Airline revenue is rising but so too are costs

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines have figured out how to extract more money from passengers, and they will need it to cover rising costs for their own fuel, labor and other expenses. Not long ...

AA aims to avoid putting delayed travelers on other airlines

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is telling employees to think twice before rebooking stranded customers on rival airlines, and regular economy-class passengers are the most likely to suffer when there...

United Airlines flight lands safely in Sydney after mayday

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Officials say a United Airlines flight from Los Angeles has landed safely in Sydney after the pilot made a mayday call. The U.S. airline said in a statemen...

Included in House FAA bill: Minimum size for airline seats

The House voted Wednesday to direct the federal government to set a minimum size for airline seats, bar passengers from being kicked off overbooked planes, and consider whether to restrict animals on ...

NTSB expected to determine cause of Air Canada close call

Video captured the moment that an Air Canada jet flew off course and just over four other jetliners filled with passengers late on a July night last year in San Francisco. On Tuesday...

Will American Airlines bar customers from changing a ticket?

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is threatening to prohibit customers from making changes to nonrefundable tickets if Congress makes good on a proposal to crack down on what critics call unr...

Delta joins United, JetBlue in raising checked-bag fees

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines is joining two rivals in raising fees to check a bag on a flight within the United States. Delta on Wednesday posted new fees of $30 for checking a fir...

In 'golden age' of branded credit cards, shoppers cash in

Credit cards that are affiliated with brands — such as American Airlines, Uber, L.L. Bean and Ikea — are suddenly amping up rewards for everyday purchases at restaurants, gas stations and grocery stor...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - September 1

Top news this week includes 3 suspects in murder of Canadian identified, 2 nabbed, 1 on the run; English to become second official language; Massive deluge in southern Taiwan; United Airlines sid...

United Airlines is raising baggage fees, matching JetBlue

United Airlines is raising checked-bag fees for many passengers, matching a move earlier this week by JetBlue Airways. United raised fees for checking a first bag from $25 to $30 and...

How United Airlines decided to counter Beijing's Orwellian bullying with Taiwan Dollars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- United Airline's solution of using currency to delineate China, Hong Kong and Taiwan on its online booking system was as much based on the pragmatic need to keep the l...

China’s bullying of international companies destabilizes regional security: Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Office of the President of Taiwan said that China's recent initiative to force international companies to list Taiwan as being part of China is detrimental to inte...

United Airlines side-steps China’s ‘Orwellian nonsense,’ lists Taiwan according to currency 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a retort to China's ultimatum to United Airlines to list Taiwan as being part of China, the U.S. airline has side-stepped the issue by reclassifying China, Hong Kon...

United Airlines flight evacuated after blown tires in Denver

DENVER (AP) — Passengers and crew on a United Airlines flight were bused to a concourse at Denver International Airport because of two blown tires. Airport spokeswoman Emily Williams...

5 tourists rescued from flooded home as storm hits Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Sirens wailed while workers piled sandbags in front of hotels and police blared warnings to tourists to leave the world-famous Waikiki Beach as Hurricane Lane barreled north after dump...