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US airlines achieve 83 percent passenger load factor, highest level since...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America(A4A), the industry trade organization, announced that in 2012 the U.S.

US airlines deliver best on-time performance, baggage handling results

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A) said airlines are continuing to deliver strong on-time performance, including the second best November on-time results ever recorded.

Strong air travel demand this winter period

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

Passage of No-Hassle Flying Act lauded

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended the House of Representatives for passing S.

Airlines for America launches National Airline Policy campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

Senate passes bill that allows US airlines not to participate in...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the airline industry trade organization, today commended the Senate for passage of S.

US airlines deliver improved on-time performance, record baggage handling

WASHINGTON, D.C. - For the ninth consecutive month, U.S.

US carriers deliver best on-time performance in over two years

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

A4A forecasts record summer international air travel

WASHINGTON, DC - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade association for the leading U.S.

US airline industry: Unprecedented era of safer skies

These days, stories about airline crew-member meltdowns and traffic controllers asleep on the job are enough to make even the bravest fliers clutch their armrests a little tighter.

A4A supports nomination of Michael Huerta as FAA Administrator

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, commended the Obama administration on the nomination of Michael P.

Airlines for America challenges German departure tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

Bipartisan support of US Senate EU ETS bill commended

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended Sen.

US carriers post all-time lows for bumped passengers, mishandled bags

It seems the airlines are doing something right. U.S. air carriers posted all-time lows for the number of mishandled bags and bumped passengers in 2011, according to reports released Tuesday.

FlightRights: Airline scare tactics follow tarmac delay fines

The largest non-profit consumer organization in the United States representing airline passengers, FlightRights.org, has cautioned that empty threats by airlines against consumers to cancel more fligh

New bill to make US visa process easier for international visitors

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

Just say no to Obama’s proposed airline taxes

Citing that the proposed airline taxes will eliminate jobs, force higher fares and reduce service, the Air Transport Association of America (ATA) has called on members of the US Congress to reject Pre

Hawaiian Air CEO to speak about airline’s brand recognition program

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI), Honolulu Chapter, is proud to announce that Mark Dunkerley, President and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, will be a guest speaker at

Air Transport Association reports March revenue gains

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

American may become only US airline with nonstops between LA and...

FORT WORTH, Texas - Today, American Airlines filed an application with the US Department of Transportation seeking authority to launch nonstop service from Los Angeles International Airport to Pudong

Consumer Travel Alliance finds major US airlines not disclosing most fees...

WASHINGTON - The Consumer Travel Alliance (CTA), a non-profit organization promoting consumer interests on travel policy issues, today released an analysis showing that major U.S.

EL AL Airlines plans more codeshare agreements with US airlines

As part of the handover process, Haim Romano, the outgoing CEO of Israel's EL AL Airlines, and his replacement, Eliezer Shkediare, are visiting the different EL AL offices worldwide.

US carriers might be forced to cut seat capacity by 5%

Delta Air Lines Inc., American Airlines and other U.S. carriers may need to trim as much as 5 percent more seating capacity after the summer travel season to increase fares.

“The fewer bags you check, the fewer bags you lose”

Airlines lost 1.3 million fewer bags in 2008, as more passengers wheeled, dragged and toted their luggage aboard planes to avoid paying new fees to check bags, federal data show.

Ethnic profiling persists at airports

One thing is for sure: You will be detained and arrested if you pull a stunt like the one Lawrence Johnson pulled on a flight heading in to LAX last week.

R.O.A.R.: The state of air travel

I own Midtown travel in NYC. I have been a travel agent for thirty years, starting at Rosenbluth Travel in Philadelphia while attending Temple University.

R.O.A.R.: Fuel prices are not to blame

Having been in the travel agency business for over 20 years, I have witnessed some good years and bad years.

The beleaguered plight of US airlines

Year 2008 will be another year reported to see year-on-year decline in traffic. The last five or six years showed the market actually contracted.