This year's finalists for best innovations for fliers include a dual-screen in-flight entertainment system for multitaskers and a "glass bottom jet" app.
Airports have been upgrading their restaurant offerings to meet travelers' changing tastes. Food revenue at airports now ranks third in non-aeronautical revenue.
The companies say they will remain independent, "but what it really means for travelers is, sadly, the loss of a credible competitor," one analyst said.
Kayak co-founder and CEO Steve Hafner discusses competition among travel websites.
As airlines and airports compete for travelers, every amenity helps to lure their business. While free Wi-Fi is a great perk it can be hard to find at some airports.
As first-class gets more posh, economy-class fliers still get squeezed. Several designers are hoping to bring relief with wider seats, better ergonomics and more space.
The low-budget, amenity-rich Yotel hotel chain has announced plans for a 600-room property in Singapore and plans more locations in the United States and Europe.
To coincide with the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, some Virgin Atlantic flights operated by Little Red will offer live entertainment by comedians.
Travelers who aren't loyal to a certain airline may still earn rewards for flying—from their airport. More airports are offering frequent travelers perks such as exclusive lounges.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest on the UPS cargo plane crash that happened early Wednesday morning in Alabama. The crash involved an Airbus A300-600 aircraft.
The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit to block the pending merger between American Airlines and U.S Airways. Tom Hoban, American Airlines pilot, discusses the affect it will have on workers and consumers.
San Diego International Airport opens its $907 million expansion at Terminal 2 this week, with solar panels, car chargers and seats equipped with power outlets and USB ports.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the latest on billionaire Elon Musk's attempt to revolutionize high speed travel in America.
JetBlue's upcoming premium seats pale in comparison to perks offered on other airlines, such as real beds, massages and in-flight showers.
The State Department extended the closings of some U.S. embassies. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on products which help customers track and redirect traveling employees to safety amid a terror risk.
Business travel is so important to the discount carrier that there will soon be "suites" available on some planes, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
There's a new and cheaper way to rent a car—get it from someone who lives near the airport. Peer-to-peer car-sharing sites are gaining in popularity.
The State Department has issued a statement warning U.S. citizens to be alert for potential terrorist attacks for the entire month of August, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
Kenny Dichter, Wheels Up founder & CEO, discusses the growing competition in the private jet industry and shares his plans to take private air travel to the next level by making it more affordable than ever.
Getting a bargain vacation isn't just about finding the best rates. More states and cities are hiking taxes tourists pay for hotels and car rentals.