United Airlines said on Wednesday it plans to resume direct U.S. flights to Israel early next month, becoming the first American carrier to resume service since the Oct. 7 attack by Hamas militants on southern Israel. United, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines all suspended U.S. service to Israel in October following the attack. Chicago-based United said it will resume flights from Newark to Tel Aviv next month but does not plan to restart flights from other U.S. cities until at least this fall.
American Airlines (AAL) raises its price to check luggage. This is the first such increase by the airline since 2018.
It's going to cost fliers more to check bags with American Airlines (AAL). The airline will be charging $40 to check the first bag when a customer is doing it at the airport, $35 if done online. It had been $30 before. American is also making it so fliers won't be able to earn miles if they book their tickets from certain third-party sites. Yahoo Finance’s Pras Subramanian, Alexandra Canal, and Josh Schafer weigh in on the new policies. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live. Editor's note: This article was written by Eyek Ntekim