Lexi Landers

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Salesforce Will Pay $690M To Expand Its SF HQ Into The New Salesforce Tower

Salesforce unveiled plans for a new, 61-story Salesforce Tower at 415 Mission Street in San Francisco to expand its worldwide headquarters, and as part of that it’s filed an 8-K form with the SEC with the details of how much it will be investing to do so.<p>The CRM giant will pay $560 million over a …

How airlines rank based on passenger complaints

Spirit Airlines generated the most complaints per 100,000 passengers and Southwest Airlines the least, according to a study released Thursday.<p>The study, by the CalPIRG Education Fund, analyzed complaint data for 13 large domestic airlines lodged with the U.S. Department of Transportation's Aviation …

How To Avoid the Worst Banking Abuses

It wasn’t too long ago that banks would do nearly anything to get your business and worked hard to keep it. Imagine getting a toaster for opening an account! Oh boy, those were the days.<p>In the post-meltdown era, though, it doesn’t seem like banks want small-change business like checking accounts. …

Stock plunge continues, Nasdaq drops below 4000

Stocks closed sharply lower for a second straight day Friday as once high-flying biotech and Internet shares tumbled again, sending the Nasdaq composite index back below 4000 for the first time since Feb. 3.<p>The Nasdaq plunged 54.37 points, or 1.3% to 3999.73. The Dow Jones industrial average …

Ryanair Plans To Offer Transatlantic Flights For Less Than £10

Even for Ryanair, this is too crazy to be true.<p>Ryanair, the love-to-hate Irish airline, hopes to offer transatlantic flights at crazy low prices one day.<p>According to the Telegraph, Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary told the Irish Hotels Federation conference Tuesday that his airline would …

United Just Got Clearance to Fly to Tokyo's Better Airport

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Friday tentatively approved plans by United Continental Holdings to operate a flight from San Francisco to …

Skift Business Traveler: The Year's Best Loyalty Programs

What to Know Now<p>Flyertalk’s awards for the best loyalty programs were just released and highlighted on CNN. The annual awards are particularly …

Lufthansa Takes the Wrappers Off Its New Premium Economy Cabin

Yesterday Lufthansa took the opportunity at the ITB Berlin travel conference to reveal what Premium Economy class will soon be like for its long-haul …

Touring Qatar Airways' New Business and First Class Cabins

Over the past few weeks, Qatar Airways has announced a variety of new and upgraded products to add to their fleet.<p>As their fleet has continued to …

Emirates is Raising $2 Billion for Pay for New Planes

Emirates, the world’s biggest airline by international passenger traffic, is seeking to raise about $2 billion from four loans to fund the purchase …

American Replacing Regional Jets in Charlotte Amidst American Eagle Contract Impasse

American Airlines plans to add bigger jets and stop 10 daily regional jet flights between Charlotte Douglas International Airport and the airline’s …

Qatar Takes Big Stake in American Express' Business Travel Unit, With $900 Million Deal

In a transaction that’s been subject to negotiation for more than six months, Qatar would become a leading force in a $900 million deal to become a …

Delta launches first international flights with Gogo's Wi-Fi service

After the company set off on a major expansion last year, Gogo's in-flight Wi-Fi service is being switched on for its first international voyages with Delta today. Two flights — both traveling from the US to Tokyo — are the first to offer passengers access to Gogo's international Wi-Fi service. The …

Delta and American Battle Over NYC-London Business Flyers

Delta Air Lines has been making inroads in the dogfight over the lucrative market for business travel between New York and London, but the newly …

The Week in Pictures: March 13 - 20

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Op-Ed | No, Vogue Is Not Dead

The April 2014 cover of American Vogue, featuring Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, proves that media now belongs to the people — but Vogue is not dead, …

5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

Travel booking is a hassle for everyone from individual backpackers to multimillion dollar companies. These tools want to cut down on the costs and …

Feinstein set to move on CIA report

Sen. Dianne Feinstein is racing toward declassification of a long-awaited report which sharply criticizes the CIA’s Bush-era interrogation policies and disputes the agency’s claims that the tough tactics helped foil terrorist plots.<p>The Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman said Monday that she …

The Real Final Words From Flight 370 Cockpit Revealed

Authorities today clarified the final recorded words spoken by the pilots of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, as the search for the missing plane …