Business Travel


  • 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?

  • Onboard Bikini-Clad Performance Earns Airline a Fine Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 11:02 AM ET
    Vietjet Bikini Show

    A performance by bikini-clad beauty queens onboard a Vietnamese airline went viral on YouTube and earned the carrier a fine.

  • Virgin America Launches Upgraded Loyalty Program Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 2:06 PM ET

    Virgin America recently launched an upgraded loyalty program. What new perks are in store for top frequent fliers?

  • Road Warrior Tested: Virgin Australia Business Class Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 1:58 PM ET

    This installment of "Road Warrior Tested" reviews my Virgin Australia flight from Sydney to Perth in business class.

  • Good Airline News: Losing Fewer Bags Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 10:42 AM ET

    Airlines are losing fewer bags these days, in part due to more passengers carrying luggage onboard. See how other advances are helping.

  • Can Spain’s Tourism Industry Survive a Tax Rise? Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 4:49 AM ET
    Costa del Sol region in Spain.

    With “low-cost” flights to Spain more expensive than ever, a general and tourism industry VAT (sales tax) rise and a sharp fall in bookings, there are fears that tourism — the jewel in Spain’s economic crown — will not be able to retain its luster as the economy falters there, and beyond.

  • United Launches Digital Media Store Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 2:47 PM ET

    United Airlines debuted a digital media store that allows frequent fliers to redeem miles for music, movies and television programming.

  • The Airlines Blink on Fares Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 10:02 AM ET

    U.S. airlines backtracked on the latest domestic airfare increase amid soft demand and reduced capacity. Are travel consumers taking the bait?

  • American Debuts Same-Day Baggage Delivery Service Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 1:09 PM ET
    Unclaimed baggage

    American Airlines is offering a fee-based luggage delivery service for checked bags. Is the price worth the service?

  • US Airways Dine Fresh

    US Airways becomes the first U.S. airline to offer premium meals in economy class on some international flights.

  • Wi-Fi and Amtrak: Missed Connections Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 11:51 AM ET

    For Amtrak riders in the busy Northeast corridor, the promise of Wi-Fi has become an infuriating tease. It either doesn't work or is unbearably slow. Amtrak officials say tech updates are coming and improvements should be seen by the end of the year.

  • Easing the Pain of Workouts on the Road Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 11:42 AM ET
    The man running near the river

    Forget expensive spas. More airports and hotels are offering practical exercise solutions for travelers. And don't worry if you left your workout clothes and iPod at home.

  • How Men, Women Travel Differently — And More Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 11:33 AM ET

    From gender differences to what travelers forget and leave behind most often, a new survey offers a unique look into road warriors' habits and attitudes.

  • Road Warrior Tested: Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 10:37 AM ET
    Radisson Blu Sydney Room

    "Road Warrior Tested" reviews the Radisson Blu Hotel, an upscale property in Sydney's central business district. Trivia: The building housed which local newspaper?

  • A consumer advocate panel will make recommendations on travel industry disclosures about airline pricing. Why are fees often disclosed at the end of the booking process?

  • American, Priceline.com Launch Preferred Seats Sale Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 9:41 AM ET
    American Airlines

    American Airlines and Priceline.com are offering discounted preferred seats towards the front of the economy class cabin.

  • Airline Analysts Turn Cautious Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 11:36 AM ET

    Two airline analysts turned cautious Wednesday, citing higher oil prices and tepid demand.

  • Unknown If Delta, Air Canada Sewing Needles Related Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 11:29 AM ET

    Air Canada says a passenger found what appears to be a sewing needle in a catered sandwich on board a flight from Victoria, British Columbia, to Toronto. Get the latest on the investigation.