Archive Transportation: Leisure

  • LaGuardia Airport Remains Closed

    CNBC has confirmed that Delta is planning on resuming service to LGA. But Delta and other airlines, can't do so until the port authority and the FAA sign off on LGA being ready to handle flights, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Cancel the NYC Marathon?

    Flight cancellations are going to have a huge impact on nearly 50,000 people expected to run in this weekend's New York City marathon, with Bill De Blasio, Public Advocate.

  • Sandy: Path of Destruction

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the mess at the East Coast airports, and LaGuardia in particular, after Sandy.

  • Hotel Prices Spike, Some Travelers Suspect Price Gouging

    Demand for East Coast hotel rooms is spiking, and some travelers charge price gouging in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

  • FedEx Lands First Plane at Newark Airport

    Paul Tronsor, FedEx managing director, explains how their operations are being impacted by the storm.

  • Getting the Airlines Up & Running Again

    David Cush, CEO of Virgin America, explains what airlines are doing to get passengers traveling again.

  • Restructuring Pays Off for Europe’s Largest Airlines

    Both Air France-KLM and Deutsche-Lufthansa posted forecast beating earnings on Wednesday surprising stock markets, and analysts have told CNBC that their futures could be bright as years of restructuring seem to be paying off.

  • Storm Causes Pain at the Ports

    Robert Kunkel, Alternative Marine Technologies, discusses how tanker delays caused by the storm may impact oil prices.

  • Amtrak Restoring Some Services Tomorrow

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports one day after Sandy slammed into the East Coast, Newark, LaGuardia and JFK airports remain closed; Marc Magliari, Amtrak Media Relations Manager says some Northeast train services will begin operating tomorrow; and Ralph LaRossa, Public Service Electric & Gas Co. president and COO says more than 25 percent of customers services have been restored.

  • Jetblue CEO: 75% of Schedule Cancelled Today

    Ford announces record earnings, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau; and over 15,000 flights were canceled due to Hurricane Sandy. JetBlue CEO Dave Barger, says 75 percent of its schedule was cancelled today and discusses near-term plans for restored services.

  • Wrath of Sandy in Numbers

    New York City is dealing with a historic power outage, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Markets to Open as Normal Tomorrow

    CNBC's "Closing Bell" team offers insight on the damage and debris after Sandy barreled through New York City last night.

  • Stranded by Sandy? How to Get Faster Airline Help

    Some airports are slowly coming back online post Superstorm Sandy. Finding an available airline seat will be a challenge for days.

  • Putting Sandy in Perspective: AIrlines

    The very latest on airline services, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau. Robert Crandall, former president and chairman of American Airlines, weighs in.

  • Major Airlines Grounded & Travelers Stranded

    CNBC's Brian Shactman has the update on the super storm's damage, and a look at the latest travel conditions, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Sandy's Impact on JetBlue Operations

    Rob Maruster, COO of JetBlue, offers insight on when JetBlue flights will be back and running. The company has cancelled some 1,300 flights due to the hurricane.

  • Shipping Disruptions?

    The ports of New York/New Jersey and Delaware Bay are closed, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Stranded by Sandy? How to Get Faster Airline Help

    Most airlines are providing full refunds for canceled flights or waiving fees to reschedule travel hit by Sandy. Instead of calling and being on hold, here's how to get faster service.

  • Sandy Could Cost Airlines $450 Million: Source

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau discusses what the financial impact of Hurricane Sandy could be on airlines.

  • Hurricane Grinds Travel to a Halt

    CNBC'S Phil LeBeau has the latest details on transportation delays, as airlines cancel flights, bridges and tunnels close, and Amtrak closes nearly all its passenger rail services on the East Coast.