Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:10:37 +0000
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZYou need to speak to a human being at an airline because a website's FAQs just aren't cutting it. Check out this list of phone contacts to reach the carrier you need to contact, grouped by regions of the world.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZClick here to see a list of the top 10 safest - and five least safe -- commercial aircraft currently flying according to aviation safety groups.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWhat can you expect when the weather could affect your travel? Read here for general guidelines on airlines' flight cancellation policies.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWant to know the list of the world's safest airlines? Click here to see the top 10, as determined by the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZLearn how to handle online flight check-in at 13 global airlines to save time and avoid waiting in lines at the airport.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZHave questions about wheelchairs and carts at the airport? We answer them and offer links to airlines' specific web pages with more information.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZThe top 15 airlines in North America based on passengers served in 2014, from the travel expert at About.com.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZAirline bereavement fares are mostly gone, but there are still alternatives that can help manage those high, last minute costs.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZHow much is that fee on your airline? Click here to see a complete list of what the top U.S. carriers are charging.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZClick here to see how we bust 10 myths about airfares and airline tickets. We cover everything from airline ticket name changes to paying for upgrades.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWhen you have to fly for a family funeral or see a terminally ill relative, you may need a bereavement fare. See which U.S. airlines offer them.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZClick here to learn what happens when one of the pilots on your plane is incapacitated or dies while flying from point A to point B.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZCheck out these 10 tips that can help even the most unseasoned traveler make their airline flight connections quickly, smoothly and without trouble.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZRead about the minimum layover times required to catch connecting flights and how you can avoid missing that next connection.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZA list of the main types of published airfares.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZPart of air travel with infants and toddlers will probably involve bringing a stroller. Here are six tips for traveling with children and strollers.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZAirlines have different policies on how they handle pregnant women on flights. Click here to see the rules on 20 global carriers.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZNeed information about Delta Air Lines? Click here for details on areas including seat maps, phone numbers, and other essential flying information.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZStuck for gift ideas? Airlines around the world offer gift certificates and vouchers that can be ordered online or over the phone.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZEnjoying the extra legroom associated with airplane emergency exit rows comes with responsibilities. Here's what you need to know.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWhich airlines are the safest in 2016? AirlineRatings.com has chosen the top 20 carriers, led by Australian flag carrier Qantas.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWhat to expect if an airline strikes - airline policies and how to protect yourself if an airline strike is looming or occurring.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZAdvice and tips for traveling with a wheelchair, walker or cane, and passengers with mobility restrictions.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZThe top 10 U.S. airlines have different policies on how they accommodate overweight passengers. Click here to see what you can expect on your next flight.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZThe airlines' trade group reports that the number of unruly passengers rose in 2015, but warns travelers they are working to fix the problem.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZTraveling with a baby or toddler? Click here for my tips on how to survive the air travel process, from booking the ticket to boarding the flight.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWe separate fact from fiction when it comes to how the airlines handle checked and carry-on luggage.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWhat global carrier won the top spot in AirlineRatings.com 2017 airline awards? Which ones won in categories including best first and economy class?
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZAirline gift cards, frequent flyer miles and lounge passes make great gifts for the travelers in your life. Click here to see your options to buy them.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZClick here to see the baggage fee policies, as they apply, for low-cost airlines, including what is free for travelers and what fees must be paid.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWant to know how you are guaranteed to get kicked off a plane? Click here to read my 10 ways that it will happen.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZAirlines have myriad policies for transporting pets, both carry-on and checked. Click here to see the rules on the top seven U.S. carriers.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZAirport minimum connection times for airports around the world are covered - in this feature it's Amsterdam, Atlanta, Bangkok, Barcelona, Boston, Chicago, and Dallas airports that are covered.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZThese seven websites offer discount flights for travelers to top destinations around the globe.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZSkytrax names the top 10 winners of the 2016 World Airline Awards, along with winners by region, by class, by staff and by service.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZTravel is tough enough. Why not try out these seven apps that follow flights, handle offline chats, find the perfect cup of coffee and track luggage.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZTwo European flag carriers are hoping that their special promotional offers will tempt U.S. travelers to visit their countries in 2017.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWe list 15 online resources, booking engines and apps travelers can use search for cheap airline tickets and last-minute flight deals.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZMany airlines have grown wise to the potential in weddings - from offering group discounts to registries online. Air travel and weddings are increasingly going hand in hand as airlines offer more to this market.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZClick here to learn what you need to know about American Airlines check-in policies for strollers, car seats, mobility devices and sports equipment.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZClick here to read how seven major U.S. airlines handle children who travel as unaccompanied minors, covering everything from eligible ages to fees.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZCheck out five airline seat map websites that help travelers choose the best places to sit on the aircraft of the world's carriers.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZIt's tough enough to be on the road these days, so click here to see the top 10 jeers that passengers have about their air travel experiences.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZDid the airlines lose your luggage? Click here to read how to avoid it, how to recover lost bags and what your rights are if it is lost forever.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZIt doesn't happen often, but several times a year, someone dies while onboard an airline flight. Read how flight crews handle it when it happens.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZCheck out my list of 10 airline passengers, ranging from bin hogs to seat kickers, that you don't want to see on your next flight.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZAre you confused about air travel policies? Click here to see 10 airline and airport travel myths busted once and for all.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZClick here for a list of 12 tips passengers can take when their flight is delayed or cancelled by an airline.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZYou've got air travel questions? About.com's Air Travel Expert, Benet Wilson, offers answers to 10 of your most pressing concerns.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZA reader asks about others using their frequent flyer miles to give him airline tickets.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZAirport vending machines sell everything from electronics to health care items. Click here to see other things travelers can buy before taking off or landing.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWhen booking a ticket there are letters that are assigned to different fares. Here's an explanation of what each letter means.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZYour Air Travel Expert has curated this large list of travel gift ideas at different price points, covering everything from luggage to electronics.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZBecause Rule 240 is interpreted differently by each airline that has one, it is best to check the policy of the airline that you'll be traveling on.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZAirline upgrades are much harder to get these days, but not impossible. Here are 10 tips that can get you that seat in a premium cabin.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWe offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about American Airlines.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWe offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about British Airways.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZTravel is tough enough, so let your smartphone be your best friend. Click here for five great travel apps that improve the passenger experience.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZUse FLYZED, the interline listing site for airline employees, to figure out standby ticket availability and Zed rates.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZKey information about Qatar Airways including phone numbers, fleet, seat maps, frequent flyer program, accidents and incidents, news and interesting facts.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZHave you volunteered to be bumped off an airline flight - or did a carrier boot you off? Click here to see what your rights are and how to avoid it.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZA published fare is one that is available for purchase by anyone. An unpublished fare works a bit differently.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZHere's a guide to 10 U.S. airports in the Midwest. States covered include Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZBear in mind that you are never required to volunteer to be bumped off of a flight. So if you don't want to be bumped, some advice...
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZHere's a guide to the busiest airports in the world, with facts, details and information you need to know about Los Angeles International Airport.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZClick here for the non-aviation geek history of French aircraft manufacturer Airbus Industrie and its family of large jet aircraft.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZLooking for cheap airfares? Click here to see 12 sites that give the best options for booking airline tickets deals and last minute flights online.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWe offer travelers links and information on everything they need to know about Brazil's TAM Airlines.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZClick here to see the hacks I found on my Pinterest board to find and buy the cheapest airline fares.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWhat are your chances of surviving an airplane crash over water? Ditching, the term for an emergency landing over water where a pilot intentionally grounds the aircraft in water, virtually always has survivors.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZDetails about Malaysia Airlines' frequent flyer program Enrich.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZGoing to Europe this fall or winter? Consider flying on Tap Portugal, which not only has airfare deals but offers free stopovers in Lisbon and Porto.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZClick here to see seven airports that are alternatives to the usual international gateways for those traveling into and outside of the United States.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWhen is the best time to buy an airplane ticket? These websites and apps offer predictions and fare alerts that ensure travelers get the lowest fare.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZClick here for seven great tips that will help you fly through Transportation Security Administration airport screening checkpoints.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZThe International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) helps keep the aviation airwaves clear by requiring use of a phonetic alphabet. Click here to learn it.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZAn airline luggage expert from SITA explains why the number of bags mishandled by the world's carriers have reached an all-time low.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZClick here for information on the frequent flyer programs of the world's top major airline brands.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZYou want to travel as stress-free and as lightly as possible. These nine items were designed to help.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWith the holidays fast approaching, check out this list of 15 bargain travel gifts you can buy for friends and family that cost under $10.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZBought an airplane seat for your infant or toddler? Check out the car seat policies at the top 10 U.S. airlines.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWe offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about United Airlines.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZYou can never have too many travel accessories, so consider adding these 10 items in your carry-on bag or suitcase for your next trip.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZLooking for great travel items for you or friends and family at budget prices? Consider these 15 travel gift ideas from T.J. Maxx and Marshalls.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZInfant ticketing policies vary between airlines, but click here to read a list of common rules, along with those that offer fares for babies.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZSee a list of items allowed in carry-on bags by the Transportation Security Administration, along with the policies onboard 10. global airlines
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZClick here to see some of the airfare trackers that can track the cost of airline tickets and alert you to some of the cheapest deals available.
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZThe commercial airline industry is littered with carriers that have come and gone. Some were victims
2017-01-18T11:10:37ZWe look at the history of the Airbus A380 double-decker jumbo jet, the world's largest passenger aircraft.