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Travel Tip: Find Out Airport Security Wait Times Before You Leave
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Find Out Airport Security Wait Times Before You Leave

Few things are more frustrating than arriving at the airport early only to get caught up in the security line. If only you could predict how long that line will be. Oh… Read More…

How Much are Airlines Making from Ancillary Revenue?
Airlines & Airports / Money, Currency & Credit

How Much are Airlines Making from Ancillary Revenue?

Once upon a time, not so long ago, you bought an airline ticket, you checked your bags, they fed you, and you got to pick your seat. It was all… Read More…

Win a Free Stay in a KLM Plane in Amsterdam over Thanksgiving Weekend
Airlines & Airports

Win a Free Stay in a KLM Plane in Amsterdam over Thanksgiving Weekend

It’s already unconventional to turn a wide-bodied jet into a house. But what about renting one? If you’re looking for a truly unique place to “crash” over Thanksgiving weekend, you’re… Read More…

Your Complete Guide for Thanksgiving Travel 2014
Airlines & Airports

Your Complete Guide for Thanksgiving Travel 2014

In case you hadn’t noticed, Thanksgiving—the busiest travel period of the year—is almost upon us. According to one study from Orbitz, Thanksgiving fares are up 2 percent, while Christmas fares… Read More…

How to Fit it All in One Bag: Carry On Packing Tips
Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing

How to Fit it All in One Bag: Carry On Packing Tips

Now that most airlines charge for a checked bag, we have all been forced to get creative when packing our free, carry-on bags (be careful, though, because some airlines like… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports

Don’t Be That Guy: How to End #PassengerShaming

Thanks to the viral #PassengerShaming accounts on nearly every social media outlet, passengers performing repulsive and obnoxious behavior—whilst confined to a densely-packed, flying metal tube—are finally receiving a bit of… Read More…

What Do Passengers Hate Most About Airlines?
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

What Do Passengers Hate Most About Airlines?

As frequent—or even infrequent—flyers, there are often things that can get on our nerves. But is there anything you flat-out HATE about airlines? This summer, Spirit Airlines conducted a survey… Read More…

Despite Rising Airfares, You Can Still Save on Thanksgiving Travel
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

Despite Rising Airfares, You Can Still Save on Thanksgiving Travel

Today, I went on CBS This Morning to talk about holiday travel—and what you need to do to get the best airfare rates. Let’s start with the bad news. Airfares for holiday… Read More…

From Firefighter to Flight Attendant: JetBlue Hires First Responders
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

From Firefighter to Flight Attendant: JetBlue Hires First Responders

For more than a decade, airlines have been hiring first responders to work as part of their flight crews. But one airline has been focusing on a particular group of… Read More…

From Frozen to Fresh: How Airline Food is Improving
Airlines & Airports / Culinary Travel

From Frozen to Fresh: How Airline Food is Improving

Airline food has had a bad reputation for a long time. But before you blame the airlines for everything, consider this: When you’re in the air, cabin pressure can reduce your sense… Read More…

Travel Tip: Earning Frequent Flyer Miles on Mileage Runs
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Earning Frequent Flyer Miles on Mileage Runs

We’re approaching the year’s end, and traditionally, for frequent flyers, that means one thing: mileage runs. The idea is to fly long distances in order to accrue miles before your loyalty program’s… Read More…