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Darren Booth

Darren Booth
Writer for CNBC.com

Darren loves nothing more than to be at an airport, board a flight or check-in to a hotel. He worked for a major airline and various travel companies, but now simply savors the world as a road warrior flying in excess of 100,000 miles annually. Contact Darren at darren.booth@nbcuni.com and follow him on Twitter for more airline, hotel and travel industry news.

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  • Singapore's Changi Airport

    Who would've thought spending an extended amount of time at an airport could be fun? Several airports around the world offer unique entertainment and activities that might actually make you wish for a delay or cancellation.

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    International airlines are well known for superior service compared to their U.S. counterparts, and I recently had the luxury of traveling first class with Asiana Airlines. The meals alone made my flight truly memorable.

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    Longing for hotel elite status? Visa has partnered up with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts to offer its Signature cardholders a taste of the upgraded amenities Platinum members receive in the hotel chain's Gold Passport program.

  • Virgin America's Philadelphia launch

    Virgin America on Wednesday began service at Philadelphia International Airport. Passengers were greeted by Sir Richard Branson and welcomed to participate in a "tailgate on the tarmac" celebration marking the 17th new destination for the airline.

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    If you're watching the Masters golf tournament this weekend at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia and dreaming about attending a future golfing event, United Airlines has a program to make your wish come true.

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    Legislation is being considered that would end the perk first class and airline elite passengers enjoy today — preferred security lines at airports nationwide.

  • American Airlines

    Flight cancellations at American Airlines continued Wednesday as the airline recovers from devastating tornadoes that swept through the Dallas area Tuesday. I reveal what's in my carry-on emergency travel kit for times I get stranded overnight without my luggage.

  • Delta Airlines

    Delta Air Lines is celebrating its 300,000-plus Facebook fans by offering a 20 percent discount on a 30-day Sky Club airport lounge membership. And you don't even have to "like" them to qualify for the discount.

  • American Airlines

    AMR cancels hundreds of American Airlines and American Eagle flights in and out of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport after the region was hit by tornadoes, hail and thunderstorms, according to reports.

  • Allegiant Air

    Allegiant Air will begin charging passengers for carry-on bags that don't fit underneath the seat beginning Wednesday. One item is still allowed in the cabin free of charge. But if it's too big for the underseat area and requires overhead bin space, the new $35 fee will apply.