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Travel Tip: It’s Getting Easier to Use Your Miles to Buy One-Way Tickets
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: It’s Getting Easier to Use Your Miles to Buy One-Way Tickets

It used to be that airlines only wanted you to use frequent flyer miles for round-trip tickets, if and when you could redeem them at all. But things are changing. Delta… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why You’ll See More People at the Airport This Spring
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why You’ll See More People at the Airport This Spring

If you think air travel is tough now, just wait. The numbers are showing that air travel this spring is reaching its highest levels in seven years. Here’s what this means… Read More…

What Investigators are Searching for in Germanwings Crash
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Plane Crashes

What Investigators are Searching for in Germanwings Crash

On Tuesday morning, Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed in the French Alps en route from Spain to Germany. Prior to the incident, the plane reached a cruising altitude of 38,000 feet—but… Read More…

Germanwings Flight 9525 Crash: What We Know Right Now
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Plane Crashes

Germanwings Flight 9525 Crash: What We Know Right Now

Germanwings Flight 9525, which was flying from Barcelona to Düsseldorf, crashed in the French Alps Tuesday morning. There were 150 people on board, comprised of 144 passengers and 6 crew members…. Read More…

Quirky Items You Can Still Find on SkyMall
Airlines & Airports / Pop Culture Travel

Quirky Items You Can Still Find on SkyMall

If you’ve ever spent time on a flight in absolute boredom, there’s a reasonably good chance you soon found yourself sifting through the pages of SkyMall, and its parade of… Read More…

With Proposed Budget, Airfares Could Increase Again
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

With Proposed Budget, Airfares Could Increase Again

Tucked into the president’s budget for the 2016 fiscal year is another suggested hike in fees on airline tickets. But this new increase would go straight to airports – adding… Read More…

One Year After MH370: Has Flight Tracking Changed?
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

One Year After MH370: Has Flight Tracking Changed?

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is one of the biggest mysteries of all time—and it has left us with many unanswered questions. Since its disappearance one year ago, a combined 82 aircraft,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Predicting the Future of Air Travel
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Predicting the Future of Air Travel

Have you ever wondered what the future of air travel will look like? In a recent study, the DOT analyzed the current state of the industry and how that will… Read More…

Travel Tip: Tarmac Delays are Actually Decreasing
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Tarmac Delays are Actually Decreasing

You might recall a few years ago, the government issued something called the “tarmac-delay rule.” Well, the reports are in, and it seems to be working. Back in 2010, a… Read More…

Travel Tip: New All-Business Class Airlines
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New All-Business Class Airlines

How about flying on an all-business class airline? No, we’re not talking about a private jet or charter. These are regularly scheduled commercial airlines that only have one class of… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Educational In-flight Entertainment
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Educational In-flight Entertainment

It’s one thing to pass the time on your flight with movies or music. But what if you could actually get an education in the process? Some airlines are now… Read More…