American Airlines pilots get triple pay for trips dropped in scheduling glitch

An American Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner approaches for a landing at Miami International Airport on December 10, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images American Airlines pilots and its pilots’ union agreed to triple pay for aviators who were able to drop thousands of July flights because of a scheduling program glitch over … Read more

U.S. flight disruptions finally ease as the holiday weekend winds down

Lighted tunnel in the United Airlines terminal, O’Hare International Airport, Chicago Illinois. Andrew Woodley | Universal Images Group via Getty Images US airline delays eased on Monday as weather improved, bringing welcome news for travelers and airlines as the July Fourth holiday weekend comes to an end. As of midday Monday, 980 US flights were … Read more

American Airlines scheduling glitch allows pilots to drop thousands of July trips

An American Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner approaches for a landing at Miami International Airport on December 10, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images A glitch in a scheduling program allowed American Airlines pilots to drop thousands of trips in July, their union said Saturday, a headache for the airline as it tries … Read more

Fourth of July travel surge puts airlines — and passengers — to the test

Travelers at LaGuardia Airport in New York on June 30, 2022. Leslie Josephs | CNBC The Fourth of July holiday weekend will put airlines to the test after a messy spring angered travelers and drew sharp criticism from Washington. Already this year, the rate of flight cancellations and delays in June was higher than before … Read more

American Airlines offers pilots nearly 17% raises in new contract proposal

Pilots talk as they look at the tail of an American Airlines aircraft. Mike Stone | Reuters American Airlines CEO Robert Isom on Thursday said the carrier has offered its pilots pay raises totaling nearly 17% under a new contract, according to an internal video seen by CNBC. The latest proposal to the pilots ‘union, … Read more

Frontier, JetBlue battle over Spirit Airlines goes down to the wire with competing bids

A Frontier Airlines plane near a Spirit Airlines plane at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 16, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The most heated airline battle in recent years comes to a head on Thursday when Spirit Airlines’ shareholders vote on a proposed tie-up with fellow discount carrier … Read more

Nike, Boston Beer, Disney and more

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Nike – Shares of Nike fell 7% even after the company topped Wall Street’s earnings and sales expectations for the fiscal fourth-quarter. Nike said it anticipates flat to slightly higher revenue for its fiscal first-quarter versus the prior year, and low double-digit revenue for the full … Read more

American Airlines’ regional carrier Envoy offers pilots triple pay for some July trips

American Airlines Embraer ERJ-145 regional jet aircraft as seen on final approach landing at New York JFK international airport in NY, on February 13, 2020. Nicolas Economou | Nurphoto | Getty Images American Airlines’ regional carrier Envoy Air is offering pilots triple pay to pick up trips for most of next month, the latest effort … Read more

Airlines, FAA spar over flight delays ahead of July Fourth weekend

Travelers wait to board a plane at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, on April 22, 2022. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images Airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration are pointing the finger at each other over a rising rate of flight cancellations and delays, just as millions prepare to travel on the July … Read more

Frontier sweetens offer for Spirit merger as shareholder vote looms

A Frontier Airlines plane near a Spirit Airlines plane at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 16, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Frontier Airlines has sweetened its offer to combine with fellow budget carrier Spirit, less than a week before Spirit shareholders are set to vote on the deal. … Read more