Fuel Prices

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Airlines Expect Another Big Year With Help From Cheaper Fuel

Leaders of United and Southwest gave an upbeat forecast for 2015 that combined strong travel demand and cheaper fuel. Airline stocks soared on Thursday.

01/22/2015

A man reaches for the gas pump. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Fleeting Paychecks Aren’t Imaginary, Consumer Pricing On The Rise

Gone before you get to enjoy it — it’s not your imagination! Paychecks are disappearing faster these days. For the fourth month in a row the Department of Labor reports an increase in the Consumer Price index for Dallas-Fort Worth.

CBS 11–06/17/2014

Customers pump gas into their cars at a gas station. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

AAA Texas: Gas Prices Lower Than This Time Last Year

Despite the recent rise in gas prices, Texans are spending less to fill up their cars compared to last year.

07/12/2012

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly speaks to reporters during a press conference about the company's plan to merger with AirTran Airways at Southwest Airlines Corporate Headquarters September 27, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Southwest Airlines Posts $161 Million Profit In Q2

Southwest Airlines boosted its profit with higher fares and more traffic, but fuel costs soared a stunning 64 percent higher than a year ago.

08/04/2011

A Nissan Leaf electric vehicle is displayed at a showroom. (credit: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)

Downsizing Your Car Without Downsizing Your Life

So you traded the gas-guzzler for a smaller, more fuel-efficient ride. But now you’ve lost something else: space. How do you make a smaller car work for you?

04/30/2011

The tail sections of Southwest Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Southwest Joins Other Airlines In Raising Fares

Southwest Airlines has joined a sweeping increase of $10 in the price of many domestic round-trip airfares.

03/07/2011