Although its previous attempts have failed, Northwest Airlines again is boosting fares to try to offset rising fuel prices. According to a recorded message to employees, effective Tuesday the carrier raised its fares that match low-cost competitors by $5 each way, raised business fares that have been capped at $499 by $50 each way and expanded the minimum stay for fares not specifically matching an LCC from one to two nights. Earlier this month, Northwest implemented similar fare increases ...

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