Articles tagged “checked luggage”

American Airlines Copies U.S. Rivals by Hiking Checked Baggage Fees

American Airlines Copies U.S. Rivals by Hiking Checked Baggage Fees

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

JetBlue started this round of bag fee hikes and United and Delta followed. American took a tiny bit longer, but bowed to the inevitable.

2 years ago

TSA Will Expand Tests of Next-Generation Scanners for Carry-on Bags

TSA Will Expand Tests of Next-Generation Scanners for Carry-on Bags

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

New airport scanners for carry-on bags use computed tomography X-rays, which give much better views of what's inside. But their cost is astronomical. Don't expect all of your local airport's scanners replaced anytime soon.

2 years ago

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What Operational Excellence Really Means for Business Travel

What Operational Excellence Really Means for Business Travel

Delta Air Lines + Skift

Airlines need to deliver operational excellence to build long-term relationships with corporate travel managers and their travelers, but it’s often easier said than done. Delta has not only made real efforts to achieve operational excellence, but also provides its customers with full insight into how its performance compares with its competitors.

3 years ago

American Airlines Launches Enhanced Baggage Tracking as Competition Heats Up

American Airlines Launches Enhanced Baggage Tracking as Competition Heats Up

Grant Martin, Skift

With new technology launched by American Airlines this week, tracking checked luggage will be ever-so easier.

3 years ago