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    British Airways crew members - wielding tablets - are searching VIPs before their flights in order to recognize them and provide personalized service. Is this going too far?

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    The aeronautical industry is not experiencing a production bubble in the commercial sector, but supply will need to keep up with demand, David Baxt, Global Head of Aerospace and Defense at Jefferies, told CNBC.

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    The world's No. 2 aircraft maker put top salesman Ray Conner in charge of its commercial plane unit only last week, and faces international customers' questions on how it plans to replace its successful but aging 777 mini-jumbo.

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    More hotels are outfitting rooms with sleek TV sets that act more like computers and concierges.

  • Spirit Airlines

    Spirit Airlines will add five new destinations from Dallas, and relocate operations from Washington D.C.'s Reagan National Airport to Baltimore later this year.

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    Boston airport will be the first U.S. location to use upgraded body scanners that display more generic, "Gumby"-like images of passengers. The new machines offer more traveler privacy without sacrificing security.

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    Hilton Hotels will build two new properties in Egypt in the coming years, including one with views of the famed Pyramids at Giza.

  • Will Travel Stocks Keep on Flying?

    Discussing whether internet travel stocks have more room to run, with Herman Leung, Susquehanna Financial Group.

  • Delta Airlines

    Delta Air Lines was named the top North American airline in a survey measuring online brand performance, with United and American following close behind in the second and third spots.

  • American Airlines

    Some premium passengers flying American Airlines from Miami now have access to an exclusive, private check-in service.

  • High-Flying Travel Stocks

    Online travel names, like Priceline and Expedia, are among a few of the S&P 500's top performers for the first half of the year. Jake Fuller, Lazard Capital Markets analyst, and Andre Sequin, RBC Capital Markets analyst, weigh in. "Travel is a lagging economic indicator, not a leading one," says Fuller.

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    Some of the unique businesses that have survived — or been revived on — Route 66.

  • JetBlue Airlines

    JetBlue frequent fliers can now earn miles when flying on Emirates to more than 120 destinations worldwide as part of a new reciprocal partnership between the two airlines.

  • More than 3.2 million travelers will take to the skies this week for the Independence Day holiday, according to the AAA. While airfares may be flat compared to last year, hotel rates are higher.

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    Airports are installing attention-grabbing virtual assistant holograms that help guide passengers through security, and offer directions to baggage claim and other locations.

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    Passengers flying some Southwest Airlines flights will have the option to watch live television programming on their Wi-Fi enabled devices.

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    Airline ticket sales through smartphones and other mobile devices are expected to soar by 2015 to become the second largest direct sales channel, just behind an airline's website.

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    Long-haul flying can be taxing on the mind and body. Here are some useful strategies to ensure you're arriving as refreshed as possible.

  • Delta Airlines

    Delta Air Lines announced plans to expand inflight Wi-Fi service to all of its international aircraft by 2015.

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    Several airline passenger advocacy groups will testify before a Transportation Department advisory committee about airfares, fees and other top traveler gripes.