Alaska Air to buy Hawaiian Airlines for $1.9 billion

Alaska Air to buy Hawaiian Airlines for $1.9 billion

CNN —  Alaska Air (ALK) on Sunday announced it will buy rival Hawaiian Airlines (HA) for $1.9 billion. The acquisition was the culmination of “several months” of negotiations, according to Alaska Airlines CEO Ben Minicucci. It will include $900 million in Hawaiian...
Airport lounges are booming, and everyone wants in

Airport lounges are booming, and everyone wants in

Travelers are flocking to airport lounges in search of complimentary food, drinks and perhaps most importantly, a chance to relax away from the hordes of travelers at the gate. The problem: plenty of other travelers are too. Armed with high-end rewards credit cards...