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Cleaner skies: Boeing designs self-sterilizing jet bathrooms
by Scott Mayerowitz - March 4, 2016 - 9:36am
Boeing engineers think they have a solution for smelly, grimy airplane bathrooms: ultraviolet light.
Airlines cancel thousands of flights as big storm advances
by Scott Mayerowitz - January 22, 2016 - 6:51pm
Airlines canceled around 7,600 flights to, from or within the U.S. for Friday and Saturday, as a blizzard began covering much of the Eastern U.S.
Marriott becomes world's largest hotelier, buying Starwood
by Scott Mayerowitz - November 16, 2015 - 9:00am
Hotel behemoth Marriott International is becoming even larger, taking over rival chain Starwood in a $12.2 billion deal that will catapult it to become the world's largest hotelier by a wide margin.
What clues black boxes can offer in the AirAsia crash
by Scott Mayerowitz - January 13, 2015 - 9:26am
Investigators trying to figure out why AirAsia Flight 8501 crashed into the Java Sea on Dec. 28 might now have the tools they need to provide answers.
Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba
by Scott Mayerowitz - December 19, 2014 - 3:29pm
Don't rush to book that flight to Cuba just yet.
Skip check-in; latest hotel room key is your phone
by Scott Mayerowitz - November 3, 2014 - 1:15pm
The innovations are still being tweaked as hotels scramble to catch up to airlines. Fliers today use their phones to check in, select seats and as a boarding pass. Hotels envision a similar relationship, with guests...
Marriott fined $600,000 for jamming guests' Wi-Fi
by Scott Mayerowitz - October 4, 2014 - 4:02am
Marriott International will pay the government a $600,000 fine for jamming conference attendees' own Wi-Fi networks at one of its hotels, forcing them instead to pay as much as $1,000 each to use the hotel's own...
A guide for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak
by Scott Mayerowitz - August 10, 2014 - 7:04am
As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa worsens, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes. Below are some key questions about the disease, what airlines...
A guide for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak
by Scott Mayerowitz - August 9, 2014 - 1:00am
As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa worsens, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes. Below are some key questions about the disease, what airlines...
Airlines symbolize nations' hopes or reflect shame
by Scott Mayerowitz - July 20, 2014 - 10:00am
The jetliner is much more than a machine used to get from one spot to another. It often carries deep symbolism, especially when flying for a national airline.
A CEO's mission: luring reluctant cruise takers
by Scott Mayerowitz - June 7, 2014 - 2:11am
Getting people onboard a cruise ship can be tough. They fear bland buffets, debilitating stomach bugs and a crowd whose idea of excitement is playing canasta.
7 leading theories on disappearance of Flight 370
by Scott Mayerowitz - March 20, 2014 - 8:07am
Countless theories have surfaced about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly two weeks ago.
Why Malaysia Airlines jet might have disappeared
by Scott Mayerowitz - March 10, 2014 - 6:42am
The most dangerous parts of a flight are takeoff and landing. Rarely do incidents happen when a plane is cruising seven miles (11 kilometers) above the earth.
Why Malaysia Airlines jet might have disappeared
by Scott Mayerowitz - March 9, 2014 - 2:30pm
The most dangerous parts of a flight are takeoff and landing. Rarely do incidents happen when a plane is cruising seven miles above the earth.
Google to provide hotel guests more photos, maps
by Scott Mayerowitz - January 10, 2014 - 1:17am
Google is expanding its hotel business, offering several new ways for travelers to learn about accommodations.
Airport chaplains let fliers connect with heavens
by Scott Mayerowitz - November 27, 2013 - 3:24am
The Rev. Frank Colladay Jr. stood at the end of the gate waiting. On the arriving plane was a passenger whose husband had just died of a heart attack on another flight. Her name was Linda Gilbert. The two had never...
Tips for surviving the rigors of holiday travel
by Scott Mayerowitz - November 9, 2013 - 8:00am
There's not much good news for fliers this Thanksgiving. Airports will be packed, planes will have few — if any — empty seats and you might sit apart from a loved one, unless you pay extra.
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