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  • Wi-Fi: 'Must have' or 'may not want'?

    Wi-Fi: 'Must have' or 'may not want'?
    Just about every travel survey these days confirms that travelers say they rate Wi-Fi as one of their biggest requirements, both in airplanes and in hotels. Although a majority of flyers say they want it, however, Bloomberg Businessweek reports that...
  • Complaints against airlines are down in first nine months of 2013

    Complaints against airlines are down in first nine months of 2013
    Many airline seats are getting smaller. More carriers are putting price tags on all of those onboard extras you used to get for free. And cabins are more crowded than ever. Yet, complaints about airlines filed with the U.S. Transportation Department...
  • Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January

    Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January
    The cost of traveling with your pet on Southwest Airlines is increasing by $20 starting in January. The airline announced that the charge to bring your pet in a carrier onto a plane will be $95 each way starting Jan. 15, up from the current fare of $75....
  • FCC moves to lift ban on cellphone calls on planes

    FCC moves to lift ban on cellphone calls on planes
    Amid debate over safety, air rage and courtesy in the air, the Federal Communications Commission approved the first step in allowing passengers on airplanes to use cellphones in flight. The “notice of rule making” approved by a 3-2 vote...
  • Stranded in China without an airline ticket

    Stranded in China without an airline ticket
    Q: I booked a flight from Dayton, Ohio, to Shanghai through US Airways, and things went terribly wrong with my ticket. I need your help. The first two of the three segments of my trip from Ohio to China were on United Airlines. The United agent at the...
  • Yellen to tell senators Fed must do more to help economy recover

    Yellen to tell senators Fed must do more to help economy recover
    WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve has helped the nation rebound from the Great Recession, but there still is more work to be done to reduce unemployment and get the economy back on track, Fed chair nominee Janet L. Yellen will tell senators at her...
  • Mayors call on Justice Department to drop airline-merger lawsuit

    Mayors call on Justice Department to drop airline-merger lawsuit
    The mayors of six cities and a county with major airline hubs are lobbying the U.S. Justice Department to drop its opposition to a merger of American Airlines and US Airways. The mayors of Charlotte, N.C.; Philadelphia; Dallas; Fort Worth; Phoenix;...
  • Frequent flyer seats: Big differences among lines

    Your best chances of scoring a "free" frequent flyer domestic seat are on Southwest and JetBlue, concludes the latest Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Survey; you'll have the toughest time on Delta and US Airways. IdeaWorks just released its fourth...
  • United Airlines plans to cut $2 billion in costs, collect more fees

    United Airlines plans to cut $2 billion in costs, collect more fees
    United Airlines announced long-term plans Tuesday to cut costs by $2 billion annually and increase revenue from passenger fees over the next four years. The plans come as the airline continues to improve its on-time performance but struggles to meet...
  • Seniors on the Go: The change-fee gouge: Worse than you thought

    Seniors on the Go: The change-fee gouge: Worse than you thought
    The travel press has been full of reports that the four giant legacy lines -- American, Delta, United and US Airways -- just hiked the fees to re-issue "nonrefundable" tickets. The new fees are $200 for domestic travel and $250 to $300 for most...
  • American Airlines, US Airways offer bonuses for outdoing rivals

    American Airlines, US Airways offer bonuses for outdoing rivals
    To beat the competition, the management of American Airlines and US Airways is putting up some reward money. Under a recently announced incentive program, the company that now operates the two airlines has offered each employee a $50 bonus for each...
  • 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...