(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Monday is expected to announce a new proposed rule that would allow fliers to see the total cost of an airline ticket, including extra fees, before they click on "purchase." Under the proposed rule, airlines and travel search websites... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Just ahead of Labor Day weekend, the federal government is doubling down on U.S. airlines, calling disruptions seen over the past few months "unacceptable" and demanding change.Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg wrote to carriers on Thursday, calling on them to improve... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Travelers could soon have more rights if their flight is canceled or delayed, as the Department of Transportation looks to "strengthen" protections for consumers seeking refunds. The agency proposed a rule Wednesday that, if enacted, would define the terms of a "significant" change... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For decades, the aviation industry has carried the reputation of being overtly male and white. At least 95% of the roughly 158,000 pilots employed in the United States are men, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. "This is a very male-dominated industry,"... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A family alleges American Airlines tried to force them to pay roughly $30,000 to change their itinerary after the airline switched the family's return ticket to leave from an airport in another country, according to a complaint filed by the family... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- A Spirit Airlines plane that landed at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport from Tampa, Florida, on Sunday morning briefly caught fire on the runway after one of its landing gear brakes overheated. Atlanta Fire Rescue put out the fire after the brakes in the... Read More.
(TARRANT COUNTY, Texas) -- An Arizona man sued American Airlines this week after, he claims, the carrier wrongfully identified him as a suspect in an airport burglary -- leading to his arrest and what he called a harrowing 17-day stint in jail. Michael Lowe filed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After a federal judge struck down the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s travel mask mandate Monday, several airlines and companies moved to act. All major airlines, including American, United, Southwest and Delta, said face coverings will now be optional for travelers. Ride-share... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The commercial passenger jet that crashed Monday in southern China plunged into a mountainside with such force it created a 66-foot deep crater and shattered into pieces, officials said Thursday. Search crews have recovered 183 pieces of the China Eastern Airlines plane... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- During a news conference Wednesday, Chinese authorities said that they believe the recovered device is the cockpit voice recorder. It was found in the main impact point of the crash and has been sent to Beijing for repair and analysis, officials... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- One of two black box recorders was found amidst the wreckage of a China Eastern Airlines flight, giving investigators hope it will shed light on why the passenger jet plummeted from the sky and crashed into a mountainside in southern China,... Read More.
(HONG KONG) -- A Boeing 737 operated by China Eastern Airlines with 132 people on board crashed on Monday in Guangxi, China. Rescue teams were searching for survivors at the site of the crash, in Teng County, Wuzhou, Guangxi, local media reported. Nine crew members and... Read More.