Archive Transportation: Leisure

  • 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?

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    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.

  • CSX Beats Street But Profits Lower

    Michael Ward, CSX Corporation president, chairman, & CEO, breaks down the transportation company's third quarter earnings of $0.44 EPS on $2.89 billion in revenues, and discusses the impact of coal costs on the company's bottom line.

  • First Class meal on American Airlines

    In a U.S. airline first, American Airlines now offers first and business class passengers the ability to reserve their meal selection in advance.

  • Marriott Launches Bonus Miles Program With Airlines

    Marriott Hotels has teamed with several airlines to offer thousands of bonus frequent flier miles with the purchase of hotel gift cards. Is your favorite airline participating?

  • From indispensable to just-for-fun, 10 websites that you should consider bookmarking, according to The New York Times.

  • DOT Releases New Data on Airlines

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest data from the Department of Transportation on airline flight delays, lost luggage, and tarmac waits.

  • Flight Attendant

    From drunk passengers to serial bag reorganizers (you know who you are), George Hobica, founder of Airfarewatchdog.com, shares insights on what flight attendants think about customers.

  • Brown Acts to Stop Soaring Gas Prices

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports California's Governor Jerry Brown has ordered refiners to start selling California's winter gasoline early to boost supplies as much as 10 percent.

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    California motorists faced another day of record-breaking gasoline prices Sunday, though relief appeared to be on the way.

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    It's a record, though just barely. The price of gasoline hit an all-time average high in California of $4.6140 a gallon Saturday, fueled by a reduced supply and a volatile market.

  • 2012 Honda CR-V

    Honda Motor is recalling CR-V crossovers from the 2002 to 2006 model years because an electrical switch in the driver’s side door could melt and cause a fire. Separately, Chrysler said it was recalling trucks because of axle nut issue.

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    The European consortium also said it had delivered 279 planes during the first half of this year.

  • Airline Profits Taking Off

    Airline profits are projected to rise next year, according to the International Air Transport Association, but will likely lag behind 2011, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Airplane on runway

    The International Air Transport Association lifted its 2012 global outlook. But what about headwinds from Europe and China?

  • High Hopes for Private Jets

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports the private jet industry has been in deep crisis, and offers a sneak peek of the new Learjet 85 aircraft that is capable of cruising at about 600 mph.

  • Black Eye for Beat Down AMR

    Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines chairman & CEO, weighs in on where the airline industry is headed, as well as the recent bad news regarding loose seats on American. "Bankruptcy won't fix your company, you have to do something [that makes] people want to buy," he says.

  • The New 'It' Plane for the World's Wealthiest

    The Learjet 85 aircraft is priced around $20 million and is bigger and faster than its predecessors, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.