The Federal Communications Commission took a step toward improving Web access for air travelers, voting to write rules to open frequencies for an air-to-ground Internet service proposed by Qualcomm Inc.
Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd.’s new chief executive officer has given himself two years to cut costs and restore Richard Branson’s best-known brand to profitability without damaging its reputation for doing things differently.
Boeing Co. suffered another image setback for its 787 plane after a fuel leak on a Japan Airlines Co.-operated Dreamliner at Boston delayed a flight to Tokyo, a day after a fire broke out on another plane at the same airport.
Priceline.com Inc. ’s five-year quest to get bigger in Europe is backfiring as the economic crisis in Greece and weakness in the euro threaten to crimp sales and reverse the rally that propelled the stock to a 10-year high.
New York business travelers may see a flurry of seat upgrades and free airport lounge passes as carriers fight for the most valuable passengers when Continental Airlines Inc. and United Airlines merge.