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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • American Airlines to cut 6,840 jobs

    American Airlines, the largest carrier in the world and the busiest at Los Angeles International Airport, said Wednesday that it expected to slash nearly 7,000 workers, or about 8% of its workforce, as it grounds planes and flights to cope with rising...
  • U.S. airlines report fewer delays in May

    Domestic airlines improved their on-time arrival rates in May, although more than one in five flights still failed to get passengers to their destination as scheduled, according to government data released Monday. A total of 21 percent of commercial...
  • Airlines to begin selling ads on boarding passes

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Luggage? Got it. Boarding pass? Check. Ads on boarding pass to help beleaguered airline industry pay for expensive fuel? Check. Several major airlines will begin displaying ads on boarding passes for customers who check in from home....
  • Maxjet ceases operations, seeks bankruptcy

    NEW YORK -- Maxjet Airways ceased operations today, leaving jets on tarmacs and stranding passengers on Christmas Eve, and said it would file for bankruptcy protection. The airline, launched in 2005 and based in Dulles, Va., offered all-business-class...
  • Sourcebook 2008: airlines serving major U.S. cities

    Here is a list of selected national and international airlines that offer flights out of major cities in the United States. In some cases, an airline may not have its own mileage award program, but it may partner with another airline. Note: "FF" denotes...