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Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Students, and their families, can get deals on making the trip to-and-from college, whether it's by train, plane or bus.
A female traveler allegedly threw water in a male passenger's face for preventing her from reclining.
Struggling Australian airline Qantas posted a FY14 statutory loss after tax of A$2.84 billion on Thursday, the deepest loss in its history as a public company.
When one passenger was denied that bit of personal space Sunday, it led to a heated argument and the unscheduled landing of their plane. `
The restructuring plan will include route cuts as well as the loss of up to 5,000 to 6,000 jobs, according to a source.
American Airlines says it will charge a $150 fee each way for minors between 12 and 14 who fly alone.
SEATTLE, Aug 21- U.S. airlines more than doubled their net profit margin in the first half of the year as revenue rose nearly three times faster than costs, trade group Airlines for America said on Thursday. Net profit at the airlines rose to $3.8 billion, up from $1.6 billion in the prior-year period.
To win back fliers, United Airlines will upgrade first class food options and replace snacks with full meals on some of its shortest flights.
Growing fears of a volcanic eruption Iceland left investors on edge Wednesday with airlines braced for potential disruption.
*Dollar General offers to buy Family Dollar. NEW YORK, Aug 18- U.S. stocks surged on Monday, with the Nasdaq closing at a 14- year high as increasing homebuilder confidence and hopes for receding tensions in Russia gave investors reasons to make bigger bets on the equity market.
Investors should remain long and get ready to buy on pullbacks, funds manager Sarat Sethi says.
U.S. stocks ended the week mixed after news of fresh conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
SINGAPORE/ NEW DELHI, Aug 14- A decade after low-cost carriers led India's air travel boom, full-service airlines are gearing up for a battle for premium passengers that only the deep-pocketed are likely to win. The carriers are also bracing for Vistara, a venture between Singapore Airlines Ltd and conglomerate Tata Sons Ltd which will start flying in October.
U.S. stocks closed higher for the third time in four days as a rally in tech, airlines and biotech firms helped lead gains.
Airlines from the United States and abroad have turned the in-flight safety video into an art form in recent years. We found the most entertaining.
American Airlines is dropping meals for premium passengers on some short flights.
United Continental Holdings also said it would repurchase $1 billion in stock. Delta Air Lines resumed a dividend and buyback last year and Southwest Airlines also pays dividends. Among the smaller carriers, Alaska Air Group pays a dividend.
July 24- Delta Air Lines said on Thursday it plans to resume service to Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv two days after halting flights amid hostilities in the region. United Airlines earlier said that it was resuming flights to and from Tel Aviv.