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Airline profits driven by higher fares, bag fees

Oct 25, 2013
The U.S. airline industry is expected to earn a whopping $6.5 billion this year.
Posted In: Airlines, quarterly report

A new magazine takes off, but only in first class seats

Oct 15, 2013
United debuts an in-flight magazine, titled Rhapsody, for high-end and business travelers.
Posted In: Airlines, UAL, rhapsody, publishing

Airline fees reach for the sky

Sep 12, 2013
Fees airlines charge for things like blankets and extra bags were up 20 percent last year from the year before. But a dollar doled out for a sandwich isn't always the same as the buck you spend on your seat.
Posted In: Airlines, fees

Would you pay for a tweet to complain about bad service?

Sep 3, 2013
British Airways lost his luggage; he took to Twitter to vent about it. And then targeted tweets to British Airways' thousands of followers.
Posted In: Airlines, British Airways, Twitter

90 seconds: The technology and investment behind plane evacuations

Jul 8, 2013
Over the years airlines and aircraft manufacturers have invested in technology to improve crash survivability.
Posted In: Airlines, airline safety, San Francisco

Financial Feud: Earn reward miles vs. Avoid the bills

Jun 27, 2013
What do you think of airline credit cards: a great way to earn miles or a pain in the neck? Our experts help a listener named Debbie resolve the financial feud she's been having with her husband. See what they say and weigh in.
Posted In: Airlines, rewards cards, Credit Cards

New planes not just high tech, they'll be more crowded

Jun 24, 2013
New planes are not just high tech, they'll be more crowded.
Posted In: Boeing, Airbus, Airlines, airplanes, Tech

The FAA answers: Why can't I use my iPad at takeoff?

Jun 21, 2013
The productivity loss of takeoff and landing.
Posted In: Airlines, Tech, tablets

American Airlines legroom: How much is an inch worth?

Jun 17, 2013
American Airlines plans to make coach seats thinner and adjust the amount of legroom in some seats.
Posted In: Airlines, American Airlines, legroom

Airbus A350 learns lessons from 787 struggles

Jun 14, 2013
The launch of the A350 comes months after Boeing's Dreamliner, and proves the benefits of going second when it comes to innovative technology.
Posted In: Boeing, Airbus, air travel, Airlines

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