Expect a boom in the business of supersonic flight

Feb 12, 2019
Companies are working on ways to bring back supersonic travel for commercial flights.
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Airline tickets are priced to confuse

Jan 9, 2019
Sometimes flying a longer distance is less expensive.
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Real ID fuels demand for passports

Feb 23, 2018
About half of U.S. states are issuing driver licenses that comply with the Real ID Act.

Not so fast: Climate change will slow air travel

Jan 1, 2018
Extreme weather means more challenges for airlines getting planes in the air. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

What the economy of Artemis can tell us about life on Earth

Nov 28, 2017
Sci-fi writer Andy Weir predicts the future of space travel using today's air travel data.
A view of Earth appears over the lunar horizon from Apollo 11 before astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin Jr. made their historic moon walk.
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KAYAK adds features to compete with Google

Jul 3, 2017
A baseball pulls up trips to Chicago, home of the Cubs.
People on vacation at the beach. 
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What's the worst part about flying?

Apr 14, 2017
You guys have, um, a lot of complaints.
If you can sleep, lucky you.
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What United could have done differently

Apr 11, 2017
Was there a better way to handle the situation? Yes, there was. And airlines do it all the time.
United Airlines has had to put out a major (public relations) fire this week.
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New signs of slowdown in foreign travel to the US

Mar 9, 2017
Trump's America-first rhetoric is behind the fall, experts say.
Travel research firm Tourism Economics expects the number of international travelers to fall by nearly 2 million, costing business $2.5 billion. Above, a Saudia airlines crew arrives at Dulles International Airport.

US tourism may have taken a hit from Trump's travel ban

Mar 6, 2017
As President Donald Trump revises his original executive order banning people from seven majority-Muslim countries, the tourism industry is hoping he might soften the edges a little. There’s a lot of concern that U.S. tourism took a hit after the…