When luggage and its owner can't be reunited, airlines sell it to a store in Alabama, where its contents are sold to the public. The result is a grab bag of normal and odd things people travel with.
Passengers in economy class will see the changes soon. Boarding remains unchanged for first class, business class and pre-boarding. The change is estimated to cut boarding times by up to 2 minutes.
Maia the dog escaped from her carrier last month while being loaded onto a plane at the busiest airport in the world. An online community banded together to reunite her with her owner.
A lawsuit brought by American Airlines against the ticketing site Skiplagged.com is bringing renewed attention to a controversial travel hack that some people have tried in an effort to save money.
AAA is forecasting record-high travel this weekend, when more than 50 million Americans are expected to get out of town. That could mean clogged roads and snarls at airports.
United Airlines CEO says the shortage of air traffic controllers has been a decades-long problem.
In ongoing contract negotiations, pilots at major airlines are pushing for changes in scheduling, to allow for more time at home and fewer missed birthdays and other celebrations.
The GAO also said airlines are taking longer to recover from disruptions like storms. It said surges in cancellations in late 2021 and early 2022 lasted longer than they did before the pandemic.
Research in recent years has pointed to more incidents of clear-air turbulence in the jet stream brought on by rising temperatures. Airline crews and passengers are feeling the effects firsthand.
India's second-largest domestic carrier placed orders for 220 Boeing aircraft valued at $34 billion and 250 Airbus planes in a separate deal that could be worth tens of billions of dollars.
Why did Southwest cancel so many flights, and what's next for affected travelers? The airline-in-crisis hasn't answered all the questions, but claims it has returned to normal operations.
Several airlines are waiving the fees to change flights as snow storms, high winds and low temperatures are expected across the U.S.
Airlines blame a shortage of pilots for widespread cancellations and reduced service. Would allowing pilots to keep flying past age 65 and reducing the 1,500-hour flight training requirement help?
The agreement Thursday capped a months-long bidding war and arrives one day after Spirit's attempt to merge with Frontier Airlines fell apart. The deal still needs approval from antitrust regulators.
Leisure travel has bounced back this year, and that means particularly big crowds over three-day holiday weekends.