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Airlines squeeze seats and knees for more profits

Aug 23, 2012
Slimmer seats on some planes may bring bigger profits for airlines like United. But they will likely mean less comfort for passengers.

Self-serve air travel: Welcome aboard

Jul 19, 2012
It was just a small hop from self check-out at the grocery store to self check-in at the airport. Now you can even self-tag your bags and self-board the plane. What's next?

Luxury brands adding more airport locations

Jul 5, 2012
In recent years, sales at airports and other travel venues have risen far more quickly than at regular stores for many chains, prompting luxury retailers to focus on the travel market.

Latest airline fee: $35 per carry-on?

Jun 1, 2012
Ahead of the summer travel season, some airlines are charging for carry-on bags. Industry expert David Parker Brown is defending the new fee.
A baggage handler loads bags onto a cart at San Francisco International Airport.
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