What happened Airline shares are gaining altitude on Monday on a positive day for broader markets, with travel stocks getting a boost from optimistic talk about the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines. Shares of Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), United Airlines Holdings (NASDAQ:UAL), Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV), American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL), JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU), and […]

(NerdWallet) – As we peek out from underneath the COVID covers and contemplate booking travel for later this year, many of us are being reminded of a hard truth: Shopping for airfare is an awful experience. From choosing between basic and regular economy to navigating airlines’ horrifically obscure add-on fees, […]

It’s a new year and investors are looking ahead to the coronavirus recovery. Stocks that were hit hard last year have already started bouncing higher this year, including those in banking and energy, as investors anticipate another stimulus package from the incoming Biden administration.  Airline stocks were crushed last year: […]

Text size Passengers waiting at the Southwest Airlines counter at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Daniel Slim/AFP via Getty Images Investors who buy airline stocks may now have to endure some pain and take a “leap of faith” that revenues will recover sharply in the second half of the year, […]

Text size Cowen’s Helane Becker called Southwest her top pick for 2021, seeing “significant upside” in the shares. Getty Images Spirit Airlines ’ warning that ticket sales are weakening is another sign that travel is taking a hit from the spike in Covid-19 cases. Yet Southwest Airlines (ticker: LUV) is […]

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Thought 2020 had run out of surprises? Try this contender for the least likely news to finish the year in travel: a new airline. As the aviation industry struggles to remain afloat, with airlines hemorrhaging money left right and center, it came as a surprise to see the “launch” of […]

Airline passengers reconsidering their holiday plans can take advantage of new policies offered by most major airlines. MARTIN SYLVEST/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP/Getty A surge in COVID-19 cases across the US is encouraging would-be travelers to cancel their holiday flights. Four major US airlines have eliminated change and cancel fees permanently, while others […]

David Koenig, Associated Press Published 3:53 p.m. ET Oct. 29, 2020 The days of airlines blocking seats to make passengers feel safer about flying during the pandemic are coming closer to an end. JetBlue is the latest to indicate it is rethinking the issue. A spokesman for the carrier said […]

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email In an industry that has arguably been battered worse than any other as a result of the global pandemic, the inclination of airline executives to find optimism amid a sea of red ink is understandable. Case in point: On Thursday American Airlines took […]

Singapore Airlines is holding a ‘dining event’ later this month. Above, one of its planes lifts off in October 2019. Photo: arnd wiegmann/Reuters Oct. 13, 2020 11:48 am ET Nothing brings to mind pleasure quite like the memory of bumping elbows with strangers while trying to carve up “chicken or […]

Some analysts are starting to make a case for Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE). Though many if not most investors will need convincing, SAVE stock initially appears attractive for speculation. Source: Markus Mainka / Shutterstock.com I’m not a big fan of the airline industry under present circumstances. As you know, when the […]

Photograph: M4OS Photos/Alamy Stock Photo Thousands of passengers have been left waiting for refunds after their flights were cancelled, even though the online travel agents they booked through have been paid by the airlines. Some customers are still owed money two months after their fares were refunded to their booking […]

Detroit – The worries are growing for United Airlines flight attendant Jordy Comeaux. In a few days, he’ll be among roughly 40,000 airline workers whose jobs are likely to evaporate in an industry decimated by the coronavirus pandemic. Unless Congress acts to help for a second time, United will furlough […]

With the International Air Transport Association predicting that the aviation industry will lose $84.3 billion due to the Covid-19 crisis, airline companies are finding new ways to make what little money they can. That’s notably the case of British Airways, whose parent company IAG recently announced that it was losing […]