Travel

5G might not be a problem for airplanes after all as FAA clears 78% of commercial aircraft: Remaining restrictions are scheduled to be lifted in six months, which might result in continued conflict.

Fears of 5G flight interference intensify in East Coast winter storms: 5G could affect low-visibility landings during inclement weather, leading to delays and cancellations.

US airlines plan to cancel flights if AT&T and Verizon’s 5G expansion isn’t halted: Disruptions have wider consequences like stranded passengers and supply chain delays.

As they return to the roads, skies, and seas, many travelers are also revisiting how to get the most mileage out of their credit cards.

AT&T, Verizon capitulate to FAA request by shutting off 5G at 50 airports: The move gives government agencies and carriers time to study the impact of C-band expansion on airplanes.

TikTok could be the savior of the box office and travel counter: Pandemic-challenged industries have embraced the social media app in the hopes of fueling their recovery.

Many gift-givers are saying ‘Bah Humbug’ to physical goods in favor of experiences: 17% plan to buy experiences rather than physical gifts, though supply chain woes could be fueling this trend.

AirAsia, one of the world’s largest budget airlines, is on a mission to build a regional super app. While it follows in the footsteps of titans like WeChat in China and Gojek in Southeast Asia, AirAsia could blaze a path for travel and other industries not endemic to the mobile space. Companies looking to expand their mobile business should take lessons from its journey, wherever its final destination may be.

AirAsia, one of the world’s largest budget airlines, is on a mission to build a regional super app. While it follows in the footsteps of titans like WeChat in China and Gojek in Southeast Asia, if AirAsia succeeds, it will blaze a path for travel and other industries not endemic to the mobile space.

Cars are the transportation of choice this holiday season, with 78% of US adults saying they will likely drive or hail one over the holidays.

The federal agency’s long-anticipated project is expected to make its inaugural flight next spring.

On today's episode, we discuss how travel companies are changing their offerings to attract travelers, whether a la carte pricing is the way forward, and how travel ad spend is recovering. We then talk about what people think of streaming ads, how the living room is becoming a virtual hub, and why Starbucks is doubling down on drive-thru. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer director of forecasting Oscar Orozco and associate forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Zach Goldner.

Gen Z is the most likely age group among US adults to travel this holiday season, with 59% of those ages 18 to 24 saying they’ll probably venture to other places.