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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?
"Everything is bigger in Texas," the saying goes. And now one can say "JetBlue is bigger in Texas," too. The airline launched service at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Tuesday with three daily roundtrip flights to Boston.
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.
Many business travelers say they've gotten used to spending their own money on the road. At times, it's voluntary. If they go over budget, whether by chance or by choice, they take care of it themselves. Other times, the companies refuse to cover all their costs.
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.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts is expanding in the Middle East with new properties slated to open in Dubai and Iraq. By 2017, a new St. Regis, W Hotel and Westin will open in Dubai and in 2015, a new Sheraton will debut in Erbil, Iraq — the company's first presence in the country in 20 years.
A new study by neurologists documents a different type of air travel pain — the "airplane headache." People who suffer these short duration aches often experience them prior to landing.
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 effects of Obamacare will be difficult to measure as the Census Bureau is changing its annual survey. NYT reports.
Most public pensions could fail in 30 years, according to controversial new research by hedge fund Bridgewater.
Land shortage may provide an unforeseen roadblock to U.S. housing market's full comeback.