Road Warrior


  • Delta Offers Discounted Lounge Membership Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 8:33 AM ET
    Delta Airlines

    Delta Air Lines is celebrating its 300,000-plus Facebook fans by offering a 20 percent discount on a 30-day Sky Club airport lounge membership. And you don't even have to "like" them to qualify for the discount.

  • American Airlines

    AMR cancels hundreds of American Airlines and American Eagle flights in and out of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport after the region was hit by tornadoes, hail and thunderstorms, according to reports.

  • Allegiant Air to Charge for Large Carry-ons Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 12:49 PM ET
    Allegiant Air

    Allegiant Air will begin charging passengers for carry-on bags that don't fit underneath the seat beginning Wednesday. One item is still allowed in the cabin free of charge. But if it's too big for the underseat area and requires overhead bin space, the new $35 fee will apply.

  • Tax Tips for Business Travel Expenses Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 10:11 AM ET

    The deadline for filing 2011 income tax returns is two weeks away. Understanding which business travel expenses you can or can't deduct can earn you a legitimate write-off or save you in case you're audited.

  • Eating Healthy, Staying Fit at Starwood Hotels Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 1:34 PM ET
    Sheraton Hotel in New York City, NY

    It can be a challenge to eat healthy while traveling. That's why Starwood Hotels & Resorts has introduced new programs to ensure road warriors stay in shape and maintain a healthy diet.

  • Sky Rider

    Air New Zealand jumped on the April Fools' Day bandwagon and announced standing room only airfares. But a real vertical airline seat has been developed and might be a future reality.

  • To Recline or Not Recline Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 1:23 PM ET

    "Ladies and gentlemen, we invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy your flight." That's a very common announcement heard throughout airline cabins shortly after takeoff. But many travelers today balk at the idea of their fellow passengers sitting in the row ahead reclining their seat.

  • Hotel Room Service Goes Mobile Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 10:52 AM ET

    Forget room service. Hotels' latest food entree is putting it in trucks and delivering it on the street.

  • United Airlines Premier Security Access

    United Airlines switched to a new reservations and airport departure management system on March 3. But problems are still plaguing travelers, who've been turning to social media to vent their frustrations.

  • Delta Elites Get Free Museum, Park Admission in NYC Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 10:49 AM ET
    The Whitney Museum

    Whether local or just passing through New York City, Delta Air Lines SkyMiles Medallion elites have the opportunity to visit the Whitney Museum of American Art and the five Wildlife Conservation Society parks for free.

  • JetBlue Crew Commotion: What's the Deal? Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 2:34 PM ET
    JetBlue Airlines

    CNBC Road Warrior Darren Booth has flown more than a million miles but has yet to encounter a situation like what happened on JetBlue Flight 191.

  • 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.


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