Travels

Tess Torelli January 11, 2018

Getty Images With the U.S. Capitol dome in the distance, a Delta airplane takes off from Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC. U.S. airlines are on track for their eighth consecutive year of profits in 2017. As they report those 2017 and fourth-quarter profits investors will be focused on whether they can make those […]

Tess Torelli January 10, 2018

Domestic air travelers have been granted an 11th-hour reprieve. As of this week, all 50 states have met the Jan. 22 deadline to become compliant with Real ID or have an extension to do so, said Steve Yonkers, the Department of Homeland Security’s director of Real ID. That means passengers can continue to use their […]

Tess Torelli January 10, 2018

Most traveler comments (yes, sometimes customers are there to offer a compliment) are routine travel issues: delays, lost items, or cancellations. @ British_AirwaysNever easy to leave sunny PHX for rainy LHR but excellent crew on BA288 7 Jan made it much easier. Thank you! Now can you do something about the weather, please? 😉 The […]

Tess Torelli January 10, 2018

Getty Images People walk in front of mascots of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games Soohorang (L) and Bandabi (R) on January 5, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. We’re just one month away from the Olympic opening ceremonies in Pyeongchang, South Korea. And for a lot of reasons, ticket sales are falling short […]

Tess Torelli January 9, 2018

Tax reform should boost business travel this year, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and that in turn will boost shares of the country’s biggest airlines, including American Airlines, United Continental and Delta, the investment bank said. “We view tax reform as a significant positive for corporate spending (banks, media companies and even airlines […]

Tess Torelli January 9, 2018

In some states, a driver’s license will no longer cut it for domestic travel as of Jan. 22, thanks to the Real ID Act. Steve Yonkers, the Department of Homeland Security’s director of Real ID, confirmed that as of that date, all adults boarding any federally regulated aircraft — including domestic flights — who don’t […]