Spirit Airlines Inc. carved out a niche as the ultra low-cost, no-frills carrier, charging for everything from carry-on bags to printing boarding passes. It’s achieved another get-what-you-pay-for milestone, this time as the airline with the worst on-time record in North America.
United Continental Holdings Inc., struggling to match other airlines’ profit gains, said it has identified ways to cut costs by almost $1 billion and shifted its biggest planes to different routes to boost revenue.
Ah, comeuppance. How we love it. Sure, we hate the Miami Heat, but we hold a special dark place for LeBron James . He backstabbed. He bragged. He sought to stack the deck to win a championship -- and bang, it all backfired. How delicious.
JetBlue Airways Corp. beat rivals that included Southwest Airlines Co. to win an auction for new flights at New York’s LaGuardia airport and Reagan airport in Washington, two people familiar with the matter said.
AMR Corp.’s American Airlines and its pilot union are haggling about pay and flying rules as the two sides bump up against a company goal of getting a contract agreement this week to end talks that began in 2006.
Hertz Global Holdings Inc., the world’s largest car-rental company by market value, agreed to buy Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. for about $1.2 billion in cash and stock as a rebounding global economy spurs travel.