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CNNMoney: American's bankruptcy fuels merger talkupdated: Thu Feb 02 2012 17:13:00

American Airlines' bankruptcy has many in the industry questioning if a merger is in its future.

CNNMoney: Fly Pittsburgh to Philly for $698updated: Thu Dec 01 2011 19:45:00

Right now, $118 will buy you a roundtrip ticket on the 45-minute US Airways jaunt from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia.

A travel nightmare: Man stands throughout 7-hour flightupdated: Sat Nov 26 2011 12:45:00

Air travelers usually are prepared for the occasional hectic and overcrowded flight. But all are hoping they'll at least be able to sit down.

Sign-up bonuses juice up dining miles cards updated: Tue Sep 20 2011 09:40:00

To whet your appetite for earning miles (without flying!), several major airlines are offering sign-up bonuses this fall for their mileage dining programs.

CNNMoney: Airline fares are going up ... againupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 14:17:00

The sluggish economy hasn't stopped airlines from hiking the price of flying ... again.

Fliers' saggy pants, skimpy garb test airlinesupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 12:42:00

Provocative flight attendants' uniforms used to raise eyebrows in the 1970s "Fly Me" era of aviation, but these days it's the passengers who are under scrutiny for their attire.

Hundreds stranded on N.C. islandupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 07:28:00

CNN's Brian Todd reports Hurricane Irene washed away the only bridge linking Hatteras Island to the rest of N. Carolina.

CNNMoney: Travelers offered refunds, as well as headachesupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 16:29:00

While Hurricane Irene's impact wasn't nearly as bad as expected, the severe weather still managed to cripple travel all along the East Coast at a time when many families were planning one last getaway before the summer's end.

Storm brings travel troublesupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 14:46:00

Travel conditions aren't pretty this weekend as Hurricane Irene spins up the East Coast.

Hurricane Irene likely to cause 'horrendous' travel conditionsupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 16:25:00

Perhaps Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell put it best: Saturday is going to be a "horrendous day for travel" as Hurricane Irene sets its sights on the U.S. East Coast.

Plane given all-clear after searchupdated: Fri Aug 05 2011 23:21:00

An airliner was allowed to depart Philadelphia International Airport late Friday after it was searched and nothing dangerous found after a threatening note was received, according to officials.

Plane searched after bomb threatupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 05:56:00

A US Airways flight was searched after it landed at Washington's Reagan airport after a bomb threat.

Bomb threat prompts sweep of plane at Washington airportupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 05:56:00

A bomb threat made at an airport ticket counter in Dayton, Ohio, prompted a search of a US Airways flight that landed safely at Washington's Reagan airport Sunday, authorities said.

US Airways lands lowest satisfaction ratings in flier surveyupdated: Wed May 11 2011 10:21:00

A new Consumer Reports survey reveals that air travelers want comfort without emptying their wallets -- and many airlines don't deliver.

Little planes get big seatsupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 08:42:00

If you're a frequent flier, you know the pain of flying on a regional jet. Though you're used to getting that upgrade on many of your flights, you know it's not an option on the little guys since there often aren't any first class seats to be had.

Hole in US Airways plane was caused by a bullet, sources sayupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 09:44:00

A hole in a US Airways jet that landed in Charlotte, North Carolina, was caused by a bullet that pierced the passenger cabin, three government sources told CNN Tuesday.

Small hole on top of US Airways planeupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 09:44:00

A US Airways pilot inspecting a plane in Charlotte, North Carolina, found a small hole on top of the aircraft.

Trapped baggage handler narrowly escapes becoming passengerupdated: Thu Feb 10 2011 07:30:00

A lot gets carried in a plane's cargo hold, but US Airways is still against people, especially those still on the clock.

Man told he's 'too disabled' to fly aloneupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 08:12:00

HLN's Ryan Smith talks to a wheelchair-bound frequent flyer who says he was kicked off a flight for being too disabled.

Airline cites safety in ousting of wheelchair-bound frequent flyerupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 08:12:00

Johnnie Tuitel, a professional motivational speaker who has flown nearly half a million miles, is no stranger to airline trouble.

NTSB: Passenger jet and cargo plane came within 100 feetupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 12:55:00

A US Airways jetliner last week came within 100 feet of colliding with a small cargo plane near the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, according to the National Transportation Safety Board, which announced Thursday it is investigating the incident.

Help, my honeymoon flight's been canceled!updated: Tue Jul 27 2010 11:52:00

Doug Miller's honeymoon flight to Costa Rica is canceled by US Airways, and he's left with only one option: a full refund. The airline later agrees to reschedule him on a flight the following day, but it won't cover his hotel bill. Is it allowed to do that? And is there anything he can do to make US Airways sweeten the offer?

Confessions of a frequent-flier program skepticupdated: Tue May 18 2010 12:37:00

Call me a frequent-flier program skeptic.

CNNMoney: US Airways halts merger talks with Unitedupdated: Fri Apr 23 2010 03:36:00

US Airways announced Thursday that it has discontinued merger talks with United Airlines.

CNNMoney: Airline stocks surge on merger talksupdated: Thu Apr 08 2010 08:04:00

The stock price for United Airlines and US Airways jumped in pre-market trading on reports that the two airlines are engaged in merger talks.

US Airways applies for tarmac delay exemptionupdated: Wed Mar 24 2010 12:07:00

US Airways has joined a handful of other carriers in filing for an exemption from the tarmac delay rule going into effect next month. The airline has asked the Department of Transportation for a waiver to the rule for its hub in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

9 taken to hospital after complaining about foul odor on planeupdated: Tue Mar 16 2010 14:39:00

Nine people were taken to a hospital Tuesday after complaining of a foul odor aboard a US Airways flight in Charlotte, North Carolina, according to the airline.

US Airways fined for fare price advertising violationupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 14:36:00

The Department of Transportation slapped US Airways with a $40,000 civil penalty Monday for violating price advertising rules. Hero Pilot Sully Puts the Brakes on His Flying Careerupdated: Wed Mar 03 2010 16:32:00

Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger is retiring from US Airways at age 59

No refund for canceled Vegas vacationupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 10:47:00

Ethel Schweitzer's husband falls ill before a trip to Las Vegas, and the couple cancels their vacation. Now US Airways wants to keep their money. Why can't it offer them a refund?

US Airways to cut 600 jobsupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 17:07:00

US Airways announced Tuesday that it will cut 600 jobs this fall because of the economy.

Flight 1549 claims deniedupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 11:37:00

Survivors of US Airways Flight 1549 say the airline is not paying claims for their medical bills. Mary Snow reports.

Pet store expecting fish delivery gets man's bodyupdated: Wed Mar 11 2009 22:43:00

A Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, pet store expecting a shipment of exotic fish this week found itself with a man's dead body instead.

CNNMoney: US Airways: Free drinks in coachupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 11:39:00

While major airlines have been finding new ways to charge passengers additional fees, at least one effort has apparently failed. U.S. Airways announced Monday it will no longer charge travelers for non-alcoholic beverages.

U.S. Airways sends $5,000 to passengers in crash-landingupdated: Tue Jan 20 2009 11:44:00

U.S. Airways has sent a check for $5,000 to each passenger who was on the plane that crashed in the Hudson River last week, saying it will be months before they receive any of their possessions that were on the plane and are recoverable.

US Airways captain the 'consummate pilot'updated: Fri Jan 16 2009 22:43:00

Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger III was "the right guy at the right time at the right moment" to guide a jet safely onto the surface of the Hudson River, a neighbor and friend said.

Pilot praised for 'masterful' landingupdated: Fri Jan 16 2009 07:40:00

Passengers on the US Airways flight that crash-landed into the Hudson River Thursday afternoon praised the actions and courage of the pilot, a safety consultant with 40 years of experience in the aviation industry.

US Airways flight 1549 initial reportupdated: Thu Jan 15 2009 21:54:00

US Airways (NYSE: LCC) flight 1549, an Airbus A320 en route to Charlotte from LaGuardia, has been involved in an accident in New York at approximately 3:03 p.m. Eastern Time. Pilots: Fuel Restrictions Dangerousupdated: Fri Aug 08 2008 15:00:00

Pilots are complaining that their airline bosses, desperate to cut costs, are forcing them to fly uncomfortably low on fuel

Fuel flap at US Airupdated: Thu Jul 17 2008 23:56:00

The pilots union for US Airways says the airline is pressuring pilots to fly with less fuel. CNN's Miles O'Brien reports.

Pilots say they feel pressure to cut back on fuelupdated: Thu Jul 17 2008 23:56:00

U.S. Airways is pressuring pilots to use less fuel, undermining their authority and possibly compromising safety, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Airline Pilots Association.

United, US Airways join in bag feesupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 10:22:00

United Airlines and US Airways have joined American Airlines in charging passengers to check bags on certain flights. United, US Airways Talks Break Downupdated: Fri May 30 2008 14:00:00

The CEOs of United Airlines and US Airways formally shelved their effort to create the world's largest airline, backing away from a deal that could have shored up their finances United and US Airways Agreement Said to Be Closeupdated: Mon Apr 28 2008 15:00:00

United Airlines and US Airways are in very advanced talks and expect to announce within weeks that they are combining, two people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday

Travel Troubleshooter: Where are my vouchers?updated: Thu Apr 24 2008 10:23:00

Myron Sigal and his wife can't make their return flight from Venice to Philadelphia after she is injured on a Mediterranean cruise. US Airways promises him a voucher for the unused portion, but months later, there's no sign of it. Is the money lost?

Group: Pilot whose gun went off will be firedupdated: Thu Apr 17 2008 17:08:00

An US Airways pilot who aviation officials say accidentally fired his handgun in the cockpit during a flight will be fired, a spokesman for a flight officers group said. Airline Complaints Soared in 2007updated: Mon Apr 07 2008 12:00:00

The airline industry did an overall poor job last year according to the Air Quality Rating survey, released Monday

Pilot suspended after firing gun in cockpitupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 08:25:00

A US Airways pilot has been removed from flight duty after he accidentally discharged his handgun in the cockpit during a flight on Saturday.

Fortune: Why Delta-Northwest won't workupdated: Thu Feb 21 2008 15:25:00

There was little doubt last summer when former Northwest Airlines executive Richard Anderson took the helm at Delta Air Lines that the carrier would gobble up a competitor. It was just a matter of which one and when.

Renault in Davosupdated: Thu Jan 24 2008 13:23:00

CNN's Charles Hodson talks with Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Travel Troubleshooter: A missed connection to Hawaiiupdated: Fri Nov 30 2007 11:16:00

On her way from Dallas, Texas, to Kauai, Marlene Kelley lands in Phoenix, Arizona, to find that her connecting flight to Hawaii has already left. But no one notified her about the schedule change, and now she and her husband are sent to Los Angeles to catch another flight to the islands. What do her airline and travel agent owe her for the runaround -- specifically for the night she had to spend at an LAX hotel?

Travel Troubleshooter: A missing reservation on Unitedupdated: Thu Sep 13 2007 14:19:00

He buys his airline ticket on United, but his flights are on US Airways and Air Canada. Or are they? When Michael Watanabe checks his reservation, he finds that half of his itinerary is missing without a trace. And United is telling him not to worry about it. But he's worried. What should he do?

Frustrated travelers make their own 'no-fly' listsupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 01:43:00

You've probably heard of the government's controversial "no-fly" list. Maybe you know someone who's on it. Maybe you're on it.

CNNMoney: US Air said to make big Airbus orderupdated: Mon Jun 18 2007 04:11:00

US Airways Group Inc. is set to announce a large order of Airbus jets that could be worth more than $10 billion at list prices, according to published reports.

Fortune: Onboard the wild ride of Doug Parkerupdated: Wed Apr 25 2007 08:09:00

"Shut up, Doug!" hissed the blond businesswoman across the aisle. "It's not your job to tell passengers anything. Let people make decisions who know what they're doing!"

CNNMoney: 100 passengers still stuck in Philadelphiaupdated: Mon Mar 19 2007 08:06:00

About 100 passengers waited in the Philadelphia International Airport Monday to be re-booked on flights that were cancelled due to Friday's storm, airport spokeswoman Phyllis Van Istendal told CNN.

U.S. imams sue airline over removal from flightupdated: Tue Mar 13 2007 17:49:00

Six Islamic religious leaders have filed suit against US Airways for having them removed from a domestic flight last November.

American imams sue US Air for removing them from flightupdated: Tue Mar 13 2007 16:25:00

Six Islamic religious leaders have filed suit against US Airways for having them removed from a domestic flight last November.

CNNMoney: Pilots sue US Airways over contract disputeupdated: Wed Feb 28 2007 20:54:00

Pilots sued on Wednesday to stop US Airways Group Inc. from integrating operations of its predecessor companies until it negotiates one contract for its two pilot unions.

CNNMoney: US Air CEO gets a day in jail for drunk drivingupdated: Tue Feb 20 2007 14:23:00

US Airways CEO Doug Parker was sentenced to one day in prison Tuesday for driving under the influence of alcohol in Phoenix the night Delta Air Lines rejected a takeover bid from his company, a US Airways spokesman confirmed to CNN.

Fortune: Why merger mania is set to sweep the airline bizupdated: Mon Jan 29 2007 17:49:00

US Airways CEO Doug Parker's surprise $8.4 billion bid to buy Delta was merely the first in a series of recent takeover talks.

CNNMoney: Senators fly idea of airline re-regulationupdated: Wed Jan 24 2007 11:44:00

Senators grilled US Airways CEO Douglas Parker about his company's hostile bid for Delta Air Lines at a hearing on airline consolidation Wednesday, with even some Republicans suggesting there could be a need for re-regulation of airlines if a new round of mergers take place.

Fortune: Dogfight in the airline bizupdated: Wed Jan 17 2007 16:43:00

The battle for control of Delta Air Lines--on Nov. 15, US Airways made an unsolicited $8 billion bid to acquire its rival before it emerges from bankruptcy and to potentially create the world's lar...

CNNMoney: US Airways boosts its offer for Deltaupdated: Wed Jan 10 2007 06:56:00

US Airways Group, Inc. said Wednesday it has increased its offer to merge with larger rival Delta Air Lines, Inc. to $10.2 billion.

CNNMoney: Delta: US Air deal would hike faresupdated: Tue Dec 19 2006 08:02:00

Delta Air Lines formally rejected the hostile bid from US Airways Group early Tuesday, saying regulators are unlikely to approve the combination because of the risk of higher airfares and that its creditors will get more if it stays independent.

CNNMoney: Delta rejects US Airways offerupdated: Tue Dec 19 2006 07:20:00

Delta Air Lines formally rejected the hostile bid from US Airways Group early Tuesday, saying that the Atlanta-based carrier is worth more as a stand-alone carrier and that regulators are unlikely to approve the combination.

CNNMoney: Delta seen putting its value up to $12Bupdated: Mon Dec 18 2006 07:00:00

Trying to fend off a hostile bid from US Airways Group, Delta Air Lines is close to presenting a reorganization plan to the bankruptcy court that will estimate its value as an independent company at between $10 billion to $12 billion, according to a published report.

Airline checks claim of 'Muslim while flying' discriminationupdated: Tue Nov 21 2006 17:21:00

US Airways said Tuesday it is investigating the removal of six Muslim imams who were passengers on a Monday flight heading to Phoenix, Arizona.

US Airways bid for Deltaupdated: Wed Nov 15 2006 12:23:00

US Airways made a surprise $8 billion offer to buy its bigger rival Delta Airlines, a bid that could spark a round of mergers leaving the United States with just a handful of major airlines.

Escape the hubbub of airport hubs in clubs updated: Tue Aug 08 2006 10:00:00

Crying children, cranky passengers and crowded concourses make hanging out at an airport chaotic. Seats by gates fill up quickly, and lines for food wind every which way.

CNNMoney: Barf bag billboardsupdated: Thu Jul 20 2006 06:43:00

Some might call it a stoop to new levels. No, make that a doubling over.

CNNMoney: Grumbling grows among airline passengersupdated: Fri Feb 17 2006 06:22:00

It was tougher to be a passenger on a U.S. airline in 2005, according to government statistics, which show almost 10,000 lost baggage reports a day during the year, as well as increases in the other problems that can make a flight unpleasant.

Skies may not be friendly this summerupdated: Fri May 27 2005 09:39:00

Anyone who took an early flight for a Memorial Day getaway has already gotten a taste of what summer air travel will be like: full planes, crowded airports and weather delays.

CNNMoney: Fly now before the airline's gone...updated: Mon May 16 2005 08:21:00

Customers anticipate US Airways' death knell, if last year's run on frequent flier miles in any indication, a newspaper report suggested Monday.

CNNMoney: US Air-America West deal talks?updated: Wed Apr 20 2005 05:21:00

US Airways and America West Airlines Holdings Corp. (AWA) are in advanced merger talks to create a national low-cost airline rivaling discount king Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) in size, say people familiar with the matter.

CNNMoney: US Air bag woes for months: reportupdated: Mon Mar 21 2005 06:12:00

US Airways' problems with baggage handling, which caused severe problems for its customers over the holiday period, started much earlier, according to a published report.

Money Magazine: Don't Lose Those Milesupdated: Sat Jan 01 2005 00:01:00

A year ago, Bryan Noyd, a Wenatchee, Wash. restaurateur, left the cold, wet Northwest for a warm, sunny week in Cancún. He and his wife and kids flew first class and stayed in roomy quarters at the...

Bumpy ride expected for airline industry in 2005updated: Fri Dec 10 2004 13:43:00

The coming year holds a lot of uncertainty for airlines and passengers.

CNNMoney: Airport layovers reportedly lengthenupdated: Mon Nov 15 2004 06:55:00

Passengers of the nation's largest airlines are experiencing longer layovers when making connections, according to a published report, as troubled carriers, including American and United, try to stem losses by changing their schedules.

Strategy key to frequent-flyer gameupdated: Fri Oct 01 2004 09:41:00

The tense climate in the airline industry has some frequent flyers on the edge of their seats.

CNNMoney: US Airways reaches deal with pilotsupdated: Fri Oct 01 2004 09:25:00

Bankrupt airline US Airways announced Friday it reached a tentative concession deal with union negotiators for its pilots that will save the company about $300 million a year in labor costs.

Fortune: Time To Clear The Air The airline mess has gone from unstable to untenable. But this fall the market may finish what it started.updated: Mon Sep 20 2004 00:01:00

Shouldn't there have been a shake-out by now?

CNNMoney: Techs edge upupdated: Thu Sep 16 2004 15:55:00

Technology stocks inched up Thursday, continuing a modest rebound after a difficult summer and early September.

CNNMoney: US Air files Chapter 11updated: Sun Sep 12 2004 17:35:00

US Airways Group filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday for the second time in two years.

CNNMoney: US Air struggles to avoid bankruptcyupdated: Fri Sep 10 2004 06:07:00

US Airways Group made a new last-ditch proposal for concessions to its pilots' union Friday, a news agency reported, as the nation's No. 7 airline struggles to avoid a bankruptcy filing that could be just days away.

CNNMoney: US Airways CEO Calls For Deep Cost Cutsupdated: Mon Jul 12 2004 06:00:00

Without speedy and deep cost reductions, US Airways Group Inc. (UAIR) could post big losses in the second half of this year, fall afoul of the terms of a federally backed loan "and just run out of steam sometime next year," the chief executive officer warned employees in a telephone message last week, Monday's Wall Street Journal reported.

Money Magazine: Flying The Unfriendly Skies The best ways to maximize your frequent-flier milesupdated: Tue Jul 01 2003 00:01:00

Have you tried to get a free airline ticket lately? You may have gotten nothing but turbulence from your customer service rep. Beleaguered airlines, citing financial woes, have instituted program c...

Money Magazine: Flying the unfriendly skiesupdated: Fri Jun 27 2003 14:52:00

Have you tried to get a free airline ticket lately? You may have gotten nothing but turbulence from your customer service rep.

Fortune: The Airlines' New Deal It's not enough.updated: Mon Apr 28 2003 00:01:00

In a room strewn with hamburger wrappers, union officials lay on the floor in silent, stunned exhaustion. John Darrah, president of the pilots' union at American Airlines, was still at work. It was...

Fortune: A No-Fly Zone The aviation industry as we now know it cannot survive.updated: Mon Apr 14 2003 00:01:00

That sound you hear coming from airline lobbyists is not a sigh of relief, even though Congress has decided to provide some aid and comfort to the beleaguered business. It is a death rattle. The av...

Money Magazine: News Briefsupdated: Sat Mar 01 2003 00:01:00


Fortune: A Tale of Two Bankruptcies US Airways will emerge from Chapter 11 far better off than United. Here's why.updated: Mon Feb 17 2003 00:01:00

When the nation's no. 1 carrier, United Airlines, tried to buy US Airways in 2000, it seemed more like a mercy killing than a merger. US Airways was a weak No. 6, with poor prospects as an independ...

Fortune: The Great Airline Leasing Disaster The planes are grounded. The leaseholders are going down in flames. For Disney, Whirlpool, anupdated: Mon Jan 20 2003 00:01:00

One of the best places to gauge the sorry state of America's domestic airlines is a long gray runway that cuts through the khaki sands of the California desert 100 miles north of Los Angeles. The r...

Money Magazine: Can I Use Long-Term Losses On Stocks To Offset Short-Term Gains In Real Estate?updated: Wed Jan 01 2003 00:01:00

Q. Last year, I flipped a piece of real estate after just four months. Now I have a short-term gain of $40,000. Can I use my carryover of long-term capital loss ($15,000) on stock sales in 2001 to ...

Fortune: Pension Plan Gambler CEO David Bronner of Retirement Systems of Alabama takes a chance on US Airways.updated: Mon Nov 11 2002 00:01:00

Pension funds don't generally run around trying to take over major airlines. The two are as opposite as trains and planes--one geared to be slow and on time, the other considered much riskier. Most...

Money Magazine: Paying The Price For Airline Woesupdated: Tue Oct 01 2002 00:01:00

These are troubled times for the airline industry. Facing billions of dollars in annual losses, airlines are scrounging for extra revenue but one held back from raising fares on many routes because...

Fortune: Why United's Crisis Is Good for Flying Waning hope of a rescue by taxpayers is forcing the airline leader in bloated costs to faupdated: Mon Sep 16 2002 00:01:00

The mayday came Aug. 14, but the crisis at United Airlines had been building for years. On that Wednesday, CEO Jack Creighton, the Solomonic 70-year-old who had been summoned from retirement to act...

Money Magazine: The E-ticket Push Goes Into High Gearupdated: Mon Jul 01 2002 00:01:00

Airlines have been weaning fliers off paper tickets since the introduction of electronic ones in the late '90s. Now they're pushing harder, with both new penalties and incentives. This spring, Delt...

Fortune: Don't Let Them Do It! Allowing weak airlines to merge is not good for anyone.updated: Mon Dec 10 2001 00:01:00

For all the devastation they've wrought on air travel, the terrorist attacks could ultimately grant the airlines their fondest wish: allowing weak carriers to merge with strong ones. Before Sept. 1...

Fortune: US Airwaysupdated: Mon Jul 23 2001 00:01:00

It looks as if US Airways has missed its connection. In early July, United Airlines announced that it was abandoning its bid for the troubled airline. The culprit: antitrust regulators, who dithere...

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