Passengers are increasingly satisfied with U.S. airports, except for the ones where long-delayed construction projects are finally underway.
Most major and medium-size airports tack a passenger facility charge of $4.50 onto each ticket. Among the top 59 airports, only Charlotte and Anchorage do not.
Shares of United have fallen 25% in two months and the airline's fare war with Spirit is blamed for undercutting industry pricing.
A leading airline analyst downgrades American, Spirit and United and sharply cuts fourth-quarter earnings estimates.
A woman sued Delta, claiming she bit into a pebble in a pita sandwich on her flight from Istanbul. The next year, Delta cancelled its Istanbul service.