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Hidden Cities: The Secret to Low-Cost Airfare

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 25
Summer is around the corner and it's peak travel season, which means it could take a toll on your budget. Fortunately, we've got some travel hacks for getting to your destination at half the price.

5 Tips For Affordable Air Travel

By David Koenig | Apr 16
As you start to book summer travel, a debate is rising about whether airlines make it too hard to choose the most affordable options.

EU Approves Anti-Terror Plan to Collect Air Passenger Info

INTERNATIONAL | By Lorne Cook | Apr 15
European Union lawmakers approved Thursday a scheme to share airline passenger information that nations hope to use to track foreign fighters travelling to and from conflict areas like Syria and who might pose a danger in Europe.

Senate Refuses to Stop Airlines From Shrinking Seat Sizes

By Joan Lowly | Apr 8
The Senate refused Thursday to come to the aid of airline passengers squeezed by the ever-shrinking size of their seats.

American Drops 24-Hr Free Hold on Reservations

Apr 1
American Airlines is ending its policy of letting customers hold a trip reservation without paying for 24 hours.

Airlines Dodge Legislation Aimed at Curbing Excessive Fees

CORPORATE | By Joan Lowy | Mar 19
A Senate panel approved an aviation policy bill Wednesday after a partisan fight over whether airlines gouge consumers with fees for basic services like checked bags, seat assignments and ticket changes.

Bill Would Standardize the Way Airlines Disclose Fees

FINANCE | By Joan Lowy | Mar 12
The government would standardize the way airlines disclose fees for basic services like checked bags, seat assignments and ticket changes so that passengers can more easily comparison-shop the full cost of flights.

U.S. Airlines Vie For Flights to Cuba

By Scott Mayerowtiz | Mar 3
U.S. airlines are looking to serve Cuba primarily from their large hub cities, with Havana being the most popular destination.

Tips: How to Avoid Costly Airline Fees for Changing Planes

By David Koenig | Feb 18
When all the receipts are counted, it is likely that consumers paid the airlines more than $3 billion in fees to cancel or change a flight in 2015. Avoiding these hefty fees will take a bit of planning before you book your flight.

Airlines Restore Tiny Perks to Pacify Fliers

Feb 1
After 15 years of near austerity, U.S. airlines are restoring some small perks for passengers crammed into coach.

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