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Dec 12- Southwest Airlines plans to announce a schedule for international service under the Southwest brand next year, Chief Executive Gary Kelly said on Thursday.
Dec 11- Southwest Airlines Co plans to bid aggressively for takeoff and landing rights at Reagan National Airport near Washington, as it looks to bring more competition to the nation's capital, a senior company executive said.
DALLAS-- An airfare watchdog says Delta Air Lines Inc. is raising fares as much as $10 each way, although it is not yet clear whether the price hike will stick. Rick Seaney of FareCompare.com said the increase of $4 to $10 each way for flights within the U.S. went into effect on Tuesday.
Travel headlines for Monday also include flight cancellations and the new American Airlines.
A passenger nodded off on a flight from Lafayette, La., to Los Angeles on United Airlines with a stop in Houston and found himself locked inside.
Travel headlines for Friday include confirmation of Southwest's expansion at LaGuardia and sweet-spot holiday travel dates.
SYDNEY, Dec 6- Australia's prime minister Tony Abbott spurned a plea for help from Qantas Airways Ltd on Friday, saying subsidising the embattled airline would be "a bottomless pit" as its credit rating was relegated to junk status.
JACKSON, Miss.-- Southwest Airlines is closing down operations at Jackson-Evers International Airport on June 6, 2014. Bob Jordan, Southwest's executive vice president and chief commercial officer, says the level of local demand no longer allows Southwest to profitably serve Jackson.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Dec 2- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Monday proposed fining Southwest Airlines Co $325,000, saying the Dallas- based airline operated an aircraft with improper modifications. The plane was operated by AirTran, the discount carrier Southwest bought in 2011..
The retail industry looms large in this week's market winners and losers, and considering it's Black Friday, no surprise there.
NEW YORK, Nov 25- The parent company of American Airlines on Monday asked a bankruptcy court to approve a settlement with U.S. regulators that would allow it to merge with rival US Airways Group and create the world's largest airline.
Travel headlines for Monday include holiday storm impacts, a bird strike in New York, and a French pilot strike.
Both sides of the publication's compilation for 2013 feature retailers and airlines.
Boeing advised airlines about a risk of engine icing problems on its new 747-8 and 787 Dreamliner planes with engines made by General Electric.
Airline passengers have already been stripped of their legroom, hot meals and personal space. Now, they might also lose their silence.
But the devices are still not allowed to connect to any ground networks and FCC rules have long banned the use of cellphones aboard.
ATLANTA/ WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Consumer advocates worry the decision to green-light another big airline merger will mean higher prices before long, even though upstart airlines will get more access to busy airports near Washington D.C. and New York as part of the deal.
*US Airways shares fall after antitrust settlement. *Dish Network's stock up on quarterly results. Driving the market "has been worries over the timing of the taper," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist with Prudential Financial, which is based in Newark, New Jersey.
Consumers may benefit from more low-cost competition as a result of the deal that paves the way for US Airways and American to merge.