Asiana Airlines Inc. is under review by the U.S. Transportation Department on whether the South Korean carrier met its legal obligation to assist passengers’ families after a July crash in San Francisco.
AMR Corp.’s American Eagle regional airline agreed to pay $900,000 for stranding passengers on 15 planes for more than three hours on Memorial Day weekend, the first penalty levied under the U.S. tarmac-delay rule.
Delta Air Lines Inc. bumped passengers from oversold flights without compensating them or seeking volunteers, U.S. regulators said in fining the airline for the second time in four years over the issue.
“Why does every plane have two pilots?” asks Michael O’Leary , chief executive officer of Ryanair Holdings Plc , the largest low-cost airline in Europe. Wearing sneakers, jeans, and an off-the-rack short-sleeved shirt, O’Leary is pontificating in his office at the company’s headquarters on the outskirts of Dublin Airport.
Delta Air Lines Inc. and US Airways Group Inc. won’t pursue a swap of takeoff and landing slots in New York and Washington under regulators’ terms, a setback to strengthening their holds on two eastern U.S. markets.