Chicago’s Architecture Biennial. The intricate world of airline premium economy perks and pricing. FAA hides a NASA study about tired air traffic controllers.
A travelogue takes readers on train across the USA for an amazing price. Enjoy a slideshow featuring hotels for solos. Airlines jostle to set up airline service to Cuba.
Investor-level collusion in airline capacity discipline — are investors influencing airline decisions? What will the hotels of the future be? How San Francisco gave pedestrians power to cross the street.
Travelers United has succeeded in changing the debate about personal space on planes from one of comfort and customer service to one of health and safety.
The coming hotel wars on the Web will include private room, vacation homes and new platforms. Are speed cameras a solution to carnage on the highways? And, the Senate takes a harder look at airline fees.
Renew your passport if it expires within a year and do it now, before the crush. Travel agents have evolved to where they really don’t need the airlines as much as they airlines need them. The DOT Consumer Advisory Committee releases its recommendations.
Should New Orleans look more like Venice with canal instead of levies? Just how much is the US aviation industry subsidized? Take a look at a travel jacket that has raised $8 million.
In what observers fear could have a ripple effect, Brazilian airlines are reportedly asking their government for permission to start charging higher fares for kids under 2.
Only under duress from government investigators, do the airlines drop airfares. Otherwise, with almost a 50 percent drop in fuel costs, consumers have seen virtually no relief until July, after the initiation of the DOJ investigation.
Here’s a roundup of stories from the past week. We have covered everything from the unintended consequences of past DOT actions and hotel resort fees to “free” credit card hassles and code-share hassles.