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Travel Tip: How Southwest Airlines Is Attempting to Improve the Boarding Process
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Travel Tip: How Southwest Airlines Is Attempting to Improve the Boarding Process

I’ve always found the airplane boarding process tedious, inefficient and slow.    And it’s every time, and motion study has proven it, as airlines grapple with how to improve the how and when we… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Avoid Airline Ticket Change Fees
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Travel Tip: How to Avoid Airline Ticket Change Fees

No matter how the airlines try to explain or justify it, ticket change fees are nothing but pure profit.     We’re talking about $200-$300 a ticket, and some international flight… Read More…

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Travel Tip: What the FAA Reauthorization Act Means To You

There’s good news for many airline passengers, now that the FAA Reauthorization Act has been passed and signed into law by President Trump. First, under the new legislation, it prohibits airlines… Read More…

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Travel Tip: How to Get Married on a Plane

Are you feeling that love is in the air? Believe it or not, you can actually get married on a plane. The rules are simple.    To keep things legal,… Read More…

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Travel Tip: What Economy Fare Really Means

When it comes to airline ticket pricing, the race is on. But it seems to be a race to the bottom. The major U.S. legacy carriers like American and Delta… Read More…

Travel Tip: Low-Cost Carriers’ Expected Growth Rate
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Travel Tip: Low-Cost Carriers’ Expected Growth Rate

Do you think your plane is crowded now? According to new research from Euromonitor International, travel arrivals will reach 2.4 billion people by 2030. And China, France and the U.S…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Seat Reservation Fees
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Travel Tip: Seat Reservation Fees

Just when you thought the airlines couldn’t come up with another fee, think again. Welcome to the brave new world of seat reservations fees. Some airlines are now charging you… Read More…

The Travel Detective: Secret Airlines
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The Travel Detective: Secret Airlines

If you’re like most travelers, when it comes time to booking an international flight, you probably go to the major carriers, right?   Well, it turns out there are other… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Airplane Evacuation Test
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Travel Tip: The Airplane Evacuation Test

How fast can a plane be evacuated on the ground during an emergency?    Under federal regulations, airlines must pass this test required by the Federal Aviation Administration. Airlines must… Read More…

The Travel Detective: 5 Rules for Airline Etiquette 
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The Travel Detective: 5 Rules for Airline Etiquette 

Whether you’re a first-time flyer or a seasoned world traveler, there’s one thing that drives us nuts when we fly–it’s being seated next to other passengers who don’t follow basic… Read More…

Travel Tip: An Update on Airline Travel Ratings
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Travel Tip: An Update on Airline Travel Ratings

The 28th annual Airline Quality Rating is out, and the results for the best and worst airlines based on overall performance, price and overall customer satisfaction may surprise you. Based… Read More…