Airlines tend to follow each other, so expect more carriers to defer orders for big jets in the near future.
Airlines and Wall Street analysts are complaining about lower revenues, but that has been great news for consumers, who can take advantage of historically low ticket prices.
The pack mentality is to cut growth plans for later this year to boost fares and that's exactly what American is doing.
Sometimes generosity and taking care of your most loyal customers gives a halo that is not immediately visible, but can have long-term benefits and end up saving your skin.
Those who fly on partner carriers and accrue miles to AAdvantage won't be happy with American's new unannounced changes to its loyalty program.
The Jeff Katz and Boston Consulting Group startup Dihedral -- with an assist from two major airlines and four hotel chains -- can turn out to be something huge or meander nowhere like some of the traveler journeys they'll be charting. Certainly the two have a track record and they are hitting all the right notes, including Big Data and experiences.
One week an analyst says investors should dump airline stocks. The next, another recommends buying airline shares. Who can keep track?
Despite the radical changes to airline loyalty programs, the branded credit card remains one of the industry's most profitable and productive marketing programs.
American's international Premium Economy is a significant upgrade from standard economy -- and for a while, their best passengers will be able to try it out for free.
First class shrinks more and more as airlines push reimagined business and economy class products geared more to the modern traveler.