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Confident Delta CEO predicts fewer flight delays this summer

...buying some used jets and purchasing new planes to fill the gaps. Anderson has no plans to change that strategy. United Airlines recently followed, obtaining some used jets.Anderson is eyeballing the 787-10, which isn't yet in production...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/confident-delta-ceo-predic
CEOs of top US airlines unite to criticize Mideast rivals

...partnerships with Emirates, Etihad and Qatar.Those three rarely compete directly on routes with American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines, but they compete heavily with the U.S. carriers' European partners, including Air France...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/ceos-top-us-airlines-unite
Computer researcher denied flight after tweet poking United about aircraft security

WASHINGTON - United Airlines stopped a security researcher from boarding a California-bound...of our customers and crew members that he not be allowed to fly United," airline spokesman Rahsaan Johnson told The Associated Press.When asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-19/computer-researcher-denied
The safety risk of shrinking airline seats questioned by DOT

...using planes with 31 inches between each row of seats. Many passenger jets today have less legroom. For instance, United Airlines has 30 inches of room, known as pitch, on some jets; Spirit Airlines offers 28 inches."We just haven't considered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-14/safety-risk-shrinking-airl
Facing questions about signatures, union delays bid to represent Delta flight attendants

...83 percent at Southwest Airlines, 82 percent at American Airlines and its US Airways affiliate, and 80 percent at United Airlines, according to recent filings by each company.Unions need support from at least 50 percent of eligible workers to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-06/facing-questions-about-sig
Airlines making frequent-flier programs based on spending

...themselves if it's worth staying loyal to one airline just to earn miles.Among the notable recent changes:? United Airlines just changed MileagePlus program on Sunday to reward passengers based on spending. Elite-level frequent fliers will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-06/airlines-making-frequent-f
Model planes are big business

...those of competitors ? can be spotted.Gerry Laderman, the senior vice president of finance and procurement at United Airlines, has collected his fair share after 30 years in the business. There's no room left in his Chicago office, so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-21/model-planes-are-big-business
SkyMall files for bankruptcy as passengers find new distractions

...company owes American Airlines $1.6 million, Delta Air Lines $1.5 million, Southwest Airlines $400,000 and United Airlines $300,000. It also has debts with UPS, specialty retailer Hammacher Schlemmer and American Express.In a statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/skymall-files-bankruptcy-p
Why drop in oil prices could squeeze US economy

...companies a break. Savanthi Syth, an airlines analyst at Raymond James, recently increased her earnings forecast for United Airlines by 31 percent for the fourth quarter because of lower fuel prices.When energy prices fall because of rising supplies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/why-drop-oil-prices-could-
US airfares on the rise, outpacing inflation

...that started in 2008 has left four U.S. airlines ? American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines ? controlling more than 80 percent of the domestic air-travel market. Discount airlines such as Allegiant Air and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-04/us-airfares-rise-outpacing