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  • Airlines don't have to honor 'mistake' fares, U.S. agency rules

    Airlines don't have to honor 'mistake' fares, U.S. agency rules
    Those airfares posted in error that promise an insanely cheap price? U.S. carriers no longer have to honor them, the U.S. Department of Transportation has ruled. Airfare price mistakes aren't uncommon, and consumers snap them up after the word spreads...
  • Hawaiian Airlines tops on-time ratings, Frontier last

    Here are the government's rankings of the leading airlines and their on-time performance for March. The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives within 14 minutes of schedule. 1. Hawaiian Airlines, 87.3 percent 2. Alaska Airlines, 85....
  • Flight from Fort Lauderdale diverted to Charleston after reports of smoke in plane's cabin

    A flight that took off from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Thursday afternoon was diverted to Charleston, S.C., after reports of smoke filling the plane's cabin, airport spokesman Greg Meyer said. Delta flight 2028 was on its way...
  • Airlines bring in more money from bag, reservations fees

    Airlines bring in more money from bag, reservations fees
    U.S. airlines are earning billions, and they're collecting more in fees on checked bags and reservation changes. Whether airlines are making more or less money than before depends on which figures you use. The Department of Transportation said Monday...
  • Report: Carriers from Middle East, China pose competitive threat

    Report: Carriers from Middle East, China pose competitive threat
    The recent high-profile fight about whether three Persian Gulf airlines get unfair government subsidies highlights the next stage of competition in the global airline business, with head-spinning growth not only by Gulf carriers but Chinese ones too,...
  • Growth of Persian Gulf airlines poses threat to U.S. carriers

    Growth of Persian Gulf airlines poses threat to U.S. carriers
    The nation’s three largest airlines and their labor unions are usually fierce business rivals. But in the last few months, these often-warring groups have joined forces against three Persian Gulf carriers, Etihad, Emirates and Qatar Airways....
  • Delta subsidiary laying off 98 at Orlando International

    Delta subsidiary laying off 98 at Orlando International
    DAL Global Services, which is a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, filed a notice with the state Wednesday that it would lay off 98 employees at Orlando International Airport, by June 16. DALĀ providesĀ ground services, such as baggage handling, to several...
  • Norfolk airport adds more nonstop flights to meet seasonal demand

    Norfolk airport adds more nonstop flights to meet seasonal demand
    Passengers from Norfolk International Airport have more nonstop flight options for Chicago, Detroit, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., in late March and early April. The airport added eight more flights because of increased...
  • American Airlines, Ritz-Carlton, Hyatt are social media stars, report says

    American Airlines, Ritz-Carlton, Hyatt are social media stars, report says
    What travel companies best use social media? American Airlines is tops among airlines on Facebook and Twitter. For hotels, top spots go to Ritz-Carlton on Facebook and Hyatt Hotels on Twitter. The data come from Engagement Labs, which bases its findings...
  • Airlines improve on-time rates, but O'Hare fails to benefit

     Airlines improve on-time rates, but O'Hare fails to benefit
    Airlines in the U.S. posted far better on-time rates in January compared with a year earlier, but O'Hare International Airport was particularly tardy for departures during the month, according to government data released Monday. O'Hare often posts poor...
  • Delta lowers some one-way reward flights to 10,000 miles

    Delta lowers some one-way reward flights to 10,000 miles
    Delta Air Lines Inc. says it will let frequent fliers book some one-way flights for as few as 10,000 miles this year. That's a break from the usual cheapest one-way price of 12,500 miles. Trips must be booked at least 21 days in advance, meaning they...