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Politicians Booted Off Plane by Passengers
Airlines & Airports / Travel News / Travel Safety

Politicians Booted Off Plane by Passengers

There’s air rage, and then, there’s what happened in Pakistan earlier this week. First, a little background. Pakistan International Airways (PIA), the national airline of Pakistan, has a long running reputation… Read More…

Delayed Flight? You May be Entitled to a Refund
Airlines & Airports

Delayed Flight? You May be Entitled to a Refund

Delayed flights can be difficult to deal with, especially if it means you can’t fly until the next day. Like  many of us, contributing writer Caroline O’Connell has experienced this… Read More…

Three U.S. Airlines Announce New Airplane Designs
Airlines & Airports / Pop Culture Travel

Three U.S. Airlines Announce New Airplane Designs

It’s been an eventful week for three U.S. airlines, which have debuted new looks for their airplanes. Last week, Southwest Airlines revealed the all-new Southwest Heart, which includes a rebranding… Read More…

Thanksgiving Travel 2014: Tips, Trends, & When to Book
Airlines & Airports / Hotels & Accommodations

Thanksgiving Travel 2014: Tips, Trends, & When to Book

The holiday season is approaching, which means many travelers are considering buying tickets for Thanksgiving. Sometimes buying tickets early means you’ll get better rates, but this year it depends. Here’s a… Read More…

Dutch Safety Board Releases Preliminary Report About MH17 Debris
Airlines & Airports

Dutch Safety Board Releases Preliminary Report About MH17 Debris

Last week, the Dutch Safety Board released a preliminary investigation report based on the debris of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The Boeing 777-200ER was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur and… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Track New Airline Fees
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Track New Airline Fees

It’s another day, which means yet another round of airline fees. American Airlines is now targeting “tweens” with its latest fee. Kids ages 12 to 14 who are flying without… Read More…

The Controversy Over Reclining Airplane Seats
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

The Controversy Over Reclining Airplane Seats

Today, Peter Greenberg sat down on CBS This Morning to discuss the hot travel issue right now: air rage over seats that recline, and seats that don’t…and the overall state (and size… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Truth About Airline Ticket Prices
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Truth About Airline Ticket Prices

Recently, airline ticket prices were raised again—but the airlines didn’t pocket the money. Last month, the TSA security fee on tickets went up from $2.50 to $5.60. That’s each way. Every leg… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Airline Rewards
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Airline Rewards

It’s not hard to earn airline miles with airline rewards programs: all you have to do is fly or use a branded credit card. But there’s a lot of fine print… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Car Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel News

Travel Forecast for Labor Day Weekend 2014

If you’re planning on taking a road trip this Labor Day weekend, you’ll be in good company. According to AAA Travel, 34.7 million people are expected to drive 50 miles—or… Read More…

Travel Tip: What Happens to Your Taste Buds on Airplanes
Airlines & Airports / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What Happens to Your Taste Buds on Airplanes

On the rare occasion that you get a hot meal on a plane, you might notice it doesn’t exactly have that home-cooked flavor. Why? Because it’s next to impossible to make food… Read More…