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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
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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…

How Safe Are Small Children on Airplanes?
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

How Safe Are Small Children on Airplanes?

Today, Peter Greenberg went on CBS This Morning to discuss the safety of small children on airplanes. He was joined by former National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) director Deborah Hersman,… Read More…

Airline Tragedies Point to Perils of Traveling Together
Airlines & Airports / Travel News

Airline Tragedies Point to Perils of Traveling Together

The recent spate of airline tragedies has brought into focus the need to consider another factor when making travel plans—and something not often discussed—who should travel together. The downing of… Read More…

Travel Tip: No ID at the Airport? No Problem!
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: No ID at the Airport? No Problem!

Ever gotten to the airport only to realize you left your driver’s license in your other wallet? Turns out, not having a photo ID at the airport isn’t necessarily a… Read More…

Travel Tip: Airlines Are Now Offering Automated Check-In
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Airlines Are Now Offering Automated Check-In

Technology has made it easy to check into flights before we leave the house. Now, the latest trend is automated check-in, which saves you another step in the process. Checking… Read More…