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  • Airline frequent flier accounts can expire without activity over a certain timeframe. But get them back (for a fee).

  • For United, Big Problems at Biggest Airline Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 10:09 AM ET

    Two years into the merger with Continental, United still grapples with problems causing headaches for passengers and employees alike.

  • No Sushi for You: Japan Airlines to Serve KFC Meals Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 11:21 AM ET

    Welcome Colonel Sanders. Japan Airlines is rolling out KFC meals on flights to the U.S. and Europe.

  • Phone Home: Denver Airport Offers Free Global Calls Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 11:57 AM ET

    In a worldwide first, Denver International Airport offers travelers free global phone calls from more than 200 landline phones located throughout the concourses.

  • The Afterlife of Your Frequent Flier Miles Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 10:52 AM ET

    Have you ever thought about what happens to your valuable frequent flier miles when you die? Here's a rundown of airline policies and tips for planning your "mileage estate."

  • Flying the Diet-Friendly Skies Gets Easier Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 10:18 AM ET

    Some airlines are beginning to offer higher-quality and healthier meal options, according to a new survey ranking North American airlines. Where does your preferred airline rank?

  • Virgin America Woos Elite American, United Fliers Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 2:19 PM ET

    Got elite status on American or United? Virgin America is offering a status match program for certain frequent fliers giving them freebies and other perks.

  • United Operations Resume After Computer Outage Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 11:29 AM ET

    United Airlines said its system is back up and running after passengers in several cities said they experienced a massive computer outage, which stranded them at airports across the country.

  • American joins other airlines in rolling out "do it yourself" machines at airports, speeding up check-in times and boarding for some fliers. But will this translate into fewer airport agents?

  • Delta Joins Other Airlines to Offer Lie-Flat Seats Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 1:58 PM ET

    Delta is joining American and United in offering lie-flat seating in premium cabins on certain routes from New York's John F. Kennedy Airport. Get the details.

  • A nor'easter has triggered more flight cancellations to Sandy-stricken regions on Wednesday. Here's a summary of airline waivers.

  • Onboard United's Inaugural 787 Dreamliner Flight Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    United Airlines on Sunday inaugurated passenger service of the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner. A first look at the aircraft's cool features.

  • Con Ed Restores Power to 80%, but Storm Looms Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 8:59 AM ET

    Power has been restored to nearly 80 percent of utility customers in the New York City area who were blacked out by Super Storm Sandy, but a nor’easter loomed and that could set back efforts to return to normal.

  • The Dreamliner Makes Its First US Airline Flight Sunday, 4 Nov 2012 | 11:42 AM ET

    With the CEO of United Airlines and 219 passengers cheering, the first 787 Dreamliner for a U.S. carrier lifted off from Houston Sunday morning.

  • United to Launch First 787 Dreamliner Flights Sunday Saturday, 3 Nov 2012 | 8:05 AM ET

    United Airlines inaugurates passenger service of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Sunday, after repeated delivery delays. I'll be onboard to bring you real-time updates and photos.

  • Trains Roll, but Northeast Struggles Back From Sandy Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 3:35 PM ET

    New Yorkers felt the rumble of subway trains for the first time in four days on Thursday but gasoline shortages persisted in the Northeast and emergency crews struggled to reach the worst-hit areas and restore power to millions of people.

  • Storm Recovery Could Take Weeks as Millions Struggle Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 4:35 PM ET

    Wall Street and two major airports reopened, and National Guardsmen rushed to rescue flood victims as the Northeast limped into recovery mode Wednesday, two days after being pummeled by epic Hurricane Sandy.

  • LaGuardia Airport Remains Closed     Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 2:44 PM ET

    CNBC has confirmed that Delta is planning on resuming service to LGA. But Delta and other airlines, can't do so until the port authority and the FAA sign off on LGA being ready to handle flights, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • As our thoughts remain with all those who have been horribly affected by the devastation that hit the U.S. Eastern seaboard and its aftermath, we are being asked about the implications of Hurricane Sandy for markets

  • Sandy Leaves Travel Plans Up in the Air Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 4:51 PM ET

    Hurricane Sandy smacked the East Coast then turned into Super Storm Sandy. Now, thousands of travelers are no doubt calling her Pain in the Neck Sandy. This, as some airports start operating as normal again others are a long ways from having a regular schedule.