One year after launching, a new airline expands as the industry faces headwinds

Starting any business is a big deal. Starting a business during a pandemic is bold, especially if that business is an airline.
Avelo Airlines takes off with its first flight between Burbank and Santa Rosa at Hollywood Burbank Airport.
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What will airline prices look like this summer?

May 28, 2021
As the U.S. reopens, more people are eager to travel. Prices are rising and lodging may be limited, so book early.
Travelers wait at JFK International in New York City on Friday, ahead of Memorial Day weekend.
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Flight myths, booking tips and how to spend your points

Feb 10, 2016
How to become a savvier consumer, as told by a very frequent flyer.
How to become a savvier consumer, as told by a very frequent flyer.
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How to navigate changes to your airline mileage program

Feb 3, 2016
Debunking myths of booking airline travel.

Airlines cruise to profits as fuel costs drop

Jan 13, 2016
Airlines are benefiting from cheap jet fuel, new passenger fees and industry consolidation.

Delta profits on cheap fuel, but faces other costs

Oct 14, 2015
The drop in oil prices has made jet fuel only the airline's second-largest cost.

Should congress rein in airline fees?

Aug 7, 2015
A new report is critical of airline pricing practices.

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Delta's CEO on passenger fees, mergers, and why subsidies are bad for business

May 24, 2013
Delta’s Chief Executive Officer, Richard Anderson, discusses the industry, mergers, passenger fees, and why Delta thinks its about to have its most profitable year ever.

Five taxes you didn't know you were paying, in GIFs

May 7, 2013
President Barack Obama is proposing to increase federal tax and fees on airlines tickets. But before prices take off, here's a look at some other tax-heavy items you already pay more for.

Airline ticket taxes might take off with new proposal

May 7, 2013
Taxes on your flights are pretty hefty, and they might get heftier soon. But how do they compare to taxes for other services?
Travelers wait in line at the American Airlines ticket counter at Miami International Airport.
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