Passengers walk through the terminal as they head to their flights at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va., on Dec. 23, 2015. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Oil Plummets, Cheap Jet Fuel Means Better Travel Deals
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Can You Protect Your Tummy From Traveler's Diarrhea?
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To Avoid Intestinal Distress While Traveling Overseas, Skip The Ceviche
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Report: Mergers Have Cut Airline Competition At Many Airports, Raising Fares
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Brooke Borel says bedbugs were essentially wiped out after World War II thanks to DDT. It's not totally clear why they came back in the past couple of decades. iStockphoto hide caption

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The Creepy, Crawly World Of Bedbugs And How They Have 'Infested' Homes
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Fuel prices have plummeted this year, but airfares have remained high. The International Air Transport Association estimates that the world's airlines will rake in nearly $20 billion in profits this year. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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The Year In Air Travel: Packed Planes And More Perks — For A Price
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Walk In The Steps, If Not In The Image, Of A Communist Hero
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Airbus' patented design for amphitheater-like seating. Espacenet hide caption

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'Flying Doughnuts': Airbus Files Patent For A New Kind Of Plane
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The airline industry is predicting more people will take to the skies this Thanksgiving than in any year since the start of the recession. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Holiday Travelers Should Expect Packed Planes, Higher Fares
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Researchers found that passport screeners have an error rate of about 15 percent when they're evaluating whether faces match passport photos. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Airstream travel trailers bring to mind the golden age of camping. But they're popular in the modern era, too: Airstream's trailer production is at its highest level since the 1970s, and travel trailer sales this year alone are up 33 percent. Courtesy of Airstream hide caption

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A New Golden Age For 'Silver Bullets'? Airstreams Make A Comeback
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