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American Airlines Jet Returns to San Jose After Engine Issue

Federal officials say they're looking into an engine incident that caused an American Airlines plane to return to San Jose shortly after takeoff on Monday.
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Fierce competition between America's top airlines is fueling explosive growth for a small airport in California

Hollywood Burbank Airport in Burbank, California. AaronP:Bauer/Griffin/GC Images/Getty Hollywood Burbank Airport in California has experienced a boom in growth over the past two months. The launch of Avelo Airlines has greatly increased competition at the small airport. Carriers like Frontier Airlines are moving in while American Airlines and Alaska Airlines grow their presence. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hollywood Burbank Airport is suddenly seeing explosive growt...
Tags: California, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Alaska, Portland Oregon, Seattle, Boeing, Alaska Airlines, Miller, American Airlines, Frontier, Phoenix, Burbank, Santa Rosa California, Los Angeles International Airport


[Ends Today] American Airlines Cardholders: Register For An Award Rebate, Stackable With Discounted Award Tickets For Up To A 9,100 Mile Discount!

Update: The award rebate offer ends today! Related: Earn Up To 65K Miles On 4 Citi AAdvantage Mastercards! American Airlines Cardholders can register for a rebate on awards booked by 5/14. You’ll get back 400 miles per flight segment flown, so you’ll get a rebate of 1,600 miles if you fly round-trip with a connection […]
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Elon Musk is right. Bitcoin could erase Tesla's strides toward a carbon-free future

Business Insider Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks at his mobile phone. Joe Skipper/Reuters On Wednesday, Tesla suspended purchases of its cars with bitcoin. CEO Elon Musk cited the environmental impact of mining and trading on carbon emissions. Bitcoin has a growing carbon footprint and could soon become the 5th largest carbon dioxide emitter in the world. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla suspended vehicle purchases made using bitcoin this week, just three months a...
Tags: Energy, Elon Musk, News, Greece, Finance, Trends, Tesla, Bank Of America, Analysis, Bitcoin, Carbon Emissions, Cryptocurrencies, Electric Cars, Musk, American Airlines, BofA


Frontier is moving into a new California city with extremely low fares to take on America's newest airline

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A321. Carlos Yudica/Shutterstock.com Frontier Airlines is starting flights to Burbank, California from Denver, Las Vegas, and Phoenix in July. The announcement comes America's newest airline launched in April with its first base there. Introductory fares on Frontier are just $19, the same as Avelo's starter fares. See more stories on Insider's business page. Frontier Airlines is adding Burbank, California to its schedules this summer in a move that p...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, California, Planes, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Atlanta, Flying, Alaska, Deutsche Bank, Aviation, Airbus, West Coast


Tesla suspends bitcoin payments for vehicle purchases over the negative environmental impact of cryptocurrency mining

Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Tesla has suspended vehicle purchases made using bitcoin, according to a tweet from CEO Elon Musk. Crypto "is a good idea ... but this cannot come at great cost to the environment," Musk said. Tesla reported buying $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin in February. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla has suspended vehicle purchases made using bitcoin, according to a tweet from CEO Elon Musk. "We are concerned about the rapidly increa...
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Tesla won't allow Bitcoin payments on cars anymore due to the negative impact on the environment from mining

Insider Tesla has suspended vehicle purchases made using Bitcoin, according to a tweet from CEO Elon Musk. "Cryptocurrency is a good idea ... but this cannot come at great cost to the environment," Musk stated. Tesla reported buying $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin in February. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla has suspended vehicle purchases made using Bitcoin, according to a tweet from CEO Elon Musk. "We are concerned about the rapidly increasing use of fossil fue...
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American Airlines Cardholders: Register For An Award Rebate, Stackable With Discounted Award Tickets For Up To A 9,100 Mile Discount!

Related: Earn Up To 65K Miles On 4 Citi AAdvantage Mastercards! American Airlines Cardholders can register for a rebate on awards booked by 5/14. You’ll get back 400 miles per flight segment flown, so you’ll get a rebate of 1,600 miles if you fly round-trip with a connection such as NYC to Maui via Dallas. […]
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How to Get a Flight Attendant to Like You

All signs indicate Americans are ready to get back into their regular vacation routines this summer, and airlines are doing what they can to lure customers back into the air. Airline staff, pilots, and flight attendants traveled a difficult road over the past 15 months, from figuring out how to operate with limited…Read more...
Tags: Aviation, Lifehacks, Aeronautics, Flight Attendants, American Airlines, Kara Mulder, Human Activities


653 Archer Aviation eVTOL

Dr. Geoffrey Bower, the Chief Engineer at Archer Aviation, discusses eVTOL aircraft for the urban air mobility industry. In the news, bad behavior can get your frequent flyer account deleted, more 737 MAX woes, the Airbus A380 is fading for many airlines, LCC Avelo Airlines starts operation, the Aviation Safety Reporting System is extended to drone operators, and a story of missing luggage. Guest Dr. Geoffrey Bower Dr. Geoffrey Bower is the Chief Engineer at Archer Aviation, a ...
Tags: California, America, Nasa, Chicago, Malaysia, Delta, Aviation, Silicon Valley, Airbus, Malaysia Airlines, Faa, Boeing, A380, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, University Of Illinois


The Colonial Pipeline cyberattack is prompting fuel outages throughout the southeastern US

Trucks line up at a Colonial Pipeline facility. Jay Reeves/AP Close to 15% of gas stations in North Carolina are out of fuel, oil analyst Patrick De Haan said. Many gas stations across the southeast are also out of gas. The shortages are a result of a cyberattack on a pipeline that carries 45% of the East Coast's fuel. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Colonial Pipeline cyberattack is prompting fuel outages throughout the southeastern US and causing fuel prices to ...
Tags: Energy, Florida, New York, Texas, London, News, Boston, Virginia, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Cnn, Gas, North Carolina, East Coast


American Airlines has to add fuel stops after pipeline shutdown

American Airlines is adding stops on two long-range flights out of Charlotte, North Carolina, in response to fuel supply chain disruptions caused by the shutdown of the massive Colonial Pipeline.
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Even more iconic planes are disappearing from the skies earlier than planned as the coronavirus continues to wreak airline havoc

A Qantas Airbus A380. TIM WIMBORNE/Reuters The steep drop in travel caused some airlines to move up retirement dates for aging aircraft. Older aircraft are on the chopping block as airlines turn to newer ones like the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A350 XWB. The Airbus A380 and Boeing 747 are quickly vanishing due to their size and cost to operate. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Aircraft are quickly becoming COVID-19 casualties.As Boeing and Airbus continue to ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, New York, Texas, London, News, Air Travel, Australia, California, Washington, Singapore, Air Canada, Planes


Drivers face $3 gas prices after the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack, and some gas stations have run out completely

Trucks line up at a Colonial Pipeline facility. Jay Reeves/AP The American Automobile Association said fuel prices could soar after the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack. Some gas stations reported running out, and the shortages could hit the aviation industry, too. Average national retail prices for gas rose to $3.05 a gallon last week, according to the EIA. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gas prices in the US have hit $3 a gallon at gas stations - and experts warn that they ...
Tags: Energy, Texas, Virginia, US, Trends, Fuel, Atlanta, Georgia, Fbi, Gas, Petrol, Biden, North Carolina, East Coast, EIA, Energy Information Administration


American Airlines Adds Stops to Two Flights After Pipeline Outage

(Reuters) -American Airlines said on Monday it has added a stop to two long-haul flights out of Charlotte, North Carolina, because of a fuel supply...
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American Airlines made a bet on South America for 2021. Civil unrest and spiking COVID-19 cases are now threatening its success in the region.

An American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER. William Perugini/shutterstock American Airlines is facing numerous setbacks in South America. Rising COVID-19 cases in Chile, Brazil, and Peru forced the airline to cut flights in April. Civil unrest and protests in Colombia are now further threatening success in the region. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines' expansion strategy in South America is experiencing a seemingly never-ending stream of hurdles. Tourism-d...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, New York, News, Greece, Planes, Israel, US, Trends, European Union, Analysis, Chicago, Colombia, Flying, Santiago


America's newest airline, known for its $19 flights, is spending $1.2 million to bring its cheap trips to the East Coast

Flying on the first flight of Avelo Airlines. Thomas Pallini/Insider Avelo Airlines is coming to the East Coast with a new base in New Haven, Connecticut. Routes have not yet been announced but it's likely Avelo will offer flights across the East Coast and Southeast. Avelo is spending $1.2 million as part of a larger $100 million investment to modernize the airport. See more stories on Insider's business page. New Haven, Connecticut, will soon have more going for it than just Ya...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, News, Air Travel, California, Boston, Planes, New York City, America, Trends, Flying, Levy, Connecticut, Manhattan, Aviation


Delta and United are now offering flights to all of the European tourist countries welcoming vaccinated Americans

United Airlines and Delta Air Lines aircraft at Los Angeles International Airport. Markus Mainka/Shutterstock.com Delta Air Lines and United Airlines have added flights to the three mainstream European countries open to Americans: Iceland, Croatia, and Greece. All three countries are welcoming US tourists with proof of vaccination, with some also allowing for just a negative COVID-19 test. American Airlines hasn't been as nimble, focusing more on South America and only launching fligh...
Tags: Europe, New York, Greece, Minneapolis, Boston, Israel, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington Dc, Delta, Athens, Brazil, Croatia


I flew on United's new ultra-premium transcontinental flight from New York to California and it's now my least favorite way to cross the US in economy

Flying on United Airlines from New York to San Francisco. Thomas Pallini/Insider United just began flying between New York City and California again for the first time since 2015. Flights use John F. Kennedy International Airport and are flown by a premium-configured Boeing 767-300ER offering 46 business class seats, 22 premium economy seats, and 99 economy seats. In economy, however, many of the most desirable seats are dubbed "Economy Plus" and come at a premium, with few options to get ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, California, Planes, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Chicago, Flying, Aviation, John


Alaska just joined the Oneworld alliance alongside American Airlines, British Airways, and 11 other carriers - here's why that's great for flyers

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 painted in a special Oneworld livery. Ingrid Barrentine/Alaska Airlines Aiaska Airlines is the newest member of the Oneworld airline alliance, formally joining in March. Flyers will notice better connecting options and increased cooperation between member airlines. Frequent Alaska flyers benefit the most with elite status carrying over to 13 other carriers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Alaska Airlines in March became the 14th and newest me...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Europe, New York, News, Air Travel, Russia, Planes, Africa, America, Trends, Flying, Alaska, Middle East, Aviation


Woman accused of assaulting a flight attendant on American Airlines flight

A woman allegedly assaulted a flight attendant during an American Airlines flight from Miami to New York City, according to a complaint released by federal prosecutors.
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Warren Buffett says he avoided bailing out the 'big 4' airlines by dumping their stocks last spring

Warren Buffett AP Images Warren Buffett says he avoided a big bill by selling the "big four" airline stocks last year.The US government might have refused them aid if Berkshire still owned their stocks.Berkshire sold bank stocks to reduce its exposure to the industry, Buffett said.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett avoided having to bail out the "big four" US airlines by selling their stocks last year, he said at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Satu...
Tags: News, Finance, Banks, US, Trends, Markets, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs, Airlines, Federal Reserve, Bonds, United, Southwest Airlines, Berkshire, United Airlines


Is it safe to fly? Experts share risks to consider, precautions to take, and how vaccines may affect air travel.

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider While some aren't yet considering air travel amidst the pandemic, others are eager to resume flying. Before booking any cheap ticket, it's important to be aware of the risks of flying during COVID-19. We talked to doctors, pilots, and other industry experts about whether it is safe to fly right now. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Vaccine rollouts are underway...
Tags: Cdc, Air Canada, US, Trends, European Union, Delta, United, Amtrak, London Heathrow, Puerto Rico, Air France, American Airlines, San Juan, Southwest, Scott, Brown


Delta Rolling Out iPhone 12 to Over 19,000 Flight Attendants

In partnership with AT&T and Apple, U.S. airline Delta will equip every one of its over 19,000 flight attendants with an iPhone 12 to "enhance the travel experience for all passengers," it was announced today. With an iPhone 12 in their possession, AT&T said Delta flight attendants will be able to use augmented reality to more accurately assess in-cabin inventory, to receive more immersive training for critical tasks, and more. Delta will continue to work with AT&T and Apple to come up with ...
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Southwest execs reveal the reason the airline doesn't fly to Canada yet is because its system isn't set up to accept Canadian dollars

Toronto, Canada, a city currently unserved by Southwest Airlines. Markus Mainka/Shutterstock.com and Shutterstock.com Southwest Airlines is the largest US airline that doesn't serve Canada. The lack of service isn't for a lack of potential customers but is technological is nature. Southwest's system isn't set up to handle foreign currency sales, required for Canada flights. See more stories on Insider's business page. By the end of 2022, all except for one of America...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, US, America, Trends, Flying, Canada, Hawaii, Jp Morgan, Vancouver, Buffalo, Airlines


Expected top NFL draft pick Trevor Lawrence reportedly signed an endorsement deal with crypto-investment app Blockfolio - and took his first payment in crypto tokens

Getty/Alika Jenner Trevor Lawrence has signed a multiyear deal with investment app Blockfolio, DealBook first reported Monday. He was paid exclusively in cryptocurrency that was immediately transferred to his Blockfolio account. A company spokesman said the payment was already worth more on Sunday compared to when it was deposited on Friday. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell Trevor Lawrence, the expected top pick in the upcoming 2021 NFL Draft, has ...
Tags: Florida, NFL, Trends, Markets, Bitcoin, Nba, Miami, Clemson, Market, Cryptocurrencies, Coinbase, Cryptocurrency, American Airlines, FTX, NFL Draft, Jane Street


I flew on an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max weeks before it was grounded again - here's what it was like

Flying on an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft. Thomas Pallini/Insider Alaska Airlines just began flying the Boeing 737 Max in March after waiting years for its first model. Just over a month after the first flight of the Max, the airline was forced to ground the fleet. I flew on Alaska's Boeing 737 Max in March and found it to be a modern marvel. See more stories on Insider's business page. Alaska Airlines became the fourth US airline to fly the Boeing 737 Max when ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Washington, Planes, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Flying, Alaska, Hawaii, San Diego, Airlines, West Coast


I flew on 7 US airlines and the best to fly during the pandemic is still abundantly clear. Here's which airline is handling 2021 the best.

American Airlines and United Airlines planes at Los Angeles International Airport. Kit Leong/Shutterstock.com Airlines are changing their pandemic-era health and safety as the pandemic enters its second year. Middle seat blocking policies are largely a thing of the past and in-flight amenities are returning. Delta Air Lines is still a pandemic winner due to its middle-seat blocking policy and heightened focus on safety. See more stories on Insider's business page. Airlines are on the r...
Tags: New York, California, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Alaska, Delta, John, Las Vegas, Airlines, United, Southwest Airlines, Jetblue, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, United Airlines, Transportation Security Administration


American and Alaska are making moves to compete with America's newest airline before its first flight has even taken off

Alaska Airlines and American Airlines aircraft at Los Angeles International Airport. Philip Pilosian/Shutterstock.com Avelo Airlines' competition is growing just weeks ahead of its first flight. Alaska Airlines just announced a new California route between Santa Rosa and Burbank, Avelo's flagship route. American Airlines will fly larger planes between Burbank and Phoenix, another Avelo route. See more stories on Insider's business page. America's newest airline was already...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, California, Planes, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Analysis, Flying, Alaska, Levy, San Diego, Deutsche Bank, Aviation


Etihad is ditching its largest and swankiest jets including the popular Airbus A380 and Boeing 777

Etihad Airways Airbus A380 and Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. KITTIKUN YOKSAP and Markus Mainka/Shutterstock.com Etihad Airways will stop flying the Boeing 777-300ER, its second-largest jet, after 2021. CEO Tony Douglas shared the news at the World Aviation Festival, according to Reuters. The focus will be on newer aircraft like the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A350-1000 XWB. See more stories on Insider's business page. Etihad Airways is planning to stop flying its second-largest aircr...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Australia, Planes, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Qantas, Miami, Aviation, Airbus, Airlines, Abu Dhabi, Virgin Australia