Travels

Tess Torelli April 14, 2018

This month, anyone who downloads the app for Potbelly Sandwich Shops and joins its Potbelly Perks program will get a free sandwich. Those already enrolled in the program will find a buy-one, get one-free sandwich offer loaded on their app April 17 for Tax Day use. Travel Deals Throughout the month of April, four Kimpton […]

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

Delta Air Lines expects to take delivery this year of dozens of Bombardier jets that were at the center of a bitter trade dispute with Boeing. On a call with investors after it posted first-quarter earnings, Delta said that it plans to take delivery of some of the C Series planes, which seat some 100 […]

Tess Torelli April 12, 2018

Delta Air Lines’ captured more revenue from passengers in the first quarter, but the airlines’ costs are also on the rise. The second-largest U.S. airline on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $547 million, or 77 cents a share, down from $561 million, or 77 cents a share, in the year-earlier period. On an adjusted […]

Tess Torelli April 11, 2018

Boeing’s aircraft deliveries rose about 9 percent year-over-year in the first quarter as the world’s biggest planemaker benefited from higher demand for its best-selling single-aisle 737 jetliners. Chicago-based Boeing delivered 184 commercial aircraft in the quarter ended March, it said on Tuesday. Boeing booked 221 net new aircraft orders in the first quarter, well ahead […]

Tess Torelli April 11, 2018

An online travel agent is trying to shake off the dingy image of youth hostels by hiring pop singer Mariah Carey to star in a marketing campaign. In a three-minute ad for Hostelworld, Carey arrives with a full entourage at a Barcelona hostel and finds that her assistant appears to have missed her request for […]

Tess Torelli April 11, 2018

Less than a year after it said it wanted to buy as much as 10 percent of American Airlines, the world’s biggest carrier, Qatar Airways is thinking very small. The Doha-based carrier has taken a minority stake in JetBlue-backed private jet company JetSuite Inc., Qatar Airways said Tuesday. JetBlue is also increasing its investment in […]