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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.
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.
Japanese cities are the top destinations for Asia-Pacific travelers next year, Hotels.com told CNBC.
The U.S. dollar's surge has presented opportunities for Americans to jet off to more exotic places.
Taylor Swift's new track "Welcome to New York" is part of a campaign to lift New York City tourism.
After Obama's criticism, Sony said theaters' decision not to show "The Interview" forced the studio to halt the release.
"I am sympathetic to the concerns that they faced. Having said all that, yes, I think they made a mistake," Obama said.
Staples confirmed on Friday a data breach that may have affected up to 1.2 million cards.