Business Travel


  • Best Seats: American Airlines Boeing 767-200 Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:07 PM ET
    American Airlines 767-200

    American Airlines flies dedicated Boeing 767-200 aircraft on premium transcontinental routes between New York JFK and Los Angeles and San Francisco. Here are my picks for the best and worst seats.

  • Lengthy Airport Wait? Catch a Nap at a Pod Hotel Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 11:03 AM ET

    Getting some shut eye during a lengthy wait at an airport can be more comfortable and priced right at airport pod hotels.

  • Delta predicts lower fuel prices in Q3 and Q4, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Can You Trust Online Travel Search Results? Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 3:50 PM ET

    Orbitz has found Mac users tend to book more upscale hotels and often recommends such properties to those searching from Apple computers, according to a report.

  • Delta Getting Hit By Fuel Hedge     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 1:37 PM ET

    Airlines are now shaving quarters or maybe more off their expected fuel prices for the rest of 2012, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Bedrooms and Showers? What's Your Fantasy Plane? Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 11:52 AM ET
    Ultimate Aircraft

    A new survey reveals the top features passengers would like to see onboard an ultimate aircraft, no holds barred.

  • Fliers' Rights? You Have Fewer Than You Think Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 11:13 AM ET
    Airplane on runway

    Purchasing an airline ticket means you agree to the terms of the airline's "contract of carriage." But many travelers don't realize these contracts are written in the airline's favor, limiting your rights when something goes wrong.

  • As airlines continue to grapple with high fuel costs, falling freight rates and declining passenger yields, Timothy Ross, Head of Asia Pacific Transport Research, Credit Suisse warned that the earnings environment could be even worse than back in 2008.

  • Friendly Skies Ahead for Corporate Jets?     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 4:51 PM ET

    After a couple years of cutbacks, the corporate jet market may finally be breaking through the turbulence, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Market's Biggest Worry: Europe or US?     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 3:33 PM ET

    Discussing whether the euro zone crisis or the U.S. present the biggest concern for markets, with John Browne, Euro Pacific Capital, and Tim Leach, U.S. Bank Wealth Management.

  • Glitzy New Terminal to Open at Las Vegas Airport Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 2:40 PM ET
    View of The Strip from McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada

    A new terminal is set to open Wednesday at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, adding 14 new gates, easing congestion and enabling future growth.

  • Mother Nature often causes flight delays and cancellations. Being proactive in getting reaccommodated using these tips can save you time in a lengthy customer service line at the airport.

  • More Hotels Get Into Brewing Business Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 10:03 AM ET

    Many hotels are offering trendier happy hours that build on the popularity of specialty beers, while others have their own exclusive crafts made from local ingredients.

  • An F-16C Fighting Falcon flies by during a U.S. Air Force firepower demonstration at the Nevada Test and Training Range September 14, 2007 near Indian Springs, Nevada.

    Hotels are expanding their loyalty programs and making it easier to use points not only for rooms, but also on a wide array of experiences, merchandise and entertainment. Fighter jet ride, anyone?

  • Expedited Airport Security Program 'PreCheck' Expands Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 12:21 PM ET
    tsa patdown

    The Transportation Security Administration's "PreCheck" expedited security screening program expanded to more airports and airlines this week.

  • Alaska Airlines

    Alaska Airlines quietly introduced new checked bag fees for some first class passengers, a first for any U.S. airline.

  • Sold! Airlines Begin Auctioning Upgrade Seats Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 11:46 AM ET

    Many international airlines have started auctioning off upgrades in an attempt to fill empty business and first class seats. But some elite frequent flyers who normally get first dibs on those seats fear their benefits will be diluted.

  • Why Fast, Reliable Hotel Wi-Fi May Cost You More Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 10:22 AM ET

    As costs to offer free Wi-Fi increase and demand for bandwidth surges, more hotels are considering adding charges to satisfy guest expectations.

  • A new survey by Intel says half of U.S. travelers feel anxious without their mobile devices. Mike Fard, Intel marketing strategist, and Brian Blair, Wedge Partners senior research analyst, discuss

  • Faster, Better Airport Security May Not Be Far Off Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 3:01 PM ET

    High-tech, faster airport security designed to identify travelers via fingerprints and iris scans may not be far off, the airline industry says. Obstacles, though, remain.