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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.

Transport

Uber Is Adding a Fuel Surcharge to Trips and Deliveries in the U.S.

Rides will be going up by 45 to 55 cents, but if more drivers decide to quit because of rising gas prices, trip costs could surge further.

Uber Is Adding a Fuel Surcharge to Trips and Deliveries in the U.S.

Tourism

Hornblower’s Private Equity Backers Help It Grow Travel Experience Ambitions

Hornblower's private equity investor Crestview kept the faith in the experiences operator during the pandemic. Now the investor is supporting a global mergers and acquisitions strategy that could amp up the company's momentum.

Hornblower’s Private Equity Backers Help It Grow Travel Experience Ambitions

Coronavirus

U.S. Advises Against Travel to Southern African Countries Due to New Covid Variant

Porous borders, despite all the pomp and circumstance around travel bans, fueled prior case surges around the world. A strongly worded advisory without ramifications won't do much to curtail spread while countries like the U.S. look to buy time to better understand Omicron.

U.S. Advises Against Travel to Southern African Countries Due to New Covid Variant

Airlines

Airports, Railways Will Get Boost From Approved $1 Trillion Infrastructure Package

At long last, U.S. President Biden can sign his hard-fought $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. The measure will make a historic investment in hard infrastructure, including airport and rail projects that many say will boost the travel industry.

Airports, Railways Will Get Boost From Approved $1 Trillion Infrastructure Package

Online Travel

Uber CEO Is Fine Not Having a Superapp Model to Broaden Ridesharer’s Reach Into Travel

Come for the rides, stay for the food. Dara Khosrowshahi joined Uber as CEO when ridehailing was everything. Now he's navigating a multi-product approach. Yet when it comes to profits, Uber's still en route.

Uber CEO Is Fine Not Having a Superapp Model to Broaden Ridesharer’s Reach Into Travel

Airlines

These 4 Airlines Made More From Upsells Than Ticket Sales in 2020

In an industry record, four budget airlines generated more revenue from ancillaries than they did from ticket sales in 2020. More importantly, ancillary revenue grew across all of the largest airlines last year despite the crisis.

These 4 Airlines Made More From Upsells Than Ticket Sales in 2020

Airline Weekly

Boeing Offers Rosy Forecast of $9 Trillion for Aerospace Market Over 20 Years

Boeing Offers Rosy Forecast of $9 Trillion for Aerospace Market Over 20 Years

Airline Weekly

Icelandic Startup Fly Play CEO Welcomes Comparison to Defunct Wow Air

Icelandic Startup Fly Play CEO Welcomes Comparison to Defunct Wow Air

Airlines

JetBlue Founder’s Startup Breeze Places Bet on Adding Longer Flights

Will the Airbus A220 be a game changer for David Neeleman's latest venture? If he's right about Covid denting demand by just 10 percent, then possibly.

JetBlue Founder’s Startup Breeze Places Bet on Adding Longer Flights

Airlines

20 Years After 9/11 a Resilient Airline Industry Faces New Challenges

There were naysayers after 9/11 that said people would never fly again in droves out of security concerns, and now Covid and its variant joint-venture partners have rocked the travel industry. History has shown, however, that "travel" and the human spirit are indomitable.

20 Years After 9/11 a Resilient Airline Industry Faces New Challenges