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How Did Airline Fees Get So Outrageous? (VIDEO)
Business  (tags: deregulation, airlines, money, corporate, business, finance, society, consumers )

- 1593 days ago -
Airline fees are an unstoppable menace, rising from $2.45 billion in 2008 to a mind-numbing $27 billion in add-ons around the world, according a new report from IdeaWorks Co. Where did they come from? How did they become utterly unavoidable?
Man Sues JetBlue for Making Him Sit in Bathroom
Business  (tags: Jet Blue, airlines, business )

- 3595 days ago -
A New York City man is suing JetBlue for more than two million dollars. He says a pilot made him give up his seat to a flight attendant and sit on the toilet for more than three hours on a flight from California. (May 13) © 2008 The Associated Press
Delta Raises Fuel Surcharge By $10
Business  (tags: Delta, airlines )

- 3642 days ago -
NEW YORK (AP) -- Delta Air Lines Inc. on Thursday raised its fuel surcharge by $10 round-trip, according to airfare price tracking Web site
Appeals Court Overturns Airline 'Passenger Bill of Rights' Law
Business  (tags: consumers, business, airlines, passengers, bill-of-rights, law, state, federal )

- 3645 days ago -
A federal appeals court Tuesday struck down a state law requiring airlines to give food, water, clean toilets and fresh air to passengers stuck in delayed planes, saying the measure was well-intentioned but stepped on federal authority.
Delta Air Lines Expected to Cut About 2,000 Jobs
Business  (tags: corporate, usa, airlines )

- 3651 days ago -
Delta Air Lines said it expects to cut about 2,000 jobs and ground dozens of jets this year as it struggles to ratchet down operations to offset soaring fuel costs.
The Rise of American Incompetence
Business  (tags: Americans, entrepreneurs, skills, industry, management, oil prices, Bush, Republicans, jokes, airlines, corporations )

- 3654 days ago -
We used to be the world's most skillful entrepreneurs and managers. Now we're laughingstocks. What happened?
Southwest Airlines, FAA Accused of Falsifying Safety Reports
Business  (tags: airlines, FAA, business, consumers, dishonesty, ethics, news, cover-up, corporate, corruption )

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- 3659 days ago -
Officials for Southwest Airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration "falsified the report" that said the airline had come into compliance with rules for crucial safety inspections for jets, according to records released by a U.S. House committee.
Business  (tags: virgin, richard, branson, fair trade coffee, airlines, tea )

- 3675 days ago -
Fairtrade products are all about better prices, decent working conditions and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world. Last year we served nearly seven million cups of coffee and over five million cups of tea on our flights, so
UPDATE 1-Delta Begins United-Northwest Merger Talks-WSJ
Business  (tags: business, airlines, corporate, consumers, 2008, news )

- 3714 days ago -
Delta Air Lines has started merger talks with Northwest Airlines and United Airlines parent Corp and hopes to reach an agreement with one of them over the next two weeks, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
Passenger Jets Get Anti-Missile Devices
Business  (tags: airlines, missiles, terrorists )

- 3726 days ago -
Tens of thousands of airline passengers will soon be flying on jets outfitted with anti-missile systems as part of a new government test aimed at thwarting terrorists armed with shoulder-fired projectiles.
Airlines Offer Low Fares, Then Bill Passengers for Extras
Business  (tags: consumers, airlines, fees )

- 3798 days ago -
With airlines charging extra fees for everything from large luggage to booking with the help of a human being, the price printed on your airline ticket may be just a starting point.
NASA Mum, But Airline Mishaps More Common, - CBS News
Business  (tags: airlines, profits, consumer confidence )

- 3799 days ago -
Agency Admits Withholding Survey Results To Not Affect Airline Profits, Passengers' Confidence
Airlines Turn Bad Service Into Big Profits, The Skinny: Worst Summer Ever For Passengers Results In Banner Quarter For Carriers
Business  (tags: airlines, customer service, profits )

- 3802 days ago -
(CBS) The Skinny is Keach Hagey's take on the top news of the day and the best of the Internet.

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