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  • United Airlines to start charging $15 for first checked bag

    United Airlines, the nation's second-largest carrier, said today that it will begin charging $15 for the first checked baggage, becoming the second major airline to impose a fee for a service that long has been included in the air fare. The charge for...
  • Airlines roll back fare increases

    A number of major airlines rolled back a weekend fare increase Monday, the first time in more than half a dozen attempts that a widespread price hike failed to take hold across the struggling industry. Carriers declined to say whether the shift...
  • Delta raises domestic fares around $10 to $40 per roundtrip

    Travelers aren't just feeling the pinch at the gas pump, but also in the air as carriers continue to hike fares to deal with high jet fuel prices. Delta Air Lines Inc., the nation's third-largest carrier, said Monday it raised domestic fares in most...
  • American to charge $25 for second checked bag

    American Airlines said Monday it will begin charging passengers $25 to check a second bag to help offset rising fuel costs. The charge, which will also affect American Eagle passengers, will apply to travelers who purchase domestic economy-class...
  • AP source: United, US Airways in 'very advanced' combo talks

    April 28, 2008 7:50 AM PDT CHICAGO -- United Airlines and US Airways are in very advanced talks with the expectation of announcing within two weeks that they are combining, a person close to the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday. The two...
  • Continental Airlines won't seek merger, CEO says

    Continental Airlines won't seek merger, CEO says
    Continental Airlines Inc. said Sunday that it would not pursue a combination with another carrier right away, a surprising move after weeks of growing speculation that it would join with United Airlines to create the world's biggest airline....
  • Northwest, Delta thrust into merger

    Delta Air Lines Inc. and Northwest Airlines Corp. agreed to a merger Monday that would create the world's largest airline and could trigger a wave of industry consolidation and fare increases. The pact came amid one of the industry's most tumultuous...
  • Major airlines raising fares up to $30 round trip

    The nation's major airlines have matched a fare increase of up to $30 per round trip that was started by United Airlines. American Airlines, the nation's largest carrier, matched the fare hike on Friday afternoon, which may have removed the last obstacle...
  • John McCain returned from Vietnam determined to lead

    When John McCain limped home from a Hanoi prison camp in 1973 with a badly injured knee that he could not bend, Navy doctors gave him the bad news: His 15-year career as a jet pilot was over. He would never fly again. But McCain surprised his doctors...
  • Passengers and airlines under pressure

    Passengers and airlines under pressure
    The nation's air travelers may be wondering whether last week's three airline shutdowns signal more trouble ahead. But a bigger concern this spring may be the likelihood of more flight delays, jammed planes and even higher ticket prices. With rising fuel...
  • London Heathrow cancels 54 more flights

    LONDON -- British Airways on Monday canceled 54 more short-haul flights at its new Heathrow Airport terminal, which has been hit by glitches in its high-tech baggage-handling system and other problems. More cancellations are expected Tuesday. Nearly...