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What the American-US Airways Merger Will Mean for You

Now that the merger between American Airlines and US Airways is officially happening, travelers are sure to wonder how it will affect them. George Horbica, founder of Airfarewatchdog, tells us what to expect from the world's soon-to-be biggest airline.

10 Ways Sports Teams Could Lower Ticket Prices

The owners of Boston's Red Sox, Celtics and Bruins recently held a panel to discuss ways to cut ticket prices for the average fan -- and came up with virtually nothing. So DailyFinance asked experts and fans for creative ways to push ticket prices down. Here are the 10 best we heard.

At Last, New Protections for Air Travelers Will Land in 2011

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is raising the bar for the treatment of airline passengers this spring. Don't expect more legroom in coach -- he's not a miracle worker -- but you will see more transparency in ticket pricing, better deals for bumped passengers, and reimbursement of luggage fees when checked bags are lost or delayed, among other changes.

Ticketmaster's Former CEO Is Now a Competitor

Fredric Rosen, who led Ticketmaster for 15 years, is poised to go head-to-head against his old company as CEO of Outbox Enterprises, a company that flips Ticketmaster's centralized middleman model of ticket sales on its head.

United-Continental Merger: Good For Them, Bad For Fliers

Don't believe the fairy tales United and Continental are spinning about their proposed merger being beneficial to travelers and carriers alike: Beyond the deal to bring Southwest to Newark Airport that they cut placate the antitrust watchdogs, this merger is all bad news.