Nov 23, 2012 Flying used to be a glamorous job, but today's pilots work long hours for less pay. What does a shortage of pilots in the commercial airline industry mean for the future of flying and ticket prices?
Oct 25, 2012 International air travel to and from the U.S. has more than doubled in the last 20 years to 152 million trips in 2011 according to a new report from the Bookings Institution.
Oct 19, 2012 Amtrak is hoping to lure travelers away from other means of transport, like airlines, with new high-speed rail service.
Aug 23, 2012 Slimmer seats on some planes may bring bigger profits for airlines like United. But they will likely mean less comfort for passengers.
Aug 8, 2012 It turns out that bad weather elsewhere in the world is affecting global tea prices. The cost of good quality, black tea has shot up 41 percent on the wholesale market this year.
Jul 19, 2012 It was just a small hop from self check-out at the grocery store to self check-in at the airport. Now you can even self-tag your bags and self-board the plane. What's next?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 10, 2012 British Airways is getting some flak from privacy watchdogs about its new Know Me program. The company will create a little database about business class and first class passengers, including photos from Google images and information gathered during previous flights -- things like the seat or drink you prefer or if you like an extra blanket.
Jul 5, 2012 In recent years, sales at airports and other travel venues have risen far more quickly than at regular stores for many chains, prompting luxury retailers to focus on the travel market.
Jun 7, 2012 Ahead of the summer travel season, some airlines are charging for carry-on bags. Industry expert David Parker Brown is defending the new fee.
Oct 29, 2010 The U.S. gross domestic product grew at a 2 percent clip, somewhat less than analysts were expecting. On the election ballot in San Francisco --...