Do you really need to arrive at the airport three hours early?

Photo: Bignai (Shutterstock) For decades, popular wisdom has advised arriving at the airport three hours before an international flight. But does this travel tip come? And does it still hold water? Let’s find out. What does the TSA recommend? The Transportation Security Administration doesn’t actually offer any official recommendations on when to check into the … Read more

Travel is recovering, but not travel stocks. Here is where the opportunities lie.

Dream of travelers: spring in Paris. The business of some online travel agencies has almost doubled. AFP/Getty Images Text size After two years of staying put, Americans are once again planning summer vacations, giving the travel industry a boost. So why are investors absent from the trip? Airlines hinted at the revival when they posted … Read more

Travel is recovering, but not travel stocks. Here is where the opportunities lie.

Dream of travelers: spring in Paris. The business of some online travel agencies has almost doubled. AFP/Getty Images Text size After two years of staying put, Americans are once again planning summer vacations, giving the travel industry a boost. So why are investors absent from the trip? Airlines hinted at the revival when they posted … Read more

Travel is recovering, but not travel stocks. Here is where the opportunities lie.

Dream of travelers: spring in Paris. The business of some online travel agencies has almost doubled. AFP/Getty Images Text size After two years of staying put, Americans are once again planning summer vacations, giving the travel industry a boost. So why are investors absent from the trip? Airlines hinted at the revival when they posted … Read more

How to avoid getting run over on your next flight

Photo: Tyler Olson (Shutterstock) We know two things about the current state of air travel in the United States. First, the number of Americans traveling by air continues to rise back to its pre-pandemic numbers. Second, many airlines are understaffed, forcing them to delay and cancel large swaths of flights. Add these two pieces of … Read more

Flying during the COVID-19 pandemic: US airlines say they expect more Americans to return to travel in 2022

DALLAS, Texas — U.S. airlines say they have reached a turning point: After a lousy first quarter, they expect to be profitable as Americans begin to travel again in greater numbers since the pandemic began. American Airlines is the latest carrier to give an optimistic outlook for the rest of 2022. American said Thursday that … Read more

Delta will no longer charge extra insurance for unvaccinated employees

Topline Delta Air Lines will no longer require unvaccinated employees to pay an additional $200 for health insurance each month, CEO Ed Bastian said Wednesday, as companies dropped vaccination requirements in recent months as Covid cases -19 decreased. A Delta Airline employee at Ronald Reagan National Airport on July 22, 2020 in Arlington, … [+] … Read more

United Airlines sees return to profitability this year as travel rebounds

United Airlines expects to return to profitability this year as travel resumes. Daniel Slim/AFP via Getty Images Text size United Airlines Holdings said it expects a return to profitability in the second quarter and for calendar year 2022 despite some turbulence in the first three months. United (Symbol: UAL) posted a net loss of $1.4 … Read more

Air transport takes off. The ride will be bumpy.

After two years of lagging profits, airlines are finally gearing up to reap the rewards of a much-needed rebound in travel throughout 2022 as travelers seek to make up for lost time during the pandemic. More than 6.5 million people passed through TSA checkpoints last weekend, about 500,000 less than the 2019 figure. Airline spending, … Read more

Air transport takes off. The ride will be bumpy.

After two years of lagging profits, airlines are finally gearing up to reap the rewards of a much-needed rebound in travel throughout 2022 as travelers seek to make up for lost time during the pandemic. More than 6.5 million people passed through TSA checkpoints last weekend, about 500,000 less than the 2019 figure. Airline spending, … Read more