United Airlines late Tuesday announced it was implementing a 3% fare increase on most US domestic and international published fares, effective immediately. The increase came on the same day the price of oil briefly flirted with $60 a barrel, a new record. "With oil continuing to trade at historically high levels, all industries must act responsibly to offset rising costs. . .We are confident our customers will understand that we must take appropriate measures to mitigate our higher fuel ...

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