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  • American Airlines -- US Airways merger: good for air travelers?

    American Airlines -- US Airways merger: good for air travelers?
    The long-rumored merger between American Airlines and US Airways appeared to move a step closer early this month when Tom Horton, American's chief executive, announced that the two carriers were in "discussions" and that a decision would be made "within a...
  • Help, my travel agency is pocketing my airfare refund

    Help, my travel agency is pocketing my airfare refund
    Her airline refunds her ticket, but her travel agency keeps the money, insisting the fare was nonrefundable. Is that allowed? The Travel Troubleshooter investigates. Q: I recently had to have jaw surgery, and my doctor recommended that I cancel a planned...
  • A worthwhile airline fee program? Don't buy it

    A worthwhile airline fee program? Don't buy it
    The introduction of a new airline fee program is re-igniting an old debate about the true cost of air travel. Earlier this month, United Airlines unveiled "subscriptions" that let you prepay for a year's worth of baggage fees, seat upgrades or airport...
  • Bumped from a flight, but where's my voucher?

    Bumped from a flight, but where's my voucher?
    Delta promises Shirin Vakharia a flight voucher if she volunteers to take another flight. She does — but where's the voucher? Q: My sister and I recently had a confirmed flight on Delta Air Lines from San Francisco, Calif., to Dayton, Ohio. The...
  • Should this airline merger be allowed to fly?

    Should this airline merger be allowed to fly?
    The proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways may not be a done deal, even if almost everyone is behaving as if it were. Although the combination, which would create the world's largest airline, has pushed back from the gate, it's still...
  • Delta website error gives ultra-low air fares to some lucky fliers

    Delta website error gives ultra-low air fares to some lucky fliers
    An error on Delta Air Lines' website produced super low fares Thursday morning before the problem was corrected a couple of hours later. The fares were as much as 90% below regular ticket prices. Delta passengers who took advantage of the mistake said...
  • Two letters cost $300 -- are you serious?

    Two letters cost $300 -- are you serious?
    Agnes Lednum's husband's ticket is missing two little letters -- "Jr" -- and in order to fix it her online travel agency wants $300. Is that her only option? Q: I recently booked two tickets through an online travel agency for my husband and me to fly to...
  • Air travelers brace for another summer of fees

    Air travelers brace for another summer of fees
    It isn't shaping up to be a good summer for air travelers who are trying to stick to a budget. And let's be honest: Who isn't watching their bottom line? A few weeks before the traditional start of the busy travel season, United Airlines quietly raised...
  • Delta adds healthy menu items from on flights between New York's JFK and LAX, San Francisco, Seattle

    Delta adds healthy menu items from on flights between New York's JFK and LAX, San Francisco, Seattle
    Delta Air Lines has introduced a new line of healthy menu items from Luvo in the economy cabin on Delta's transcontinental flights between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle. The Luvo meals - all...
  • Mom an overnight celeb after airline warns her about breast-feeding

    Mom an overnight celeb after airline warns her about breast-feeding
    Lindsay Jaynes never intended to become an overnight social media sensation when the 30-year-old mother asked Delta Airlines about its policy for in-flight breast-feeding. The new mother planned to buy a ticket from John Wayne Airport to Florida with...
  • Passenger traffic at LAX to rise 8% for Christmas holiday

    Passenger traffic at LAX to rise 8% for Christmas holiday
    The holiday travel crowds at Los Angeles International Airport will be even bigger this year, with passenger volume expected to be 8.2% higher than last year, the airport said. From Friday until Jan. 2, 2.6 million passengers are expected to fly in...
  • Airline delays cost carriers and passengers $5.8 billion, study says

    Airline delays cost carriers and passengers $5.8 billion, study says
    As another harsh storm delays thousands of flights across the United States, a new study estimates that severe weather has cost airlines and passengers $5.8 billion this winter. More than 2,800 flights were canceled Monday and another 2,900 were...