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US Airways Shareholders Vote On American Merger

US Airways’ CEO says shareholders have approved the proposed merger with Fort Worth-based American Airlines, one of the final steps remaining in the deal to create the world’s biggest airline.


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United Airlines Fixes Problem With Computer System

United Airlines says it has fixed a computer problem that led to widespread delays for thousands of its passengers.


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AA Pilots Getting Details On New Labor Deal

Some American Airlines pilots started receiving summaries Tuesday of the new agreement-in-principal the Allied Pilots Association has reached with the company


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United Airlines Reports Smaller Q3 Profit

It was a bumpy third-quarter for United Airlines. Its parent company said that profits fell as fewer people traveled. The company is still trying to integrate United and Continental airlines.


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Soldier’s Family Dog Stricken While In United Airlines’ Care

A dog returning to the United States with a soldier’s family was euthanized after suffering heat stroke in Houston while in the care of United Airlines.


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United Airlines Makes Deal With Pilot Negotiators

United Airlines says it has a deal with union negotiators on a new labor contract with its own pilots and those from the former Continental Airlines.


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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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US Airways CEO Tells National Press Club It’s Time To Merge With AA

US Airways CEO Doug Parker is travelling the country telling anyone and everyone that this is the right time for his airline to merge with Fort Worth-based American Airlines.


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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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American Wants To Scrap, Restart Union Negotiations

As promised, American Airlines has asked a bankruptcy judge to scrap its union contracts and restart negotiations from scratch.


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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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United & Continental Pushing Airfares Up Again

United and Continental are raising airfares on many U.S. routes by up to $20 per round trip ticket. It’s the latest effort to cover spiraling fuel costs across the airline industry.