Passengers check-in for their flight in Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Airlines ask Congress to roll back airfare rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines tried and failed to block a federal rule making them tell passengers up front the full cost of airfare, including government taxes and fees. So they’re trying another route, asking Congress […]


A plane takes off over a departure board at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Airfares continue to rise, up 12 percent since ’09

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of flying continues to climb, with the average domestic roundtrip ticket, including tax, reaching $363.42 last year, up more than $7 from the prior year. The 2 percent increase […]



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