airlines

Spirit Isn’t America’s Worst Airline Anymore

U.S. airlines are getting better. In fact, according to the latest quality rating, U.S. airlines as a group posted their highest quality numbers in the 29 years that the ratings ...
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This Is How Much Boeing’s Bread-and-Butter Planes Cost

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) on Sunday announced that its fleet of 24 737 MAX 8 aircraft would remain grounded through August 19. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) jets have ...
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Your Airline Seat Is Going to Get Tinier

Among the most frequent complaints about air travel is that seats get smaller and so does the distance between seats. That is about to get worse, at least on many ...
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How Delta Air Lines’ Difference Boosted Earnings, Guidance

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) reported first-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Wednesday. The airline reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.96 on adjusted revenues of $10.47 billion. ...
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After 737 MAX Production Cuts Confirmed, Assessing Boeing’s Financial Fallout for 2019 and Beyond

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced on Friday afternoon what investors should have already been expecting. After showing that its flight control issues were the result of the two 737 MAX ...
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These Are the Best Airlines in the World, According to TripAdvisor

When it comes to air travel, there's good news and there's bad news. The good news is that some airlines continue to offer comfortable seating, few and short delays, and ...
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The Most Popular Flight in the World Is Not What You’d Expect

The busiest airline route in the world is a short hop of just under 185 miles between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. There are eight airlines flying that route for a ...
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Can Boeing Afford to Cancel Garuda’s $4.9 Billion Order?

In October 2015, Indonesian flag carrier Garuda Airlines placed an order with Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) for 50 new 737 MAX 8s. The order came almost two years before Boeing ...
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Why Argus Formally Downgraded Boeing for the Near Term

Most analysts have been slow to issue outright downgrades of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) up to and following the FAA and international groundings of the 737 Max planes in the ...
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Why 4 Airlines Could Actually Benefit From the 737 MAX Grounding

As is so very typical on Wall Street, the minute that President Trump ordered Boeing's 737 MAX out of the air and grounded, the analysts on Wall Street started to ...
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Boeing 777X, 787, 737 Filling Order Book

This past week has been an eventful one for Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). On Tuesday the firm announced that former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and former governor of ...
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Most Airplanes Get Hit by Lightning Once a Year

The last airplane disaster that has been directly attributed to the plane being struck by lightning occurred in Germany in 1988. On Tuesday, a Delta flight from Milwaukee to Atlanta ...
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7 Aircraft Disasters Caused by Lightning Strikes

A Delta Air Lines flight from Milwaukee to Atlanta made an emergency landing in Chattanooga Tuesday after the airplane was struck by lightning. The plane and all 164 people on ...
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Dubai Keeps Top International Airport Title

Over 89 million travelers passed through Dubai International last year. That makes it the top international airport in the world. It is also the fifth year in which traffic topped ...
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Wait Times at 11 of America’s Largest Airports Top 20 Minutes as Shutdown Continues

In a joint statement, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) and Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) said they were concerned about the effects of ...
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