In an attempt to raise revenue and improve customer service, American Airlines plans to expand Internet access to about half its fleet of aircraft over the next two years.
The future of jet operations at London City (LCY) has been secured with the imminent arrival of Embraer 170 and 190 jets.
Major European flagship airlines have closed 132 routes in the last year, according to new research.
Swiss will stop flying to Singapore next month after serving the City State over a period of four decades.
The Federal Communications Commission has outlawed in-flight phone calls after airline crew unions and potential passengers complained about possible distractions of calling. The no-calls anathema in the U.S. airline industry runs counter to the experience in Europe, where OnAir's in-flight communications services, including calling, have been welcomed by passengers and crews.
If you plan to travel outside the U.S. this summer, there are new passport rules that you should be aware of. Effective June 1st, that any individuals crossing the borders over the age of 16 need to have a passport or passcard. The changes were made to tighten security at the borders. A passport is needed if you travel internationally by air, but if you decide to travel by land, by driving to Canada or Mexico, you can apply for a Passcard instead.
No need for a double-take -- that was a Delta Boeing 747 taking off from Atlanta on Thursday. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution says that Honolulu-bound flight became "the first Delta-branded 747 to fly out of Atlanta since 1977."
Low-cost carrier Flybe will commence flights to the German city of Dusseldorf from this June.
Air France KLM has reported a sharp decline in passenger traffic over March of 9.4% year-on-year as industry demand continued its downward trend.
U.S. air carriers led by Hawaiian Airlines took some of the hassle out of flying last year.