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As business-class travel declines overall, airline closures illustrate a major problem: With high-revenue customers disappearing, coach-class passengers may have to pay up....read more»

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If an airline can't make money on Las Vegas flights, what hope is there for the rest of its routes? That's the question some of you might be asking today now that AirTran has started pruning its unprofitable Vegas routes....read more»

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The carrier announced Wednesday it will stop offering free snacks onboard its domestic flights, beginning June 1. Hey, at least the planes still have wings, right?...read more»

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In response to a recent New York Times article that said Southwest was considering matching American's fees for checked bags, the airline issued a news release denying the claim....read more»

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Is this good news or bad news for the low-cost darling? In what has been a shaky year for the airline, it all depends on your perspective....read more»

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Hopefully leaner route networks will give airlines the breathing room they need to balance their bottom lines—and not be just another bump in the road to higher fares....read more»

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The question now is: Who doesn't charge for a second checked bag? Here at home, hardly anyone. But you international travelers will have something to smile about....read more»

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Was Frontier's unusual fee increase for carry-on antlers meant to distract people from the simultaneous announcement of a more conventional fee ($25 for a second checked bag)?...read more»

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While you and I were firing up our grills for Memorial Day weekend, three of the major U.S. airlines—United, American, and Delta—were cooking up a little something of their own: another round of fare hikes....read more»

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Amenities include flat-bed seats in business class and outlets at every seat. Flight attendants are billed as "concierges," able to assist with hotel reservations, local recommendations, and more....read more»

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