Airline Tickets

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Southwest Adds $5 Each Way To Fare For Short Trips

Southwest Airlines Co. is raising fares on short routes by $10 per round trip, and other airlines are expected to match the increase.


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United Raises Fares By Up To $10 Per Round Trip

United Airlines is raising fares within the U.S. by up to $10 per round trip, the industry’s first attempt at boosting prices in three months.


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Southwest Launches Fare Sale, Others May Match

Southwest Airlines Co. and its AirTran Airways subsidiary have launched a sale that includes fall flights starting at $99 per round trip.


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Latest Attempt To Raise Airfares Stalls

The latest attempt by airlines to raise prices appears to be stalling.


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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.


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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.