Summer air travel: Better your odds of reaching your destination

Summer air travel: Better your odds of reaching your destination

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — The last thing any traveler needs after the past two years is more chaos … Read more

Carnival Stock Surges as Second-Quarter Revenue Rises Sharply

Carnival Stock Surges as Second-Quarter Revenue Rises Sharply

Text size A large Carnival cruise ship docked at port in turquoise blue water. Dreamstine Shares of carnival were rising Friday after the cruise line posted second-quarter revenue that rose sharply from the first quarter of 2022. carnival (ticker: CLC ) reported a GAAP loss of $1.61 a share, wider than analysts’ estimates for a … Read more

Pilots picket as airline unions leverage summer travel woes

Pilots picket as airline unions leverage summer travel woes

DALLAS (AP) — Hundreds of uniformed Southwest Airlines pilots stood in perfect lines in the scorching Texas sun at Dallas Love Field on Tuesday, holding signs that blamed Southwest management for delays and cancellations that have upset passengers. Every once in a while, a motorist would honk or yell encouragement. Most passengers made a beeline … Read more

Hundreds of Southwest pilots picket in Dallas amid summer travel crunch

Hundreds of Southwest pilots picket in Dallas amid summer travel crunch

DALLAS — Hundreds of uniformed Southwest Airlines pilots stood in perfect lines in the scorching Texas sun at Dallas Love Field on Tuesday, holding signs that blamed Southwest management for delays and cancellations that have upset passengers. Every once in a while, a motorist would honk or yell encouragement. Most passengers made a beeline for … Read more

What sitting in economy on Qantas’ 20-hour flights will be like

What sitting in economy on Qantas' 20-hour flights will be like

Editor’s Note — MonthlyTicket is a CNN Travel series that spotlights some of the most fascinating topics in the travel world. In June, we’re taking to the skies for a look at the latest developments in plane interiors, including the people working to change the way we fly. (CNN) — The world’s longest flight: nonstop, … Read more

Father’s Day weekend gas prices don’t deter drivers

Father's Day weekend gas prices don't deter drivers

FIRST. THIS IS KCRA 3 NEWS AT 5:00. ANCHOR: GAS PRICES ARE FINALLY DIPPING. BUT NOT BY A. LOT THANKS FOR JOINING US. I’M BRITTANY HOPE. TRIPLE-A SAYS IT’S DUE TO A SIMILAR DIP IN DEMAND. SO WE CHECKED ON THAT. WE DROVE THROUGH MANY OF THE COUNTIES. SHE JOINS US LIVE FROM PLARCE COUNTY … Read more

Airline stocks tumble as economic concerns overshadow travel surge

Airline stocks tumble as economic concerns overshadow travel surge

An American Eagle aircraft taxis as a Southwest Airlines aircraft lands at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, January 24, 2022. Joshua Roberts | Reuters Packed planes. Sky-high airfare. An end to Covid testing for international arrivals. So much is going in airlines’ favor these days — except their share prices. The sector’s latest drop … Read more

Travel costs are up but travelers aren’t canceling their plans yet

Travel costs are up but travelers aren't canceling their plans yet

Summer travel talk sure isn’t what it used to be. Rather than sun, sand and surf, many travel discussions now center on inflation, rising fuel costs and flight cancellations, a situation which could derail a much-needed 2022 summer travel comeback. Travel conversations on Twitter decreased 75% from April to May, while discussions related to gas … Read more

Transforming an A330 into a yacht-like luxury experience

Transforming an A330 into a yacht-like luxury experience

Editor’s Note — Monthly Ticket is a CNN Travel series that spotlights some of the most fascinating topics in the travel world. In June, we’re taking to the skies for a look at the latest developments in plane interiors, including the people working to change the way we fly. (CNN) — The fact that the … Read more

Why Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt say hotel prices are only going up

Why Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt say hotel prices are only going up

Despite high inflation, a softening economy, and fears of a recession, the hotel industry is not seeing any slowdown. It’s the exact opposite, with Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta predicting that the hotel chain will “have the biggest summer we’ve ever seen in our 103-year history this summer.” Few industries were hit as hard as travel … Read more