Business Travel


  • United's First Boeing 787 Takes Prep Flight Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 10:29 AM ET
    UA 787

    United's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner took to the skies Sunday in preparation for delivery to the airline in September. Passengers can expect an upgraded cabin experience.

  • Westin Hotels

    Many Westin Hotels and Resorts will soon see upgraded lobbies and nature inspired seating, with better connectivity options for business travelers.

  • Southwest Raises Airfares, Other Airlines Match Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 11:13 AM ET
    Southwest Airlines passenger planes are seen at Chicago's Midway Airport in Illnois.

    An airfare increase led by Southwest Airlines on Friday was matched by most airlines, bringing higher fares even as the peak summer travel period winds down.

  • Uh-Oh, Where's My Passport? Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 10:03 AM ET
    U.S. Passport

    Losing a passport is stressful enough, let alone with a business trip fast approaching. Experts share tips on what to do and how to get it replaced quickly.

  • Road Warrior Tested: Hilton Sydney Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 1:15 PM ET

    "Road Warrior Tested" reviews the Hilton Sydney, an upscale property in the heart of Sydney's central business district and close to all the major attractions.

  • Air France passengers were asked how much cash they had when their flight made an emergency landing in Syria and the government refused a credit card payment to refuel.

  • Business Travel Spending Still Tight: Survey Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 10:39 AM ET

    Road warriors are traveling less and cutting costs while on the road, a new survey finds.

  • IKEA to Build Budget Hotels: Allen Wrench Not Included Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 2:54 PM ET
    Ikea Furniture

    IKEA plans to build a chain of budget hotels across Europe. But will you have to put your own hotel room furniture together?

  • Singapore: World’s Richest Country by 2050? Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 10:40 AM ET
    Louis Vuitton at North Pavilion, Marina Bay. Further in distant is business district of Singapore.

    The study predicts that Singapore — that little Southeast Asian city-state with loads of Type A zeal — will be the world's richest nation by 2050.

  • Are All Male Airline Passengers Predators? Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 9:57 AM ET
    Man boy airplane passengers

    A policy at two Australian airlines restricting male passengers from sitting next to unaccompanied minors has sparked discrimination claims. Do U.S. airlines have similar policies requiring that women sit next to children traveling alone?

  • Virgin Threatens to Give Up on UK Rail Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 2:26 AM ET
    Richard Branson

    Sir Richard Branson has threatened to pull his Virgin Group out of bidding for any future U.K. rail contracts after losing the lucrative West Coast franchise to FirstGroup, the U.K.’s biggest bus and train operator by revenues, the FT reports.

  • Delta Reverses Course on Fare Hike Plan Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 4:21 PM ET
    Delta Airlines

    Delta Air Lines on Wednesday rolled back its latest attempt to increase airfares after competitors failed to match it.

  • Virgin America Inaugural Flight

    Virgin America launched the only daily nonstop flight from San Francisco to Washington Reagan National Airport. And with some very recognizable help (sort of).

  • Delta Air Lines Hikes Last-Minute Airfares Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 9:56 AM ET
    Delta Airlines

    Delta Air Lines confirmed Tuesday it initiated an airfare increase for tickets purchased within two weeks of travel.

  • Marriott Debuts Suite Upgrades in Asia Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    Platinum elite members are eligible for complimentary upgrades to suites at some Marriott hotels. Plus, get the most from your travel mileage programs.

  • The Department of Homeland Security is investigating complaints from airport security officers that the behavior detection program is a magnet for racial profiling.

  • Clearing Security at Dulles Airport Gets a Bit Easier Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 12:57 PM ET

    Washington Dulles International Airport becomes the first U.S. airport to display real-time security wait times on monitors. Get the details.

  • In-Flight Entertainment: What You Get on Each Airline Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 11:53 AM ET

    From Wi-Fi to live television, here's a roundup of in-flight entertainment available domestically on U.S. airlines.

  • Are Rules Limiting Tarmac Delays Working? Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 3:22 PM ET
    Airplane on runway

    A look at whether airline-consumer protection rules are reducing tarmac delays.

  • First-Class Passengers Throw Fit Over Missing Perk Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 1:44 PM ET
    Qantas First Class International flight.

    A couple traveling first class on Qantas refused to fly after finding out the airline was out of stock of an amenity. What triggered the meltdown?