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How Korean Air Plans to Get Tough on Unruly Passengers
Airlines

How Korean Air Plans to Get Tough on Unruly Passengers

The new crew guidelines will include more staff training, use of the latest device to tie up a violent passenger and the banning of passengers with a history of unruly behavior.
Things Could Be Much Worse. Like When Human Waste Falls From the Sky.
Travel

Things Could Be Much Worse. Like When Human Waste Falls From the Sky.

Indian airlines will now be fined if they drop human waste from planes. Yes, really.
Nina Zipkin
Frontier Airlines Is Learning the Hard Way That Value Is King
Value

Frontier Airlines Is Learning the Hard Way That Value Is King

Frontier's debacle in Denver shows that offering the cheapest price is a losing strategy if customers are unhappy with what they bought.
Grant Cardone
Alaska Air Completes Virgin America Acquisition
Acquisitions

Alaska Air Completes Virgin America Acquisition

Alaska Air completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of Virgin America to become the fifth-largest U.S. carrier.
The Most and Least Reliable Airports and Airlines
Travel

The Most and Least Reliable Airports and Airlines

Before you plan your next vacation, check out these stats.
Rose Leadem
10 Ways to Save Time and Money While Traveling for Business
Travel Tips

10 Ways to Save Time and Money While Traveling for Business

Are you a nomadic entrepreneur? These simple steps help keep costs down when you're on the road.
John Rampton
Senators to Airlines: What's Up With the Computer Outages?
Airlines

Senators to Airlines: What's Up With the Computer Outages?

In their letters, Sens. Markey and Blumenthal 'inquire about safeguards and backups in place within airline IT systems.'
More Airline Outages Seen as Carriers Grapple with Aging Technology
Airlines

More Airline Outages Seen as Carriers Grapple with Aging Technology

Airlines will likely suffer more disruptions like the one that grounded about 2,000 Delta flights this week because major carriers have not invested enough to overhaul reservations systems based on technology dating to the 1960s.
Ease Your Summer Business Travel in 5 Steps
Business Travel

Ease Your Summer Business Travel in 5 Steps

Developing a sound 'packing' strategy isn't as simplistic as it sounds.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
United Expects $3.1 Billion a Year From No-frills Airfare, Fewer Delays
Airlines

United Expects $3.1 Billion a Year From No-frills Airfare, Fewer Delays

The third-largest U.S. carrier by passenger traffic also said passenger unit revenue would fall between 6.5 percent and 7.5 percent from a year earlier.
4 Credit Card Tips to Make Business Travel Easier
Business Travel

4 Credit Card Tips to Make Business Travel Easier

Businesses are sending their employees back on the road. Are you using your travel credit card rewards to maximum advantage?
Thomas Donaldson
JetBlue Defends Decision to Ask Passenger to Replace Booty Shorts Before Boarding Flight. Will the Incident Affect Its Brand?
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JetBlue Defends Decision to Ask Passenger to Replace Booty Shorts Before Boarding Flight. Will the Incident Affect Its Brand?

The airline stands by its old-fashioned stance on attire, but experts say it doesn't have to. Here's why.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Airport Screening Made 70,000 Miss American Airlines Flights This Year
Airlines

Airport Screening Made 70,000 Miss American Airlines Flights This Year

A shortage of staff and a surge in air travelers have created a nightmare scenario for the TSA, with airport wait times in places such as Chicago stretching beyond two hours.
For Frequent Fliers, Using Miles Is Getting Easier
Reward Programs

For Frequent Fliers, Using Miles Is Getting Easier

According to the latest Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Survey of more than 7,000 domestic and international flights that are scheduled from June through October, 76.6 percent offer reward seats.
Phil LeBeau