Six Years After Merger, United Flight Attendants Finally Have a Contract to Vote On

United CEO Oscar Munoz had his work cut out for him when it came to repairing relations with employees; a single contract for all flight attendants would be a huge step.

United and its Flight Attendants Finally Close in on New Contract

If flight attendants ratify the contract, United's customers should win, and it will be a big win for Munoz, too. Today, flight attendants work under two labor agreements, making the airline a model of inefficiency at times.

Senate Bill Would Mandate Refunds for Checked Bags That Arrive Late

Which provision in the Senate aviation bill is less likely to become law: Putting flight attendant rest rules on par with pilots or mandating that families with young kids be able to sit together? Both provisions have merit but we're talking about the U.S. Congress here.

South Korean Nut Rage Incident Leads to Harsher Aviation Laws

We support any law that punishes passengers from being obnoxious.

One Flight Attendant on 5 Decades of Flying

The rules that pushed her out when she was pregnant are still in effect in emerging markets, even if U.S. carriers have been forced to modernize.

How Motels, Zepplins and Sky Girls Impacted Business Travel Over the Last 100 Years

This American Express GBT microsite makes you wonder how we'll be traveling for work in 2115.

El Al’s Female Flight Attendants Say No Way to High Heel Requirement

We think El Al's female flight attendants should have to wear heels when its male crew have to wear leather chaps and speedos.

Virgin America Will Evolve as Pilots Vote to Join a Union

Virgin America is getting all grown up and will have to make some changes when its pilots and flight attendants hold union cards.

Fired Flight Attendants Sue United Airlines Over Safety Threat

If United had better relations with its flight attendants and crew, things like this wouldn't happen. But the toxic, untrusting relationship breeds conflicts like this.

Nut Rage Executive at Korean Air to Be Arrested for Safety Violations

Although we love seeing an executive punished and publicly ridiculed even more than the next guy, we have a strong sense that this wouldn't be happening if this was a male exec.