The government proposes new rules that would allow consumers to see the total cost of making airline reservations online, including all fees and taxes.
The government is proposing that airlines be required to disclose fees for basic items like checked bags, assigned seats and carry-on bags.
Worries are mounting that the economic rebound is stalling out, but there are also some positive signs driving the economy higher.
The Postal Service says it lost $1.9 billion during the first quarter and is pleading again for Congress to pass reforms to its financial system.
Disappointing earnings and mounting tensions along the Russian-Ukraine border sent stocks sharply lower Friday, giving back all of their gains for the week.
The U.S. stock market's six-day rally runs out of steam amid some disappointing earnings news and a surprisingly weak report on housing sales.
The Supreme Court rules that a Minnesota rabbi who complained about an airline's frequent flier program, saying his lawsuit is prohibited by federal regulation.
A report from KPMG, the global consultant, finds that airlines' plans depend on where they are. Boeing and Airbus have an eight-year backlog on orders.
The iconic British brand is designing freighters that won't require crews on board, but regulators, insurers and a key maritime union aren't so sure about the idea.
The U.S. Postal Service narrowed losses in its latest quarter, as a surge in online shopping and package delivery boosted revenues during the busy holiday season.
From airfares that were too cheap to be true to delays in Santa's delivery schedule, here's a rundown of the week's best and worst news from the business world.
Amazon.com is testing delivery packages using drones, CEO Jeff Bezos says in an interview.
It took the Dow just 139 days to climb from 15,000 to 16,000. The big question for investors is: does that signal the start of a new round of buying, or the end of the rally?
The post office expects to deliver nearly 15 billion pieces of mail and 420 million packages during the holiday season, the agency says.
UPS posted a bigger quarterly profit, led by increased demand in domestic ground shipments, and the courier company said it expects online sales to boost holiday volume.
FedEx expects that holiday shoppers will be more nice than naughty this year, with shipments rising from 2012.
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe says his agency is in "the midst of a financial disaster" and may need an emergency increase in postage rates to keep operating.
UPS said Tuesday that second-quarter profit fell 4 percent as customers shifted from premium toward lower-priced shipped services.
UPS and FedEx might be worried about international shipments to slowing economies, but perhaps they should be more concerned about what's going on in their own backyards.
FedEx posted a bigger than expected quarterly profit as its ground shipment business did well, and the company saw benefits from lower jet fuel prices.