American Airlines, which lost $162 million in the first quarter (ATWOnline, April 21), late Thursday announced that it filed to increase most domestic US and US-Canada fares by $5 one-way and $10 roundtrip effective immediately in order to help offset rising fuel prices. American said it and its Regional affiliates spent more than $1.1 billion on fuel in the first quarter alone, an increase of nearly 43% year-over-year, and that each $1 rise in the price of a barrel of crude oil costs it ...

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