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U.S. airlines raise fares by $4 to $10 on roundtrip tickets

January 11, 2011

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By Roger Yu, USA TODAY

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U.S. airlines have raised domestic fares for the first time this year, their third hike in the past month, according to travel search site

Late Friday, Southwest Airlines, which rarely initiates an airfare hike, raised fares by $4 to $10 roundtrip ($2 to $5 one-way) based on flight distance, it says. Most U.S. airlines, including Delta, American, United/Continental, US Airways and Frontier,...

Brazil Airlines TAM, Gol Face Strike Threat Over Christmas

December 24, 2010
TAM SA and Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA, Brazil’s two largest airlines, faced a threatened strike Dec. 23 right before the pre- Christmas travel rush. Gol said it would maintain its flight schedule on Dec. 23, while TAM has not commented at press time. Brazil’s national air worker union has been in talks seeking a pay raise since September.
The strike date decided on by the union comes two days before the Dec. 25 Christmas holiday and in the month that...