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U.S. airlines adjust to high fuel costs

Discount carrier Southwest Airlines has put life vests under seats so that it can fly over water and make routes such as Houston to cities in Florida shorter, burning less fuel.

JetBlue eyes charge for fluffier pillows

JetBlue Airways Corp. may offer fluffier blankets and pillows for an additional charge, as it seeks to catch up to competitors in generating side revenues from its passengers, its chief executive said on Thursday.

U.S. airlines pulling for US Airways

U.S. airline industry executives are looking forward to the benefits of consolidation as U.S. Airways Group Inc. makes a brash attempt to take over larger, bankrupt rival Delta Air Lines Inc.

U.S. airlines adjust to high fuel costs

Discount carrier Southwest Airlines has put life vests under seats so that it can fly over water and make routes such as Houston to cities in Florida shorter, burning less fuel.

JetBlue eyes charge for fluffier pillows

JetBlue Airways Corp. may offer fluffier blankets and pillows for an additional charge, as it seeks to catch up to competitors in generating side revenues from its passengers, its chief executive said on Thursday.

American Air to set new savings target-CFO

American Airlines is on track to reach a $700 million savings target this year and plans to set an ambitious savings goal for 2007, the carrier's chief financial officer said on Wednesday.

Britain may quit F-35 fighter-shadow minister

Britain may make good on a threat to withdraw from the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the biggest international arms-acquisition project, absent ironclad U.S. pledges to share the plane's technology secrets, the opposition defense spokesman said on Wednesday.

Frontier looks to diversify revenue sources

Discount carrier Frontier Airlines Inc. is looking at side businesses such as travel insurance and vacation packages to boost revenue amid stiff competition, its top executive said on Wednesday.

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