Topic: U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Air travelers looking to cut overweight baggage fees can help themselves by picking the right hotel; some hotels rent out, lend, or give away bulky items like curling irons, kitchenware, and athletic sneakers. Do your research ahead of time by calling the hotel and you may be able to pack lighter for your next trip.
Southwest Airlines announced a fee on travelers who miss flights without canceling their tickets. It's one way airlines are adding new fees along with increasing ticket prices.
A new report on the US airline industry found that, by four major measures including lost baggage and overbookings, customer service has never been better.
The Continental merger with United will get tough antitrust scrutiny, which has the potential to result in fewer flights, less competition, and higher airfares.
05/03/2010 02:50 pm
A number of positive trends support the Federal Reserve chief's statement that the recession has "very likely" ended.
09/16/2009 01:00 am
Officials insist only a small fraction of flights have lengthy delays. But advocates urge new rights for passengers.
04/03/2009 01:00 am
Prospects improve that airlines will OK their use in flight.
08/14/2008 01:00 am