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More stratified levels of service, workers who are underpaid and overworked, and a climate that is increasingly hostile to human activity -- the experience of privatized air travel worldwide is rapidly deteriorating. Journalist Scott Smith lists six ways how.

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Shareholders of Continental and United Airlines have finally voted to form a more perfect United Airlines, merging the two companies under United's name to create the world's largest airline service, overtaking its closest U.S. rival -- the newly merged Delta and Northwest Airlines -- and European carriers.

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The FAA has proposed its largest fine ever over maintenance violations, which in this case could have caused fires and explosions, according to the regulator. American Airlines can appeal the fine, more than twice as large as the previous record-setting penalty.

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