A rustic expanse of bayous and timberland stretches across DeSoto Parish, Louisiana. Home to sand bass, natural gas and Billy B’s Cajun Grill, DeSoto has a problem, and the solution may lie on the opposite side of the globe.
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.
The airline industry and one of its prominent allies are gearing up to fight a possible push in the U.S. Congress to tax baggage fees and other air-travel charges as a way to generate additional federal revenue.
Flight delays are significantly undercounted at some of the biggest U.S. hub airports, skewing airlines’ on-time performance statistics disclosed to travelers, according to an inspector general’s report.
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.