DETROIT, May 31- Automotive industry executives are less interested in pursuing acquisitions than they were a year ago and are favoring deals that minimize political or technology risks, according to a new survey by Ernst and Young. Some recent high profile automotive deals, including Toyota Motor Corp's investment in Uber Technologies Inc, reflect... » Read More
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo announces Alcoa's Q1 revenue earnings at $6.0 billion and speaks to Klaus Kleinfeld, Alcoa chairman/CEO.
After years of neglect, airlines are turning their attention back to their airport lounges. As competition for the lucrative business traveler has intensified, airlines are pumping money into them and adding amenities.
With all these frantic credit card merchants beseeching me these days, I feel as if I’m a tourist wandering the Marrakesh souk. “Joseph! Last chance to earn 35,000 bonus miles!” implores a new e-mail message from Delta Air Lines for its Gold Delta SkyMiles credit card from American Express. But which travel credit card is best?
Defying the economic slump, celebrities, corporate titans and Internet entrepreneurs in recent years have upgraded to bigger planes, with leather seats, plush bedrooms and opulent boardrooms.
If you're watching the Masters golf tournament this weekend at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia and dreaming about attending a future golfing event, United Airlines has a program to make your wish come true.
More travelers are depending on their mobile phones to book and track their travel, and a slow mobile site with glitches could quickly turn them off.
Sharpen your pencils, it's Last Call quiz time.
Legislation is being considered that would end the perk first class and airline elite passengers enjoy today — preferred security lines at airports nationwide.
CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details on Delta Airlines eyeing ConocoPhillips' Trainer refinery for more than $100 million.
Flight cancellations at American Airlines continued Wednesday as the airline recovers from devastating tornadoes that swept through the Dallas area Tuesday. I reveal what's in my carry-on emergency travel kit for times I get stranded overnight without my luggage.
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.
A lawsuit in Ohio may call into question Warren Buffett’s commitment to paying his fair share of taxes.
Weighing in on how travel and leisure stocks are faring around the world, with Jake Fuller, Lazard Capital Markets analyst. U.S. travel is strong and European travel is weakening, he says.
"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.
Plans for a nationwide, state-of-the-art railroad safety system, inspired by a fatal crash in 2008, are meeting with resistance, due to a fierce debate over its effectiveness and business benefits.
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.
CNBC's Jane Wells has details on yesterday's JetBlue scare. Eric Dezenhall, Dezenhall Resources CEO, also offers insight on JetBlue's response.
A dispute with international banks has cost Chinese airlines dearly as they have been flying for much of the past year without insurance against surging oil prices. The FT reports.
The digital revolution has gone far beyond the Internet, smart phone and GPS device in your vehicle. And though these devices have made life and work faster and easier, that may not be all for the good.
As gas prices continue to rise, will the transport sector navigate through these roadblocks without getting derailed? Insight with David Ross, Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. analyst.