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  • Democrats pressure airlines to give back windfall

    Democrats ratcheted up the pressure on airlines Friday to give back the windfall they’ve reaped by raising fares during the tax holiday created by the partial shutdown of the Federal …

  • IRS says airlines can issue ticket-tax refunds

    The IRS is asking airlines to refund taxes to people who bought tickets before last weekend but are just now taking their trips. But the airlines aren’t required to issue …

  • Editorial: FAA feud aids airlines but grounds real reform

    Congress does not just make a hash of big things like debt-ceiling legislation; it fumbles the small things, too. Last week, lawmakers failed to renew the operating authority of the …

  • More airlines raise fares to grab tax savings

    The great tax holiday of 2011 for air travelers is just about over. By Monday, most U.S. airlines had raised fares to reap the benefit of lower federal taxes on …

  • Ticket taxes expire, but airlines fill gap

    DALLAS – Some airline customers won’t see savings this weekend even though several federal taxes on tickets have expired. US Airways and American Airlines say they’ve raised fares to offset …



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