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.
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.