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    A new survey reveals 53 percent of fliers would pay for a hot meal in coach, with a price tag of $5 most popular. Most airlines currently sell only cold snacks in economy, with some offering deluxe first-class meals for about $20.

  • Fliers line up to board a flight.

    United implemented a new boarding system Thursday upsetting many elite frequent-fliers, who now board in the same group as any flier who has one of United's credit cards.

  • Slow Wi-Fi at airports, convention centers and other travel hot-spots may soon be a thing of the past. The FCC plans to free up an unlicensed spectrum of Wi-Fi that will greatly improve speed and capacity.

  • Air Travel Report Card Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 11:17 AM ET
    Air Travel Report Card

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the numbers from the U.S. Department of Transportation on flight delays, tarmac times and lost baggage reports.

  • New International First-Class Amenities

    American debuted service upgrades for international first- and business-class passengers, including wine tasting and toiletries kits that double as tablet cases.

  • Boeing Defends 787 Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 2:10 PM ET
    Boeing Defends 787

    Boeing defends use of lithium ion batteries on Dreamliner jets, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau. Mary Schiavo, aviation attorney, weighs in.

  • The Global Business Travel Association's outlook forecasts U.S. business travel to rise 4.6 percent in 2013, fueled by growth in international travel and group travel.

  • United Opens New Lounge, Plans More Remodeling Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 1:37 PM ET
    Chicago O'Hare Terminal 2 United Club

    United opened its newest airport lounge at Chicago O'Hare Thursday, sporting travel and aviation-themed elements. The airline is spending $50 million this year to open new locations or renovate existing clubs.

  • United Debuts First International Dreamliner Flights Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 1:49 PM ET
    United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner

    United Airlines began international flights with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Thursday from Los Angeles to Tokyo. Additional over water routes are planned for 2013.

  • Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn

    Major hotel chains are building properties featuring two hotels in one location to save on development costs during tough economic times.

  • Dubai Airport Opens World's First Airbus A380 Concourse Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    Dubai Airport, Concourse A

    Dubai International Airport opened the world's first concourse designed specifically to handle double-decker Airbus A380 aircraft, which seat about 500 passengers.

  • Travelers to Pay More for Services in 2013 Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 10:59 AM ET

    Expect higher airfares, more add-on fees, lower gasoline prices and enhanced passenger protections in 2013.

  • Fliers to See Few Short-Term Changes Amid 'Cliff' Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 11:37 AM ET

    Fliers will see few immediate changes resulting from the "fiscal cliff." But some airports may close and staffing cuts could impact security screening in the long-term if a deal isn't reached, according to some reports.

  • Travel Trends in the New Year Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 10:35 AM ET
    Travel Trends in the New Year

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs takes a look at some of the major travel trends in 2013.

  • Nerds Take Flight: Get Ready for the TravelNerd App Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 12:05 PM ET

    First, NerdWallet tackled the job of simplifying personal finance. Now, they're trying to take some of the aggravation out of air travel with a new venture -- TravelNerd.

  • Fees Undermine Fliers' Ability to Compare Airfares Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    As airlines offer more add-on services, comparison-shopping for cheap fares is getting harder. Now the government is wading in and may change how airlines charge and display fees to everyone in 2013.

  • One Storm Leaves, Another on the Way Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 6:20 AM ET
    One Storm Leaves, Another on the Way

    The Weather Channel's Reynolds Wolf reports the latest details on another winter storm sweeping across the nation.

  • Frequent Flyer Cliff Coming, Too! Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 2:55 PM ET
    Frequent Flyer Cliff Coming, Too!

    Brian Kelly, founder, offers insight on another fast-approaching "cliff."

  • Handling Flight Cancelations and Preferred Seat Fees Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 1:48 PM ET
    United Airlines Economy Plus

    Most airlines refund fees for preferred seats if your flight is canceled. Here's what to do.

  • Best Trades in Airlines Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 1:15 PM ET
    Best Trades in Airlines

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports air fares are projected to move slightly higher in 2013; and Basili Alukos, Morningstar, says investors will dismiss euphoria surrounding airline mergers.