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Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the busy summer travel period. Airports and flights will be packed. But what do you do if you're bumped off your flight? It's important to know your rights.
Comfort Inn is on a mission to improve customer satisfaction and be more competitive. Upgrades to furniture, fixtures, equipment and check-in areas are underway.
A new $1.4 billion international terminal, featuring airy windows and eye-popping artwork, opened Wednesday at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The city and Delta Air Lines hope to attract globe-trotters with new features and services.
Americans are still cautious about summer travel plans, according to three surveys released this week, USA Today reports. Especially hard hit are early baby boomers.
As the busy summer car-rental season begins, prices are forecast to spike, The New York Times reports. Here are some tips for keeping costs down.
On some Virgin Atlantic planes, you'll be able to phone home in the air, USA Today says. Will it ruin the cabin experience?
Henry Kissinger, the jet-setting diplomat who invented shuttle diplomacy, reportedly had to go through a full pat-down before a flight to Toronto at New York's LaGuardia Airport.
You probably already know that traveling can be hazardous to your health, particularly when it comes to picking up those nasty little respiratory and gastrointestinal viruses that are spread via shared surfaces on planes, hotels and restaurants.
Roomy seats, smiling service, no lines, warm cookies. A frugal traverler — The New York Times' Frugal Traveler — gets to sit in business class and finds out what the fuss is all about.
A report that white airline passengers are being discriminated against by British border officials is the latest bit of bad press for UK airports as the Olympics loom, USA Today says.
Even the most veteran of business travelers can inadvertently end up on the wrong flight — and in the wrong city. It's embarrassing, fouls up meetings and can potentially cost a company money.
The recent trend toward obesity has safety officials worried that airplane seats are not strong enough to protect overweight passengers, The New York Times reports.
A new consumer protection committee may give hope to fliers frustrated by airline customer service. But because airlines and airports will be represented, there are already doubts about the committee's effectiveness.
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.
More travel sites are tracking hotel and airline prices after your purchase, and offering refunds of the difference if prices drop. Among the sites are Tingo.com, CheapAir.com and Orbitz.com. Here's how to get a refund.
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.
Spirit Airlines is raising the fee for carry-on bags to $100 for some travelers, up from $45. Is this a strategy to encourage passengers to check bags, and reduce delays at airport security?
Boeing handed over the ceremonial keys of a new 747-8 Intercontinental to Lufthansa Tuesday. The aircraft will be the new longest commercial carrier in the skies and features Lufthansa's all-new lie-flat business class seats and other improvements.
The founder of the airline that offers swanky new cabins and onboard bars for its first class passengers just got a little cooler — literally. Virgin Atlantic introduced specialty ice cubes shaped like Sir Richard Branson on select flights. But is it funny or creepy?
As airlines make free award tickets more expensive, fliers must get creative to earn enough miles for redemption.
The art deco-designed Raleigh Hotel in South Beach has a fashionable new owner.
Early numbers show travelers are looking to book bigger and better vacations as soon as the weather warms up.