Here's a quick hit of what Road Warrior editors are reading.
The European Union will start easing its ban on liquids, aerosols and gels at airports beginning in December, The New York Times reports.
(Read more: Rent-your-car service gets airport OK)
An e-cigarette lounge has opened at London Heathrow's Terminal 4, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Southwest is increasing the price for traveling with a pet, USA Today reports. On Jan. 15, the in-cabin fee will rise to $95 from $75.
The sale of the Helmsley Park Lane Hotel on New York's Central Park South has been finalized for $660 million, according to Hotel News Resource. The property had been expected to be turned into condominiums, but the new owners (a consortium led by The Witkoff Group) will instead rebrand it as the Park Lane New York and make upgrades at the 47-story hotel.