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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.

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.

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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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Airlines make more money by offering fewer seats

Jan 21, 2013
Airlines to turn profit offering fewer -- but fuller -- flights.

Delta makes it tougher to keep elite flying status

Jan 18, 2013
Delta, through mergers, was liberal in awarding elite status to frequent flyers. Now it wants to thin the elite crowds