Airline Industry News
Airlines sue over new Washington state sick leave law
A coalition of airlines including Alaska, JetBlue, United and Southwest is suing Washington state over its new sick leave law, saying the measure will increase costs and delays for travelers
Southwest fighting over donations made to fired employee
Southwest Airlines mired in dispute over back pay for fired worker after trying to get credit for money the man got in GoFundMe donations
How to conquer the holiday travel rush
More Americans are expected to make the trek home for the holidays this year than in 2016, and the frustration that stems from traveling on some of the busiest days will leave a few people deserving coal in their stockings. Here are some tips from top travel groups that could help stave off some
ANALYSIS: Healthcare quality will improve for all, if we have a federal watchdog
This is the third article in a five-part series. In my last article, I talked about costs out of control in American health care. In this one I will talk about quality. First, think about a life and death industry you know that is under tight federal government control in many ways, to the
Larger crowds get a head start on this year's Thanksgiving travel
It’s that time of the year again. Get ready, leave home a little earlier and be prepared to stand in heavy airport lines because 50.9 million Americans are expected to travel over this year’s Thanksgiving holiday according to the American Automobile Association. That’s a 3.3 percent increase from
Dustin Hoffman accused of sexual harassment
Airline industry experts forecast 28 million Americans will fly home for Thanksgiving.
2 officers fired in connection with dragging doctor off United flight
The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two officers involved in the Dr. David Dao incident that rocked the commercial airline industry earlier this year, the Chicago Inspector General's Office revealed today. Two other agents have been suspended, the office added. In a video that quickly went
Weinstein expelled from motion picture academy
U.K. authorities are investigating new allegations of rape against Harvey Weinstein just days after he became only the second person ever to be ousted from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Flight attendants say they fear being attacked
Some flight attendants say they feel passengers are being more "defiant" in the wake of an infamous April incident that saw a bloodied passenger, Dr. David Dao, dragged off a United flight.
Flight attendants say they're less vigorous about enforcing rules and fear being attacked
In the wake of an infamous April incident that saw a bloodied passenger dragged off a plane, some flight attendants are saying that they feel passengers are being more "defiant," leading to them become less vigorous about enforcing some safety rules to avoid confrontation. “Some passengers feel now