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Airlines increasingly offer deals for off-peak travel as oil prices decline

...Airlines were focused on being the largest carrier on a route, even though it often meant losing money.Today's airline industry is more disciplined, so the fare wars cause much less damage. The airlines still collect substantial fares on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/airlines-increasingly-offe
Senate report urges government crackdown on airline fees

...prohibit "unfair or deceptive" practices in the airline industry, investigate whether bag fees should be tied to...Medina, a spokeswoman for Airlines for America, an airline industry trade association, rejected the criticisms."It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/senate-report-urges-govern
Senate report urges government crackdown on airline fees

...prohibit "unfair or deceptive" practices in the airline industry, investigate whether bag fees should be tied to...Medina, a spokeswoman for Airlines for America, an airline industry trade association, rejected the criticisms."It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-06/senate-report-urges-govern
Airlines are looking to biofuels to meet soaring passenger demand

...says Boeing's Felgar. "We've always known this is a long-term play, and our industry is long term."And if any industry is going to crack making fuel from waste on a big scale, the airline industry might be the best bet.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-25/airlines-are-looking-biofu
Keep city smoke-free

...secondhand smoke.Several industries have wised up to the reality of what smoking can do to the human body. When the airline industry banned smoking in 1988 on planes, the extremists and the tobacco industry said no one would fly again. Well, that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-14/keep-city-smoke-free
AP props up president

...journalists point to with pride, released a long investigative article April 18 that reveals the faults of the German airline industry in allowing a depressed pilot to fly 150 people into a mountainside.What's not revealed is that the paper that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-24/ap-props-president
The safety risk of shrinking airline seats questioned by DOT

...aviation enforcement and proceedings.David A. Berg, a member of the DOT committee and general counsel for the airline industry's trade and lobbying group, Airlines for America, asked how airlines would respond if the government created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-14/safety-risk-shrinking-airl
Facing questions about signatures, union delays bid to represent Delta flight attendants

...site that a number of support cards it submitted to the National Mediation Board, a federal agency that oversees airline-industry elections, had insufficient information or questionable signatures. The union didn't give numbers. The union...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-06/facing-questions-about-sig
Airlines carve US into markets dominated by 1 or 2 carriers

...The wave of consolidation that swept the U.S. airline industry has markedly reduced competition at many of the nation's...airports to try to encourage competition.Still, "the airline industry is less competitive now than it used to be," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-14/airlines-carve-us-markets-
Airline collusion case could be difficult for government

WASHINGTON - As the Justice De part ment launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-03/airline-collusion-case-cou