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American Airlines set to issue new stock after price run-up

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines’ stock rose earlier this week during market volatility around struggling companies, and now the airline is using the opening to sell up to $1.1 billion in new shares. ...

Airlines close books on rotten 2020 and so far, 2021 is grim

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines lost $3.1 billion last year, its first full-year loss since Richard Nixon was president and gasoline sold for about 36 cents a gallon with no extra charge for the atte...

Boeing posts $8.4 billion loss on weaker demand for planes

Boeing lost $8.4 billion in the fourth quarter on weaker demand for planes during the pandemic and another setback to a new large plane designed for long-haul flights. In the past tw...

United Airlines shares lose altitude after weak 1Q forecast

United Airlines officials said Thursday that travel will recover from the pandemic, but they just don’t know when, and investors appeared to punish the airline for that doubt and a cautious outlook fo...

United Airlines posts $1.9 billion loss in pandemic-laden 4Q

United Airlines said Wednesday that it finished one of the worst years in its history by losing $1.9 billion in the last three months of 2020, and it predicted more of the same in the first quarter of...

TSA looking into adding Capitol rioters to US no-fly list

Federal officials are investigating people who took part in the riot at the U.S. Capitol to determine whether they should be barred from traveling on airlines. The assessments are on...

Delta, United, Alaska: No guns in luggage for DC flights

Airlines and airports say they are stepping up security before next week's presidential inauguration, with Delta, United and Alaska saying they will prohibit passengers flying to the Washington area f...

Delta posts $12 billion loss in 2020, cautious 1Q outlook

Delta Air Lines closed the books on a disastrous 2020 with a comparatively small fourth-quarter loss, and executives expect a few more rocky months before — they hope — widespread coronavirus vaccinat...

Indonesian searchers hunt for crashed plane's voice recorder

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Divers looking for a crashed plane's cockpit voice recorder were searching in mud and plane debris on the seabed between Indonesian islands Wednesday to retrieve information ...

US to require all arriving passengers to get COVID-19 test

NEW YORK (AP) — Anyone flying to the U.S. will soon need to show proof of a negative test for COVID-19, health officials announced Tuesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Preven...

NTSB seeks flight instructor monitoring after deadly crash

HONOLULU (AP) — Federal safety investigators said Thursday that the pilot of a skydiving plane that crashed in 2019, killing all 11 people on board, had not received training to become a competent pil...

Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle charge over plane

Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle a criminal charge of defrauding safety regulators in connection with the development of the 737 Max aircraft, which suffered two deadly crashes. ...

American Airlines is grounding emotional-support animals

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is banning emotional-support animals in a move that will force most owners to pay extra if they want their pets to travel with them. The airline said ...

Arbitrator rules that FAA chief aided retaliation case

A U.S. Labor Department judge says the head of the Federal Aviation Administration helped Delta Air Lines retaliate against a pilot who raised safety concerns while he was an executive with the airlin...

Southwest pulls threat of furloughs after relief bill signed

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is lifting the threat of furloughs or pay cuts for thousands of workers now that U.S. airlines will get up to $15 billion more in taxpayer aid contained in the coronav...