American Airlines scheduling glitch allows pilots to drop thousands of July flights

An American Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner approaches for a landing at Miami International Airport on December 10, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images A glitch in a scheduling platform allowed American Airlines pilots to drop thousands of trips in July last night, their union said Saturday, a headache for the airline as … Read more

Air travelers face heavy cancellations over Memorial Day weekend

A Southwest Airlines aircraft taxis as a Delta Air Lines aircraft lands at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, US, January 24, 2022. Joshua Roberts | Reuters Airline travelers are not only facing sticker shock this Memorial Day weekend, the kickoff to the summer travel season. They’re also dealing with a pileup of flight cancellations. … Read more

Airlines face big rebooking challenges this summer

Airline passengers, some not wearing face masks following the end of Covid-19 public transportation rules, sit during an American Airlines flight operated by SkyWest Airlines from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in California to Denver, Colorado on April 19, 2022. Patrick T. Fallon | AFP | Getty Images Airlines that once touted globe-spanning destinations, promising … Read more

American Airlines’ new CEO Robert Isom vows reliability as peak travel season kicks off

An American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER plane takes off from Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia, October 28, 2020. Loren Elliott | Reuters American Airlines’ new CEO Robert Isom is aiming for one thing this summer: reliability. The airline grew faster than its large competitors last year and occasionally passengers faced widespread disruptions, the result of routine … Read more

Find durable stocks to weather this ‘hyper-confusing moment’

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday advised investors to find stocks that can perform well in any market environment. “This is a hyper-confusing moment, but I want you to search for stocks that can work long-term regardless of whether we’re in the best of times, the worst of times, or both,” the “Mad Money” host said. … Read more

Why people act out despite the risks

Incidents involving unruly passengers in the United States are decreasing. But the good news may end there. On average, there were about 500 reports of unruly passengers per month in 2021, according to the US Federal Aviation Administration. In the first three months of 2022, this number fell to about 350 reports per month, according … Read more