What Does America's Pilot Shortage Reveal About Higher Education?
The United States is the only country in the world with major airlines that require four-year degrees in order to be a pilot.
What Happens When an Air Travel Brand Becomes Synonymous With Disaster
Even if Boeing can assure safety on the plane, the bigger issue for the company might now be one of perception.
The Fight Against Plastic Pollution Takes to the Skies
Alaska Airlines has become the first airline to renounce the use of plastic straws in an effort to raise awareness about the use of single-use plastics that pollute the world's oceans.
Hurricane Irma Reveals Exploitative Pricing Strategies Common in Many Industries, Especially Airlines
The practice, called dynamic pricing, is intended to ration scarce goods and services, but it primarily harms consumers by making it easier for companies to fleece them.
Citing Harm to Workers, U.S. Airlines Pressure Tillerson on Foreign Airline Subsidization
The CEOs of Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and United Airlines argue that the Persian Gulf states' subsidization practices are anti-competitive.
How Cheating Got Me a First-Class Flight to London
There are countless ways to game the airline miles system, but does that mean you should take advantage?
How the First African American Flight Attendants Were Hired
Could a handful of black women convince other countries that America didn't have a race problem?
Visions of Futuristic Air Travel (And Plenty of Leg Room!) in 1946
The vision of post-war air travel isn't all that different from what well-heeled fliers can get today, but what a long, strange trip it's been.
Continental’s Charitable Donations May Be In Departure Lounge
Continental and United’s proposed merger entails a relocation of Continental’s headquarters to Chicago. Houstonians (rightfully) fear that this means a relocation of charitable contributions, too.