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Southwest announced a new $40 fee to let passengers board early — the latest carrier to charge additional fees for everything from priority boarding to guaranteed seats next to your kids.
Japanese investigators are speaking with battery maker GS Yuasa about the 787 battery system, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
American Airlines' bold, bright new livery is drawing praise and criticism as it tries to emerge from bankruptcy and ponders a merger with US Airways.
Spirit Airlines launched an edgy new airfare sale Thursday, making obvious reference to the confusing girlfriend hoax plaguing Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o
United launched an airfare increase on domestic tickets of up to $20 round-trip Wednesday with JetBlue matching. Airfares are predicted to rise throughout 2013.
Investigators are focusing on the lithium-ion batteries used in the new Boeing 7878 Dreamliner.
Kayak launched a new feature that offers advice on whether travelers should buy a ticket now, or wait for a better price. While based on historical pricing queries, the pricing forecasts aren't guaranteed.
United Airlines becomes the first U.S. airline to offer overseas Wi-Fi. Prices range from $3.99 to $19.99.
Airlines scrambled on Thursday to rearrange flights as Europe, Japan and India joined the United States in grounding Boeing's 787 Dreamliner passenger jets while battery-related problems are investigated.
New rental car service Silvercar lets customers reserve an Audi A4, unlock its door and drive away via your smartphone. No need to visit the often slow car rental counter.
United is offering same-day checked baggage delivery service at some airports. Prices start at $29.95 for one bag delivered within a 40-mile radius to a home, office or hotel.
Delta's new iPad app includes a "Glass Bottom Jet" feature allowing users to access landmark details and research while in-flight.
A new survey reveals 53 percent of fliers would pay for a hot meal in coach, with a price tag of $5 most popular. Most airlines currently sell only cold snacks in economy, with some offering deluxe first-class meals for about $20.
Even as the federal government was announcing a new reliability review of Boeing's new 787, the Secretary of Transportation was defending the safety of the Dreamliner.
United implemented a new boarding system Thursday upsetting many elite frequent-fliers, who now board in the same group as any flier who has one of United's credit cards.
Slow Wi-Fi at airports, convention centers and other travel hot-spots may soon be a thing of the past. The FCC plans to free up an unlicensed spectrum of Wi-Fi that will greatly improve speed and capacity.
American debuted service upgrades for international first- and business-class passengers, including wine tasting and toiletries kits that double as tablet cases.
The Global Business Travel Association's outlook forecasts U.S. business travel to rise 4.6 percent in 2013, fueled by growth in international travel and group travel.
A senior Boeing engineer said Wednesday the plane maker has "extreme confidence" in the 787 Dreamliner, despite three of mishaps this week, including a battery fire.
Boeing faces new scrutiny over its 787 Dreamliner after a fire broke out on one of the new model passenger planes while it was parked at a gate at Boston's airport.
Shares of Expedia rose more than 8 percent Friday after the company posted an unexpected profit in the first quarter.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Iran about the country's push to diversify its economy away oil and towards tourism and exports.
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, American Enterprise Institute, speaks about the threat of Zika in the U.S. as the CDC confirms a death from the virus in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico's health secretary says the island has recorded its first Zika-related death amid an outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus.
Several recalls were announced this week, including a recall of more than 202,000 Ford vehicles.
A rare piece of movie memorabilia from Prince's 1984 classic film "Purple Rain" is hitting the auction block.