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Consumers may benefit from more low-cost competition as a result of the deal that paves the way for US Airways and American to merge.
Texting and talking on cellphones, long forbidden on U.S. airlines, will soon be an option for passengers on domestic flights.
The TSA has told airports to take over exit-lane security by early 2014 so it can save $88.1 million a year. Airports don't want to absorb the cost.
Expect holiday flights to be a little less jolly this year as passengers compete for overhead bin space to avoid checked-bag fees.
After posting a lower Q3 profit, Barney Harford, Orbitz Worldwide CEO, tells CNBC's Simon Hobbs the travel site announced a strong Q3. For now, he's focused on the launch of Orbitz Rewards.
Despite its higher prices, National Car Rental tops this year's Rental Car Satisfaction survey by J.D. Power, in part due to its easy pick-up process.
Airlines are using new seat designs that allow an extra row of seats into economy cabins and, in some cases, an extra seat into existing rows.
It's far too easy to become a slug when you're on the road. Some airports now feature dedicated areas in which travelers can work up a sweat.
Business travelers plan to take more trips in the coming months, according to industry forecasts. They'll find slightly higher hotel prices.
*Marriott earnings/share $0.52 vs est. Oct 30- Hotels chains Marriott International Inc and Hyatt Hotels Corp reported stronger-than-expected quarterly profits as a rebound in U.S. business travel boosted both hotel occupancy and room rates.
Airlines are collecting more fees from travelers and that's sending revenue sky-high, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
JFK, LaGuardia and Newark-Liberty International Airport lag well behind most other airports in amenities, according to a survey by an advocacy group.
Traffic to Barajas airport has dropped as Spain's economic crisis cut domestic tourism and business travel. Investment bank Lazard and Spain's N +1 brokerage are helping with a search for investors for a public launch of at least 49 percent of Aena, which operates 46 Spanish airports and London's Luton, and has stakes in 14 Latin American airports.
A new Colloquy study has found heirs may have trouble claiming inherited reward miles or points. Do you need a mileage estate plan?
Bombardier and other jet makers are hoping, and cautiously optimistic that their industry will finally turn the corner in 2013.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports corporate jet sales are reversing its downward trend and long-range travel among business leaders is rising.
Young employees are more likely to add vacation days onto a trip, as well to spend more of their boss' money.
Air New Zealand offers passengers on its fleet of Airbus A320s a lesson in "Safety Old School Style," featuring Betty White.
A study showed 18-30 year olds take the most business trips and vacations. Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Expedia, attributes this trend to mobile integration. "Mobile is becoming bigger part of every day life and travel.
The task seems simple enough: Get passengers from inside the terminal onto a plane quickly so the flight can take off on time. But what way is best?