Improve service or Congress will step in, lawmakers tell airlines

May 3, 2017

Improve service or Congress will step in, lawmakers tell airlines

The chief executive of United Airlines apologized Tuesday on Capitol Hill for an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a flight, calling it “a mistake of epic proportions” as frustrated lawmakers warned airline executives to improve customer service or face congressional intervention. ...

Jul 23, 2014

FAA bars U.S. airlines from Israel for 24 hours amid Gaza crisis

The Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airlines Tuesday from flying to and from Israel for at least 24 hours amid safety concerns sparked by the ongoing crisis in Gaza. The FAA said its prohibition applied only to U.S. air carriers, and that “updated instructions” ...

ANA's extra Haneda slots please United

/ Oct 3, 2013

ANA's extra Haneda slots please United

United Continental Holdings Inc., the world’s largest carrier, stands to benefit after ANA Holdings Inc. received 11 additional takeoff and landing rights at Tokyo’s Haneda airport. ANA, Japan’s biggest airline, was granted more of the international slot pairs by the government than Japan Airlines ...