GAO: Airlines don't uniformly disclose fees

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-07-14 16:28:00

Airlines are increasingly charging fees for such things as checked bags, meals, early boarding and seat selection but don't disclose these fees uniformly or pay the same taxes on them as they do on ticket ...

Airline fees make it hard to shop for best deal

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-07-14 16:17:20

WASHINGTON - A government watchdog says airline fees for checked bags and other services are complicating things for consumers trying to find the best deal on airfare.

Jetstar expands Queenstown services

The New Zealand Herald  2010-07-14 16:00:00

Low-fare airline Jetstar is expanding its transtasman services with flights from Melbourne and the Gold Coast to Queenstown.Jetstar will start twice-a-week flights from the Australian airports in December ...

Farnborough International Airshow news

Air Transport World  2010-07-14 15:59:07

787 makes Farnborough debut Albaugh predicts a week of orders LEAP-X going 'full speed ahead' for C919 Additional stories

Boeing: We're not playing Airbus' game

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-07-14 15:44:00

With the Farnborough Air Show days away, Boeing has taken a preemptive strike against expected Airbus order announcements.

Airline fees make best deals hard to find, watchdog group says

USA Today  2010-07-14 14:33:59

A government watchdog says airline fees for checked bags and other services are complicating things for consumers trying to find the best deal ...

US bars Iroquois team from flight

BBC News  2010-07-14 14:05:44

An Iroquois lacrosse team hopes a last-minute intervention will resolve a dispute over their passports at a New York airport.

EU clears BA-Iberia merger, alliance with American

USA Today  2010-07-14 11:36:19

British Airways and Iberia on Wednesday won the European Union's regulatory approval to merge and to team up with American Airlines to share ...

Passenger numbers rise at Alabama's Huntsville International

USA Today  2010-07-14 11:24:42

Commercial air passenger traffic at Huntsville International Airport is up.

Lebanon to boost airport security after body found in jet

USA Today  2010-07-14 11:21:56

Lebanon's top security body has called for a "comprehensive survey" of security measures at Beirut airport after a body was found inside the ...

EU gives backing to BA alliance

BBC News  2010-07-14 11:16:02

European regulators pave the way for British Airways and American Airlines to work together more closely.

BA, American Trans-Atlantic Alliance Wins EU Antitrust Approval

Bloomberg Businessweek  2010-07-14 10:43:08

British Airways Plc and AMR Corp.'s American Airlines won European Union antitrust approval for a proposed trans-Atlantic alliance to jointly price, market and schedule international flights.

Sainsbury's and M&S face shareholder anger - Live blog

guardian.co.uk  2010-07-14 09:18:37

Two top UK companies will be grilled over their executive pay packets at AGMs in London today11.42am: Hmm, these early questions are focusing on the nitty-gritty of shopping at Sainsbury's.Mrs Edwards ...

Baghdad Is Back on Aviation Map for Lufthansa, Business Jets

Bloomberg Businessweek  2010-07-14 08:02:00

The collapse of Iraq's national airline and a decline in violent attacks attract international carriers and business-jet operators

Is the Airbus A380 really that different?

CNN  2010-07-14 05:07:00

When Singapore Airlines first started flying the Airbus A380 in 2007, it was still a big question mark whether the aircraft would be a hit with passengers.

Airline Profits Are Ready to Take Off

Bloomberg Businessweek  2010-07-14 04:16:15

Delta, United Airlines, and other carriers cut their number of seats and now are seeing a return of business fliers

Jetstar adds new Queenstown flights

The New Zealand Herald  2010-07-14 02:44:04

A week after Auckland International Airport purchased a quarter stake in Queenstown Airport, it is welcoming new flights to Queenstown from Melbourne and the Gold Coast by Jetstar, the budget airline owned ...

Airline Traffic

Air Transport World  2010-07-14 02:10:59

Copa Airlines flew 533.8 million RPMs in June, up 10.6% year-over-year, against a 9% lift in capacity to 728.9 million ASMs. Load factor lifted 1.1 points to 73.2%. Affiliate Aero Republica flew 99.8 million ...

Airline Routes

Air Transport World  2010-07-14 01:05:25

Lufthansa will add a second A380 to its fleet this week, which will operate the daily FRA-Tokyo Narita route beginning Aug. 4. Two more A380s will join the carrier this year and another four will be added ...

Airlines, ATPCO form Open AXIS Group

Air Transport World  2010-07-14 00:57:05

Six airlines formed a member-based, not-for-profit organization called Open AXIS Group to promote a standardized XML (eXtensible Markup Language) schema as the optimal electronic messaging structure for ...

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