Delta Air Lines made more than a billion dollars in the third quarter as more passengers paid a little bit extra to fly. Even its new oil refinery turned a small profit. The profit of $1.37 billion worked out to $1.59 per share. Not counting gains from fuel hedges, the company would have earned $1.2 billion, or $1.41 per share.
While Thanksgiving is still more than a month away, travel experts said you should’ve started solidifying your travel plans — yesterday. Travel websites predict the average cost for a round-trip ticket this year will be $415. That’s a jump of nearly 7 percent from last year.
Delta Air Lines will start paying a quarterly dividend and buy back some of its shares — investor-friendly moves common in other industries but rare for airlines.
Airlines are keeping busy with people booking trips left and right for warm weather destinations.
If you think you’ve had bad meals on an airplane before, wait until you see these photos. A blog that shames airlines over the food they serve. Check it out.
For my flying friends…..you look out the window and see this…..What would you do???
Airline travelers tend to carry-on about baggage fees these days. Airlines like Delta and American charge $25 for the first bag, $35 for the second, for domestic flights.
How about paying $4 a gallon for gas? Some experts say it will happen soon, and we won’t be paying more just at the gas station.
Next time you book a flight you may experience a little sticker shock — and it’s not because the prices have gone up.
Delta Air Lines’ fourth-quarter net income rose sharply, as higher fares offset a bigger fuel bill.
It was a decision that was fraught with controversy when state lawmakers approved it. Back in December 1991, Minnesota agreed to loan Northwest Airlines $761 million to help the struggling carrier fend off bankruptcy.
Sun Country Airlines announced Wednesday that they’ve been sold to a private company owned by the Davis family of St. Peter, Minn.
The cost of plane tickets may be pretty expensive right now, but that’s not the main reason people aren’t flying.
Airline passengers are getting a little more help from the federal government when it comes to their rights, and it all started a few years ago on a tarmac in Rochester, Minn.
Sun Country Airlines is making its inaugural flight from Washington’s Reagan National Airport to Lansing, Mich., and Minneapolis after winning a coveted gate at the airport closest to the nation’s capital.