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As their financial losses mount, airlines may turn to more and larger fuel surcharges in an effort to balance their bottom lines. The question is, how high can these surcharges go?...read more»

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Assailed by high fuel prices and already on thin financial ice, Midwest announced it will cut 11 cities from its route map. Will this be enough to save the troubled carrier?...read more»

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The airlines are dealing with tough labor issues on top of all their financial woes. Still, as the saying goes, the industry made its own bed, now it has to sleep in it. But should you?...read more»

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The second-quarter numbers alone are staggering: Delta lost $1 billion, American $1.4 billion. That's right, billion! Is it time to get used to those fare hikes and new fees?...read more»

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Not even the islands of Aloha are exempt from baggage fees, as regional carrier Go! and Hawaiian Airlines have added charges recently....read more»

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Already struggling to beat back bankruptcy rumors, Midwest's drastic job cuts will only magnify its uncertain future. Is the end truly near? Midwest's pilots' union chief says "yes."...read more»

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A severe and unexpected shortage of air traffic controllers has left the FAA desperate to hire new staff. But advertising on MySpace?...read more»

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The airlines say so, and they want you to write to Congress on their behalf ....read more»

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Northwest became the fourth major U.S. carrier to add a first-checked-bag fee. Will Delta, Northwest's partner in a proposed merger, be far behind?...read more»

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The curtain goes down on in-flight films on November 1 for domestic, Caribbean, and Mexico routes....read more»

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