DENVER (AP) - An aviation consultant says Southwest Airlines could become Denver International Airport's largest carrier in a year or so as United Airlines juggles its fleet.
Aviation consultant Michael Boyd said United has outsourced many flights to regional airline affiliates.
According to The Denver Post, United and... more »
Shareholders of United's parent company and Continental Airlines are voting on a deal that would create the world's biggest airline.
Results of the voting will be announced Friday.
If shareholders approve, the deal is expected to close in the next two weeks. Then the real work begins, including... more »
American Airlines has found another fee to charge passengers.
The Fort Worth, Texas, airline will charge between $19 and $39 for "Express Seats" - those spots in the first few rows of coach that include bulkhead seats.
The carrier said Wednesday that the price of the seats includes... more »
Strong crosswinds are the focus of an investigation into why an airliner with 110 passengers ran off a runway in Denver while trying to take off a year and a half ago.
Actions by an air traffic controller and the flight's captain are also being questioned.
The National... more »
United and Continental Airlines say they're joining to form the world's largest airline in a deal worth about $3 billion. The new airline would jump past Delta Air Lines in size. But first it will need approval from shareholders and antitrust regulators. The announcement Monday says the new carrier will... more »
Continental Airlines will begin charging coach customers extra if they want a seat with more legroom.
Continental said Wednesday that it will give customers the option to buy the roomier seats beginning March 17. Prices will vary depending on the length of flight and popularity of the route. A... more »
Continental Airlines is cutting about 600 jobs in its reservations centers because customers increasingly prefer to book flights online. Continental told employees about the furloughs on Monday. They take effect April 11. The airline says calls to the reservations centers are falling 15 percent per year as customers instead buy... more »
Delta, Continental, and United airlines say they're applying for permission to fly from the U.S. to Tokyo's Haneda Airport.
Delta and United are the biggest U.S. airlines serving Japan, and they already fly to Tokyo Narita airport. Continental is looking to expand its flights to Asia.
Flying to... more »