American said to cut legroom further

May 3, 2017—To our complete lack of surprise, airlines continue to stick it to consumers—even as Congress threatens to act if airlines don’t improve their customer service.

United to restrict carry-on luggage

Nov. 17, 2016—Further evidence that no matter how bad that it gets when it comes to air travel, it always could get worse comes to us through United Airlines’ announcement of a reduced-fare class that comes with restrictions attached—the biggest being a limit on the size of carry-on luggage.

Six U.S. airlines approved to fly to Cuba

June 10, 2016—In the latest step to make traveling to Cuba easier, Department of Transportation (DOT) cleared six U.S. airlines to provide flights to nine Cuban cities.

Gasoline prices to stay cool during summer

April 13, 2016—Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects that your summer driving vacations will cost less than they have in years.

Virginia first state to regulate daily fantasy sports

March 9, 2016—Daily fantasy sports (DFS) websites finally have oversight. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed into law the Fantasy Contests Act, which makes Virginia the first state to regulate DFS websites.

American to start price-based frequent-flier program

Nov. 18, 2015—The circle is complete: In 2016, American Airlines will move its frequent-flier program to one that’s based on the amount of money that you spend, not the number of miles that you travel.

Airlines look to shrink carry-on luggage size

June 10, 2015—For anyone who has struggled to cram a carry-on bag into a passenger jet’s overhead storage bin, International Air Transport Association (IATA) has a solution—smaller luggage.

Airbnb now lists rental properties in Cuba

April 2, 2015—Home-sharing company Airbnb has begun to list rental properties in Cuba, but one expert tells Consumers Digest that the move will have little initial effect on travel by Americans to the Caribbean nation.

Suite ride: Starwood, Uber partnership rewards travelers

Feb. 25, 2015—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and ride-sharing service Uber unveiled a partnership in which money that’s spent on a ride through Uber can help consumers to earn points toward a stay at a Starwood hotel.

Delta guarantees luggage arrival in 20 minutes

Feb. 25, 2015—Delta Air Lines is testing a program that guarantees that a traveler’s checked luggage will make it from the airplane to the claim carousel in 20 minutes, but the caveats are many.