Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:58:53 GMT
(image) Fliers seeking a bit of fresh air, Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines is raising the stakes by adding outdoor terraces, called Sky Decks, to Delta Sky Club lounges at John F. Kennedy International and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.
Mon, 14 Jan 2013 15:19:34 GMT
(image) The founders of Silvercar, launched Monday at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, believe they have come up with a concept that eliminates the usual annoyances of renting a car.
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 20:41:12 GMTUnited Airlines implemented the first leg of a new boarding procedure Thursday to alleviate crowding at airport gate rooms. But many frequent fliers are balking at the change because they're being forced to — horror of horrors! — board together with some non-elite masses.
Wed, 19 Dec 2012 14:39:25 GMT
(image) As one of the world’s most frequent fliers, Tom Stuker will receive an annual mileage statement many travelers won’t see after a lifetime of globetrotting – he is the first passenger to fly 1 million miles on United Airlines in a calendar year, reaching the milestone earlier this month.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 22:23:12 GMTThe $360 million deal, if approved by regulators, will mean more convenient access to London through codeshare operations, but travelers won’t see a significant capacity increase.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 13:41:42 GMTLONDON - U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines said it had bought Singapore Airlines' 49 percent stake in Britain's Virgin Atlantic for $360 million and agreed a transatlantic joint venture with Virgin.
Wed, 14 Nov 2012 00:41:01 GMT
(image) Jumpjet, a soon-to-launch membership-based airline, aims to provide travel on private jets at prices comparable to what you’d pay to sit up front on your average commercial carrier.
Tue, 9 Oct 2012 14:36:12 GMTUnemployment, economic turmoil in Europe and slower growth in China and the Far East are expected to curb business travel growth in U.S., according to a new report by the Global Business Travel Association.
Wed, 3 Oct 2012 14:09:19 GMT
(image) Now more than ever, business travelers have to justify every penny spent, and so it has become especially important to know which hotels can give maximum value per travel dollar.
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 14:10:42 GMT
(image) Business travelers looking to save money on travel can save on dining without sacrificing quality. Tim Zagat, of Zagat Survey, shares his wisdom.
Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:35:35 GMT
(image) In our wired world, our work takes place virtually everywhere. When we manage to take a few days off, how do we make sure we have some semblance of a vacation?
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 17:32:59 GMTAmerican Airlines says it will become the first U.S. airline to put lie-flat seats in new planes used on transcontinental flights.
Thu, 7 Jun 2012 18:46:44 GMTLook, up in the sky! It’s an ad, it’s a movie, it’s ... “Departure Date,” the latest quirky marketing effort from the airlines that brought you reality-show flight attendants, a signature brand of lipstick and ice cubes shaped like founder Sir Richard Branson.
Wed, 9 May 2012 20:55:14 GMTAmerican Airlines said Wednesday that it will overhaul the most expensive seats on its international fleet, and will drop its highest class of service on some planes.
Thu, 3 May 2012 20:25:03 GMT
(image) If you didn't think Virgin Atlantic cabins, with their purple mood lighting and '70s sensibility, could get any more psychedelic, think again.
Fri, 20 Apr 2012 20:01:42 GMTFor business and leisure travelers alike, a frustrating part of flying is the lack of access to wireless services for work or entertainment.
Wed, 4 Apr 2012 20:18:22 GMT
(image) Few phrases strike dread in the hearts of travelers like “connecting flight.” Flying to a destination on more than one plane increases the odds of delay and a missed connection. Some U.S.
Tue, 27 Mar 2012 23:11:33 GMTUnited Airlines passengers were still having difficulty getting a reservations agent on the phone and experiencing other glitches on Tuesday, more than three weeks after a computer switchover that was supposed to make traveling better after the airline's merger with Continental.
Tue, 27 Mar 2012 19:53:05 GMT
(image) The cabin's comfort can mean arriving refreshed and raring to start the day instead of feeling jetlagged and rumpled.
Sun, 25 Mar 2012 14:44:44 GMTIt's a scene repeated endlessly at most of Southeast Asia's main airports — planes forced to circle overhead or idle on the tarmac and travelers stuck in long lines at immigration desks, security checkpoints and baggage carousels.
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 16:09:21 GMTWeddings, reunions, graduations, new babies, business trips — are you taking fewer leisure vacations because of the time and money you devote to obligation travel?
Tue, 7 Feb 2012 17:01:05 GMT
(image) All the bulky, rolling housekeeping carts are missing from the hallways at the Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark Hotel and The Ritz-Carlton.