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CEO Ben Baldanza on how Spirit Airlines does things differently

Jan 22, 2013
One of South Florida's top business leaders runs one of the country's cheapest airlines.
Posted In: Spirit Airlines, Airlines, ceo

Airlines make more money by offering fewer seats

Jan 21, 2013
Airlines to turn profit offering fewer -- but fuller -- flights.
Posted In: Airlines, Delta, airline prices

Safety concerns but 787 Dreamliner is technological leap

Jan 11, 2013
With fires and fuel leaks affecting Boeing's new commercial jet, safety questions have arisen, but some aviation experts say glitches are a necessary part of airline innovation.
Posted In: Airlines, Boeing, Dreamliner 787

Where did the year's first airfare hike go?

Jan 9, 2013
The airlines try, but they can't always make fare increases stick.
Posted In: Airlines, airfares, united, southwest, Delta

Delta swamped with flight attendant applicants

Dec 24, 2012
Delta has at least 22,000 applicants for 400 flight attendant openings. Flying may have lost its glamour, but a job in the skies has other benefits.
Posted In: Airlines, Jobs, Delta

Southwest Airlines raises fees

Dec 17, 2012
The one-time discount airline is rethinking its 'bags fly free' policy because of rising costs. So far, only the third bag will cost you.
Posted In: Airlines, airline industry, southwest

Airlines looking to charge the right amount of fees

Dec 3, 2012
Seems like profits never come easily in the airline industry. And there are evidently always new ideas for how to pull in a few more bucks from flyers.
Posted In: Airlines

As U.N. meets on climate, U.S. blocks a European law

Nov 30, 2012
President Obama signed a bill this week protecting U.S. airlines from an emission tax when they fly in and out of Europe. The EU's carbon tax is so unpopular, it's been suspended for all carriers for a year.
Posted In: United Nations, Airlines, Barack Obama, carbon-dioxide emissions, climate change

How a pilot shortage could impact consumers

Nov 23, 2012
Flying used to be a glamorous job, but today's pilots work long hours for less pay. What does a shortage of pilots in the commercial airline industry mean for the future of flying and ticket prices?
Posted In: Airlines, pilots, air travel

Glitch-prone airline computer systems, Nokia's new maps app

Nov 21, 2012
Nokia's new maps app could give Apple a run for its mobile money, and understanding why airline computer systems are prone to massive crashes.
Posted In: maps app, Travel, Airlines, computer systems

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