Do we need people yelling, "Can you hear me now?" at 30,000 feet? The FCC is considering allowing passenger use of cell phones in flight.
The FAA expanded use of personal electronic devices from gate-to-gate, but each airline must get the OK. Virgin America is among the latest.
Airline passengers have already been stripped of their legroom, hot meals and personal space. Now, they might also lose their silence.
Consumers may benefit from more low-cost competition as a result of the deal that paves the way for US Airways and American to merge.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
CNBC's Julia Boorstin details what to expect from the Twitter IPO and explains the company's plan to expand aggressively into video and compete against the likes of Hulu and YouTube.
Marty St. George, JetBlue SVP of marketing and commercial, discusses how JetBlue is using Twitter to boost its brand and offer deals to customers.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer made calls on stocks viewers asked about.
An incident of unknown nature occurred at Los Angeles International Airport, and there were reports that at least some people had been evacuated.
U.S. stock index futures held their gains Tuesday, with the S&P 500 poised to hit a fresh high, despite a weaker-than-expected retail sales report and ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting.
Airlines are on track to collect a record $42.6 billion in ancillary revenue, according to a new study.
As the Fed begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, markets will get a look at how consumers behaved just before the government shut down.
Bulls face a trio of challenges: The Fed, earnings from some big names and delayed data due to the shutdown. Will they keep running or lie down?
September's tepid jobs growth signals a squishy enough employment picture to push any wind down of Fed easing into next year.
It was a "Who's Who" of guests on "Squawk Box"—everybody from Buffett to Bowles, Tepper to Cooperman, and McCain to Corker. "Talking Squawk," the official show blog, covers them all.
A 9-year-old boy passed TSA officials without a boarding pass at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and flew to Las Vegas alone. NBC.
JetBlue Airways had previously offered only coach class seats, but that changed on Monday when the airliner unveiled its Mint premium service.
Dave Barger, JetBlue Airways CEO, provides insight on its new Mint service which offers lie-flat service, a tapas-style menu and customized amenity kits.
Pete Najarian noted an "absolute scorching move to the upside" in certain U.S. stocks.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.