Air Travel

The First-Time International Traveler's Survival Guide

So, you've never left the country before, but your sense of wanderlust is strong. Going abroad can feel super intimidating and the process might seem …

Insurance

Donald Trump Just Gave European Airlines a Huge Gift

The new "electronics ban" for flights coming to the U.S. from key Middle Eastern hubs like Dubai and Doha could help European airlines capture more …

Delta Airlines

Online Baggage Claim

When you notify one of our representatives that your bags are delayed, you will receive a file reference number. Please keep this number, as you will …

Delta Airlines

The US government's laptop ban is now in effect — here's what we know so far

The Department of Homeland Security's ban on large electronics is now officially in effect.<p>The ban, which was announced on Tuesday, forbids passengers from bringing any electronic devices larger than a cell phone into the cabin of certain flights to the US.<p>Airlines were sent scrambling for answers …

Qatar Airways

Now You Know: This Is the Secret to Beating Jet Lag

While traveling to far-flung destinations and exploring the cultural hot spots of the world is always on our must-do list, there's one thing we dread …

Business Travel

US, UK ban laptop, tablets in flight: Here are 4 airlines that will ensure you don't get bored

The United States and the United Kingdom have decided to ban laptops and tablet computers from passenger cabins on a few airlines' flights from some airports in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa from March 25 citing terror threats.<p>Jean-Charles Brisard, President of the Center for Analysis of …

Qatar Airways

Transgender passengers uneasy about TSA shift on pat-downs

When the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced a recent shift toward a more aggressive and uniform policy on pat-downs at airport checkpoints, transgender people had special reason to be wary.<p>Transgender passengers have used social media to document humiliating and sometimes …

News

Electronics Ban and 13 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Throughout the week we post dozens of original stories, connecting the dots across the travel industry, and every weekend we sum it all up. This …

Airlines

Flights to Europe Will Be Nearly Half the Cost this Summer

The number-crunchers at Kayak have been busy. In addition to releasing recent statistics on the most-Googled spring break destinations for both …

Airlines

Nearly half of TSA PreCheck travelers say airport lines are still too long

TSA PreCheck was devised by the Transportation Security Administration to speed up airport screening for travelers who submit to a government background check in advance.<p>But a survey of nearly 2,500 North American travelers found that 45% of fliers who enrolled in TSA PreCheck still think the lines …

Business Travel

15 Products That Will Make You a Better Traveler

Whether you travel frequently for business or go on a few big vacations every year, hitting the road usually requires a bit of planning. From your …

Travel

The 21 best budget travel destinations for 2017

Looking to travel without breaking the bank? These 21 travel destinations will appease your appetite for adventure without costing you a fortune.<p>From …

Travel

Delta to Offer New Route from New York City to Rio

<i>PHOTO: Delta's proposed Rio route is getting the green light. (photo by Paul Thompson)</i><p>Beginning on Dec. 21, Delta Air Lines will offer a new daily …

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Airline<p>Legroom in inches<p>Air Canada<p>30-35<p>Air China<p>31-33<p>Air France<p>31-34<p>British Airways<p>30-31<p>Cathay Pacific<p>32<p>China Southern<p>29-33<p>Delta Air Lines<p>31-35<p>Emirates<p>32-34<p>Etihad Airways<p>31-33<p>Jet Airways<p>32<p>KLM<p>31-35<p>Lufthansa<p>31-32<p>Norwegian<p>31-32<p>Qatar<p>31-33<p>Thai Airways<p>31-34<p>Thomas Cook<p>29-31<p>Turkish Airlines<p>31-34<p>Virgin …

Delta Airlines

This New Budget Airline Is Flying to Europe For Just $149

If the travel bug has sunken its sharp, jagged teeth deep into your spirit, consider loosening its grip by booking a flight on Level, a recently …

Airlines

Will the air travel laptop ban stop terrorists?

Experts are divided about how effective the new plans will be. Airport security has always been reactive, they argue – and the methods we currently use are not necessarily the best for identifying terrorist threats<p>If you travel by air from certain countries – which happen to be Muslim-majority – to …

Airports

The magic of Orlando, Fla., awaits you with this $237 fare on Delta and United from LAX

You can visit your favorite northern Florida theme park, thanks to a $237 round-trip fare to Orlando, Fla., from LAX on Delta and United.<p>The fare, which includes all taxes and fees and is subject to availability, is for travel Aug. 15-Nov. 3.<p>Info: Delta, (800) 221-1212, www.delta.com; United, (800) …

Airlines

Why you need to lock your suitcase from Saturday – or it could cost you thousands

From Saturday March 25 a new travel ban comes into force and it could easily catch you out.<p>As you have no doubt heard from news stories and horrified …

Insurance

Asheville getting more Florida flights

ASHEVILLE – Local travelers will get a fifth option to travel nonstop between Asheville Regional Airport and Florida when Elite Airways begins …

Airlines

Delta to restart Atlanta-Brussels flights, one year after terrorist attacks

Delta Air Lines is restarting its flights from Atlanta to Brussels, one year after the terrorist attacks in Brussels that included bombing at the …

Delta Airlines

TSA PreCheck RV to stick around (again) after massive popularity

The TSA PreCheck RV first started rolling around the Denver metro area in December, extending its stay till the end of January due to demand. People …

Denver

And, Once Again, the World’s Best Airport Is…

Perhaps it’s time to consider Singapore’s Changi Airport the “New York Yankees of air travel.” How else could one spin the news that Lion City’s …

Airports

Emirates pushes limit on US flight electronics ban with new laptop handling service

US directive bans electronics larger than a smartphone from cabins of US-bound flights from 10 airports.<p>Emirates Airlines, one of the several foreign …

Qatar Airways

2 Stocks Billionaires Own

Breaking down bets on Liberty Broadband and Delta Air Lines by billionaire investors George Soros and Warren Buffett.<p>Billionaires Warren Buffett and …

Delta Airlines

Delta plans New York JFK-Rio de Janeiro non-stops

Delta Air Lines will add new service to Brazil, launching non-stop service from its hub New York JFK hub to Rio de Janeiro.<p>The route would begin Dec. 21, pending regulatory approval, and would be operated with Boeing 767-300 aircraft.<p>In announcing the service, Delta touted is partnership with …

Delta Airlines

Top 4 Airlines to Work for in 2017

Airlines are considered some of the best employers in the U.S. – in fact, two airlines ranked in the top 50 employers for 2017, beating out places …

Delta Airlines

Deal of the Day: A revolutionary family stay in historic Williamsburg, plus Busch Gardens passes, from $100/person

Most people visit Williamsburg, Virginia, for a full-on crash course in US history—from Jamestowne, site of America’s founding, and Yorktown, where …

Frugal Travel

Must-Read: Branson’s Good-Bye Letter to Virgin America

If you’ve ever attended a funeral, you probably have a sense of how difficult it is to write a eulogy. It’s almost mind-boggling to sum up someone’s …

Virgin America

What are the best luggage valet services for cruise passengers?

Audrey Claxton and her husband are about to depart on a cruise to Hawaii. But like many cruise passengers, they find it a burden to schlep their bags …

Cruise Ships

These 6 Things Will Make Your Next Flight More Comfortable

Traveling by plane can be uncomfortable, with long waits in the airport followed by hours packed into ever-smaller airplane seats. Rushed and …

Business Travel