Airline Tickets

Southwest Airlines customers check in for flights. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Airlines Cite High Fuel Costs As They Raise Fares

If you’re buying an airline ticket soon, get ready to pay a few bucks more. According to fare trackers, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways are leading a round of price increases.


People wait in a TSA security line at an airport. (credit: Getty Images/Brendan Smialowsiki)

Some Airline Passenger-Protection Rules Delayed

The government will delay some airline consumer-protection rules for several months after airline groups said they needed more time to prepare for the changes.