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Drastic airfare cuts at United in the face of new Virgin America competition is good for consumers, but the kind of thinking that's driven big carriers into bankruptcy, Virgin Group's Richard Branson told CNBC.
Top flier complaints about airline food include lack of free meals and strong smelling food brought on board by travelers, according to a survey.
Holiday Inn Express plans to bring back its popular "Stay Smart" ad campaign and add new, healthier breakfast options and upgraded bathroom amenities to lift their brand.
The annual Airline Quality Rankings by Wichita State University and Purdue University show carriers bumping more passengers from oversold flights and delivering service that often leaves customers frustrated.
Hotel chains are expanding in China as its growing middle class fuels demand for domestic travel and lodging. But is the sector too hot?
American is raising airport lounge prices as more carriers revamp lounges to meet fliers' demands.
Hoping to attract coveted elite frequent fliers from other airlines, Virgin America has extended its status match program.
Frits Van Paasschen, President & CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide discusses hotel expansion in China, the Middle East and Emerging Markets.
Airfares will still be advertised inclusive of mandatory taxes and fees, after the Supreme Court refused a challenge by three airlines. But optional add-on services often leave fliers unable to compare the total price of a ticket.
It's no joke. Samoa Air has begun using weight-based airfare pricing on all its flights, the first airline to implement such a policy.
Many carriers are participating in April Fools' pranks, some with a dose of reality. Glass-bottomed jet, anyone?
United passengers can now use expedited security at Austin and Cleveland airports. Expect more airlines to sign up for expedited screening.
A judge approved AMR's plan to merge with US Airways, a step toward creating the world's largest airline.
Road warriors rejoice! InterContinental Hotels Group will offer free Wi-Fi to all its loyalty program members in 2014, a perk more travelers demand.
It's not up to the airlines whether passengers should be allowed to keep their devices on during takeoffs and landings, said Doug Parker, who will be CEO of the merged American Airlines.
CheapAir.com released the first-ever app allowing users to search for flights by simply speaking their request into an iPhone or iPad.
The FAA may announce by year's end relaxed rules, allowing use of tablets and reading devices during takeoff and landing, the New York Times reports.
American is testing a new boarding procedure, allowing fliers without large carry-ons to board early. But is this a way to get passengers to pay checked bag fees?
Which airports will lose funding from the FAA because of the sequester? CNBC's Hampton Pearson has the list.
Finally! Nearly two years after Southwest and AirTran merged, travelers can now buy a single ticket that contains flights on both airlines.
Over 85% of passenger service agents at American Airlines voted to unionize.
With wind speeds reaching 125 miles per hour, Hurricane Odile on Monday hit upscale resort city Cabo San Lucas in Mexico. The Category 3 storm forced authorities to evacuate coastal areas and prepare shelters for 30,000 people.
A Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Hyderabad was turned back on Saturday due to a defect with the plane's auto-pilot system, the airline said in a statement.
Major sponsors have made public statements criticizing the NFL over its handling of Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson. Will it work?
Yelp and TinyCo have been fined by the Federal Trade Commission for improperly collecting children's information online.
The national average price for gasoline could soon drop another 20 cents, just in time for the holiday shopping season.