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Transport

Your news hub for all things travel and transport, including coverage of airlines, cruise lines, passenger trains, rental cars, ride-sharing companies, and local transit.

Cruises

Norwegian Breakaway takes the New York City experience to the seas

Small rooms, long lines, and some of the best food and shows in the world? The Norwegian Breakaway mixes the best and worst of New York City to create an experience the entire cruise community is anticipating.

Norwegian Breakaway takes the New York City experience to the seas

Cruises

Windjammer Barefoot Cruises founder Michael Burke dies at 89

Michael Burke loved the sea, and was passionate about his beloved Windjammer Barefoot Cruises. From the sound of it, so were many of the line's passengers.

Windjammer Barefoot Cruises founder Michael Burke dies at 89

Rail

Washington State bridge collapse highlights aging U.S. infrastructure

A bridge collapse here, an unstaffed air traffic control tower there, and this is what happens when Congress believes that taxes are the devil and the federal government has no role in taking care of the country's infrastructure.

Washington State bridge collapse highlights aging U.S. infrastructure

Online Travel

Uber and Bloomberg could one day join forces to “destroy” NYC’s taxi industry

Uber would likely jump on board with any scheme that got it legally rolling in New York and gladly do the ground work necessary for executing the mayor’s vendetta.

Uber and Bloomberg could one day join forces to “destroy” NYC’s taxi industry

Airlines

American Airlines CEO’s $20 million severance opposed by U.S. government

The U.S. trustee raised objections to Horton's severance earlier so this is not a complete surprise. Still, the issue of the American Airlines CEO's golden parachute may become a little more pesky than initially envisioned. Maybe he'll have to take a discount.

Airlines

Delta’s $1.4 billion JFK terminal opens, sparking fight for business travelers

Business travelers have a new reason to consider Delta with the opening of the much-anticipated T4 today, but its stake in Virgin will be vital to building Delta's reputation as the go-to trans-Atlantic carrier.

Delta’s $1.4 billion JFK terminal opens, sparking fight for business travelers

Airlines

Heathrow flight cancellations spike after British Airways flight emergency landing

A British Airways Airbus had to make an emergency landing at Heathrow, and the disruption spiraled, forcing nearly 200 flight cancellations. UK travelers on bank holiday saw their plans in jeopardy.

Airlines

Unprofitable Sri Lankan Airlines looks to cut costs with revitalized Airbus fleet

Airbus’ flexibility in leasing aircraft to the loss-making airline in the short and long-term won it the deal over Boeing who relentlessly pushed its 787 Dreamliner without an interim offer.

Unprofitable Sri Lankan Airlines looks to cut costs with revitalized Airbus fleet

Business Travel

Amtrak truth and fiction: Northeast Corridor service still unprofitable

Amtrak received a federal subsidy of nearly $1.4 billion in fiscal 2012. It would be nice if positive trends continue and Amtrak can reduce the amount of the federal handout that it needs. But, no one should be under any illusions that Amtrak is now magically making a profit.

Amtrak truth and fiction: Northeast Corridor service still unprofitable

Airlines

US Congress to investigate TSA profiling of Hindu, Muslim, and Asian visitors

Races and religions outside of this investigation have also felt unfairly targeted by U.S. airport security, signaling a need for a deeper investigation into TSA training and behavior detection that's not based on appearance.