9/11 flight numbers 93 and 175 were accidentally used for two Continental Airlines flights. United apologized but would not explain how the error happened.
The main airport remains closed a day after being hit by a tornado that blew out windows and smashed nearby houses.
US airline earnings are down as they cope with rising fuel costs and a drop in the number of passengers traveling to Japan
Tech stocks got a mild boost from Texas Instruments' bid for National Semiconductor. While tech stocks edged up, however, the Dow and S&P fell slightly.
The Federal Aviation Administration is revamping tower procedures after an air traffic controller nodded off, forcing two pilots to land on their own at night. Controller fatigue is a concern.
The lone air-traffic controller at Reagan airport Wednesday night may have been snoozing, but safeguards allowed planes to land, say aviation officials.
In recent weeks, the price of a barrel of oil has stayed at about $100 a barrel, and gasoline prices have been edging closer to $4 a gallon. The costs are apparently due to events half a world away, in the Middle East. Even though plenty of oil is around, there is fear of further disruptions, and consumers, business people, and politicians have all been making adjustments. Here are eight ways that higher energy prices are starting to affect America.
Airlines operating flights to Japan are balancing concerns about their ability to keep to their schedules, keep their crew safe from radiation, and avoid losing too much money.
Airline tickets are more expensive as fuel prices rise. But an improving economy and industry consolidation are also pushing up the price of airline tickets.
Rajat Gupta, charged with leaking inside information while on Goldman Sachs's board, resigns from Procter & Gamble's board.