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A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near two American Airlines planes. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Group Says Airline Merger Would Reduce Competition

A government analyst says the merger of American Airlines and US Airways would reduce competition on more than 1,600 routes traveled by more than 53 million passengers.

06/19/2013

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Judge Sets Dates For Voting On AMR Plan

American Airlines’ creditors could begin voting this month on the company’s turnaround plan and proposed merger with US Airways.

06/07/2013

Millions Of Americans Travel Ahead Of Thanksgiving Holiday

Airlines Collected Record Baggage Fees In 2012

U.S. airlines collected more than $6 billion in baggage and reservation change fees from passengers last year — the highest amount since the fees became common five years ago.

05/14/2013

A Transportation Security Administration security officer looks at images created by a 'backscatter' scanner. (credit: Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)

Travelers, Flight Attendants React To TSA Policy Changes

Starting April 25th, the TSA will allow sporting equipment to be checked through security and onto the plane – gear such as golf clubs, hockey and lacrosse sticks, ski poles, and novelty bats.

03/06/2013

Passengers wait at a TSA airport security checkpoint. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

TSA To Allow Small Knives, Bats, Clubs On Planes

Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday by the head of the Transportation Security Administration.

03/05/2013

American Airlines new CEO Thomas Horton. (credit: Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images)

In Path To American’s Merger, 1 CEO Had To Leave

When the airline filed for bankruptcy in November 2011, Tom Horton was simultaneously elevated to CEO. But from the minute he reached the top, a number of forces started converging against him.

02/18/2013

Spirit Airlines Inc. planes sit on the tarmac of an airport. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Spirit Airlines Bag Fees Max Out At $100

Beginning Nov. 6, customers flying with Spirit Airlines can expect to pay as much as $100 for carry-on bags paid for at the boarding gate.

11/06/2012

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Airlines Ask Fliers To Reschedule Due To Hurricane Sandy

Some U.S. airlines are giving travelers a way out if they want to scrap their plans due to a massive storm expected to hit the East Coast.

10/26/2012

American Airlines Announces New Destinations From LAX, Including Non Stop To Shanghai

Concerns Continue For American Airlines

American Airlines is doubling down on accusations that recent on-time performance issues are pilot related.

09/20/2012

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Isaac Forces Cancellation Of Hundreds Of Flights

Hundreds of flights at Miami International Airport have been canceled because of Tropical Storm Isaac.

08/26/2012

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What Airlines Consider “Appropriate” Attire For Travel

Airlines passengers are learning more about what is considered “appropriate” attire for traveling on an airplane.

08/25/2012

A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near two American Airlines planes. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

US Airways CEO Says Merger Delays ‘Fine By Us’

The CEO of US Airways says he still wants to merge with American Airlines, but he’s in no hurry.

07/05/2012

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