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  • Southwest Airlines buys slots given up by American Airlines

    Southwest Airlines buys slots given up by American Airlines
    The merger of American Airlines and US Airways is paying off for Southwest Airlines. To settle an antitrust lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice, American and US Airways agreed to give up dozens of landing and takeoff slots to ensure strong...
  • Southwest Airlines goes south: New daily routes to Mexico, Bahamas

    Southwest Airlines goes south: New daily routes to Mexico, Bahamas
    Southwest Airlines, the nation's biggest domestic carrier, continued its expansion into international destinations by announcing new daily routes to Mexico and the Bahamas. The new routes represent only the second batch of international destinations...
  • Southwest Airlines just got even friendlier with craft brew service

    Southwest Airlines just got even friendlier with craft brew service
    Craft beer fans should dust off their Southwest free-drink coupons: The airline has announced a partnership with New Belgium Brewing that means craft beer will finally be available at 30,000 feet. The Colorado brewery’s flagship Fat Tire will join...
  • Weather in South causing flight problems here

    Weather in South causing flight problems here
    Winter weather in the South is causing headaches for travelers at Chicago’s airports today. By about 10:30 a.m., more than 100 flights at O'Hare International Airport and 35 fights at Midway Airport had been cancelled, according to the Chicago...
  • Automated passport kiosks arrive at Midway

    Automated passport kiosks arrive at Midway
    International travelers landing at Midway Airport can now clear the customs process more quickly by using self-service electronic kiosks that were unveiled Wednesday. The new automated passport control system at Midway is identical to the free service...
  • Southwest unveils its first international routes

    Southwest unveils its first international routes
    Southwest Airlines introduced its first international destinations Monday, with flights that will start July 1. The Dallas-based airline will fly once a week from Orlando International Airport to Aruba and daily from OIA to Montego Bay, Jamaica. The...
  • No flights to NYC? McAuliffe's on the case

    Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe is making calls in an effort to restore flight service from New York to the Peninsula, he said Thursday afternoon. The new governor said it's a priority for businesses, so it's a priority for him. He didn't want to talk...
  • U.S. Airways, American Airlines merger settlement reached; service to continue at Va. airports

    U.S. Airways, American Airlines merger settlement reached; service to continue at Va. airports
    The U.S. Department of Justice and several states, including Virginia, announced a settlement agreement Tuesday allowing the merger of U.S. Airways and American Airlines, creating the largest commercial airline in the country. As a result of the...
  • Mexico flights boost local economy

    A study whose results were announced this week found that John Wayne Airport's service to Mexico injected about $131 million into the local economy, including revenue from the added airport operations and visitor spending. "This study shows the...
  • Seniors on the Go: Airlines schlep your bags -- for a price

    Seniors on the Go: Airlines schlep your bags -- for a price
    United Airlines is emulating rival American in featuring a baggage-delivery service at your arrival airport. Although you have to get your bags to the departure airport and check them by yourself, when you arrive at your destination airport, you hand your...
  • Airline 'quality' down -- but just a little

    Airline 'quality' down -- but just a little
    The overall "quality" of the 15 biggest U.S. airlines dropped slightly below the performance in 2012, but only from -1.08 to -1.11. So says the latest release of the annual "Airline Quality Rating" (AQR), scores. (Don't be put off by the negative scores:...
  • Family finances: Top airline rewards cards

    If you're loyal to a single airline, using a card affiliated with that carrier can make sense. BRITISH AIRWAYS VISA SIGNATURE http://www.britishairways.com Annual fee: $95 Interest rate: 15.24 percent Miles per dollar: 2.5 for British Airways...