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  • If you're flying this summer, you'll probably pay more than you did last year. And the price for a ticket to ride will likely keep rising for months to come, according to website Travelocity.

  • The World's Top Frequent-Flier Awards Go To... Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | 10:48 AM ET
    American Airlines

    The annual "Freddie" awards honored the world's top airline and hotel loyalty programs on Thursday evening. More than 1 million travelers voted for their favorite programs in what's considered the industry's most coveted award.

  • Sheraton Hotels to Unveil $350 Million in Upgrades Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 3:09 PM ET
    Sheraton Hotel in New York City, NY

    Sheraton Hotels announced $350 million in upgrades to several of its flagship properties around the world. Many of the renovations will be unveiled this month, including at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers.

  • Great Airport Dining; Plus, the Worst Airport Delays Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 11:55 AM ET
    Encounter Restaurant at LAX

    Stuck at one of the worst airports for connections with ample time to kill? Step away from fast food lines and consider dining in style. Plus, a look at the most delay prone airports.

  • Road Warrior Tested: Singapore Airlines Business Class Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 9:48 AM ET
    Singapore Airlines A380 on tarmac

    Singapore Airlines is consistently rated one of the world's best airlines. My experience flying with them from New York to Frankfurt in business class reveals why.

  • Airline Ad Campaign: Your Fourth Wife Flies Free Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 11:30 AM ET
    Kulula airlines

    Low-cost airlines enjoy poking fun at trendy news items. Spirit Airlines offers a deal to Colombia amid the Secret Service prostitution scandal. But you can’t beat one carrier’s “fourth wife” deal.

  • Southwest Airlines planes

    Southwest and AirTran enhanced their frequent flyer programs by allowing the redemption of travel credits for flights on either carrier. The move is good news for Southwest travelers, who now have access to AirTran's international destinations.

  • Virgin Atlantic "Upper Class Suite"

    Virgin Atlantic introduced its new "Upper Class Suite" this past weekend on a flight from London Heathrow to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. They managed to out swank themselves from the previous version of the suite with new features and other cabin comforts.

  • Car renters differ on the prepay gas option, but a new study finds filling the tank at a local gas station is usually the most economical.

  • More airlines are installing equipment that will allow passengers to use Wi-Fi-enabled devices during flights for internet connectivity and new entertainment options, according to a new market research report.

  • Singapore Airlines entree

    Complimentary meals in economy class are scarce these days, and when they're served, they often bear the brunt of jokes. In premium cabins, however, airlines tend to invest a little bit more and Singapore Airlines is offering a unique experience for passengers.

  • Airports Develop Plans for Diversions, Tarmac Delays Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 10:21 AM ET
    Airplane on runway

    Airports are developing plans to tackle unexpected plane arrivals, especially during bad weather, to keep passengers from sitting on tarmacs for hours. A Congressional deadline for the plans is May 14.

  • Unclaimed baggage

    With the busy summer travel season just months away, there’s good news and bad news on the baggage front. Mishandled bag rates are down, but airline cabins are more crowded with passengers bringing bags onboard.

  • American Airlines

    Speculation of a merger between American Airlines and US Airways increased today with the latter reaching an agreement with American's unions. What would such a marriage mean to frequent flyers?

  • People Express May Fly Again Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 1:28 PM ET
    People Express Airlines

    People Express Airlines is trying to launch service by the end of summer to several cities in the Northeast and Florida. The new start-up whose name is taken from the popular 1980s airline also is considering a public offering to secure additional funding.

  • Spirit Airlines Giving Away 300 Million Miles Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 12:11 PM ET
    Spirit Airlines

    Leisure-oriented Spirit Airlines is giving away more than 300 million frequent flyer miles during a road tour of the United States. Certificates issued can be redeemed for a free roundtrip flight.

  • Tips For Traveling Solo Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 9:34 AM ET

    Are you filled with wanderlust, but sticking close to home because you lack a like-minded companion? Solo travel is an extraordinary, accessible opportunity that can involve big or small adventures.

  • Airport Security Gets Easier for Select Frequent Flyers Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | 2:58 PM ET

    Some travelers can leave their shoes on and laptops in their bags when clearing airport security with the Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program. The list of airports and airlines participating is growing.

  • Delta Raises Domestic Airfares: Source Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | 12:45 PM ET
    Delta Airlines

    There's a new airfare increase underway with Delta Air Lines raising some round-trip domestic fares by $10 to $20 roundtrip, according to FareCompare.com.

  • Delta Most Active Airline on Twitter Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 4:01 PM ET

    The nation's major airlines have embraced the Twitterverse, but who is the best Twitter-er of them all? Delta takes top honors with JetBlue coming in second.

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U.S. News

  • Merck employees walk past a Merck sign in front of the company's building in Summit, New Jersey.

    Merck reported better-than-expected results, with sales of newer drugs offsetting declining sales of drugs facing generic competition.

  • Pfizer reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings, helped by growing sales of its cancer medicines.

  • An attendee is silhouetted against a Microsoft poster at the Microsoft Developers Build Conference in San Francisco, April 2, 2014.

    An agency that enforces antimonopoly laws visited company offices in four cities, as the country more closely scrutinizes multinational companies.