By IVAN PEREIRA, MINA KAJI and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News (BROOMFIELD, Colo.) -- Eyewitnesses in the air and on the ground said they watched in horror and shock as parts of a United Airlines jet engine exploded and broke apart shortly after takeoff... Read More.
By ROSA SANCHEZ and SAM SWEENEY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- American Airlines will send WARN/furlough notices to roughly 13,000 employees as federal aid is set to expire next month, the company announced Wednesday.This includes 1,850 pilots, 4,245 flight attendants, 1,420... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Southwest Airlines has made the decision to no longer allow emotional support animals on their flights following a decision by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) last month to revise the Air Carrier Access Act... Read More.
By MINA KAJI, GIO BENITEZ, SAM SWEENEY andd AMANDA MAILE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- More than 2,000 people have been placed on U.S. airlines' internal no-fly lists since carriers stepped up enforcement of their mandatory mask requirements in June.United Airlines... Read More.
By NATHAN LUNA and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News(BALTIMORE) -- Spirit Airlines Flight 696 skidded off the runway after landing at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport this morning, the carrier confirmed.The nose wheel of the Airbus A320 slid off... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation will no longer consider emotional support animals as service animals under a new rule announced Wednesday, allowing airlines to limit the types of animals that fly for free.
By MINA KAJI and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning Americans against all travel to Mexico as coronavirus cases continue to rise in the country.In the past two weeks,... Read More.
By MARIAM KHAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday threw cold water on the prospects of a standalone airline relief bill the White House wanted, saying the goal is for negotiators to strike a broad, comprehensive bipartisan... Read More.
By MINA KAJI, AMANDA MAILE, and SAM SWEENEY, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Thirty-two years ago, Alaska Airlines Capt. Lee Erickson sat next to a flight attendant named Brenda during a layover on a red-eye flight from Seattle to Anchorage."I thought, 'Boy,... Read More.
By MINA KAJI, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Rachel Davis was brought to tears last week as she pleaded with American Airlines gate agents after getting booted from a flight because her 2-year-old son would not wear a mask."What... Read More.
By MINA KAJI and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. aviation industry is urging the government to establish COVID-19 testing protocols before international flights as way to safely reopen travel routes that have been cut amid the pandemic.
BY: AMANDA MAILE AND SAM SWEENEY, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — United Airlines plans to furlough 16,370 employees on Oct. 1 as the federal restriction against layoffs under the CARES Act expires on that date. Among those workers are 2,850 pilots and 6,920 flight... Read More.