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Archive Transportation: Leisure

  • A Cool Airline Tray Table You Wish You'd Invented

    Struggling to balance your mobile device on your airline tray table, while eating in a cramped coach seat? A new product may soon solve that problem.

  • Cramer’s Earnings Game Plan for Next Week

    With losses increasing in Europe, and the outlook for sales looking grim, Ford Motor said it will now close a second final assembly plant in that continent and cut nearly a fifth of its capacity.

  • Despite jet fuel prices holding at a higher level in the third quarter, two airlines reported strong earnings and reiterated their plans to limit the number of seats they plan to put in the air.

  • VIPs Only: Inside American's Flagship Check-In at LAX

    American's most valuable customers at Los Angeles International Airport have access to an exclusive VIP check-in area. Here's a tour of "Flagship Check-In" at LAX.

  • Facebook Turning the Corner?

    Has Facebook finally turned the corner on how to monetize mobile? CNBC's Kayla Tausche & Jon Fortt chat.

  • Rundown on Airlines Quarterly Numbers

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the earnings results for Boeing, Delta, and US Airways.

  • Boeing Tops Wall Street Estimates, Raises Outlook

    The aerospace company reported quarterly earnings that exceeded analysts' predictions and revenue that matched forecasts, prompting the company to raise its forecast for the full year.

  • Major Airports to Remove Invasive X-ray, Body Scanners

    Body scanners that display naked images of travelers to screeners are being replaced at major U.S. airports.

  • Boeing’s Latest Mission: Space

    To grow in the 21st century, Boeing  knows it needs to do more than make airplanes. So the company has been aggressively diversifying. Take space, for example.

  • UPS Posts Lower Profit, but Meets Wall Street Estimates

    United Parcel Service reported third-quarter earnings largely in line with market expectations on Tuesday, yet profits and revenues were weaker from a year ago amid a sputtering global economy.

  • Americans to Buy Fewer Cars

    Americans are holding on to new cars for an average of 5.5 years, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Review: Apple's 'Passbook' for Boarding Passes Disappoints

    I used Apple's new Passbook app for my airline boarding passes this weekend for the first time. Here's my experience, including mistakes I made and things I don't like.

  • FedEx Sees Holiday Shipments Up 13%

    As more shoppers shift their spending online, FedEx is expecting to see a record volume of shipments over the holiday season.

  • Bed, Bathrobe and Beyond

    Many hotels with unique amenities and specialty products offer them for sale in an effort to build loyalty and increase revenue. Are hotels turning into luxury home goods stores?

  • Best Seats: Delta Air Lines Airbus A319

    Delta Air Lines' fleet of more than 50 Airbus A319 aircrafts fly domestic routes in the U.S. Find out which seats are best—and what to avoid.

  • US Tops Business Travel Spending, but Not for Long

    The U.S. spends the most on business travel, but new data suggests another country will soon lap American road warriors and take the top spot. Find out which one, and why.

  • Spirit Airlines Offers 'Binders' of Airfare Sales

    Spirit Airlines launched a "Binders Full of Sales" airfare promotion, poking fun at Mitt Romney's viral comment from Tuesday's presidential debate.

  • Southwest CEO See 'Softness' in Business Travel

    Gary Kelly, Southwest Airlines chairman, president & CEO, discusses the company's third quarter earnings and the impact of higher oil prices on air fares.

  • Orbitz Awards 'Best in Stay' Hotel Winners

    Orbitz Worldwide on Tuesday awarded multiple "Best in Stay" hotel winners based on reviews from about 200,000 travelers. Did your favorite make the cut?

  • A CSX. Corp locomotive engine.

    Lower natural gas prices, softer demand for thermal coal and more stringent regulations led fewer coal shipments in the third quarter but auto shipments remain strong, Michael Ward, CEO of railroad CSX, told “Squawk Box” on Wednesday.