The carrier posted a good first quarter, and anticipates raising its passenger totals by around 8.5% in Q2 on a year over year basis.
Frontier Airlines joins the trend and also adds a $2 charge for coffee or soda.
Air traffic controllers will see furlough days as the FAA absorbs $637 million in budget cuts.
Virgin America had the highest ranking in the annual report, which takes stock of customer complaints, mishandled baggage and on-time arrival.
Nationally, the average price is just under $3.70 a gallon. Crude oil prices could decline, bringing pump prices down further. Airline stocks have been the winners. Energy stocks have been flat.
With 20% gains in less than three months, this run-up is about over.
Passenger numbers fell by 4% last month as delays and cancellations soared.
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