Meanest Airlines in the U.S.

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Meanest major carrier – United Airlines

Last year was a good one for the airline industry, with U.S. airlines churning out the highest profits in more than a decade. With the exception of American Airlines, every major carrier turned in positive profits for the year.

In the 2011 Airline Quality Rating (AQR) report released on April 4, quality is up as well.


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Airfares at DIA Dropped 33 Percent Lower Than the National Average


Low fares at Denver International Airport have ensured growing numbers of passengers.

In 2000, travelers departing from Denver International Airport paid an average of $442 for their flights. Fast-forward 10 years, and the same flight out of Denver cost an average of $294 — $47 less than the national average, according to a report issued Monday by the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.


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Airfares Soar For The Holiday Traveler


Last year, procrastinators were rewarded when they finally got around to booking flights for holiday travel. Back then, airlines were not prepared for the sharp falloff in travel and offered last-minute deals to fill up empty planes.  This year? Dilly-dallying, even waiting just a few days, could carry a steep price. Fares, though still lower now than at this time last year, are rising each day, a trajectory that began more than a month ago.


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