy protection

      Pinnacle Airlines Corp, a US regional carrier which flies short haul routes for United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and US...

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