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US carriers: The complexities of making a profit

LONDON (eTN) - US carriers are charging customers for everything from luggage to pillows these days.

Down goes oil prices, but IATA forecast remains grim

Oil prices have fallen below US$67 per barrel for the first time in 15 months, sending US airline shares sharply higher, despite the first quarterly loss in 17 years for Southwest Airlines.

The beleaguered plight of US airlines

Year 2008 will be another year reported to see year-on-year decline in traffic. The last five or six years showed the market actually contracted.

Oil-fueled catastrophe in the airline industry would cripple US economy and...

A new study prepared by the Business Travel Coalition (BTC) has revealed that the skyrocketing price of aviation fuel will have devastating implications far beyond new surcharges for checked bags and

It will be business as usual for Aloha Airlines

HONOLULU (eTN) – Following last week’s announcement it had sought o4 bankruptcy protection, Aloha Airlines yesterday said it has received approval from US Bankruptcy Court on March 21 and that the Hawaii-based airline will “continue operating as usual.”

eTN Mailbox: Southwest Airlines outrage

Quiet Rockland of Rockland County, New York is enraged over the callous criminal disregard for safety and human life demonstrated by Southwest Airlines (NYSE: “LUV”) and the FAA.