How to Outwit the Airlines and Score a Cheap Flight

Plane tickets are costing 12% to 15% more this summer, and that's before you tack on luggage fees, taxes, charges for on-board meals, and other extras. But with a little flexibility and creativity, you can still land a good deal.

British Airways and Iberia Announce Merger Plan

British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia announced their planned merger Thursday, a further consolidation in the struggling airline industry, and one that comes as word is spreading of similar talks between United Airlines and US Airways.