| Oct 22, 2013
Industry mavens these days are talking a lot about airlines' "bundling" of fares and fees. So far, there's more talk than action, but you can expect the practice to grow. For now, here's what you need to know.
By far the best current example of...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
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;...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit to halt the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways may be resolved without a court battle.
The two sides have agreed to meet with a mediator at the suggestion of the judge who was set to hear the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
If you're loyal to a single airline, using a card affiliated with that carrier can make sense.
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| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Although American Airlines' parent company is still in bankruptcy and a merger with US Airways is on hold, the Fort Worth-based airline is moving forward with plans to grow.
American Airlines announced Monday that it plans to recruit and hire 1,500...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways that has been challenged by the U.S. Department of Justice has a 50 percent chance of succeeding.
That was the analysis of JPMorgan of the proposal that, if successful, would create the nation's...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Every employee union involved in the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways has endorsed the marriage that would create the nation's largest carrier.
Well, almost every labor group.
The flight attendants for American Eagle, the regional...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Cross Texas off the list of states that oppose the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
Texas was one of seven states that had joined the U.S. Department of Justice and the District of Columbia in filing a suit to block the airlines from...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Facing a lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice, the parent companies of American Airlines and US Airways have agreed to extend their merger plans for an extra month.
The expiration date to merge the airlines to create the nation's largest airline...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:42 PM
Routehappy.com is a search engine with a twist: It aims to help passengers not only find flight deals but also choose the trips that will make them happiest in flight.
"Routehappy can lead you to a plane with more legroom, and we're the only site that...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
It's a midlife conundrum that's becoming increasingly common: You're not ready to retire, but you're tired of what you're doing. Enter the second-act career. These encore occupations offer a chance to pursue a lifelong passion, start a business or make...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Worried that computer hackers attacking banks and media companies could easily shift targets, the airline industry is taking preemptive steps to ensure it doesn't become the next victim.
Although the "hacking" of planes midair to bring them down is...