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United Airlines will cut 1,300 jobs and reduce flying in Houston after losing a fight to block Southwest Airlines from adding international flights there.
Here are some of the major ways American travelers can avoid unintentionally offending the locals.
In a welcome relief to germaphobes everywhere, the Best Western hotel chain housekeepers are using black lights to detect biological matter, and ultraviolet light wands to zap away germs.
Delta will offer enhanced legroom seating in economy class on all domestic and international flights beginning June 7. The seats are located in the first few rows of coach and are available for purchase, or free to elite frequent flyers.
If you like the comfort of booking your stay on a hotel-owned website and dealing directly with the property, consider a new option, RoomKey.com, which is designed to compete with online travel agencies.
Airlines and airplane manufacturers are retrofitting older planes with bins that can hold roll-aboard bags, or purchasing aircrafts with bigger bins.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on European getaway costs as London gets set to host the Olympics.
News stories about disruptive passengers seem to pop up just about every week. You'd think most people would know how to have a little decorum when traveling, but many don't. Here's how NOT to behave when flying.
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is offering extra-wide coach seats to airlines ordering their Airbus A320 jets. But is the move simply a way for airlines to accomodate larger passengers, and charge extra for more space?
"It's all about hotel bookings," says Kevin Kopelman, Cowen & Company internet analyst, weighing in on how to play the best online travel stocks and explaining why he has an "outperform" rating on Expedia and Priceline.com.
American Airlines announced routes for its new Boeing 777-300ER. The aircraft will feature multiple cabin upgrades, and is part of American's strategy to refresh its international travel experience.
Six Flags season passes are up 18%, with Jim Reid-Anderson, Six Flags president and CEO.
Alaska Airlines debuted a DIY checked-bagging system at its largest hub on Tuesday. Travelers flying out of Seattle-Tacoma can apply bag tags themselves during the check-in process. Alaska will introduce the feature at more U.S. airports this summer.
Southwest, which dominates domestic air travel, is expanding internationally. A new reservations system and international terminal are part of the carrier's emerging, global presence.
United Airlines on Tuesday announced the launch of a daily nonstop flight from Denver International Airport to Narita International Airport in Tokyo. The airline will fly the state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the route.
It's the type of airline reservation no one likes to make. A family member or loved one is seriously ill or has passed away and you need to travel immediately. Some airlines offer discounts, though policies vary widely.
Business travel is rebounding to pre-recession levels. But with rising travel prices, companies still look to control spending and some require the use of mandated travel programs. Others encourage a network of preferred airlines, hotels and rental car companies.
A US Airways jetliner flying from Paris to Charlotte, N.C., diverted to Bangor, Maine Tuesday because of what an airline spokesman described as a "security issue."
Airlines reserve a growing number of seats to passengers willing to pay for premium locations or hold them back for their best customers. But this often separates families. Road warriors can help out families this busy summer travel period.
From checkpoint-friendly laptop bags to solid shampoo bars, there's a host of products available to take the pain out of restrictions imposed by airport security and airlines alike.