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  • Should this airline merger be allowed to fly?

    Should this airline merger be allowed to fly?
    The proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways may not be a done deal, even if almost everyone is behaving as if it were. Although the combination, which would create the world's largest airline, has pushed back from the gate, it's still...
  • Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January

    Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January
    The cost of traveling with your pet on Southwest Airlines is increasing by $20 starting in January. The airline announced that the charge to bring your pet in a carrier onto a plane will be $95 each way starting Jan. 15, up from the current fare of $75....
  • Amazon launches Kindle sale to 'thank' FAA for easing device rules

    Amazon launches Kindle sale to 'thank' FAA for easing device rules
    Online behemoth Amazon.com launched a one-day sale Monday on Kindle readers, taking advantage of new federal rules easing restrictions on using portable electronic devices on planes. The Federal Aviation Administration announced last week that...
  • Q&A: How the LAX shooting will affect you

    Q&A: How the LAX shooting will affect you
    A gunman fired a high-powered rifle in Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday morning, wounding several people and killing a TSA agent. Here's a guide for travelers trying to navigate the situation. How will the shooting affect your...
  • United Airlines plans to cut $2 billion in costs, collect more fees

    United Airlines plans to cut $2 billion in costs, collect more fees
    United Airlines announced long-term plans Tuesday to cut costs by $2 billion annually and increase revenue from passenger fees over the next four years. The plans come as the airline continues to improve its on-time performance but struggles to meet...
  • A long, bumpy ride to denied-boarding compensation

    A long, bumpy ride to denied-boarding compensation
    Tom Posch missed a weekend trip to Cleveland last summer after United Airlines overbooked his flight. Normally, travelers in Posch's shoes would quietly accept the flight vouchers the airline offered as compensation. But Posch is an Air Force attorney,...
  • Delta and JetBlue allow electronics during takeoffs and landings

    Delta and JetBlue allow electronics during takeoffs and landings
    It didn't take long for airlines to adopt the new policy that lets passengers use portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings. A day after the Federal Aviation Administration announced it would lift the restrictions, Delta Airlines and...
  • LAX shooting could affect air travel across nation

    LAX shooting could affect air travel across nation
    A shooting at Los Angeles International Airport grounded flights at the nation's sixth-busiest airport Friday, but the situation in the early going had yet to affect air travel across the nation. However, aviation experts said the longer planes are...
  • On the Spot: Travel policy's feeble protections

    On the Spot: Travel policy's feeble protections
    You're getting down to booking your airline ticket. Because you checked ahead of time — you did, didn't you? — you know how much you will have to pay if you make a change to your nonrefundable ticket. Then you see a glimmer of hope. The...
  • Airlines expected to collect $42.6 billion in extra revenue in 2013

    Airlines expected to collect $42.6 billion in extra revenue in 2013
    Airlines still make most of their money flying you from point A to point B. But a bigger share of that revenue now comes from selling you food, drinks and entertainment during the trip. Airlines worldwide are expected to collect $42.6 billion from...
  • United Airlines' computers go on the fritz -- again

    Computer systems for United Airlines shut down briefly Tuesday, delaying takeoffs and frustrating passengers. The system problems that began Tuesday morning represented the latest malfunction for the nation's third largest carrier since United...