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  • With fuel prices falling, will airlines lose incentive to fly efficiently?

    With fuel prices falling, will airlines lose incentive to fly efficiently?
    As fuel costs drop for the nation’s airlines, so too will the incentive to fly more efficiently. That was the warning from a nonprofit environmental group that tracks fuel efficiency and air pollution among the world’s airlines. The...
  • Letter: Flight prices largely depend on timing

    Re: letter from Jim Jansen, “Flight prices are too sky high,” Nov. 15. Mr. Jansen cites higher fares out of Burbank as his reason for choosing LAX. The airlines set the fare price, not the airport, but the airlines do offer lower tier...
  • Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area

    Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area
    Thanksgiving is a time for traditions: watching big football games, eating homemade pumpkin pie and, of course, enduring travel headaches and traffic snarls. Some 2.3 million Floridians are expected to travel between Wednesday and Sunday, according to a...
  • Will lower fuel prices cut airfares? Don't count on it

    With tens of billions of dollars spent each year on aviation fuel, the recent drop in energy prices would seem to be a boon for airlines. So why is at least one industry analyst worried? It's not because it's thought that airlines will cut fares to...
  • Airlines eye tech partners to tap customer data

    Airlines eye tech partners to tap customer data
    Airlines are seeking to work more closely with travel technology companies to mine customer data for ways to generate more revenue beyond ticket sales, emulating other industries already using such methods. While retailers have implemented ever more...
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines gets approval for Fort Lauderdale flights

    Azul Brazilian Airlines gets approval for Fort Lauderdale flights
    Low-cost Azul Brazilian Airlines has received federal approval to sell tickets for flights between Fort Lauderdale and the Sao Paulo/Campinas area of Brazil. Approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration...
  • Family travel tips

    Family travel tips
    Holiday travel can be brutal on families, especially those with small children. Unexpected delays and problems can play havoc with even the best-laid plans. To help your holiday travel run as smoothly as possible, sit down with your family before your...
  • American Airlines subsidiary to lay off 478

    American Airlines subsidiary to lay off 478
    As American Airlines celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Miami hub, one of its subsidiaries plans to close its own hub there and eliminate 478 jobs. Envoy Air Inc., a subsidiary of American's parent company, American Airlines Group, has informed...
  • South runway goes into full use this weekend

    South runway goes into full use this weekend
    The new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International will go into full use on Saturday, meaning nearby residents likely will hear more aircraft noise. Because the south runway will be shouldering a heavier load, residents living along the...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY 2 stars. Ed Oxenbould plays the boy who unintentionally jinxes his parents (Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner) and siblings. Comic mayhem ensues ... predictably. An adequate if artificial kids'...
  • JetBlue cutting legroom, doing away with free bags for some fliers

    JetBlue cutting legroom, doing away with free bags for some fliers
    Some major changes are coming to America’s favorite budget airline. JetBlue Airways, which has earned top marks from customers in the low-cost air carrier category, revealed plans Wednesday to eliminate free checked bags for its lowest fares and...