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  • 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....
  • 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;...
  • 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...
  • Teamsters drop attempt to recruit American Airlines mechanics

    The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has dropped its bid to recruit about 12,000 aircraft mechanics and other personnel at American Airlines, marking the end to what had become a bitter fight between unions. Their battle to wrest control from the...
  • Hotel rates soar when conventions come to town

    Hotel rates soar when conventions come to town
    Here’s a tip on saving lots of dough on a hotel room: Don’t book a room when a big convention is in town. As with all other industries, hotels boost rates when demand increases. The average hotel rate in San Francisco jumped to $272 per...
  • Weekly jobless claims disappoint at 339,000 after upward revision

    Weekly jobless claims disappoint at 339,000 after upward revision
    WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims were higher than expected last week at 339,000 and figures for the previous week were revised upward, the Labor Department said Thursday. Economists had expected the number of people filing for first-time...
  • U.S. antitrust suit sheds light on US Airways business practices

    U.S. antitrust suit sheds light on US Airways business practices
    The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust suit seeking to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines, but buried inside the complaint is some internal correspondence by US Airways executives, including Chief Executive Doug Parker,...
  • New York Times website down due to 'technical difficulties'

    New York Times website down due to 'technical difficulties'
    The New York Times website was down Wednesday morning because of "technical difficulties," the newspaper said.  Users trying to access nytimes.com were greeted by an error message. The New York Times, via its Twitter feed, did not give an...
  • American, US Airways mounting fight to beat DOJ merger lawsuit

    American, US Airways mounting fight to beat DOJ merger lawsuit
    American Airlines and US Airways want to get the show on the road in their fight with the U.S. Justice Department, which last week sued to block an $11 billion merger of the two airlines.  On Thursday, the airlines' lawyers filed a motion requesting a...
  • Summers predicts Yellen will 'do a great job' as Fed chief

    Summers predicts Yellen will 'do a great job' as Fed chief
    WASHINGTON -- Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers, who was the perceived front-runner to be the next Federal Reserve chief until he pulled out in the face of liberal opposition, predicted Wednesday that nominee Janet L. Yellen would be a...
  • New York Times website down for an hour but slowly coming back

    New York Times website down for an hour but slowly coming back
    The New York Times website appeared to be slowly coming back online after being out for about an hour Wednesday.  The outage, which caught readers and the Times' newsroom offguard, seems to be over.  The New York Times communications department said...