Sources: United, Continental deal to be announced Monday

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And then there were just four. That's the number of legacy airlines, those in business 32 years ago when the industry was deregulated, that... Read more

Mergers: What do they do to promote air service?

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Continental's board was reported yesterday to be meeting to discuss its possible merger with United. Of more interest to airline customers... Read more

How and why tarmac-delay rules start today

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As most travelers know from blanket media coverage, the U.S. Department of Transportation's new rules for treating passengers decently during... Read more

Flying over PHL with latest air traffic technology

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Inquirer airline reporter Linda Loyd took a fascinating, bumpy ride from Atlantic City to the air over PHL and back yesterday to see a demonstration... Read more

DOT fines Southwest for bumping-rule violations

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) said today it was fining Southwest Airlines $200,000 for violating federal rules regarding passengers... Read more

EU to help aviation with volcano-related losses

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The European Union has responded to the week-long shutdown of air traffic across much of the continental with a promise to help airlines recover... Read more

PHL a 'pioneer' in new air-traffic control technology

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PHL's air-traffic control tower became a pioneering test site yesterday for the Federal Aviation Administration's Next Generation satellite-based... Read more

UPDATED: US Airways, United report narrower 1Q losses

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US Airways reported a $45 million first-quarter loss today, better than analysts expected and a significant improvement over the same three... Read more