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As prices rise, Americans' travel plans are coming back to Earth
Inflation is curbing our appetite for "revenge travel."
Exxon's job cuts are another sign that the oil industry is still in a slump
Demand for oil has come back a bit, but it's still lower than it was before the pandemic.
Airlines brace themselves ahead of reporting earnings this week
The last quarter wasn't a good one for carriers.
Major airline CEOs to arrive at White House Friday for meeting on COVID-19 issues
On the agenda: concerns around checking passengers' temperatures and contact tracing.
QR codes and dramatic vistas: tips for traveling during the pandemic
Traveling will look very different during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fees on luggage prompt creative workarounds
Consumers paid $1.3 billion to check bags in just the first three months of the year, but airfares are at an all-time low.
Competition propels global airlines into smaller cities
Seeking less competition, global airlines are opening stops in smaller cities. But can the new routes survive?
Airlines seek to balance competitive fares and rising fuel prices
If you’re wondering why airfares are relatively low at the moment, the answer is that there are a lot of inexpensive seats being offered by what’s called “ultra-low cost carriers.” Those fares from airlines like Frontier and Spirit are keeping the market competitive for bigger airlines, and passengers are benefiting. But with rising oil (and, […]
Travelers may see better deals this summer for a short window if going abroad
Lower airfares are making it easier to book travel to destinations across the Atlantic, especially to Europe, this summer. Competition between low-cost and traditional carriers are helping to bring prices down. But how long will this last? Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
How to turn those credit card reward points into a ticket on an airline you've never used
You may not know it, but if you’re a member of a credit card rewards program, you’re probably sitting on unused miles for airlines that you’ve never used before. Several credit card reward programs give consumers the option to simply convert those points into airline miles for non-domestic carriers like British Airways, Singapore Airlines and […]