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Don't start planning Cuban vacation yet

...educational trips, charging up to $8,000 a person. American Airlines, JetBlue and Sun Country offer charter flights, but the...period is $410 and a trip to Havana from Pana ma City on Copa Airlines is $670. Q: How do U.S. travelers pay for things in Cuba...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-18/dont-start-planning-cuban-
US travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism

...from carriers like American Airlines to transport the groups.About...time," she said.U.S. airlines have been quietly dipping their...waters for years.American Airlines dominates many of the routes...It's a very small part of the airline's business; just four weekly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/us-travel-industry-carefully-
US travel industry has been quietly looking to expand into Cuba

...the ban on U.S. tourism. It does, however, give hope to airlines, hotel chains and cruise companies that they soon will be able...Those agents then charter planes from carriers like American Airlines to transport the groups.About 170,000 authorized travelers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/us-travel-industry-has-bee
Robin Williams' suicide seizes the year on Google

...fastest-rising search requests. It beat notable events such as the World Cup, the Ebola outbreak, the March disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and the Ice Bucket Challenge, an Internet video craze to raise awareness and money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-16/robin-williams-suicide-seizes-year-
Transportation funding top legislative issue in Georgia

...lawmakers are feeling the pressure from the state's business community, including some of the state's biggest players in Delta Airlines and UPS.UPS pointed to its own debacle in 2013, when more than 1 million express packages handled by the company failed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-13/transportation-funding-t
Oil has fallen by nearly half, to recession levels, as US economy improves

...S. households $100 a month.Diesel and jet fuel prices have also plunged, helping boost the profits and share prices of airlines and shippers. Heating oil is the cheapest it has been in four years. ECONOMISTS WORRYFalling fuel prices act like a tax cut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/oil-has-fallen-nearly-half
Falling oil prices will mean lower airfare

...been so strong that airlines haven't seen a need...approach has helped drive airline stocks higher. But...Tuesday, shares of Spirit Airlines Inc. plunged 12.7...cups of coffee as an airline will make selling an...said.That's why airlines are taking advantage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-10/falling-oil-prices-will-me
Shares of Branson-backed Virgin America start trading with tailwind from airline industry

...higher than the price that the airline set, and closed at $30...the Richard Branson-backed airline could hardly be better. Airlines stocks have soared as the carriers...America is now profitable.The airline priced the shares at $23...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-14/shares-branson-backed-virg
Gun found in Augusta airport bag

...gun and said he forgot it was in the bag.Firearms can be transported in checked baggage as long as they are declared to the airline, unloaded and in a proper carrying case, but they are prohibited in carry-ons."Passengers are responsible for the contents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-11/gun-found-augusta-airp
US stocks slump as oil rout continues

...slumping oil demand is signaling that growth outside of the U.S. is weaker than earlier thought. And while consumers and airlines will benefit from lower fuel prices, energy companies will see their earnings suffer. Some might even go out of business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-12/us-stocks-slump-oil-rout-c