Fares were up more than 8 percent in the second quarter, and checked-bag fees continued to climb as well.» Read More
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.
In this CNBC Road Warrior business travel report, two French companies are trying to convince airlines -- and private jet owners -- to add high-end casinos to their planes. But there's a big catch.
American has launched a new tool allowing frequent fliers to search for available award seats on a real-time map. But the nifty online feature comes with risks.
Instead of making that dreaded red-eye flight between Los Angeles and New York in a traditional seat where getting some sleep at a slight decline is difficult, imagine catching a few hours of sleep in a lie-flat seat.
United's premium service flights out of JFK recently got an upgrade, joining other carriers that are offering upgraded amenities on popular routes.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains why airlines are pulling out all the stops to win over higher paying travelers.
If you've been hoarding hotel rewards points, now might be the time to use them. Several hotel chains are making big changes.
Hotel room toilet paper with a sense of humor? Yep, it's true, as Travelodge introduces "loo laughs" at its newest hotel location opening atop a comedy club.
Starwood's CEO sat down with CNBC to discuss their loyalty program, as the industry makes changes.
The world's largest travel site just hit a record 100 million reviews. Steve Kaufer, President & CEO of TripAdvisor, discusses where he sees the greatest opportunities for growth amid increasing competition.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the latest numbers from the U.S. Dept, of Transportation on air travel; including flight delays, tarmac times, mishandled baggage and consumer complaints.
British Airways is set to debut the double-decker Airbus A380 seating on the London to Los Angeles route.
Marriott International and the property division of IKEA Group will debut chic, tech-friendly Moxy Hotels in Europe beginning in 2014 - furniture assembly not required.
A bipartisan group of almost 80 U.S. lawmakers urged regulators not to end the ban on making mobile phone calls on commercial airline flights.
Fares were up more than 8 percent in the second quarter, and checked-bag fees continued to climb as well.
Lufthansa thinks customers will want to eat its meals even when they aren't flying, NBC News reports.
Goldman Sachs has laid the groundwork to launch actively managed exchange-traded funds, the latest Wall Street bank to set its sights on the market.
The U.S. has launched air and missile strikes with Arab allies in Syria for the first time, killing dozens of Islamic State fighters.
Facebook is set to unveil a new ad platform to improve effectiveness of online ads, the Wall Street Journal reported.