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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.

Airlines

Domestic airfares rose $6 in the third quarter, which is peanuts

Since bag fees and other charges aren't included in the "fares," comparisons with bygone eras in aviation don't really work.

Domestic airfares rose $6 in the third quarter, which is peanuts

Airlines

Opinion: Hey travel industry, your disabled customers need a little love

Key to this argument is that laws will do little to change the attitude of travel industry workers so the shift must come from the top of corporations and trickle its way down.

Opinion: Hey travel industry, your disabled customers need a little love

Airlines

Nothing about Boeing’s Dreamliner development has been normal

Despite the sage necessary to bring the Dreamliner to market, Boeing's diverse and wide-ranging sourcing plan means that stakeholders in its success are vast and will exert the pressure necessary to get the aircraft flying again.

Nothing about Boeing’s Dreamliner development has been normal

Airlines

Russian airline Aeroflot finally decides to rollout Wi-Fi in 2013

The Wi-Fi rollout comes some time after its international competitors, which is likely why Aeroflot is starting with long-range aircraft in its efforts to attract flyers and boost customer satisfaction.

Russian airline Aeroflot finally decides to rollout Wi-Fi in 2013

Airlines

How Delta mines data to build passenger profiles and better target customers

If you fly on an airplane or surf the Web, you are bait for marketing and advertising purposes.

How Delta mines data to build passenger profiles and better target customers

Airlines

Uniforms are next in American Airlines’ brand-wide design overhaul

The logo, livery, and uniform redesigns, however important, are just frills. Let's see how the "new American" improves operational performance and customer service.

Uniforms are next in American Airlines’ brand-wide design overhaul

Airlines

Iberia may finally have its act together, and that’s good news for British Airways

Iberia has been IAG's weak link since it purchased the Spanish carrier and current optimism is firmly rooted in the "it can't get much worse" camp.

Iberia may finally have its act together, and that’s good news for British Airways

Rail

Want to cut in line for a train in China? There’s an app for that

Rather than being a source of inspiration, the smartphone apps are yet another example of the vast gulf between the rich and the poor in China and what this separation can mean to their access to transportation.

Airlines

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