Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Global Freight

FedEx Pilots Plan Strike Authorization Vote as Labor Talks Stall

FedEx Corp. pilots are inching closer to a potential strike as negotiations stall on a new labor agreement.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
February 23, 2023
Business, Logistics, Private

Amazon to Take Hawaiian Airlines Stake in Cargo-Hauling Deal Inc. is poised to take a stake in the parent of Hawaiian Airlines as part of a deal to expand the e-commerce giant’s cargo-hauling operations.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
October 21, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Airlines Rally as They See Path to Profit Despite Fuel Jump

U.S. airline stocks climbed as the carriers said they will trim flying to remain on track toward profits even as fuel prices soar.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
March 15, 2022

Southwest Warns Workers of First Layoffs in Company History

Southwest Airlines Co. issued notices for what could be the first involuntary furloughs in its 49-year history, after a union declined to discuss concessions aimed at cutting payroll costs.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
November 6, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

American to Debut 737 Max on Miami-NYC Flight in December

American Airlines Group Inc. plans to make Boeing Co. 737 Max passenger flights at the end of this year for the first time since the aircraft’s grounding in March 2019.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
October 19, 2020
Government, Business

American Airlines Expects 19,000 Job Cuts Once Payroll Aid Ends

American Airlines Group will cut 19,000 workers once federal payroll aid expires Oct. 1, capping a 30% workforce reduction since the coronavirus pandemic began to torpedo travel demand.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
August 25, 2020

Southwest Says Flyer Numbers Need to Triple to Avoid Layoffs

Southwest Airlines Co. needs passenger numbers to triple by year-end if it’s going to avoid the carrier’s first ever involuntary job cuts, its chief executive officer said, even as rising coronavirus infections prompt some states to restrict travel.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
July 13, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

American Air to Book Jets to Capacity, Shelve Social Distancing

American Airlines Group Inc. said it would sell flights to capacity starting July 1, abandoning caps on passenger loads that were designed to promote social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
June 26, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

American Air Pilots Want US to Buy Seats for Distancing

American Airlines Group Inc.’s pilots are calling on the U.S. government to pay for enough jetliner seats to enable social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
June 24, 2020
Business, Logistics

American Airlines to Put 141 Planes Back in Service to Boost Flights

American Airlines Group Inc. will take 141 aircraft from storage to support an increase in July service as travelers return to the skies faster than expected amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
June 9, 2020