Airline industry

Earning flier miles is about to get pricey

Earning flier miles is about to get pricey

The trick to accumulating mileage was cheap tickets that went the distance. This year, the game's about to change
Gallery: Flight attendant sex and style through the decades

Gallery: Flight attendant sex and style through the decades

New book shows changes in aviation culture, couture and sexual politics
Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs

Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs

Citing recent financial losses, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce announced Wednesday they will make cuts over next three years
How airline seats have shrunk while we've gotten bigger

How airline seats have shrunk while we've gotten bigger

You're not imagining it, airline seats are generally getting smaller. One manufacturer wants to stop the trend
U.S. govt. challenges American/US Airways merger

U.S. govt. challenges American/US Airways merger

Justice Department and six states say combination would lead to higher prices and worse service for consumers
China airports world's worst for on-time performance

China airports world's worst for on-time performance

Need to get somewhere on time? Don't book a connecting flight through China
Airline boss: Pay-per-weight is the future

Airline boss: Pay-per-weight is the future

Airplanes run by weight, not seats, says airline CEO of "fair" pricing scheme
Trading legroom for Wi-Fi: Are we crazy?

Trading legroom for Wi-Fi: Are we crazy?

A new study says most air passengers would accept less comfort for more Wi-Fi. Someone’s missing a connection
What you should know before your next flight

What you should know before your next flight

Ever worry about someone opening an aircraft door at 30,000 feet? A robust Reddit thread addresses that and other inside airline wisdom
Airline profits down for 2012; small bump forecast for 2013

Airline profits down for 2012; small bump forecast for 2013

Asia-Pacific and North American carriers are best performers according to a mixed forecast for the industry
Qantas to charter Australia's first commercial flight powered by cooking oil

Qantas to charter Australia's first commercial flight powered by cooking oil

First biofuel flight will take off on April 13 from Sydney

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