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  • Airbus-sponsored electric airplane flies for the first time

     
    An experimental electric airplane took to the skies above Germany in a maiden flight this week, showing the potential of a new technology that could one day result in a greener aviation industry....
  • Airlines initiate $10 fare increases

     
    First it was lengthy delays caused by storms on the East Coast. Now air travelers are going to have to contend with higher ticket prices. United Air Lines and Continental Airlines initiated the increases Monday by adding a $10 one-way......
  • Consumer Confidential: Airline merger, more jobless Californians, sweaty sleep

     
    Here's your fiesta Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Well, here's some great news: Shareholders of United Airlines' parent company and Continental Airlines have approved a merger of the two carriers, creating the world's largest...
  • Consumer Confidential: A Google-style Facebook, iPhone killer, self-boarding jets

     
    Here's your wind-in-the-willows Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Is an alternative to mighty Facebook in the cards? If anyone can do it, it's Google. The Wall Street Journal says Google is busy piecing together the......
  • Consumer Confidential: Airline merger, GM sales up, Avis plays tough

     
    Here's your merge-'em-up Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --As expected, United Airlines and Continental Airlines say they're climbing into bed together in a $3-billion corporate marriage. The deal, if approved, would create the world'...
  • The pros and cons of travel apps

    The pros and cons of travel apps
    With an app and a smart phone, you'll find it easy to plan your family vacation. You can book a flight, reserve a hotel room, find a mall, scout an adventure or rent a car while lounging at your favorite diner or waiting for that foursome to play through....
  • A few gaffes, a lot of golds

    THE July announcement set the wine blogs buzzing: Charles Shaw Chardonnay, the $2 wine sold at Trader Joe's discount markets, was awarded a double-gold medal at the 2007 California State Fair (ending Sept. 3). One of the most prestigious wine competitions...
  • Consumer Confidential: Continental legroom, Starbucks guns, Nissan recall

     
    Here's your woebegone Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Continental Airlines is the latest carrier to dip into your pocket for a little civility. The airline says it will charge passengers about $59 for a little extra......
  • Consumer Confidential: Broadband rules, financial reform, airline food

     
    Here's your meaningfully Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Federal regulators are getting set to unveil their sweeping plan to bring broadband Internet access to the masses. The Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to...
  • Consumer Confidential: Good (and bad) airlines, plane dealers, more work

     
    Here's your hey-where's-he-been-for-the-past-couple-of-weeks, post-vacation roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Hawaiian Airlines flew the highest last year when it came to providing passengers quality service, according to the latest stats...
  • Feds reject request to exempt airlines from fines

     
    The U.S. Department of Transportation denied Thursday a request by five airlines to temporarily exempt them from new penalties for stranding passengers on delayed flights. JetBlue Airways, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Continental Airlines and US...