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  • Unclaimed baggage

    With the busy summer travel season just months away, there’s good news and bad news on the baggage front. Mishandled bag rates are down, but airline cabins are more crowded with passengers bringing bags onboard.

  • American Airlines

    Speculation of a merger between American Airlines and US Airways increased today with the latter reaching an agreement with American's unions. What would such a marriage mean to frequent flyers?

  • U.S. Airways Strikes Deal With Unions     Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | 10:22 AM ET

    U.S. Airways has reached an agreement with the three largest unions at AMR Corp, that essentially guarantees their support for a possible merger between U.S. Airways and American Airlines, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Remember People Express Airlines?     Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 2:26 PM ET

    Investors are seeking approval for a new People Express Airlines, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • People Express May Fly Again Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 1:28 PM ET
    People Express Airlines

    People Express Airlines is trying to launch service by the end of summer to several cities in the Northeast and Florida. The new start-up whose name is taken from the popular 1980s airline also is considering a public offering to secure additional funding.

  • Spirit Airlines Giving Away 300 Million Miles Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 12:11 PM ET
    Spirit Airlines

    Leisure-oriented Spirit Airlines is giving away more than 300 million frequent flyer miles during a road tour of the United States. Certificates issued can be redeemed for a free roundtrip flight.

  • Tumi Surges in Debut     Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 10:45 AM ET

    Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group CEO, discusses the outlook for Tumi and the entire luxury sector.

  • Priceline.com's CEO on Mobile Strategy     Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 10:42 AM ET

    Jeffery Boyd, Priceline.com CEO, discusses mobile user trends and his company's booking strategies to succeed in the travel industry.

  • Tumi's IPO: $26 per share     Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 9:58 AM ET

    The Squawk on the Street team discusses Tumi's IPO opening at $26 per share on Thursday.

  • Tips For Traveling Solo Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 9:34 AM ET

    Are you filled with wanderlust, but sticking close to home because you lack a like-minded companion? Solo travel is an extraordinary, accessible opportunity that can involve big or small adventures.

  • Airport Security Gets Easier for Select Frequent Flyers Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | 2:58 PM ET

    Some travelers can leave their shoes on and laptops in their bags when clearing airport security with the Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program. The list of airports and airlines participating is growing.

  • Delta Raises Domestic Airfares: Source Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | 12:45 PM ET
    Delta Airlines

    There's a new airfare increase underway with Delta Air Lines raising some round-trip domestic fares by $10 to $20 roundtrip, according to FareCompare.com.

  • Delta Most Active Airline on Twitter Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 4:01 PM ET

    The nation's major airlines have embraced the Twitterverse, but who is the best Twitter-er of them all? Delta takes top honors with JetBlue coming in second.

  • Get Rock Star Treatment at London's Heathrow Airport Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 2:43 PM ET
    Heathrow By Invitation

    If you're looking for the ultimate airport VIP experience, look no further than "Heathrow by Invitation" at London's busiest airport. Guests relax in the Windsor Suite prior to being driven to their aircraft in a private car.

  • Some Hotels Teach Chess and Bartending... Really! Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    Some hotels are starting to feel like college campuses. Many have instructors to teach guests how to play chess, make pottery, mix a drink, cook, and do any number of other activities, including teaching kids how to behave.

  • Railroads: Picking Up Steam?     Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    In 2011, the top seven U.S. railroads profited nearly $13 billion and companies like Union Pacific and CSX are planning to order new locomotives with that cash. Jeff Kauffman, Sterne Agee and David Campbell, Thompson Davis, weigh in on the trade for investors.

  • Dallas-Fort Worth Airport to Offer Free Wi-Fi Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 2:38 PM ET

    I may love airport lounges, but my favorite amenity at any airport is free Wi-Fi. This September, Dallas-Fort Worth Airport will join the list of airports in the U.S. to offer complimentary access.

  • New Machines at Airport Checkpoints Weed Out Fraud Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 1:18 PM ET
    TSA Xray machines airport

    Airport check-ins for passengers are heading for higher technological ground. The Transportation Security Administration is testing a system that checks identification and boarding passes by machine rather than the standard visual check by officers.

  • A Hotel Insider Shares Secrets Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 9:23 AM ET
    Hotel Room

    Anthony Melchiorri hosts "Hotel Impossible," a new show on the Travel Channel, and shares how to find a great hotel and what to expect — and sometimes demand — from it.

  • Tell Airlines What You Really Think Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 4:42 PM ET
    Passenger Choice Awards

    Did you have a recent flight experience that you want to anonymously praise or criticize? There's a quick and easy way to let the airlines know about your travels — and they care what you think.