The government is proposing that airlines be required to disclose fees for basic items like checked bags, assigned seats and carry-on bags.
Swiss International Air Lines' new allergy-friendly policy includes gluten- and lactose-free refreshments and improved air filtering, soaps and pillows.
Here's something those trying to cash in on frequent flyer miles seldom hear: It's now easier to book the flight you want to the destination you want.
Some travel professionals recommend never booking any reservations through third-party websites because of problems that could occur.
By taking advantage of credit card promotions, we'll fly free (or close to it) for two years on Southwest. Here's how you, too, can become a travel hacker.
It's easy to get caught up in the excitement and spend a bundle at musical festivals. But with a little foresight, it's easy to cut down on excess spending.
Only 16 percent of us redeem the reward points we earn each year. Why do we love them? Is there a danger in hoarding them? How should we spend them?
A report from KPMG, the global consultant, finds that airlines' plans depend on where they are. Boeing and Airbus have an eight-year backlog on orders.
Roads could get icy again and gas prices have been ticking upward since last month, but that won't stop Americans from traveling this holiday season, AAA says.
Here's a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you'll just want to know.
While Black Friday may be the best time grab a new flatscreen TV, when it comes to booking a getaway, nothing beats the sweet travel deals you can snag on Cyber Monday.
Thanksgiving dinner on a budget. Plus holiday travel, hotel, alcohol and liquor costs. How to avoid some common holiday budgetary and transportation problems.
There's no place like home for the holidays. But finances can make that a real challenge. Here's how to tell your family you won't be home this holiday season.
The Justice Department has reached an agreement to let American Airlines and US Airways merge, creating the world's biggest airline. Here's how that will affect travelers.
A survey finds that a surprising percentage of frequent flyers have tipped flight attendants, but offering a gratuity at 30,000 feet isn't always a good idea.
If cash-back rewards and airline miles aren't enough of perks for you, check out one of these credit cards that let you skip lines, get into exclusive events and more.
After a computer glitch resulted in many travelers getting nearly-free tickets, United Airlines has decided to honor the price and let the lucky travelers fly free.
If you're taking a trip this summer, you're probably keeping a sharp eye on big expenses like airfares. But don't let a bunch of smaller ones derail your travel budget.
The major surveys on air travelers' customer satisfaction are out, and even in a business known for delays, bad food and uncomfortable seats, U.S. carriers performed horribly.
Forgotten credit card rewards points and frequent flyer miles can make a summer trip possible when you thought you might be stuck at home.
American Airlines is partnering with Klout to grant access to its exclusive Admirals Club to social media stars.
Summer is almost here, but before you pack up your bags for that big trip, keep in mind these additional airline fees. Even some discount carriers are getting into the act.