Business Travel


  • More Loose American Airline Seats Found Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 12:10 PM ET
    American Airlines 767-200

    American said improperly installed clamps caused seats to pop loose on two planes during flights, and an inspection turned up others with the same problem. What's happening at the  airline?

  • 3 Myths About Booking Travel From the Source Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 10:08 AM ET
    An Airbus A318 with the logo of US company Frontier Airlines is seen on the tarmac of Hamburg Finkernwerder airport.

    Frontier Airlines caused a stir when it announced travelers who don't book directly with the airline will pay higher fees. But do the best deals always come from travel agencies? The New York Times investigates.

  • Forecast for Airline Profits   Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 1:40 PM ET
    Forecast for Airline Profits

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau has details from an important new report on the state of airline profits.

  • United Gets Dreamliner   Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 1:47 PM ET
    United Gets Dreamliner

    It's a big day for United Continental, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau, as the company prepares to be the first US carrier to fly the new Dreamliner.

  • Top U.S. Cities for Meetings and Events Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 12:27 PM ET
    Las Vegas

    When it comes to hosting meetings and events, certain cities lead the pack, according to recent data. See where your favorite city ranked.

  • Senate to EU: US Airlines Won't Pay Carbon Tax Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 2:37 AM ET
    The engine of the Airbus A380 at the Airbus plant in Hamburg on October 30, 2009.

    The Senate unanimously passed a bill on Saturday that would shield U.S. airlines from paying for their carbon emissions on European flights, pressuring the European Union to back down from applying its emissions law to foreign carriers, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • oil_refinery_Pennsylvania_200.jpg

    Just months after Delta Air Lines purchased a troubled East-Coast oil refinery in an effort to pare its fuel costs, United Continental Holdings, the nation’s biggest carrier, appeared to be exploring a similar move, according to someone familiar with the matter.

  • Why Flight Attendants Will Stalk You With Tablets Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | 12:34 PM ET
    Samsung Galaxy 10.1 Note Tablet

    In a U.S. carrier first, American will issue tablets to flight attendants for use onboard to store passenger preferences and identify high-value customers. Cool or creepy?

  • Sliding Jetliner Seat

    A new "side-slip" airliner seat designed to cut boarding time in half may soon take to the skies. But will it be comfortable?

  • JetBlue to Launch Free, In-Flight Wi-Fi in 2013 Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 2:51 PM ET
    JetBlue Airlines

    JetBlue says it will offer in-flight Wi-Fi to passengers beginning in early 2013. And the service will initially be free.

  • Travel Tip: When Thanksgiving Airfares Are the Cheapest Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 2:23 PM ET

    Finding affordable, convenient flights for holiday travel means shopping now, says a leading airfare analyst. Some tips for locating the best deals.

  • Luxury Travel Making Slow Rebound Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 1:35 PM ET
    Sheraton Macao

    Signs are pointing to a slow rebound in luxury travel, even for businesses. See where hotel properties are expanding.

  • Canceled Flights Surge at American Airlines Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 2:41 PM ET
    American Airlines

    American canceled more flights than any other airline on Sunday and Monday, according to flight-tracking services. What's happening at the struggling carrier?

  • Delta Adding Recharging Stations to 13 More Airports Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 1:50 PM ET
    Delta Airlines Recharging Station

    Delta Air Lines is expanding its popular recharging stations at airport departure gates to more locations. Find out where.

  • Airline Tarmac Delays Up in July, Government Reports Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 10:54 AM ET
    Airplane on runway

    Tarmac delays rose in July, according to new government data. Which U.S. airport experienced the most delays?

  • United to Launch Website Perks for Frequent Fliers Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 3:36 PM ET
    A passenger checks in at a United Continental Holdings Inc. kiosk.

    United is set to reveal site upgrades for frequent travelers. Take a look at the planned improvements including the return of a popular tool for hard-core frequent fliers.

  • Would You Pay $20 for a First-Class Meal in Coach? Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 11:15 AM ET
    US Airways Dine Fresh

    US Airways has revealed a premium dining meal for coach passengers on international flights. Is the food worth the price?

  • Airline Roundup: Top Loyalty Program Deals This Week Friday, 14 Sep 2012 | 2:58 PM ET

    Several carriers this week launched limited time bonus mile opportunities. Here's a rundown of each airline's promotion.

  • Expedia Launches Small Business Rewards Program Friday, 14 Sep 2012 | 12:08 PM ET

    Expedia launched a rewards program for Chase credit cardholders this week, adding additional perks for booking through the online agency. Get the details.

  • Apple: Swipe Your iPhone 5 'Passbook' Thursday, 13 Sep 2012 | 3:44 PM ET
    Apple Passbook apps

    Apple's new iPhone 5 and operating system should be a hit for travelers with easy access to boarding passes and improved battery life, though its adapter could pose problems.