Business Travel


  • One family was recently charged $370 to print boarding passes for their Ryanair flight in Europe. Will these fees spread to more airlines?

  • Some Mobile Habits of Business Travelers Are NSFW: Survey Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 4:53 PM ET

    A new survey reveals how business travelers use mobile devices on the road. Besides the obvious checking email and reading news, some report the likelihood of boss-blushing video chats.

  • Legroom Crunch: More Airlines Reduce Space, Add Rows Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 11:49 AM ET

    Many airlines are installing thinner seats, shrinking legroom and adding additional rows. Find out what's in store for your knees on these U.S. airlines.

  • The captain and second officer of a Qantas flight departing Dallas last week were grounded after having an argument in the cockpit, delaying the flight by one day.

  • Frequent Traveler University

    Experts on frequent flier and other brand-loyalty programs will share unpublished tips on how you can maximize your miles and points this November at Frequent Traveler University.

  • 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.