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How One Airline Hopes to Make You Actually Want the Middle Seat
Airlines

How One Airline Hopes to Make You Actually Want the Middle Seat

It might be the budget airline's only perk.
U.S. Airlines Group Expects Busiest Summer Travel Season
Airlines

U.S. Airlines Group Expects Busiest Summer Travel Season

Carriers are increasing the number of seats available for booking to accommodate the demand.
This Well-Known Luggage Maker Wants to Make Your Bag Smart
Business Travel

This Well-Known Luggage Maker Wants to Make Your Bag Smart

Through a partnership with Samsung, Samsonite is developing a line of microchip-enabled bags that will track their own location and send updates to travelers via smartphone.
Laura Entis
Ever Sprint to Catch a Flight? You'll Appreciate This Airport's Racetrack Lanes.
Travel

Ever Sprint to Catch a Flight? You'll Appreciate This Airport's Racetrack Lanes.

As part of the runup to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan's largest airport gets a sporty upgrade. Just imagine all the goofy starting line selfies taking off.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Best and Worst Airlines for Customer Experience
Airlines

The Best and Worst Airlines for Customer Experience

JetBlue is getting a lot of love. Spirit Airways? Not so much.
Laura Entis
U.S. Airlines Group Expects Busiest Spring Season in Seven Years
Airlines

U.S. Airlines Group Expects Busiest Spring Season in Seven Years

Experts are estimating that the number of passengers traveling in March and April will be up by about 2 percent.
Look Ma, No Hands: Drones You Can Pilot With Your Mind
Far Out Tech

Look Ma, No Hands: Drones You Can Pilot With Your Mind

A Portuguese aeronautics company is testing out the technology right now.
Nina Zipkin
NoFlyZone Wants to Help Keep Drones From Flying Over Your Home
Drones

NoFlyZone Wants to Help Keep Drones From Flying Over Your Home

With the president, the FAA and state legislatures weighing in on commercial drone use, NoFlyZone CEO Ben Marcus wants to open up the conversation and give individuals the power to put the unmanned vehicles on a path that doesn't include their private property.
Nina Zipkin
Despite Big Fuel Savings, Airlines Don't Expect Lower Fares
Flying

Despite Big Fuel Savings, Airlines Don't Expect Lower Fares

Carriers in the U.S. said they will save millions of dollars in fuel costs, but won't be passing that savings along to passengers.
This Guy's Flight Is One He Won't Soon Forget
Business Travel

This Guy's Flight Is One He Won't Soon Forget

Pay extra for first class? Pffft. How about an entire plane to yourself instead.
Jason Fell
You'll Probably Be Taking More Business Trips This Year
Business Travel

You'll Probably Be Taking More Business Trips This Year

Spending on corporate travel is expected to rise in 2015.
Benjamin Snyder
10 Things Entrepreneurs and Military Pilots Have in Common
Military

10 Things Entrepreneurs and Military Pilots Have in Common

A startup founder shares the lessons he learned while serving as a helicopter pilot.
Ron Yekutiel
JetBlue to Charge for Checked Bags in New Fare Class
Travel

JetBlue to Charge for Checked Bags in New Fare Class

The changes come amid pressure from analysts for not adding fees in step with other carriers.
This Crazy Contraption Straps Your Head to an Airline Seat for Better Sleep
Business Travel

This Crazy Contraption Straps Your Head to an Airline Seat for Better Sleep

Want better sleep when traveling? A Finnish startup wants you to try strapping your head to your headrest.
Geoff Weiss