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Travel Tip: New Rule for Carrying Musical Instruments on Planes
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Rule for Carrying Musical Instruments on Planes

You might remember a few years ago, a musician named Dave Carroll wrote a song that became a YouTube sensation, called “United Breaks Guitars.” The inspiration? He was forced to… Read More…

What Are the Safest Airlines in the World?
Airlines & Airports / Travel News / Travel Safety

What Are the Safest Airlines in the World?

Any time there is a serious airline accident, it’s hard for many folks not to get carried away with aviation safety hysteria. In the last 14 months, and after the 3 tragic air… Read More…

Sir Patrick Stewart Acts Out the Most Annoying People On a Plane
Airlines & Airports

Sir Patrick Stewart Acts Out the Most Annoying People On a Plane

Wouldn’t it be nice if flying with other people didn’t include…oh, I don’t know, other people? While we’ve all experienced different versions of the worst people to sit next to—which can… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Year’s Resolutions for the Airline Industry
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Year’s Resolutions for the Airline Industry

It’s time for 2015 resolutions. No, I’m not talking about exercising more or eating less. I’ve got some resolutions for the airline industry. Ask any airport authority how many airline… Read More…

What Does AirAsia Flight 8501 Mean for Travel Safety?
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What Does AirAsia Flight 8501 Mean for Travel Safety?

After mysteriously disappearing from air traffic control radar on Sunday morning, wreckage and some bodies from AirAsia Flight 8501 were discovered off the coast of Indonesia on Tuesday morning. The beginning of the debris field… Read More…

After MH370, How Could AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Disappear?
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After MH370, How Could AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Disappear?

On Sunday morning, an AirAsia A320-200 took off from Surabaya International Airport in Indonesia at 5:35 a.m. for Singapore. There were 155 passengers and seven crew members on board. At… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Free Inflight Entertainment is Improving
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Free Inflight Entertainment is Improving

If there’s one thing that helps make a long flight bearable, it’s having a good selection of free inflight entertainment at your fingertips. Thankfully, the airlines are starting to get… Read More…

How Frequent Flyer Miles Programs Will Change in 2015
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Mileage & Reward Programs

How Frequent Flyer Miles Programs Will Change in 2015

When the frequent flyer mile program started back in 1981, it was considered one of the most ingenious marketing inventions of the twentieth century. It was, in fact, brilliant—everyone wanted to… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Car Travel

Holiday Travel Tips & Trends

The holiday season is typically one of the busiest travel periods of the year, and this year will be no different. Here are some holiday travel tips you can use… Read More…

Eight Ways to Make Your Flight More Enjoyable
Airlines & Airports / Travel Gear

Eight Ways to Make Your Flight More Enjoyable

Long flights can be difficult for everyone—even seasoned travelers. Contributing writer Margaret Magnus knows firsthand—she’s been flying from Los Angeles to Mumbai about once a year for the past 23… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Best Airports for Long Layovers
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Best Airports for Long Layovers

No one really “likes” getting stuck at the airport, but some layovers are a little more interesting than others. I’m talking about the airports with some really cool activities. Here… Read More…