Calls grow louder for more effective airline regulation

Calls grow louder for more effective airline regulation
At the same time, North American airlines are expected to post a $ 11.9 billion profit for 2014, up from $ 5.8 billion a year before. Part of the reason is that the government green-lighted several mergers — including between American Airlines and US …
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Tidbits from the Southwest Airlines annual report
We've swam through the Southwest Airlines 10-K, or annual report, and dug out some nuggets that Southwest followers may find interesting. – $ 100 in Southwest Airlines stock on Dec. 31, 2009, would have been worth $ 75 at the end of 2011, while $ 100 in …
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Airlines Drop Fuel Surcharges, but Flights Don't Get Cheaper
It's this kind of wholly logical thinking that has had airline travelers up in arms over the last several months, as the price of gasoline and rocket fuel has declined substantially, yet fuel surcharges remain and airfares are still extraordinarily …
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United won't honor super cheap airline tickets booked via online goof

United won't honor super cheap airline tickets booked via online goof
United Airlines will not honor the tickets travelers nabbed at dirt-cheap prices Wednesday from Newark to London due to an online goof-up, the airline announced. The tickets, which sold for less than a flight from Newark to Boston, rang up just over …
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10 Secrets the Airlines Don't Want You to Know
It turns out, A LOT. Sure, some of it's coincidence, and you get an $ 8 voucher for an airport breakfast. But that overpriced breakfast is not an adequate salve — and in fact, you've got a right to more than that. Here are 10 secrets airlines don't …
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Brussels Airlines launches “Africa is not Ebola” campaign and maintains a
Brussels Airlines, the 'little airline that could' with an heroic effort during the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, has launched a campaign it hopes will help the continent recover from the lingering and devastating economic impact of the epidemic …
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