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American Airlines 767 jet (Photo: iStockPhoto.com/Hal Bergman)

The carrier will roll out onboard Internet on more than 300 aircraft over the next two years, but American's discount for mobile devices is what sets it apart from other airlines' service....read more»

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In a new agreement with its pilots' union, Southwest has pledged to grow service by 5 percent every year. For fans of the airline, more growth means more options and likely more expansion....read more»

Southwest 737 jet approaching runway (Photo: iStockPhoto/Lowell Sannes)

The champion of the alternative airport has set its sights on the big cheese of primary airports. Service could start as soon as this summer....read more»

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Icelandair announced that Seattle will be its first West Coast departure point. Alaska Air will provide connections to more U.S. cities....read more»

Hotel room (Photo: Index Open)

A free night here, a discounted meal there: Current hotel discounts can ease a vacation budget....read more»

US Airways aircraft close up (Photo: US Airways)

US Airways thinks it could post a profit this year despite the ongoing recession. Why? All those little fees, which could bring in $500 million by year's end....read more»

Delta aircraft tail (Photo: Delta)

Combine two large frequent flyer programs? Easy. Sort out the tangled schedules and route maps? Piece of cake. Pick a soda to serve onboard? Now that's a tough one....read more»

Las Vegas Welcome Sign at Sunset (Photo: iStockPhoto/Cecilia Lim)

For the sixteenth straight month, traffic to Las Vegas' MaCarran Airport dropped. At this point it's becoming old news, but is there any end in sight?...read more»

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SmarterTravel readers are a smart bunch (as you'd expect) with a lot to say. Last week, our readers were mostly concerned with fees (and Ireland). Take it away, readers!...read more»

Virgin America plane parked at the gate (Photo: Clark County Department of Aviation)

The young start-up became the latest carrier to charge for the first-checked bag, leaving JetBlue, Southwest, and Alaska Airlines as the only major domestic carriers that don't....read more»

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