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Articles tagged “american”

Airlines

United President Quashes Rumors He Might Jump Back to American Airlines

United's Scott Kirby has pledged to remain as president of the airline despite rumors to the contrary. But that won't quell talk about whether American Airlines' CEO Doug Parker will last through the year.

United President Quashes Rumors He Might Jump Back to American Airlines

Airlines

United Tests Software to Hold Planes for Late-Connecting Passengers

Few things can be more loyalty-jarring for business travelers is when they can't make tight connections at the airport. United's experiment is an admirable one as long as it doesn't impede its on-time arrival efforts. It also shows the cushion built into on-time arrival statistics.

United Tests Software to Hold Planes for Late-Connecting Passengers

Airlines

In-Flight Pandering Erodes Airline Passenger Loyalty

Between credit card pitches and requests for tips, the process of monetizing the airline cabin is starting to wear on frequent flyers.

In-Flight Pandering Erodes Airline Passenger Loyalty

Airlines

This Is Why Airline Fare Increases Are Coming

The airfare environment is not a one-size-fits-all thing for the gamut of airlines, but many are confident about the way fares are trending — up.

This Is Why Airline Fare Increases Are Coming

Airlines

American to Allow Early Boarding for Passengers with Nut Allergies

Let's hope more airlines join American and Delta in implementing this policy.

American to Allow Early Boarding for Passengers with Nut Allergies

Airlines

Higher Domestic Fares Boost American Airlines’ Outlook

Those last-minute walkup fares on domestic trips are a bonanza for airlines such as American. The airline tightened capacity and raised some fares to offset soaring fuel prices.

Higher Domestic Fares Boost American Airlines’ Outlook

Airlines

How Premium Economy Turbo-Charges Profit for Airlines

Little additional costs and big markups make premium economy a no-brainer for airlines. And businesses love it as a way to avoid paying first-class for its flyers. Amazing how a little more leg room can stoke demand.

How Premium Economy Turbo-Charges Profit for Airlines

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U.S. Airlines Cave In to Chinese Demands About Taiwan

U.S. airlines are choosing their pocketbooks over their principles as they bow to Chinese pressure to designate Taiwan as part of China. U.S.-based tech companies have gone along with Chinese censorship in the past so it's not a big surprise that airlines caved in. It is, however, regrettable.

U.S. Airlines Cave In to Chinese Demands About Taiwan

Airlines

Fuel Hedging Was a Bad Bet for U.S. Airlines in the First Quarter

Alaska and Southwest did what many considered to be the prudent thing and hedged a lot of their fuel purchases, but they are now paying higher prices than airlines that didn't hedge. That's how hedging goes, but it's often better to be safe than sorry.

Fuel Hedging Was a Bad Bet for U.S. Airlines in the First Quarter

Online Travel

Travel Loyalty Programs May Become Smaller With More Perks in 2018

There's a smaller and perhaps more rewarding world facing frequent flyers in 2018. To reap the rewards, though, those elite travelers will have to pay up.

Travel Loyalty Programs May Become Smaller With More Perks in 2018