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Passengers flying in premium cabins on international flights with United Airlines will experience upgraded dining options. New, multi-course meals ending with made-to-order ice cream sundaes begin June 1.
United Airlines will cut 1,300 jobs and reduce flying in Houston after losing a fight to block Southwest Airlines from adding international flights there.
Delta will offer enhanced legroom seating in economy class on all domestic and international flights beginning June 7. The seats are located in the first few rows of coach and are available for purchase, or free to elite frequent flyers.
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Airlines and airplane manufacturers are retrofitting older planes with bins that can hold roll-aboard bags, or purchasing aircrafts with bigger bins.
Southwest, which dominates domestic air travel, is expanding internationally. A new reservations system and international terminal are part of the carrier's emerging, global presence.
United Airlines on Tuesday announced the launch of a daily nonstop flight from Denver International Airport to Narita International Airport in Tokyo. The airline will fly the state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the route.
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.
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.
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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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Take a look at some of Tuesday’s morning movers: