But standards of service are so low across the US airline industry that United may well get away with it.
By responding to passenger violence by training staff, airline management fail to address fundamental issues with their low cost profit model.
The ban on electronic devices in cabin luggage overlooks the airports that would be least likely to detect a bomb.
The recent film Sully reveals just what pilots are facing in a disaster situation.
With little hope of finding alternatives to jet fuel, we need to seriously consider a world without flying.
Despite performing the same job, one of BA's three cabin crew fleets earns far less than their colleagues.
All over the country, novice drone pilots are launching their new Christmas presents skywards. But do they all know the rules? Here's a primer.
Qantas's new non-stop route from Perth to London might be a watershed for travel times between Australia and Europe. But super-long-haul routes won't do much to cut aviation's greenhouse emissions.
The crash near Medellin killed 75 people, including many members of a top Brazilian football team, but amazingly left six survivors.
The president-elect's taste for private jets could be just what the aviation industry needs.
Heathrow's bid for a third runway is not over yet. Political wrangling, environmental concerns, planning and financing must all be overcome.
A global deal on airline emissions leaves a number of loopholes.
Flying is known to be the safest mode of transport, but many accidents could be avoided with better communication.
An international meeting looks set to approve a mandatory system of carbon offsetting for international flights - a big step forward but one that might be hard to integrate with the Paris Agreement.
Eucalyptus oil is useful for lots of things – what if that list also included carbon-neutral aviation fuel? Chemistry suggests it could.
That Australia has not suffered a successful terrorist attack on its aviation industry is testament to the resilience of our security system.
While planes still emit too much carbon, they may also help the climate by ensuring clouds bounce more sunlight back into space.
It's not just European travel that will be affected, but transatlantic flights too.
When you consider the market Ryanair is entering, there is every reason to believe its private jet service will be popular.
Drones don’t pose much of a risk to traditional aviation. Our research shows that collisions with manned aircraft are far more likely to involve a bird.