Airline Industry News
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
Hawaiian Airlines CEO to retire in March, replacement named
Hawaiian Airlines says the CEO will retire in March and be replaced by the chief commercial officer
AAA expects 50 million Americans to travel over Thanksgiving
AAA expects more than 50 million Americans to travel over Thanksgiving, with a growing economy and low unemployment putting people in the traveling mood
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
Disruptive passenger forced to pay Hawaiian Airlines more than $97,000 in restitution
An unruly Hawaiian Airlines passenger now owes the carrier more than $97,000 after allegedly slapping a flight attendant and forcing the plane to divert, a federal judge has ruled. James August, traveling with his girlfriend and her three children from Honolulu to New York last November, was
Labor Day travel expected to be higher than ever
This Labor Day weekend, more than 16.1 million Americans will jump on an airplane to celebrate the unofficial end of summer, says an airline industry trade group. Airlines for America has predicted a 5 percent increase in air travelers over the seven-day Labor Day travel period, which begins