The state of New York is the first to enact an Airline Passenger Bill of Rights, requiring that passengers have certain needs fulfilled if they have to wait on the tarmac. Jill Barshay reports some airlines are protesting the measure.
Wannabe parents from the United States, Taiwan and Britain are traveling to India in increasing numbers, seeking babies from surrogate mothers. Is it exploitation or opportunity for the mothers, who are highly paid? Sunita Thakur reports.
After MAXjet filed for bankruptcy on Christmas Eve, other business-only carriers have come forward with their own economic hardships. Stephen Beard reports which airlines may not be taking off as expected.
It's a traveler's worst nightmare: You arrive on vacation, but your bags took the scenic route. Tess Vigeland talks consumer rights and how best to cope if your luggage disappears with Anne Banas from SmarterTravel.com
Whatever weakness the economy's showing, luxury goods continue to sell. The top-end hotel market is booming with plush one-upsmanship. Alex Goldmark looked into reports of six- and even seven-star hotels.
A new E.U. bill setting CO2 limits for planes allows carriers to buy emissions permits at auctions. But Megan Williams reports the law is making some carriers anticipate paying billions and increasing ticket prices.