A new survey shows what many frequent air travelers have already expressed in articles, op-ed pieces and conversations at airport bars: Airline passengers feel neither valued by, nor loyal to, U.S. airlines.
Seattle-headquartered Alaska Airlines has begun selling tickets for service that will resume later this year from California's three largest cities to Mexico City’s Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX).
Pending government approvals, Seattle-headquartered Alaska Airlines will begin scheduled commercial air service from Snohomish County in the fall of 2018, making it the first carrier to offer scheduled service from Paine Field (PAE).
A just-released survey shows budget airlines are the best when it comes time to redeem accrued miles for an award seat but, overall, fewer seats are available when using accrued miles on the world’s airlines.
Airline fares declined in April after four months of increases, according to the latest Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor.
Alaska Airlines began nonstop daily service between Seattle and Indianapolis International Airport on Thursday, May 11, offering the only nonstop service offered from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) to IND.
If you like hot weather and are seeking something a bit more adventurous than usual for your upcoming summer vacation, a visit to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, could fill the bill nicely.
A new survey confirms the recent ban on electronics, including laptops and tablets, on flights to the U.S. from targeted airports in the Middle East and North Africa regions will affect in-flight activities for many business and leisure travelers.
Royal Caribbean cruise lines has announced ship changes and repositionings that will mean new and resumed sailings from two cities on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico during the 2018-2019 winter sailing season.
Carrying what may be the longest name of any credit card on the market, U.S. Bank has introduced the U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite® Credit Card, targeting busy professionals who “live life on the go and value little touches of luxury.”
Two ships from Holland America Line arrived in Seattle over the weekend of April 29 and 30, making them the first two ships to arrive for the start of the city’s 2017 Alaska cruise season, and the line’s 70th season serving The Last Frontier.
Experienced travelers know that a credit card that does not charge a foreign transaction fee is an excellent traveling companion. But there are other factors to consider when choosing the best card for overseas sojourns.
United Airlines has reached a settlement with Dr. David Dao, the passenger forcibly removed from a United Express flight earlier this month, has issued a public apology for the incident and outlined some changes it hopes will keep similar incidents from occurring in the future.
According to a just-released survey, your best and your worst bet for a satisfying travel experience is with a low-cost airline. Whether you end up singing their praises or cursing their canine lineage will depend on which one you choose.
With two incidents of scuffles and kerfuffles aboard two different U.S. airlines in less than two weeks, there are increasing calls for significant changes in the country's airline industry. Some are calling for re-regulation while others are promoting a more radical, or more progressive, idea: opening U.S. skies to foreign carriers.
By Kevin Mitchell
Chairman and founder, Business Travel Coalition
This week The New York Times published an article proving that the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) is the organization funding a “grassroots movement,” AirbnbWATCH, to frustrate the competitive success of short-term residential rental companies.
Dubai-headquartered Emirates airline will be reducing the number of flights to five of the 12 U.S. gateway cities it serves because of reduced demand caused by more stringent U.S. security measures and travel bans on citizens of a number of countries.
Atlanta-headquartered Delta Air Lines grabbed the top spot for the highest percentage of on-time arrivals in February according to a report released April 18 by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
About a year ago, in preparation for two back-to-back ultra-long-haul flights about U.A.E.-based carrier Emirates, I gathered a fair bit of information and advice on how best to survive more than 16 hours in a pressurized aluminum tube hurtling along at Mach 0.85, 40,000 feet above the earth.
Airline fares continued to rise in March, increasing 0.4 percent following a 2.4 percent rise in February, a 2.0 percent rise in January and a 1.9 percent increase in December, according to the latest Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor.
Throughout the years, Miami, Florida has been predominantly known as a prime destination for tourists, spring breakers, and even Baby Boomers. This major U.S. city presents a fantastic combination of sun, sea, and sand along with a wonderful climate, which has left many people considering whether or not to relocate to the city.
Qatar Airways, an airline consistently highly rated for its customer service, showed a bit of its snarky side when it weighed in on United Airlines' forcibly removing a passenger from one of its flights.
By Kevin Mitchell
Chairman and founder, Business Travel Coalition
On Sunday, 69-year old David Dao, a pulmonologist, was selected for denied boarding on a United Airlines flight departing Chicago, Illinois for Louisville, Kentucky because the carrier needed seats for its crew. He was bleeding as horrified passengers watched as he was dragged down the aisle like an animal.
With the summer travel season quickly approaching, there's no time like the present to take a close look at the luggage you will be using and replace or upgrade as needed. But which luggage brand is best, and which are best avoided?
As often as I fly, I was surprised to hear a subtle difference in the pre-flight announcement during a recent trip. As it turns out, the small difference I heard could be pretty important in cases where a member of a flight crew asserts their authority over certain passengers.
Two of the airlines operated by Seattle-headquartered Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) will begin new daily non-stop service connecting Portland, Oregon (PDX) and Los Angeles International (LAX) to three major hubs in the eastern United States.
Who doesn’t travel with a ton of electronic devices? Even if you only travel with a phone and tablet or laptop, multiply that by the number of people in your family and you’ll quickly see why the average hotel room or cruise ship cabin simply doesn’t have enough outlets to recharge all our electronics. However, there is a new device that offers an economical solution.
Oceanair Linhas Aéreas S.A., which does business as Avianca Brasil, will launch daily passenger service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Sao Paulo, Brazil’s Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) on June 23, 2017.
While I am not a fan of either adventure travel or expedition travel, this story caught my attention because, let’s admit it, there is something undeniably cool (no pun intended) about the prospect of standing at the top of the world.