Road Warrior


  • Confessions of an Airline Club Lounge Bartender Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 1:17 PM ET
    Bar Shelf

    If you've ever been lucky enough to visit an airline club (you know, the United's Red Carpet Club, American's Admiral's Club, etc.) and partake of the free booze, perhaps you've wondered about the person behind the bar serving you. We did, so we asked a couple about their work in our continuing series interviewing airline industry employees.

  • Air travelers flying out of New York City-area airports may be used to checked baggage fees and buying a seat with extra legroom, but there's a new proposed fee that could land travelers in court.

  • Delta Introduces 'Basic Economy' Airfares Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 1:41 PM ET
    Passengers check in for Delta Air Lines

    Delta Air Lines is offering new economy class fares for Florida-bound travelers from their hub in Detroit. But are the fares a good deal?

  • Airlines Raise Fares, Blame Fuel Costs Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 9:54 AM ET
    Southwest Airlines planes

    Southwest Airlines has raised fares by $4 to $10 round trip, depending on mileage, in what it says is an effort to offset rising fuel costs. Most airlines have matched the increase.

  • A Putting Green at 30,000 Feet Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 2:45 PM ET
    Golfing on an Air New Zealand flight

    To celebrate sponsorship of the New Zealand PGA Pro-Am Championship, Air New Zealand offered a uniqe in-flight putting challenge.

  • Best Seats: United Airlines Boeing 757-200 Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 1:37 PM ET

    All airline seats are not created equal. This series will highlight the best — and worst — seats flying today’s crowded skies. First up: United Airlines' domestic Boeing 757-200 seating.

  • Guide to Visiting 'Mad Men' Sites in New York City Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 12:52 PM ET

    Manhattan hotels and businesses are offering travel promotions to NYC to mark the return of the "Mad Men' TV show. And plenty of establishments that appear in the series exist today.

  • Business Class Out of Reach? Try Premium Economy Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 12:27 PM ET

    The advent of lie-flat seating in business class is probably the top airline development of recent years, but another trend is quickly rising in popularity — premium economy.

  • Delayed: Chicago O’Hare International Airport Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 12:10 PM ET
    A passenger checks in at an American Airlines Inc. self-service kiosk at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois.

    If you're delayed at Chicago's O'Hare airport, the country's second busiest, there are plenty of restaurants and features to while away the time.

  • Delta Air Lines and US Airways each launched new service in 11 markets resulting from their government-approved takeoff and landing slot swaps at New York's LaGuardia and Washington's Reagan National airports.


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