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  • Airfare Strategies for Bereavement and Emergency Travel Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 12:41 PM ET

    It's the type of airline reservation no one likes to make. A family member or loved one is seriously ill or has passed away and you need to travel immediately. Some airlines offer discounts, though policies vary widely.

  • Helping Families Avoid Seat Assignment Roulette Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 1:00 PM ET
    Allegiant Air

    Airlines reserve a growing number of seats to passengers willing to pay for premium locations or hold them back for their best customers. But this often separates families. Road warriors can help out families this busy summer travel period.

  • Stocks to Watch: FB, CRM, FL & More Friday, 18 May 2012 | 7:47 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Friday's morning movers:

  • Stocks to Watch: MU, CREE & More Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 1:27 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Rating America's Best and Worst Airports Friday, 4 May 2012 | 2:46 PM ET
    Encounter Restaurant at LAX

    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?

  • US Airways planes

    US Airways launched a new program that offers non-elite flyers access to fast-track airport services including priority check-in, security screening and boarding. Prices start at $10. This matches similar programs already in place at American, Delta and United.

  • When Flying 720 Miles Takes 12 Hours Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 1:16 PM ET
    Airplane on runway

    The paring of service by major airlines amid mergers and rising fuel prices has squeezed regional carriers. The result, according to The New York Times, is rising fares in smaller cities and complicated itineraries.

  • American Airlines

    American Airlines has an answer for those United flyers still frustrated by pains caused by the carrier's system changeover. American is offering top-tier United elites a status match to "Executive Platinum," opening the door for an easy switch in loyalty without sacrificing perks.

  • Lufthansa Senator Lounge, Frankfurt

    While waiting for my flight at Frankfurt Airport, I visited one of Lufthansa's comfortable and spacious Senator Lounges. Amenities include multiple seating areas, a "relaxing room" with lie-flat lounges, an expansive buffet and dining area and shower rooms.

  • If you're flying this summer, you'll probably pay more than you did last year. And the price for a ticket to ride will likely keep rising for months to come, according to website Travelocity.

  • New Jersey Will Soon Claim Unused Gift Cards Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 11:38 AM ET
    Credit card swipe

    The Garden State will require gift card sellers to obtain ZIP codes from buyers so it can claim unused balances of cards that have been inactive for two years, USA Today reports.

  • Stocks to Watch: T, MMM, UTX & More Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 8:01 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Tuesday’s morning movers:

  • American Airlines

    Speculation of a merger between American Airlines and US Airways increased today with the latter reaching an agreement with American's unions. What would such a marriage mean to frequent flyers?

  • Airport Security Gets Easier for Select Frequent Flyers Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | 2:58 PM ET

    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.

  • Delta Most Active Airline on Twitter Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 4:01 PM ET

    The nation's major airlines have embraced the Twitterverse, but who is the best Twitter-er of them all? Delta takes top honors with JetBlue coming in second.

  • Stocks to Watch: KO, JNJ, GS & More Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Tuesday’s morning movers:

  • Stocks to Watch: RIMM, AAPL & More Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 4:26 PM ET

    Track some of the companies making headlines after-the-bell Monday:

  • Tell Airlines What You Really Think Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 4:42 PM ET
    Passenger Choice Awards

    Did you have a recent flight experience that you want to anonymously praise or criticize? There's a quick and easy way to let the airlines know about your travels — and they care what you think.

  • Virgin Galactic VSS Enterprise spacecraft

    Having trouble finding flights when redeeming frequent flyer miles, travelers are choosing alternative experiences – not flights. How about at stay at a French chateau, space travel or a vest autographed by George Clooney?

  • Airport Lounges Get an Upgrade Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 3:38 PM ET
    British Airways lounge at San Francisco Airport

    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.