Airfares

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Airfare Deals Pop Up As Airlines Wage Limited Fare Wars

Airline fare wars are making a comeback. Don’t expect widespread sales or cheap flights home for Thanksgiving. But a number of cities are seeing ridiculously low prices at off-peak hours — prices the industry has spent the years trying to eliminate.

08/26/2015

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Delta Hints At Decline In Airfares

Delta Air Lines pointed to signs that airfares are slipping, and said that it expects the downward trend to continue in the third quarter, but end in the fourth quarter.

07/15/2015

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Travelers File Suit Vs. Two N. Texas Airlines Over High Airfares

This comes after news last week, the government was looking into whether the airlines are price-fixing.

07/08/2015

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Southwest Gives 2016 Sneak Peek with Extended Flight Schedule

Southwest allowing customers to see its early 2016 flight schedule by extending it from Jan. 6 to Mar. 8, 2016.

06/30/2015

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Why Cheaper Jet Fuel Won’t Mean Lower Fares

Airlines will save billions this year thanks to cheaper jet fuel, but they aren’t likely to share the bounty with passengers — not while so many flights are already full.

01/21/2015

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Southwest Airlines Revenue Figure Rises

Southwest Airlines said that a key revenue figure rose sharply in June, which hints that the carrier was able to charge higher average fares at the start of the summer travel season.

07/10/2014

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Southwest Airlines Fined For Deceptive Ads

Southwest Airlines is being fined $200,000 for advertising a fare sale that was too good to be true. The government said that the ads violated rules on advertising airfares.

05/29/2014

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Expert: Dropping American Airlines Funeral Fares A “Bad Idea”

American Airlines has dropped bereavement fares. It’s a policy the Fort Worth-based airline is adopting from US Airways as the two companies complete a merger.

CBS 11–02/27/2014

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American Airlines Drops Bereavement Fares

Fort Worth-based American Airlines has ended its policy of extending special fares to passengers who must book a last-minute flight because of a relative’s death.

02/26/2014

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Lawmakers Urge Bidding For Gates In Airline Merger

Four members of Congress say that all airlines — not just low-fare carriers — should be able to bid on gates and landing rights that Fort Worth-based American Airlines and US Airways will give up after their merger.

11/22/2013

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American Airlines Testing Bidding For Upgrades

American Airlines is testing the idea of letting customers bid for upgrades to first class. Passengers can submit a bid — along with a credit card number — up to six days before the flight.

11/20/2013

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Southwest Airlines Fined Over Airfare Sales

Southwest Airlines has agreed to a $200,000 fine for running fare sales this year but not having enough seats — or even none at all — at the advertised low price.

07/31/2013

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