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Longtime holdout JetBlue Airways adds new fee for checked suitcases; lowers some other fees

...suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end.The airline proudly proclaimed itself a holdout on...reservation changes are being lowered.The airline plans to reinvest the millions of dollars...started doing in 2008.The New York-based airline still stands out in other ways. By the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/longtime-holdout-jetblue-a
Rechecking the bags

...heard earlier this month that a global airline association recommended reducing the size...need to get it right."A top U.S. airline group that includes the world's three largest...fees, according to the IATA.If the airline industry's problem is cramped overhead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-21/rechecking-bags
Millions of fliers might want to buy new suitcases under new airline carry-on size guidelines

...that many existing bags currently in compliance with airline rules would not be given preferential treatment in...will be implemented are murky, and could vary from airline to airline, it raises the possibility that many fliers would be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-09/millions-fliers-might-want
Airline checked bag, reservation change fees set 1Q record

Airlines set 1Q record for bag fees, helped US carriers top $3 billion in profit.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-22/airline-checked-bag-reserv
Deployed Fort Gordon soldier surprises daughters

...didn't want to ruin the surprise and wake them."Holloman said because of a complication with his flight, he bought his own airline ticket into Atlanta just to get home.Jocelyn and Karma thought they were going to celebrate Cupcake Day at the day care...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-23/deployed-fort-go
Stop hypersensitivity

...killings in the city, which will continue.One of the biggest mistakes in national security is not using profiling to assure airline security. As a result we have more than 60,000 Transportation Security Administration employees doing 100 percent inspections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-13/stop-hypersensitivity
The safety risk of shrinking airline seats questioned by DOT

...occupied by passengers who redeemed frequent flier miles or airline employees flying for free."Unfortunately, the days of the...a member of the DOT committee and general counsel for the airline industry's trade and lobbying group, Airlines for America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-14/safety-risk-shrinking-airl
Computer researcher denied flight after tweet poking United about aircraft security

...media post days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked...conference there, but was stopped by airline security. Roberts founded One World Labs...wasn't allowed onboard, saying instead the airline would send Roberts a letter within two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-19/computer-researcher-denied
Confident Delta CEO predicts fewer flight delays this summer

...and explains why he's so happy.His airline cancels fewer flights than the competition...regional economic difficulties. Today, the airline and its partner airlines have international...airlines."I don't as much focus on the airline business as I focus on the high quality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/confident-delta-ceo-predic
With airlines, boarding eats time, dollars

...Early Valet service will offer to have airline employees take carry-on bags at the...in the bins above assigned seats. The airline wants to see if its workers can load bins faster...Laraba, a senior vice president.The airline is surveying customers and expects to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-01/airlines-boarding-eats-time-dollars