It's no joke. Samoa Air has begun using weight-based airfare pricing on all its flights, the first airline to implement such a policy.
Many carriers are participating in April Fools' pranks, some with a dose of reality. Glass-bottomed jet, anyone?
United passengers can now use expedited security at Austin and Cleveland airports. Expect more airlines to sign up for expedited screening.
Road warriors rejoice! InterContinental Hotels Group will offer free Wi-Fi to all its loyalty program members in 2014, a perk more travelers demand.
Richard Solomons, CEO of Intercontinental Hotels Group, now rewards its members with free WiFi. Solomons explains why the technology is such a draw.
Doug Parker, American Airlines incoming CEO, says that sequestration did not impact airline travelers. "We haven't seen material changes as of yet," he says.
Nicholas Calio, president & CEO of Airlines for America, highlights a call for national airline policy to support the role the industry plays in the U.S. economy.
US Airways and American announced a merger last month to create the world's largest airline. Doug Parker, chairman & CEO of US Airways, offers insight.
Orbitz Worldwide CEO Barney Harford discusses how his company is positioned as airline stocks soar, and the economy improves. "We've seen substantial diversification of our international business over the last 4-5 years," he says.
CheapAir.com released the first-ever app allowing users to search for flights by simply speaking their request into an iPhone or iPad.
The FAA may announce by year's end relaxed rules, allowing use of tablets and reading devices during takeoff and landing, the New York Times reports.
American is testing a new boarding procedure, allowing fliers without large carry-ons to board early. But is this a way to get passengers to pay checked bag fees?
The FAA releases its final list of air traffic control towers that will lose funding due to sequester cuts, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
Reports say Delta is purchasing $6 billion in planes from Boeing and Airbus. Richard Anderson, CEO of Delta Air Lines, weighs in.
Finally! Nearly two years after Southwest and AirTran merged, travelers can now buy a single ticket that contains flights on both airlines.
American has launched a new tool allowing frequent fliers to search for available award seats on a real-time map. But the nifty online feature comes with risks.
United's premium service flights out of JFK recently got an upgrade, joining other carriers that are offering upgraded amenities on popular routes.
Airbus just scored a big win over rival Boeing, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
If you've been hoarding hotel rewards points, now might be the time to use them. Several hotel chains are making big changes.
Hotel room toilet paper with a sense of humor? Yep, it's true, as Travelodge introduces "loo laughs" at its newest hotel location opening atop a comedy club.