Airlines Updates

Until December 31, upgrade your paid economy class ticket to business class for only 22500 miles

June 28th 2017 9:14PM
Until December 31, upgrade your paid economy class ticket to business class for only 22,500 miles, instead of 45,000 miles, on outbound one-way ...

Woman gives birth mid-flight on Spirit Airlines to healthy baby boy

June 28th 2017 8:07PM
Cristina Penton was 36 weeks pregnant when she boarded Spirit Airlines flight 971 from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Dallas. Little did she know she'd ...

Mom angered with United Airlines after she says baby overheated during tarmac delay

June 28th 2017 7:08PM
A mother on a United Airlines flight last week said she feared for her infant's life when she says he became overheated during a tarmac delay in a ...

Southwest Airlines Becomes the Latest Carrier to Cut Cuba Flights

June 28th 2017 6:37PM
Late last year, U.S. airlines launched scheduled service to Cuba with great fanfare. But in the first half of 2017, one airline after another has cut flights ...

Copa Airlines announces new route to Mendoza, their fourth destination in Argentina

June 28th 2017 5:08PM
Starting November 15, Copa Airlines will begin direct flights to Mendoza from the Hub of the Americas in Panama City. The airline expands its network ...

US demands airlines tighten security as it sets out new flight rules

June 28th 2017 4:56PM
He said airlines that did not comply or are slow to enforce the new standards could be forced to ban large electronics in both carry-on and checked ...

US holds off expanding airline laptop ban as new rules laid out

June 28th 2017 4:33PM
Airlines have 120 days to comply or could face a ban on carrying all passenger electronics. They could even be denied the right to fly into the US.

Southwest ends flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cuba's Varadero and Santa Clara

June 28th 2017 4:31PM
In yet another sign of the struggling airline market to Cuba, Southwest Airlines, one of the few airlines still servicing multiple Cuban cities from South ...

Homeland Security Will Use Laptop Ban to Punish Airlines

June 28th 2017 4:05PM
The new rules will affect 180 airlines and approximately 325,000 passengers flying to the US every day. According to the Washington Post, DHS ...

Privatizing air traffic is a power grab by airlines

June 28th 2017 4:00PM
First, the board would be controlled by the airlines. An ABC News article states, “the number of pre-determined seats belonging to major airlines is ...

Baby Born at 35000 Feet During Spirit Airlines Flight: 'He's Beautiful'

June 28th 2017 4:00PM
Christoph Carsten Lezcan recently came into the world at 35,000 feet on a Spirit Airlines flight headed from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. to Dallas/Fort Worth.

US unveils new airline security measures to avoid laptop ban

June 28th 2017 3:38PM
“Inaction is not an option,” Kelly said, saying he believed airlines will comply with the new screening. But he said the measures were not the last step ...

How can airlines disrupt disruptions?

June 28th 2017 3:38PM
If airlines had to nominate a kryptonite, they might point the finger at extreme weather conditions. Adverse weather costs airlines billions annually.

Airline apologizes for making wheelchair user climb up boarding ramp on his hands

June 28th 2017 3:37PM
A Japanese budget airline has apologized to a passenger in a wheelchair who was made to board a recent flight by crawling up a staircase using only ...

US to airlines: Boost security on international flights coming into country or face possible total ban ...

June 28th 2017 3:37PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international ...

Azores Airlines

June 28th 2017 3:27PM
Azores Airlines. today, 07:56. Hi,. I was checking to see if anyone has tried the business class from Oakland to Terceira Island. For a long time I was ...

The Trump administration is threatening to expand its 'laptop ban' to all airlines that do not improve ...

June 28th 2017 3:26PM
“We will also lay out a clear path to encourage airlines and airports to adopt more sophisticated screening approaches, including better use of ...

Southwest Airlines Reducing Service to Cuba

June 28th 2017 3:26PM
Southwest Airlines Co. announced Wednesday that the carrier will refocus its future service to Cuba by flying exclusively to Havana and ceasing ...

Airlines Told To Boost Security For International Flights To US

June 28th 2017 3:26PM
The changes include enhanced passenger vetting, explosives detection and efforts to root out insider threats to airlines.

The laptop ban is history, if airlines comply with security directive

June 28th 2017 3:25PM
The Department of Homeland Security is rolling out enhanced security measures that would end onboard laptop/tablet bans if airlines comply with the ...