Transportation

Delta Results Lifting Airline Stocks

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The airline said it had adjusted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.96 ...
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World’s Best Airlines, Airports for On-Time Service

If getting to your destination safely is the most desirable feature of an airline, probably the next-most desirable is that it get you there on time. Among the world's largest ...
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JetBlue Cuts Some Fares to $49

JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) has launched a promotional two-day only, one-way fare of $49 on several routes beginning Wednesday, January 3, and ending at one minute before midnight on ...
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2017 Aviation: Only 1 Fatal Passenger Flight Accident per 7,360,000 Flights

For a number of year, experts have argued that air travel is by far the safest way to get between two distant points. Travel by train, bus or car is ...
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Uber Rival in China Gets $4 Billion

As Uber struggles in the European Union after a court judgment that it is a taxi company and not a tech one, and a constant round of management changes and ...
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Uber Loses Argument It Isn’t a Taxi Company in Europe: Text of Decision

Uber suffered a big loss in Europe as the Court of Justice of the European Union said it is not a tech company but rather is a transportation firm. The ...
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What’s Going on With JetBlue’s One-Day Fare Sale?

JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) has kicked off a one-day sale (December 19) with one-way fares as low as $44 on some flights. There are blackout dates and other possible ...
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107 Million Americans Will Travel for Holidays

More than 107 million Americans will drive, fly or use other means of transportation to travel this holiday season. That's an increase of 3.1% year over year and marks the ...
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Airlines Don’t Have to Tell You About Baggage Fees

Airlines make much of their money from services beyond selling tickets. They sell food on planes, upgrade economy seats and charge fees for what they deem to be "extra baggage." ...
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Anheuser-Busch Goes for the Green With New Tesla Deal

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has been pushing the envelope for batteries and autonomous vehicles, and the firm just found its newest client in Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./N.V. (NYSE: BUD). The world’s ...
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Should Safety-Focused Travelers Avoid Southwest Airlines?

While many travelers may choose an airline based on fare prices or brand loyalty, safety-conscious travelers have a new tool to help in their selection of a carrier. AirlineRatings.com has ...
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People Can Fly Those Cancelled American Airlines Flights Now

Glitches of one kind or another meant that some American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) flights would not have pilots over the holidays, a blow to many people headed home ...
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American Airlines Employees to Be Trained in Diversity, Inclusion

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) will be among the first huge U.S. firms to make a widespread effort to train its employees in racial diversity and inclusion policies. The ...
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Cyber Monday Special: SoftBank Wants to Buy Uber Shares at a 30% Discount

In something of a twist on the usual Cyber Monday sale prices, an investor group led by Japan's SoftBank has reportedly offered to buy a 13% stake in Uber at ...
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Airline Fees Add $82 Billion to 2017 Top Line

While airfares have declined over the past seven years, those fees that airlines charge for better seats and other items more than make up for lower fares. The fees have ...
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