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Airlines are looking to biofuels to meet soaring passenger demand

...sustainable biofuel research programs in the U.S., Australia, China, Brazil, Japan and the United Arab Emirates.United Airlines last month announced a $30 million stake in Fulcrum Bioenergy, the biggest investment yet by a U.S. airline in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-25/airlines-are-looking-biofu
Technical difficulties upend service at United Airlines, NYSE and WSJ on bad day for tech

...Congress Wednesday. "But it does appear that there is not a cyber intrusion involved."First a "router issue" at United Airlines suspended all of the company's flights for nearly two hours, leading to 800 flight delays and 60 cancellations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-08/technical-difficulties-upe
Carnival aims to launch Miami to Cuba cruises in May

...enough infrastructure to handle the demand. But major travel companies including Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Hilton Worldwide and Marriott International have been closely eyeing developments there. JetBlue, which has run...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-07/carnival-aims-launch-miami
Airline collusion case could be difficult for government

...in its initial phases. Letters went out this week to American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. Those four carriers control more than 80 percent of the domestic seats on planes.Airlines are quick to say they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-03/airline-collusion-case-cou
Amid federal probe on airline ticket pricing collusion, Web searches show same air fares between travel booking Web sites

...whether the few remaining carriers have colluded to keep ticket prices high.American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines all confirmed that they have received letters from the Justice Department and would cooperate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-02/amid-federal-probe-airline
Airline checked bag, reservation change fees set 1Q record

...luggage. And more passengers are now subject to those fees, which can be as high as $200 per bag. For instance, United Airlines recently reduced the number of bags some elite frequent fliers can check for free.And JetBlue Airways announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-22/airline-checked-bag-reserv
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
Millions of fliers might want to buy new suitcases under new airline carry-on size guidelines

...smaller than the current maximum size allowed by many airlines. For instance, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines all currently allow bags up to 22 inches by 14 inches by 9 inches ? although gate agents don't always enforce those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-09/millions-fliers-might-want
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
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