United Airlines’ new no-booze policy for flight attendants got a swift smack-down.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission today voted to explore lifting the ban on in-flight calls aboard airliners while transportation regulators said they’re considering their own prohibition.
Air travelers may be spared the annoyance of loud mobile-phone conversations by two U.S. regulators considering whether to allow cellular connections during commercial flights.
American Airlines and US Airways Group Inc. union leaders told the U.S. antitrust chief opposing the carriers’ proposed merger that they fear jobs will be lost if he succeeds in blocking the deal.
The U.S. regulator proposing to end a ban on phone calls during commercial flights understands why some passengers say the change would take connectivity too far.
As the business jet climbs past 10,000 feet, Gogo Inc.’s onboard wireless network latches onto the Internet, and digital addicts fire up their smartphones.
United Continental Holdings Inc.’s plan to furlough 685 flight attendants shows how the world’s second-largest carrier still struggles with multiple labor contracts more than three years after its creation in a merger.
Delta Air Lines Inc. may soon have unions representing a majority of its workforce under elections that could boost costs and reshape the culture at a carrier long resistant to organized labor.
Airline passengers in the U.S. may soon be able to text, e-mail and use iPods, Kindles and other electronic devices during takeoff and landing.
Delta Air Lines Inc. said the National Mediation Board rejected the Association of Flight Attendants’ claims of election interference, letting the union’s defeat last year stand.