Air Travel

United Airlines becomes latest carrier to put economy passengers in rows of ten seats

If you hate the middle seat on a plane, you probably won’t like the new seat configuration on United Airlines Boeing 777s.<p>The Chicago-based company announced that it is the latest carrier to reconfigure the seating on the Boeing 777-200 to add 21 additional seats.<p>The plane, to be used starting this …

Airlines

This Man Quit His Job at Morgan Stanley to Embrace His Obsession With Air Miles — And He Now Flies First Class for a Living

How he manages to fly in some of the fanciest first class cabins for virtually no pay.<p>No one likes a bargain like Brian Kelly, a prolific air-mile …

Travel

Sorry Microsoft, Delta is switching to iOS

Delta Air Lines plans to ditch all its Windows devices in favor of iOS next year.<p>iPhone 7 Plus will replace its fleet of Nokia handsets, while iPad Pro will take the place of Microsoft’s Surface tablet.<p>Delta has been using Windows devices for a range of tasks. Nokia Lumia phones provide in-flight …

Apple

The Scott's Cheap Flights Guy Just Revealed the Best Travel Hack

Airlines have been having a bit of a rough time this year. Between United quite literally pulling a passenger off the plane to JetBlue ejecting an …

Travel

How to Fix the Airline Industry, According to Flight Attendants

It was a regular Monday morning at JFK. I sat in Terminal 4 (my most favorite of terminals; thank you, Shake Shack) at 7:45am waiting for my Delta …

Airlines

Qantas Will Pay $135 For Your Passport If You Travel to Australia

“What an interesting promotion Qantas Airways is currently running. They will take $135 off your booking per person on all eligible flights to …

Airlines

Cost Creep Remains American Airlines' Achilles Heel

Three years of rapid cost inflation have sabotaged American Airlines' profitability. So far, the world's largest airline doesn't seem to have a plan …

Airlines

JetBlue to remove its fares from several online travel booking sites

JetBlue Airways is removing its fares and schedules from 11 online travel booking sites, saying the move will cut costs and help keep fares low.<p>The decision follows the lead of Southwest Airlines, which has long kept its booking information from some of the most popular online travel sites. Delta …

Airlines

How to Survive a Long Layover

Last month, YouTuber Mahshid Mazooji missed her connecting flight in North Carolina and was stranded overnight in the Charlotte Douglas International …

Travel

Fly from the US to Amsterdam for as Little as $362 Round Trip

If you've never been, Amsterdam is a great city in the fall. With its cobblestone streets, beautifully-arched bridges, and calm canals, there's a …

Travel

Awesome Cheap Flights To China!

It seems like the majority of cheap flights I’ve shared recently have been to Europe. It’s about time I featured on for Asia.<p>Right now, <b>The Flight</b> …

Airlines

Qantas flight to San Francisco turned back to Sydney

A Qantas jumbo jet bound for San Francisco was forced to return to Sydney on Saturday after a "technical issue" 90 minutes into its flight, the …

Business (Australia)

SWAG Saturday (~$700 value): Gogo 25 use PASS good on ANY Gogo equipped flight including international! - Renés Points

This past week about 20 readers and I had the amazing privilege of touring the Gogo shipping and assembly facility in Chicago. We even got to see a …

Airlines

Club1 Hotels free membership, a $695 USD value

Full Disclosure, I am not being paid for this post or earning $$ on member signups. Simply sharing what I think is a good addition to a travel …

Hospitality

Earn Up To 25,000 Delta Miles With SkyMiles Partners

I just received a “<i>private offer</i>” where I can earn up to 25,000 Delta miles.<p>The way the offer works is that for each SkyMiles partner I earn with, …

Airlines

LUFTHANSA GROUP Expanding Widebody Capacity to Berlin For Certain October Dates....

Due to the demise of Air Berlin, and the fact that many Air Berlin loyalists are ‘stranded’ without their favorite carrier, LH Group has announced …

Airlines

Spirit Airlines Pilots On Strike, Hoping To Reach New Contract Deals

<b>CHICAGO (CBS)</b> — Some Spirit Airlines pilots are leaving the cockpit for the picket line on Friday at O’Hare Airport.<p>Captain Paul Slotten is a member …

Spirit Airlines

Virgin America begins nonstop flights between RDU and San Francisco

The first Virgin America flight from Raleigh-Durham International Airport took off Friday, bound for San Francisco.<p>Virgin America, a subsidiary of …

Airlines

Extra tickets available for Ireland fans travelling to Denmark

445 extra tickets have been secured for the away leg of the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup play-off against Denmark, <i>writes Stephen Barry</i>.<p>The boosted …

News (Ireland)

JetBlue Pulls Tickets from Travel Websites

In an effort to drive customers back to its own site and reduce costs, JetBlue has stopped selling tickets for its flights on a dozen travel websites.<p>…

Airlines

This Travel Guru Tells Us Exactly How To Score Awesome Flight Deals

“I’ve always been a traveler,” Gilbert Ott tells me as we begin our conversation. The Conde Nast Travel writer and creator of the website God Save the Points attributes his present career to a Delta napkin embossed with a plug for a points program. Seeing it at the time, he thought, “Wow. <i>That’s</i> …

Cheap Flights to Hawaii Are on Sale Right Now

Just in time for a holiday getaway.<p>Here's something good in 2017: Airfare to Hawaii has gotten cheaper. And now that winter is on its way, cheap …

Airlines

7 ways to fight jet lag like a flight attendant

Nobody wants to feel like a zombie on vacation. But no matter how much water they chug, even the most expert travelers can fall victim to jet …

Lifestyle

See Inside the New Jet That Will Fly the World's Longest Flight

Qantas will beginning flying its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in December 2017.<p>Australian airline Qantas is known for operating some of the world’s …

Airlines

LaGuardia Airport Is Getting a Makeover—Here's What to Expect

The airport many people love to hate is getting a facelift.<p>LaGuardia Airport’s multi-billion makeover—already into its second year—is on track to demolish the crumbling and outdated structure New Yorkers love to loathe, replacing it with a 21st-century version. To the throngs fighting the hellish …

Travel

Cheap Flights to Europe: What You Need to Know

Flying to Europe hasn't been this cheap in years. But before you go ahead and buy that $140 one-way ticket from Boston to London, be aware of all the …

Consumer News

Stories of haunted travel that are scarier than overbooked flights

On second thought, nothing's scarier than being overbooked<p>We've all heard stories about haunted hotels. They send chills down your spine and …

Travel

Airline tap water (so, tea and coffee, too) is filthy, says one flight attendant

Precautions abound for ensuring a healthy flight—like not falling asleep during takeoff or landing to protect your ears. Now there’s a reason to …

Lifestyle

British Airways apologises after passengers left 'covered' in bedbug bites

British Airways has apologised after passengers on a longhaul flight were bitten by bedbugs.<p>Canadian Heather Szilagyi was travelling with her fiancé …

Airlines

The Surprising 5 Busiest Airline Routes in the World

This week’s issue of <i>Airline Weekly</i> offers statistics on the busiest airline routes in the world.<p>Here are the 5 largest air routes in the world, all …

Airlines