US airfares on the rise, outpacing inflation

...choices today.A wave of consolidation that started in 2008 has left four U.S. airlines ? American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines ? controlling more than 80 percent of the domestic air-travel market...

United Airlines is improving first class meal offerings in push to win over business travelers

...airline's merger with US Airways and does expand meals to some US Airways flights that previously only had snacks. Delta Air Lines serves first class meals on flights of more than 900 miles.That means United will offer full meals on more...

Delta 2Q profit rises 17 percent

ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday that second-quarter earnings rose 17 percent, topping analysts' expectations, as passengers flew more...

Sharon Jones lays claim to Brown's performing legacy

...diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, which kept her off the road from late last May to February.She performed on the Delta Air Lines float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, had her last chemo treatment on New Year's Eve, released her new...

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...first half of the year, offsetting weaker financial performance in its roofing division.In other newsATLANTA - Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday that second-quarter earnings rose 17 percent, topping analysts' expectations, as passengers...

Companies increase presence at gay pride events amid cultural shifts

...with corporate logos, including those of General Motors, Ford, Comerica bank, Kroger and Whole Foods Market. Delta Air Lines employees handed out day packs, luggage tags and the same cookies that passengers get."They're recognizing that...

Passengers unhappy as direct D.C. flights end

...there from Augusta and then using the data to prove the case for a new nonstop flight through American Airlines or Delta Air Lines or a possible third airline.Staff writer Tim Rausch contributed to this story.

Let this dinosaur die

...While Boeing benefitted from $48 billion worth of deals during the past five years, another American company, Delta Air Lines, was harmed because it was unable to buy Boeing planes under the same generous credit terms that foreign competitors...

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...Airlines and Southwest Airlines reported record profits for the first quarter. That followed a rousing report from Delta Air Lines a day earlier.American's shares were up 77 cents, or 2.1 percent, to $37.86 in afternoon trading.Southwest...

Delta navigates nasty winter, tops profit forecast

DALLAS - Delta Air Lines Inc. is making more money by filling more seats on its planes and paying a bit less for fuel.Delta's first-quarter profit...