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  • Airlines racking up in fees     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    Airlines collected $899 million in baggage fees in the second quarter. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports reservation change fees hit a new all-time record.

  • Lufthansa begins home-delivery of in-flight meals Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    Beef filet steak with caramelized onion sauce is one of the meals on offer to fans of Lufthansa's in-flight food.

    Lufthansa is betting that customers will want to eat its meals even when they aren't flying, NBC News reports.

  • Sir Richard Branson's latest push: Efficient trucks Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Richard Branson

    Sir Richard Branson estimates the North America trucking industry could save up to $40 billion a year through new technologies.

  • Branson's bid for biofuels     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau; Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, and Mike Roeth, Carbon War Room, discuss reducing carbon output.

  • Reducing fuel usage     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:09 AM ET

    Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, and Mike Roeth, Carbon War Room, discuss how trucking companies will likely benefit by reducing fuel usage.

  • Road to saving $40 billion     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:06 AM ET
    Trucks line up to enter Port Everglades on July 30, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau; Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, and Mark Roeth, Carbon War Room, discuss a new initiative to make the trucking industry far more efficient.

  • When you fly, do you prefer ...     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Spirit Airlines is often criticized for its pricing strategies, but it's paying off, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau. Also, LeBeau shares his opinions on "passenger shaming."

  • Airlines keeping up?     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau looks at air fares from 1999 versus in 2014. Many think they should be higher.

  • American Air agents vote to unionize for first time Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 9:17 AM ET
    The tail sections of American Airlines aircraft and a US Airways aircraft are lined up at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

    Over 85% of passenger service agents at American Airlines voted to unionize.

  • United offers up to $100,000 if workers leave Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    United Airlines says it will offer flight attendants up to $100,000 in severance if they leave the company.

  • MAS flight turns back due to autopilot defect Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 | 4:52 AM ET

    A Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Hyderabad was turned back on Saturday due to a defect with the plane's auto-pilot system, the airline said in a statement.

  • To save fuel, American Air is getting rid of this Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    American Airlines has won regulatory approval to swap flight attendants' paper manuals for lighter Samsung tablets.

  • Lufthansa pilots to strike at Munich airport Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 10:09 AM ET
    Lufthansa planes

    Lufthansa said it could not yet say which flights would be affected and described the strike as "incomprehensible."

  • MH17 hit with ‘high-energy objects’: Report Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 7:15 AM ET
    Debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shown smoldering in a field on July 17, 2014, in Grabovo, Ukraine, near the Russian border.

    Malaysian Airline System Flight MH17 crashed over eastern Ukraine after it was hit by "high-energy objects", an official report found.

  • Airlines work to limit bumps, jolts, spilled drinks Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 9:51 AM ET
    Satellite meteorologist Amanda Terborg presents her group's satellite weather data at the National Weather Service's Aviation Weather Center in Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 15, 2014. Stronger computing power, improved satellite and radar technology and more sophisticated scientific models are giving airlines a greater understanding of flying conditions, allowing flights to better avoid storms and turbulence.

    Airplane rides are getting smoother thanks to new technologies that are giving pilots more data, the NYT reports.

  • US military charter plane lands in Iran     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports a U.S. charter flight en route to Dubai with as many as 100 Americans aboard has landed in Iran.

  • FAA: Unresponsive aircraft crashed in ocean     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 3:21 PM ET

    The FAA has confirmed the plane carrying real estate developer Larry Glazer and his wife has crashed in ocean off the coast of Jamaica. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.

  • AP: Unresponsive plane crashed near Jamaica     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    The AP is reporting Jamaican officials have confirmed the unresponsive plane flying from Rochester, New York, has crashed near Jamaica. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Jane and Larry Glazer of Buckingham Properties were on the flight.

  • An aircraft scheduled to fly to Naples, Florida, became unresponsive, and F-15 Air Force jets are no longer shadowing the plane because it entered Cuban airspace. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the plane is now flying over the Caribbean Sea.

  • F-15 Air Force jets are no longer shadowing the unresponsive plane and officials say the pilot was "unconscious and slumped over." CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.