Azul, the Brazilian airline created by JetBlue Airways founder David Neeleman, is in talks with Airbus Group NV, Boeing Co. and lessors about wide-body jets to start flying abroad, people familiar with the matter said.
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.
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.
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.