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  • Which Airlines Topped On-Time Rankings? Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 11:22 AM ET
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    The nation's largest carriers are getting passengers to destinations at a record clip, according to new data from the US Transportation Department. Here's the best — and the worst.

  • Which Airlines Are Matching Southwest's Sale Fares? Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 11:56 AM ET
    Southwest Airlines planes

    Major airlines appear to have selectively matched sale fares that Southwest and subsidiary AirTran unveiled on Tuesday, USA Today reports.

  • Power-Hungry Fliers Plead: Socket to Us Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 12:37 PM ET
    Power strip

    Airports and some airlines understand the needs of digital travelers and are making more electrical outlets available.

  • Business Car Rental Rates Declining Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 2:11 PM ET

    Recent data shows that corporate rental car rates are going down, even while airfares and hotel room rates are on the rise.

  • Have Elite Fliers Been Downgraded? Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 10:45 AM ET

    Elite status in an airline loyalty program used to be an exclusive club. But benefits have slowly eroded as more people gain status or purchase the same level of priority access.

  • How to Quickly Rack Up Frequent Flyer Miles Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 1:20 PM ET
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    Everyday spending can bring you closer to an award trip using frequent flyer miles. Here are my tips on how to quickly rack up the most miles in a short amount of time.

  • Top US Airlines for Landing a Sugar Daddy Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

    A new survey reveals which U.S. airlines to fly if you're looking to land a rich sugar daddy or sugar mama. Really.

  • Should Hotel Wi-Fi Always Be Free? Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 10:10 AM ET

    More hotels in the U.S. offer free Wi-Fi than in the past, according to one survey. But should it be offered for free at all hotels?

  • MySeatFinder.com Finds You a Better Seat Automatically Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 2:09 PM ET

    MySeatFinder.com checks for better airline seat assignments on your behalf and automatically moves you based on your preferences.

  • United Auctions Luxury Vacation, Tango Lessons Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 11:40 AM ET
    Tango Dancers

    United Airlines is auctioning off a VIP package for two that includes roundtrip business class tickets to Buenos Aires, Argentina, tango lessons and a private helicopter tour of the city.

  • Government Can't Stop Airlines From Charging Seat Fees Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 10:12 AM ET

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Wednesday the government can't prohibit airlines from charging fees for preferred seats.

  • Want Free Airport Wi-Fi? LAX Says Yes With a Hitch Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 2:36 PM ET
    Los Angeles International Airport

    Los Angeles International Airport this summer will be joining the list of U.S. airports that offers free Wi-Fi service.

  • Money Tips for Globe-Trotters Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 1:11 PM ET
    Credit Cards

    It's common to whip out your credit card when traveling abroad. But some cards carry additional fees or might not work at all. Here are some tips to ensure a smooth sailing trip overseas.

  • Road Warrior Tested: Conrad Dublin Hotel Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 11:59 AM ET
    The Conrad Dublin Hotel

    My road warrior travels took me to Ireland in May. Here's my review of the Conrad Dublin Hotel, part of the Hilton brand of hotels.

  • Hawaiin Airlines

    Hawaiian Airlines has launched the only nonstop service from JFK to Honolulu, and began codesharing with JetBlue Airways to access the second largest market to Hawaii.

  • A new smartphone app allows travelers to file an immediate complaint with the Transportation Security Administration if they feel mistreated during checkpoint screening.

  • Airlines Weighing Fee for Oversize Carry-Ons Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 10:28 AM ET
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    More airlines are hoping to discourage passengers from bringing oversize carry-on bags to the gate by adding fees. Is your favorite airline next?

  • Sheraton Launches Premium Wine Tasting Social Hours Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 3:44 PM ET

    Socializing at Sheraton Hotels just got a little more upscale. The hotel chain now offers social hours featuring premium wine tasting events complete with Riedel stemware.

  • Delayed: San Francisco International Airport Options Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 12:30 PM ET
    San Francisco Int'l Airport

    If you're delayed at San Francisco International Airport, there are plenty of excellent restaurants and activities, including the nation's only airport yoga room.

  • United Airlines Upgrades Premium Dining Options Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 12:42 PM ET
    United Airlines "BusinessFirst Meal"

    Passengers flying in premium cabins on international flights with United Airlines will experience upgraded dining options. New, multi-course meals ending with made-to-order ice cream sundaes begin June 1.

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  • Passengers hanging out at Munich Airport in Germany can now hang 10 as well. Free surfing, with complimentary loaner surfboards and wetsuits, NBC.

  • Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) prepare to bring food to patients at the MSF Ebola treatment centre in Kailahun, Sierra Leone, July 20, 2014.

    Countries hit by the deadly virus have few resources to deal with treatment, and outside help is limited. NBC News reports.

  • Arne Sorenson, Marriott president & CEO, breaks down Marriott's second quarter results and weighs in on current travel trends, including trips to Russia.

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