A carry-on ban by Washington and London for laptops on flights from some airports will hit the profits of affected airlines, especially the lucrative business class segments of Gulf carriers, analysts said Thursday.
United Airlines says it has fixed a technology problem that delayed hundreds of flight around the country.
Airlines could let passengers make in-flight phone calls using Wi-Fi under a proposal from federal regulators.
Travelers on several airlines had trouble checking in for flights and waited out delays Friday after a computer outage at a company that runs airline technology systems.
A United Airlines flight bound for London made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport in Ireland on Wednesday after severe turbulence that left 12 passengers needing hospital treatment, officials said.
Twice in less than a month, a major airline was paralyzed by a computer outage that prevented passengers from checking in and flights from taking off.
When it comes to flight safety, U.S. airlines are pretty good at learning from accidents. But new research shows airlines should be learning more from accidents that never happen.
Expedia's online travel sites are introducing tools designed to show the true cost of flying.
American Airlines flights to Dallas, Chicago and Miami were briefly stopped on Thursday by a computer problem that prevented passengers from checking in.
Nobody likes flight delays, but they are a common occurrence: In 2011, about 20 percent of U.S. flights were at least 15 minutes behind schedule. Those delays irritate passengers and, in 2010, added an estimated $6.5 billion ...