American Airlines CEO Warns That Higher Fares Are ComingRising fuel costs are eating into airline profits, dampening expectations for the rest of 2018, and setting the stage for higher fares.
American, Southwest Signal Rising Airline Prices AheadAmerican and Southwest are expecting their average prices to move higher the rest of this year, which would mark a shift from fare wars that have cut into profits and created turbulence for airline stock prices.
Florida AG Fighting Price-Gouging As Irma LoomsFlorida Attorney General Pam Bondi says the state has gotten more than 1,500 calls on a price-gouging hotline in the last two days.
Airfare Deals Pop Up As Airlines Wage Limited Fare WarsAirline fare wars are making a comeback. Don't expect widespread sales or cheap flights home for Thanksgiving. But a number of cities are seeing ridiculously low prices at off-peak hours — prices the industry has spent the years trying to eliminate.
Delta Hints At Decline In AirfaresDelta Air Lines pointed to signs that airfares are slipping, and said that it expects the downward trend to continue in the third quarter, but end in the fourth quarter.
Travelers File Suit Vs. Two N. Texas Airlines Over High AirfaresThis comes after news last week, the government was looking into whether the airlines are price-fixing.
Southwest Gives 2016 Sneak Peek with Extended Flight ScheduleSouthwest allowing customers to see its early 2016 flight schedule by extending it from Jan. 6 to Mar. 8, 2016.
Why Cheaper Jet Fuel Won't Mean Lower FaresAirlines will save billions this year thanks to cheaper jet fuel, but they aren't likely to share the bounty with passengers -- not while so many flights are already full.
Southwest Airlines Revenue Figure RisesSouthwest Airlines said that a key revenue figure rose sharply in June, which hints that the carrier was able to charge higher average fares at the start of the summer travel season.
Southwest Airlines Fined For Deceptive AdsSouthwest Airlines is being fined $200,000 for advertising a fare sale that was too good to be true. The government said that the ads violated rules on advertising airfares.
Expert: Dropping American Airlines Funeral Fares A “Bad Idea”American Airlines has dropped bereavement fares. It's a policy the Fort Worth-based airline is adopting from US Airways as the two companies complete a merger.
American Airlines Drops Bereavement Fares Fort Worth-based American Airlines has ended its policy of extending special fares to passengers who must book a last-minute flight because of a relative's death.
Lawmakers Urge Bidding For Gates In Airline Merger Four members of Congress say that all airlines — not just low-fare carriers — should be able to bid on gates and landing rights that Fort Worth-based American Airlines and US Airways will give up after their merger.
American Airlines Testing Bidding For Upgrades American Airlines is testing the idea of letting customers bid for upgrades to first class. Passengers can submit a bid — along with a credit card number — up to six days before the flight.
Southwest Airlines Fined Over Airfare SalesSouthwest Airlines has agreed to a $200,000 fine for running fare sales this year but not having enough seats -- or even none at all -- at the advertised low price.