NEW YORK— Tom Fiore knows what it's like to sit in a taxi for as long as two agonizing hours, over bridges or through a tunnel, to travel a mere eight miles from midtown Manhattan to LaGuardia Airport in Queens. Neighboring John F. Kennedy and Newark have it, and projects are currently underway at Washington Dulles, Los Angeles and Denver. Cuomo's $450 million proposal,...» Read More
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.
Los Angeles International Airport this summer will be joining the list of U.S. airports that offers free Wi-Fi service.
A new smartphone app allows travelers to file an immediate complaint with the Transportation Security Administration if they feel mistreated during checkpoint screening.
If you're delayed at San Francisco International Airport, there are plenty of excellent restaurants and activities, including the nation's only airport yoga room.
A new $1.4 billion international terminal, featuring airy windows and eye-popping artwork, opened Wednesday at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The city and Delta Air Lines hope to attract globe-trotters with new features and services.
Travel + Leisure magazine released the results of its reader survey of America's 22 major airports this week. Minneapolis-Saint Paul took the top spot and New York's LaGuardia came in dead last. What's your favorite and least favorite airport?
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.
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.
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.
Forget crowded planes and long lines. Officials launching a campaign to improve the New York City area's much-maligned airports are starting with the bathrooms.
Delta Air broke ground Wednesday at New York's LaGuardia Airport on a $160 million renovation and expansion project. Business travelers will soon see upgrades to lounges and easier access to gates between terminals. Improvements at nearby JFK are also underway.
After years of neglect, airlines are turning their attention back to their airport lounges. As competition for the lucrative business traveler has intensified, airlines are pumping money into them and adding amenities.
If you've ever been browbeaten, barked at or belittled by a TSA agent — and let's be honest, who among us hasn't? — then you've got a friend in Sen. Harry Reid. He plans to ask Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to tell airport security workers to be nicer.
Legislation is being considered that would end the perk first class and airline elite passengers enjoy today — preferred security lines at airports nationwide.
For harried business travelers, time is money. Many products and services are billed as ways to get you to the airport gate sooner. But does it pay to spend a few extra dollars to save time in the TSA security line?
Airport security officials see a lot of things show up in our luggage. Spear guns and tear gas grenades. Snakes. Bathtubs?
An airline lobbying group, the IATA hsa proposed a new concept for airport passengers, where travelers would stop only briefly to identify themselves before entering a tunnel-like structure where machines would screen them for metals, explosives and other banned items as they walked through, reports the New York Times.
CNBC's Sue Herera reports a small plane crashed on Route 287 in New Jersey, killing five people, including two investment bankers from New York City.
Everyone has experienced it, and no one enjoys it: the airport delay. But there are some airports where you might decide that a longer-than-expected layover is not such a bad thing.
"I'm skeptical of anyone who can answer the question 'Are we safer?' with a simple yes or no," says Ward Thomas, a national security expert. "We are better in some ways, but not necessarily in others."