(ROME) -- Commercial airline workers in Italy hoped to save flight industry jobs this week, protesting possible layoffs. Hundreds of employees of Italy's top carrier Alitalia were among the protesters outside Rome's main international airport, calling for the troubled company to be nationalized and... Read More.
BY: SAM SWEENEY, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2020, U.S. air carriers faced their worst economic year in history and carried the fewest passengers in more than three decades. An estimated 368 million passengers flew in 2020, the lowest... Read More.
By AMANDA MAILE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. airlines are pushing back against the possibility of COVID-19 testing before domestic flights after the Biden administration said it is "actively looking" at making it a requirement."It would have us testing... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 59.2 million people and killed over 1.3 million worldwide.Here's how the news developed Tuesday. All times Eastern: Nov... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 59.2 million people and killed over 1.3 million worldwide.Here's how the news is developing Tuesday. All times... Read More.
By GENEVIEW SHAW BROWN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- For even the most experienced travelers, getting on a plane during a pandemic is bound to give pause. One airline is attempting to ease travelers' minds by testing each passenger for COVID-19... Read More.
By MINA KAJI and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In a late night tweet Tuesday, President Donald Trump urged Congress to approve an extension of the Payroll Support Program (PSP) for major U.S. airlines that have furloughed tens of thousands... Read More.
By AMANDA MAILE and MINA KAJI, ABC NewsPresident Donald Trump's decision to end negotiations on a second round of coronavirus relief is a crushing blow to an aviation industry that has been pleading for more aid to save tens of... Read More.
By SAM SWEENEY, ABC News(SINGAPORE) -- While the majority of Singapore Airlines’ planes remain grounded, the airline is looking to increase revenue with on-land experiences, including food cooked by airline chefs at home.Starting next month, customers can choose... Read More.
By MINA KAJI, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In June, a black Southwest Airlines flight attendant was moved to tears during a discussion on race with one passenger who only later identified himself as American Airlines CEO Doug Parker.That emotional... Read More.
By MINA KAJI, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- United Airlines will be the first airline to offer COVID-19 tests to some of its passengers as the industry urges governments to agree on an international testing protocol as a way to safely... Read More.
BY: MINA KAJI, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As people debate whether air travel is safe amid the pandemic, major U.S. airline CEOs are presenting new infection information about their employees."At United, but also at our large competitors, our flight... Read More.