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FAA Lifts Ban on U.S. Flights to Israel

The FAA lifts its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.

Delta CEO: We Are Not Flying to Israel

Delta will extend its suspension of flights to Israel amid hostilities between Israel and the militant group Hamas, its chief executive said on CNBC.

Delta Air Lines Buys 49 Percent Stake in Virgin Atlantic

Delta Air Lines said it will buy almost half of Virgin Atlantic for $360 million as it seeks a bigger share of the lucrative New York-to-London travel market. Landing rights at London's Heathrow Airport are limited, and the deal is a way for Delta to expand its foothold there.

Can One-Way Tickets Save You Money on Airfare?

Although it often requires a little more patience and time, booking one-way tickets separately rather than buying a standard round-trip ticket can offer better control over both price and itinerary.

7 Ways Inflation Will Hit Americans in 2012

With the economy still trying to muster a recovery, and unemployment still around 8.5%, any price increases are painful. And just a month into 2012, a spate of headlines points to more hurt ahead. Here are seven ways inflation will be digging into your wallet this year:

Why Your Pension Is at Risk

With the bankruptcy proceedings of American Airlines parent company AMR having just gotten under way, it's too early to tell what it might mean for employees. But past bankruptcies offer a roadmap for what can happen to workers anywhere when their employer goes under -- they often end up holding the short end of the stick.

More Last-Minute Cancellations Ahead for Flyers?

Holiday air travelers getting ready to head to the airports may want to prepare for long delays. But government fines for keeping you waiting too long may lead some airlines to just cancel some flights instead.

Why Even the Wealthiest 1% Are Fed Up With Wall Street

The Occupy Wall Street crowd has plenty of reasons to complain about how the big financial institutions treat Main Street America. But you'll be shocked to find out how poorly the masters of the investment world treat their richest clients. Multimillionaire and ex-CEO Al Checchi pulls back the curtain.

How to Calculate Market Cap and Enterprise Value

Despite how difficult and intimidating professional money managers and Wall Street talking heads make it seem, math for investing is material that most 10-year-olds have learned upon graduating fifth grade. Let's consider two key metrics that you'll want to consider before buying shares of any company.

Why Airlines Hiked Fares Over the Weekend

Airlines are tossing consumers aside and grabbing the benefit of lower federal taxes on travel tickets. By Saturday night, nearly all the major U.S. airlines had raised fares to offset taxes that expired the night before.

Priceline's New Alerts Help Bargain Hunters Find Deals

Priceline is adding new features to allow its customers to be alerted when certain pre-set criteria are reached, yet another move by an online travel agency to personalize itself for its customers. Read what Trefis sees as the future for Priceline -- and for its stock.

Southwest Remains No. 1 for Airline Customer Service

The American Customer Satisfaction Index's annual report on airlines showed Southwest still on top of the rankings, and far ahead of No. 2 Continental. Southwest even improved its score, a rare bright spot in an industry that came in last overall in customer satisfaction among those the ACSI rates.

Airline Stocks Despite Travel Alert

Despite the State Department issuing a travel alert Sunday following the killing of infamous terrorist Osama Bin Laden, Wall Street analysts expect airline stocks to continue their upward ride Monday.

Fly the Hungry Skies: Continental Drops Free Pretzels

The United-Continental merger was supposed to bring together the best of both carriers, but it doesn't always work that way. Continental is following United's lead and eliminating its free pretzels. But there are still a few options for flyers seeking free munchies -- and some of them are mighty tasty.

Airline Complaints Surged 28% in 2010

Airlines improved their performance last year, with fewer lost bags and bumped passengers due to overbooking and more on-time arrivals, but travelers were still dissatisfied, according to an annual study of airline quality.

Flyers, Get Ready to Pay More to Take Off

The price of a plane ticket is heading sharply higher. That's because airlines face steeper fuel costs and continue to cut capacity to keep profits from falling. You can still find some relative bargains, but it's going to take a lot more planning ahead.

Former Northwest Employees Sue Delta Over Pay Discrepancy

A half-dozen Delta Air Lines flight attendants sued the carriers for what they say is discrimination in the form of smaller profit-sharing paychecks for former Northwest Airlines employees, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

While Airlines Are Profiting Again, Fliers Are Suffering

Of all the industries that have achieved record profits recently, none have posted more remarkable results than the airline industry. For the first time in a decade, the industry is on a glide path to profitability -- but it's getting there by squeezing its customers.