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Delta Survives Storms & Tops Q1 Profit Forecast

Delta is making more money by filling more seats on its planes, even though bad weather caused the carrier to cancel more than 17,000 flights in January and February.

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Delta Spells Out Miles Needed For Free Flights

Delta Air Lines is providing more details about the recent changes to its frequent-flier program after numerous complaints about the overhaul from some travelers.


The Economy class with LED cabin lighting is seen on the United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Los Angeles International Airport on November 30, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

New Seats Squeeze In More Fliers

The big U.S. airlines are taking out old, bulky seats in favor of so-called slimline models that take up less space from front to back, allowing for five or six more seats on each plane.


American Airlines pilots protest in support of the Allied Pilots Association on October 31 outside Terminal D at DFW (Chuck Schechner/CBSDFW)

American Pilots Must Wait To See Details Of Proposed Contract

American Airlines’ eight thousand pilots will have to wait to see the details of the deal in principle the Allied Pilots Association worked out with the airline.


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Southwest Airlines To Fix Planes For Delta

Southwest Airlines expects to pay $100 million to refurbish 88 planes that it will lease to Delta Air Lines. That’s twice as much the airline expected to spend if it had kept the planes.


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Delta & Southwest Finalize Plane Lease Deal

Delta has finalized an agreement to add 88 Boeing 717s to its fleet by leasing planes from Southwest Airlines. The Dallas-based airline inherited the planes when it bought AirTran last year.


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‘Preferred’ Seating Plan Doesn’t Sit Well With Airline Passengers

Just when you thought airlines had exhausted options for passenger fees—think again. Many airlines are now charging for window and aisle seats—dubbing them ‘preferred’ seating.


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Delta Adding Southwest’s 717s To Its Fleet

Delta Air Lines is adding a new plane to its fleet, taking the Boeing 717s that Southwest Airlines got when it bought AirTran Airways. Southwest Airlines wanted someone to take the jets.


Southwest Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 737-800 at Dallas Love Field on March 19, 2012. (credit: Southwest Airlines)

Other Airlines Follow Southwest To Higher Fares

Southwest Airlines Co. says it’s raising ticket prices to offset the high cost of jet fuel. And several other big airlines are following Southwest’s lead.


A look at the overhead bin in a Boeing airplane. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Airplanes Getting Bigger Overhead Luggage Bins

Packed planes and a high volume of carry-on luggage are forcing airlines to expand the storage space above a passenger’s head.


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Are Delta & TPG Preparing Bids For American Airlines?

According to the Wall Street Journal, two companies are possibly preparing to bid for ownership of AMR – the parent company of American Airlines.


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

Airlines Begin Rolling Back Fare Hikes

Airlines have started rolling back fare increases. Passengers are likely to pay the same prices even though ticket taxes are being collected again.