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Archive Transportation: Leisure

  • Union Pacific

    The economy continues to grow slowly, and that should continue through the rest of the year, Jack Koraleski, Union Pacific CEO, tells CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”

  • 2013 Ford Escape

    Ford Motor is telling owners of one version of the brand-new Ford Escape not to drive the SUVs until dealers can fix fuel lines that can crack and spill gasoline, causing engine fires.

  • A United Airlines jet lands as US Airways jets are prepared for flight at Los Angles International Airport.

    In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., US Airways CEO Doug Parker  outlined why US Airways and American Airlines should merge.

  • US Airways Pressuring for Merger

    U.S. Airways CEO Doug Parker is ramping up the pressure on AMR to do a merger before the airline leaves bankruptcy, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • CSX

    The U.S. economy should grow in the third quarter, but at a more modest level, railroad CSX CEO Michael Ward, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”

  • CSX CEO on Q2 Earnings

    Michael Ward, CSX Corporation chairman & CEO, discusses his companies second quarter numbers and the outlook for growth in transportation.

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    As a road warrior, I follow just about every U.S. airline on Twitter for updates and deals. American tops my list as the most informative and personable airline on social media and I interviewed the head of this growing and fun team.

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    From check-in to landing, Virgin America's first-class service was an experience to savor. I review my Los Angeles to Seattle flight in this installment of "Road Warrior Tested."

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    As more people decide to fly, there are some airlines that have a distinctive edge over their rivals when it comes to providing the best service.

  • Airplane Key

    It's travel season and that means it's time to be alert for sketchy operators. From hidden fees to "fake" Elmos that harass you for a tip, here's a look at operators trying to scam you.

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    Virginia is for big companies and its best talent spoiled by long-term government contracts., while Massachusetts' Cambridge is now the hottest place for start-ups in the country.

  • Scott Beck

    Some people may be surprised  that Utah  jumped to No. 2 in CNBC’s annual “America's Top States for Business” study, but I’m not, says CHG Healthcare Services President Scott Beck. Why? The corporate tax rate is geared to attract business, and the state also offers tax credits, and other incentives that promote business development and job creation,

  • Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead

    I was pleased to see Wyoming jump to #10 from #21 in CNBC’s “America’s Top States for Business.” Wyoming has much to offer and I am confident we will continue our climb.

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    Montana landed right in the middle of the pack in CNBC’s “America’s Top States for Business” at #24. Here’s why: Montana is both the best of states and the worst of states for doing business.

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    Two professors from different faiths have issued a letter to the hotel industry and asked hotels to stop selling pay-per-view porn. Do you think hotels should stop selling porn?

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    In the new economy, remote access and quality of life will be king, and for that, Florida is a very unique option. Where else in the country can you find all that Florida has to offer — climate, ocean, airports, hotels, housing, healthcare and infrastructure

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    Wisconsin has implemented long-term reforms to ensure the delivery of vital services, and invested in things like infrastructure, technology and education, says Gov. Scott Walker, but  business needs more measures to create stability and drive growth.

  • Conrad Hotels and Resorts rooftop bar.

    Pioneered by boutique hotels, rooftop bars are appearing at bigger hotel chains.

  • A passenger checks in at a United Continental Holdings Inc. kiosk.

    United Airlines and Boeing have struck a mammoth deal totaling $14.7 Billion. The deal was announced Thursday morning at United Airlines headquarters in Chicago.

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    There were a number of reasons we left Ohio, but the two biggest were that hiring was difficult and the taxes were absurdly high, says Clint Greenleaf,  CEO of Greenleaf Book Group  and CNBC-YPO Chief Executive Network Member