WASHINGTON, June 19- Forcing a combined American Airlines and US Airways Group to surrender slots at Reagan National Airport would risk fewer flights to small and medium-sized cities, US Airways CEO Doug Parker told lawmakers on Wednesday.» Read More
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.
Using data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, CNBC.com ranked the 10 airports with the worst records for on-time arrivals.
Multiple tornadoes hit the Dallas area yesterday, and CNBC's Bertha Coombs surveys the damage.
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.
News of Delta adding more than 100 new flights and 29 destinations is creating a buzz for customers and job seekers. Richard Anderson, Delta CEO discusses the new services.
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.
The world has been through the most extraordinary decade, Richard Fenning, CEO of Control Risks, told CNBC.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau, Michael Boyd, Boyd Group Aviation, and Mike Miller, Miller Air Group discuss a changed airlines business strategy since 9/11, from Chicago O'Hare airport.
"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."
Discussing the FAA standoff and why Congress can't get the deal done, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson; Randy Babbitt, FAA Administrator; Jared Bernstein. Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and Armstrong Williams, television and radio host.
Discussing the impasse over FAA funding and its impact on the nation's airports and infrastructure, with Ray LaHood, U.S. Secretary Of Transportation.
President Obama urges Congress to break the impasse over FAA funding and speaks out on the damaging impact the debt limit fight has had on the economy.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the agency's desperate need for cash and its partial shutdown, with Robert Poole, Reason Foundation, and Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines chairman/CEO.