More carriers are offering new, luxury amenities to lure deep-pocketed fliers. Delta, for example, is adding plush, Westin-branded "Heavenly Bedding." Duvet, anyone?
Tony Tyler, Director General & CEO at IATA, says the airline industry is keeping a close eye on the consequences of sequestration as it could heavily impact capacity and operations.
American has expanded do-it-yourself checked baggage tagging to Washington Reagan National Airport. Self-service is likely to extend to other carriers, and could mean fewer on-site employees.
Boeing is getting set to present a plan to the FAA for modifying the 787 Dreamliner lithium-ion battery, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Southwest has expanded its streaming in-flight TV programming to all Wi-Fi equipped aircraft, and added movies. More carriers are enhancing entertainment options for travelers, and streaming content to passengers' mobile devices.
Airlines offer lifetime elite frequent-flier status including perks. But with Delta planning to require fliers to spend a minimum amount annually to maintain elite status, racking up miles may no longer be enough.
Arne Sorenson, CEO of Marriott International, sees gridlock in Washington as a serious threat to his business.
Delta's attempt to hike airfares failed on Friday after other airlines declined to match the increase, the third failed attempt this year. So why are carriers cautious on airfare hikes?
The Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport provided exceptional value during a recent stay, including a comfortable room and delicious buffet. A Road Warrior review.
How might the merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways impact passengers? CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Daniel Gross, Newsweek Daily Beast columnist, offer insight.
Passengers will soon be able to fly on a combined ticket that includes Southwest and AirTran flights. But what about all the different flier fees?
Road warriors love to grab a drink with co-workers when they travel for work but when it comes to flying, they prefer to fly solo, a new survey shows.
With an American-US Airways merger formally announced, here's what travelers can anticipate in terms of airfares, frequent-flier miles and destinations.
Jay Herring, former senior information systems officer at Carnival Cruise Lines, weighs in on the Carnival Cruise disaster.
David Cush, CEO of Virgin America, says the real question in his mind is whether small airlines will have as much access to airports.
The Carnival Triumph has been without power for five days. NBC's Janet Shamlian reports as the ship is supposed to dock in Mobile, AL, today.
The AMR/U.S. Airways deal has a combined equity of $11 billion, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
American Airlines' parent AMR and U.S. Airways have announced their long-anticipated deal. Doug Parker, U.S. Airways chairman CEO, says the combined airline will be good for consumers. Thomas Horton, AMR CEO, weighs in.
The Boards of American Airlines and US Airways have voted to merge the two airlines creating the world's largest carrier.
Virgin America will launch new flights to Austin and Anchorage this year, bringing new competition for United and JetBlue.