American Airlines Group Inc. is heading for an annual profit analysts estimate at $3.5 billion, a record for the resurgent U.S. industry, as the carrier reaps merger benefits faster than in rivals’ tie-ups.
Southwest Airlines Co., the largest low-fare carrier, will increase competition at American Airlines Group Inc.’s biggest hub by expanding nonstop service from a rival Dallas airport as U.S. flight limits there end.
American Airlines Group Inc. is adjusting flight schedules at three of its hubs and expanding sales of first-class upgrades, priority access and preferred coach seats to help boost earnings by at least $400 million.
US Airways Group Inc., pressing to take over AMR Corp.’s American Airlines in bankruptcy, made its case for a merger to the company’s unsecured creditors committee, three people familiar with the matter said.
JetBlue Airways Corp. added 25 extra flights today to help rescue passengers stranded as far away as South America after winter-weather disruptions forced a temporary suspension of service at four U.S. airports.
Southwest Airlines Co. will add a second New York City-area airport, New Jersey’s Newark, under an agreement to lease space for 18 daily round trips from merger partners Continental Airlines Inc. and United Airlines .
US Airways Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Doug Parker, after three failed attempts at major mergers, is approaching a deal to combine with AMR Corp.’s American Airlines and form the world’s biggest carrier.