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  • NEW YORK— The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end. Now it will charge up to $25 for checked luggage. JetBlue Airways had announced the change in November but didn't detail how it would be implemented until Tuesday.

  • June 30- JetBlue Airways Corp on Tuesday began charging its lowest-fare customers for checked bags, an anticipated move that leaves Southwest Airlines Co as the only U.S. carrier to let all travelers check a bag for free. JetBlue announced in November that it would roll out bag fees by this summer, estimating it would earn some $65 million in 2015 and more than $200...

  • 5 ways airlines are actually making flying better Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 10:27 AM ET

    The $25 fee to check bags is a fact of life on most airlines. But until recently, only Alaska Airlines thought the extra money should guarantee passengers something in return. If not, passengers get a $25 voucher for a future flight or 2,500 bonus frequent flier miles.

  • SAO PAULO, June 26- United Airlines has agreed to pay $100 million for a 5 percent stake in Azul SA, Brazil's third-biggest airline, as it attempts to catch up with U.S. rivals with more established ties in South America's biggest air travel market. Delta Air Lines Inc bought a 3 percent stake in Brazil's No.2 airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA for $100...

  • Air travelers must commonly navigate a range of fees Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 5:39 PM ET

    Most airlines now charge $25 each way for a checked suitcase. Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways do not, although JetBlue is about to start charging for some types of tickets. Typically, passengers pay $25 to $50 more.

  • NEW YORK— On top of the bag fees and other charges, families traveling this summer may have to pay extra just to sit next to one another. Often, the only way to ensure that the family sits together is to book well in advance, or pay $25 or more, per seat, each way. Last July, U.S. airlines sold a record 87.8 percent of seats on domestic flights, according to the Bureau of...

  • New TAP Air Portugal owners vow expansion in US, Brazil Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 6:03 AM ET

    LISBON, Portugal— TAP Air Portugal's new owners said Wednesday they intend to expand operations to 10 more U.S. destinations and eight more in Brazil, while bringing more passengers from those countries into Europe. David Neeleman, whose Gateway consortium is paying 354 million euros for a 61 percent stake in the flag carrier, said at the formal signing ceremony...

  • June 23- JetBlue Airways Corp on Tuesday said it will add its premium "Mint" class to transcontinental flights from Boston, the first new city for a service that JetBlue credits with helping it steal share from competitors. JetBlue will offer Mint service, the airline's answer to first and business class, on flights from Boston to San Francisco starting March 2016...

  • Trader: Buy this airline stock Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 1:18 PM ET
    JetBlue

    CNBC "Halftime Report" trader Joe Terranova is scooping up shares of JetBlue in a bet the airline stock will take off following a recent pause.

  • That's the highest amount for the first quarter since bag fees started in 2008, according to data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. And more passengers are now subject to those fees, which can be as high as $200 per bag. For instance, United Airlines recently reduced the number of bags some elite frequent fliers can check for free.

  • And FareCompare.com said Friday that JetBlue and others had raised prices by $1 to $4 each way on a smattering of routes. They could be rolled back if discount airlines like Southwest decline to go along with the increases. Last week, Southwest took part in a fare hike of $5 each way on many tickets.

  • 4 trades on airline and aerospace stocks Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015 | 7:10 PM ET
    Customers check in at the JetBlue counter at John F. Kennedy Airport

    "Fast Money" traders discussed how to play airline stocks after JetBlue said it was looking to expand overseas.

  • United Airlines to end service at JFK Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015 | 4:29 PM ET
    United Airlines and Delta Airlines jets

    United Airlines said on Tuesday it plans to end service at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, where it failed to profit over seven years.

  • NEW YORK, June 16- United Airlines said on Tuesday it plans to end service in October at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, where it failed to profit over seven years because it offered few connections to other cities, and add flights at its Newark, New Jersey, hub. Beginning Oct. 25, United Continental Holdings Inc will transfer its only flights from JFK,...

  • European shares slip to 4-month low on Greek jitters Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015 | 6:47 AM ET

    LONDON, June 16- European equities slipped to a four-month low on Tuesday, with the lack of progress in debt negotiations between Greece and its international creditors making investors nervous and prompting them to cut their exposure to riskier assets like stocks. Greece's benchmark ATG share index fell 3.9 percent, taking total losses since Friday to about...

  • *Henkel misses out on hair-care acquisition. LONDON, June 16- European stocks fell for a third straight day on Tuesday as investors grew increasingly worried about lack of progress in negotiations between Greece and its creditors. Greece and its creditors hardened their stances on Monday after talks aimed at preventing a default and possible euro exit...

  • NEW YORK, June 15- JetBlue Airways Corp is eyeing a long-range plane from Airbus that could carry its customers to distant places abroad for the first time in its history, potentially growing its network in South America. The largely U.S. domestic carrier sees a potential fit for the long-range version of Airbus Group SE's A321neo aircraft, JetBlue's Executive...

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed lower as investors remained anxious over stalled Greece debt talks and the upcoming two-day Federal Reserve meeting.

  • Airlines are losing altitude. Does it matter? Saturday, 13 Jun 2015 | 8:57 AM ET

    The weakness in the airlines of late may not necessarily be a bad thing for the rally, according to Oppenheimer's Ari Wald.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed slightly higher, extending the prior day's rebound, as negative news out of Greece counterbalanced a good retail sales report.