Airlines

The travel app found domestic fares were 25% lower in August than fall trips

d3sign | moment | Getty Images Travelers looking to fly this fall may want to book their flights now, as travel app Hopper reports lower airfares this month from peak summer prices. “September and early October will be the cheapest times to travel, while August and early September will be the cheapest times to book …

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British Airways suspends short-haul tickets from Heathrow Airport

British Airways said the move – which will run until August 8 – was taken in response to a request from Heathrow Airport. Nicholas Economo | Norfoto | Getty Images British Airways has suspended the sale of tickets for short flights departing from London Heathrow after the airport asked airlines to limit new bookings. In …

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How JetBlue’s takeover of Spirit could change air travel

Passengers wait in line at the Spirit Airlines check-in counter at Orlando International Airport. Paul Hennessy | Light Rocket | Getty Images Spirit Airlines backed down this week and agreed to sell itself to JetBlue Airways for $3.8 billion, hours after it scrapped a merger agreement with Frontier Airlines that failed to garner enough shareholder …

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Southwest Airlines offers a feature that customers love

The airline industry, as well as the entire world, stopped once the virus hit in March 2020. Ultimately, some flights were available in 2020 with enhanced safety precautions, but relatively few people felt willing to take the risk. So it was no surprise when the International Air Transport Association confirmed that 2020 was the worst …

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Jet Blue won the Battle of Spirit. Now she has to win Biden’s Department of Justice

JetBlue Airways has finally won over Spirit Airlines with a $3.8 billion takeover deal. Now you need to win over the antitrust regulators. The New York-based airline snatched Spirit Airlines from Frontier Airlines with an all-cash offer that torpedoed the cash-and-stock deal the two discount airlines struck earlier this year. Hours after Spirit and Frontier …

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Boeing (BA) profit for the second quarter of 2022 falls short of estimates

An aerial view of Boeing 777X and Boeing 737 Max 10 aircraft parked at King County International Airport – Boeing Field, in Seattle, Washington, June 1, 2022. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters Boeing on Wednesday stuck to its forecast of a return to free cash flow this year as it prepares to resume delivery of its …

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Airlines temper flying ambitions after chaotic travel boom

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, equipped with radar altimeters that may interfere with 5G communications technology, can be seen flying 500 feet above the ground during its final approach to landing at LaGuardia Airport in New York City, New York, United States, January 6, 2022. Brian Woolston | Reuters The leaders of the nation’s largest …

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