Airlines

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: What Would You Be Willing To Pay Extra For When You Fly?

Airlines make more than $15 billion a year in fees. Now they’re getting creative in an effort to boost their bottom lines. iPads, hot meals, skipping baggage claim – what would you be willing to pay extra for when you fly?

09/30/2013

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All Things Travel: Government Attempts To Ground Airline Merger

The U.S. government is attempting to ground the merger of American Airlines and U.S. Airways and plans an anti-trust suit.

08/13/2013

Logan International Airport. (Photo credit: C.J. GUNTHER/AFP/Getty Images)

Logan Airport Getting Back To Normal After Hurricane Sandy

Logan Airport in Boston is using old fashion face-to-face communications to get operations back to normal after Hurricane Sandy this week.

10/31/2012

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All Things Travel: JetBlue Expands

JetBlue Airways is looking to expand next year at both the Providence and Worcester airports.

09/22/2011

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Airline Tax Expires, Two Major Airlines Offset Savings By ‘Adjusting’ Fares

Some airline customers won’t see savings this weekend even though several federal taxes on tickets have expired.

07/23/2011

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New Law To Force Airlines To Reimburse Passengers For Lost Luggage

New rules will force airlines to reimburse passengers for lost luggage. But, there’s a catch.

07/13/2011

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Analyst: Baggage Fees ‘Essential’ For Airlines To Stay In Business

It’s a staggering number: $3.4 billion. That’s how much airlines made last year in baggage fees, according to a government report.

06/13/2011

Gary Lapierre

Gouging In America. It’s Everywhere!!!!!

I’m thinking I should get out more and maybe I’ll have a better understanding of why we take it on the chin (for lack of the exact body part) day-in and day-out.

05/23/2011

(Courtesy: SATA Airlines-Facebook)

SATA Expanding Flights To Portugal, Lisbon & The Azores

With a little assist from Boston College, SATA Airlines has given the flight from Boston to Lisbon, Portugal and the Azores a big lift.

05/13/2011

Airplane

New Government Rule Tackles Fees, Bumping, Delays

The U.S. government is adding new protections for travelers when airlines lose their bags, bump them off flights or hold them on the runway for hours.

04/20/2011

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