Airlines

9 travel hacks you'll wish you knew all along

<b>Already taking a trip or just planning your next one? These tips will help you save time, money and sanity.</b><p>Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much …

Business Travel

Ryanair flight takes off without passenger in wheelchair

Student Niamh Herbert says she was left at the gate at Dublin airport after being told the flight would not be able to wait for her<p>A passenger in a wheelchair watched her Ryanair flight from Dublin to London take off without her after she was asked to walk up the stairs “for easiness’ …

Ryanair

One in four Ryanair passengers forced to put cabin bags in the hold

Up to a quarter of airline passengers are being forced to place their carry-on luggage in the hold, potentially putting uninsured valuables at risk, despite their bags meeting size and weight restrictions.<p>According to a Which? Travel study, Ryanair has the worst record of eight major airlines, with …

Business Travel

Amazing Video of German Fighter Jets Intercepting a 777 That Went Quiet

The flight from Mumbai to London got there successfully, but not before a scary incident.<p>A Boeing 777 was carrying passengers on India's Jet Airways from Mumbai to London this week when the pilots lost contact with air traffic controllers based in Cologne Germany. With a suddenly out-of-reach jet …

Jet Airways

Car-Free Vacations for the Urban Traveler

Weekend trips to cities like Boston, Chicago or San Francisco rarely require a rental car to get around, given their extensive public transportation systems. But more unexpected locales are joining the car-optional list as new and expanding rapid transit options take root across the country.<p>Many …

Los Angeles

23 Reader Questions. 23 Attempted Answers.

Not every issue needs a long, drawn-out blog post to answer, so I like taking your questions now and then and helping solve some travel problems. So …

Travel

Pilots Swear By This One Carry-on Bag

And it's less than $150.<p>Finding the perfect carry-on bag is a bit of an oxymoron: what you need to pack can vary wildly, depending on your …

Business Travel

11 insider facts most flight attendants know — and you probably don't

No one has more insider knowledge about flying than flight attendants.<p>But by talking to these veteran globetrotters, as well as scouring Reddit and …

Aviation

Interesting: Qatar Airways Is Leasing A350s From LATAM

Qatar Airways was the first ever airline to fly the A350. I was lucky enough to attend their A350 delivery ceremony in Toulouse a couple of years …

Qatar Airways

I Need Another Star Alliance Status Match - Live and Let's Fly

I’m in need of my Star Alliance Gold fix. Anyone know a good dealer?<p>I have lifetime Premier Gold status with United Airlines, which also gives me …

Star Alliance

The envy-inducing Instagram account of a glamorous female pilot

A female pilot has become an internet hit for posting envy-inducing photos of her life in a bid to encourage more women to fly planes.<p>Eser Aksan Erdogan's Instagram is jam-packed with images showing her at work inside the cockpit of her Pegasus Airlines jet as well as enjoying time off in various …

Instagram

Plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

The plane, which had five people on board, crashed into a shopping centre near Essendon airport about 9am on Tuesday<p>A plane has crashed into a shopping centre near Essendon Airport in Melbourne.<p>The light aircraft crashed into the DFO shopping centre at Essendon and exploded about 9am on …

Aviation

Chartered plane crashes into shopping center near Melbourne

Australian authorities fear that five individuals on board may have died in the crash. Media reports show black smoke and flames billowing up from the building.<p>A light aircraft crashed into an outlet shopping center next to the Essendon Fields airport Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. local time (23.00 …

Aviation Safety

Boeing Just Rolled Out the Newest Version of the 787

The 787-10 is the longest Dreamliner so far.<p>On Friday at Boeing's factory in South Carolina, the aviation giant rolled out the 787-10. It's the newest and longest version of the Dreamliner, which has been flying since 2011.<p>Like its earlier counterparts, the 787-8 and 787-10, the newest Dreamliner …

Aerospace

Air France pilots vote to accept principle of low-cost unit

Air France pilots have voted to accept the principle of creating a new low-cost subsidiary, the SNPL pilots union said on Monday, removing a hurdle to detailed talks on the management proposal.<p>Parent Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA) aims to reduce costs by at least 1.5 percent this year with initiatives …

Air France

Trump tries to move past controversies, toward legislating

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump begins his second month in office, his team is trying to move past the crush of controversies that overtook his first month and make progress on tax and health care overhauls long sought by Republicans.<p>Both issues thrust Trump into the unfamiliar world of …

Politics

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Frequent-flyer Programs

Light plane crashes into Melbourne shopping complex

A plane carrying five people has crashed into a Melbourne shopping complex, Australian authorities say.<p>A retailer in the complex said the plane crashed into its rear warehouse but all staff were safe. It is believed the shopping centre was closed at the time of the incident.

Aviation Safety

Hotel Review: Aloft San Francisco Airport

<i>My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to whichever section you find most</i> …

MMMondayMemo: Yes, buying points can make sense

Many times it’s far cheaper to just buy points for a hotel night or flight than it is to pay out of pocket. Usually when you use points you’ll end up …

Cathay Pacific

The figures that reveal Ryanair's 'very up and down' relationship with Shannon Airport

Image: Photocall Ireland<p>Image: Photocall Ireland<p>RYANAIR HAS TRIED and then dumped more routes at Shannon Airport over the past decade than at almost …

News (Ireland)

The battle for Frankfurt: Wizz Air joins the party - Economy Class & Beyond

It seems the battle for Frankfurt Airport is starting to be engaged, with Low Cost Carrier Wizz Air planning to join the party at the airport with …

China's Priciest Airline Stocks Could Soar Even Higher - Bloomberg

They’re trading at their most expensive levels in at least 18 months, but China’s airlines may still have room to fly.<p>The country’s “Big Three” air …

China

JetBlue is third U.S. airline to reduce capacity to Cuba

First U.S. commercial flight to Cuba since 1961<p>JetBlue is trimming capacity to Cuba, becoming the third U.S. airline to do so since regular commercial passenger service to the island nation resumed in August.<p>JetBlue will not eliminate any of its Cuban destinations nor will it reduce flight …

Aviation

Can the next innovation wave deal with airline disruption?

Ever since the internet collided with travel, consumers have been using the power of technology and better data to plan, and then save, on their …

Business Travel

Diva demands and peeing on seats: Why flight attendants hate working in business class more than economy

It was during training for his new job as a flight attendant in a business class cabin that Brad* realised what he was in for.<p>“Each instructor shared …

Business Class

Internet of Things, FlyDelta and a new app solution: Exclusive with LocusLabs

news<p>Internet of Things, Delta and a new app solution: Exclusive with LocusLabs<p>Posted: 20 February 2017 | Roy Manuell | Digital Editor | No comments …

Internet of Things

Airline brings back free meals to please economy class customers

As the majority of airlines take free meals away from economy class passengers, one is bringing them back.<p>Industry downturns have led airlines, including British Airways, to make savings by reducing their complimentary food service for economy passengers on short-haul and some long-haul …

United Kingdom

Tips for Traveling with Multiple Generations - Inspire

<i>Traveling solo is one thing, but add in extra family members and your trip just got a whole lot more fun and crazy. We’ve partnered with Keryn Means</i> …

Travel

Southwest sights set on St. Maarten in 2018

After years of courting the airline, Southwest stated that it was “not a matter of ‘if,’ but ‘when’ the airline would begin service to St. Maarten.” …

Southwest Airlines