American’s change of policy means United is the lone US major to charge for carry-ons in basic economy 

Even as most of the large US airlines believe the roll-out of their branded fare schemes is meeting expectations, some of those carriers are making…..

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Sabre enlists travel industry giants as launch partners for its ‘Beyond NDC’ programme

As a leading technology provider to the global travel industry, Sabre Corporation was always going to be among the organisations at the forefront of the…..

American cites some worry over US domestic underperformance, tweaks basic economy offerings  

American Airlines has been working to close the corporate revenue gap with its peers, concluding in early 2017 it had fewer corporate contracts than its…..

Seoul-Los Angeles: American Airlines could be considering a new route

There is industry speculation that American Airlines will start a new route between Seoul and Los Angeles. Although American has sought to ease its Asia…..

Who’s on first? Who’ll be first airline to add a fuel surcharge?

It’s back to that time of fuel price rises again. Most of us have forgotten the unhappy term “fuel surcharge”, the amount airlines add onto…..

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American Airlines looks to emerging technologies to drive cost and revenue improvement

Most airlines worldwide are working to understand and implement a raft of new technologies in order to improve the customer experience offer shortcuts to achieve…..

Climate change and airline hubs – is it time to start thinking about alternatives?

Phoenix and Miami are mainstay hubs for the USA’s largest carrier American Airlines, but as climate change continues to alter economic and migratory patterns, what…..

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