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  • Airlines collect $3.4 billion in checked-baggage fees in 2010

     
    The nation’s largest airlines collected $3.4 billion in fees charged to passengers for checking luggage last year, a 24% increase over 2009, according to new federal data released Monday. Last year, the airlines also took in a total of $2.3......
  • Delta flight to LAX returns safely to Atlanta after reporting engine fire

     
    A Delta Airlines flight headed to Los Angeles International Airport from Atlanta on Monday night reported an engine fire on departure and returned to Atlanta, where it landed safely, according to preliminary information from federal officials. Flight...
  • Consumer Confidential: Airfares, chicken prices, car troubles

     
    Airfares won't rise; chicken prices will increase; Mustangs and Jettas are being investigated...
  • Hurricane Irene: Airlines cancel nearly 2,500 flights

     
    With Hurricane Irene bearing down on the East Coast, airlines have canceled nearly 2,500 flights and are warning that several major airports could shut down entirely as early as Sunday. Because the East Coast is home to the busiest airspace......
  • House passes FAA bill; another shutdown unlikely

     
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. House agreed today to extend operating plans for the Federal Aviation Administration through the end of January, making it all but certain the FAA won’t be the victim — at least this year — of another...
  • New security screening program starts at four airports

     
    The Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday began testing a program to allow prescreened travelers to zip through special checkpoint lanes at four U.S. airports. Under the pilot program, dubbed TSA PreCheck, travelers who register by voluntarily...
  • Whitney Houston, are you buckled in and ready to sparkle?

     
    Whitney Houston and "Sparkle": After a supposed kerfuffle on board a Delta plane, Whitney Houston landed safely in Detroit, where the city is abuzz....
  • Airline industry continues to hire for now

     
    The U.S. airline industry has been on a hiring trend lately, but don't expect that to continue too much longer. For the ninth straight month, the airline industry has added full-time employees, with employment numbers for August up 2.8% over......
  • Delta Air Lines to expand economy seats with extra legroom

     
    Delta Air Lines' announced plans to expand a class of economy seats with extra legroom to its entire fleet. Delta, the nation's largest airline, installed "economy comfort" seats on long-haul international flights earlier this year....
  • Only fliers are safe in American Airlines bankruptcy

     
    American Airlines has filed for bankruptcy protection; the impact depends upon one's perspective. For most fliers, the American Airlines bankruptcy should have little immediate impact....
  • Airlines expected to increase onboard offerings

     
    Besides charging passengers to check luggage, the nation’s airlines have collected billions of dollars in extra revenue by turning their cabins into flying department stores. And experts foresee big growth in such sales in the coming years. The...