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Passengers Air a Record Number of Complaints

Skies unfriendlier than ever

(Newser) - Airline passengers on domestic flights are unhappier than they've been in years, with consumer complaints up 60%, according to the annual Airline Quality Rating survey. Long delays, cancellations, overbooking, late arrivals, and lost baggage accounted for most of the complaints, which haven't been this bad since 2000, reports the AP.... More »

Delta Delays Comair Sale

Airline holds off on sale while it considers merging with a rival

(Newser) - Delta Air Lines has postponed the sale of its regional division Comair until a special committee completes its merger review. Delta recently emerged from bankruptcy and may join with one of its main rivals in 2008. The six “legacy” carriers, which existed before the 1978 deregulation of airlines, are... More »

Not So Fly: Worst US Airlines

Everyone has their travel hell story, but which airlines are the true villains?

(Newser) - Lost luggage, canceled flights and appalling delays seem to be par for the course in air travel these days.  But some airlines are worse than others.  Forbes provides the hit list:
  1. Atlantic Southeast Airlines
  2. Comair (a division of Delta Air Lines)
  3. American Eagle Airlines (a division of American
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