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Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:10:37 +0000

 



Need help from an airlines? Here's our global...

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You 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.



The 10 World's Safest Airplanes

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Click here to see a list of the top 10 safest - and five least safe -- commercial aircraft currently flying according to aviation safety groups.



What you can do when bad weather cancels your...

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What can you expect when the weather could affect your travel? Read here for general guidelines on airlines' flight cancellation policies.



JADEC releases its annual list of the world's...

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Want 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.



See the online check-in policies for airlines...

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Learn how to handle online flight check-in at 13 global airlines to save time and avoid waiting in lines at the airport.



Here's how to order a wheelchair or cart to get...

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Have questions about wheelchairs and carts at the airport? We answer them and offer links to airlines' specific web pages with more information.



We look at the 15 North American carriers with...

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The top 15 airlines in North America based on passengers served in 2014, from the travel expert at About.com.



As airlines cut bereavement fares, there are...

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Airline bereavement fares are mostly gone, but there are still alternatives that can help manage those high, last minute costs.



Check here for all the myriad fees the top...

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How much is that fee on your airline? Click here to see a complete list of what the top U.S. carriers are charging.



We bust 10 myths about buying and using airline...

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Click 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.



We look at bereavement flight policies at the...

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When 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.



The remaining pilot is perfectly cabable to fly...

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Click 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.



9 Smart Ways to Make Smooth Airline Connections

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Check out these 10 tips that can help even the most unseasoned traveler make their airline flight connections quickly, smoothly and without trouble.



We explain just how much time you need to make...

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Read about the minimum layover times required to catch connecting flights and how you can avoid missing that next connection.



Types of Airfares and Airline Tickets -...

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A list of the main types of published airfares.



6 Tips for Handling Strollers During Air Travel

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Part of air travel with infants and toddlers will probably involve bringing a stroller. Here are six tips for traveling with children and strollers.



This list of flight rules for pregnant women...

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Airlines have different policies on how they handle pregnant women on flights. Click here to see the rules on 20 global carriers.



Get the information you need about this...

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Need information about Delta Air Lines? Click here for details on areas including seat maps, phone numbers, and other essential flying information.



Gift cards are an easy way to pay for airline...

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Stuck for gift ideas? Airlines around the world offer gift certificates and vouchers that can be ordered online or over the phone.



Emergency Exit Row Seats: What You Need to Know

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Enjoying the extra legroom associated with airplane emergency exit rows comes with responsibilities. Here's what you need to know.



AirlineRatings.com lists the 20 safest carriers...

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Which airlines are the safest in 2016? AirlineRatings.com has chosen the top 20 carriers, led by Australian flag carrier Qantas.



Your Options When an Airline Strikes

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What to expect if an airline strikes - airline policies and how to protect yourself if an airline strike is looming or occurring.



Airlines and Wheelchairs, Walkers, Canes

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Advice and tips for traveling with a wheelchair, walker or cane, and passengers with mobility restrictions.



How the top 10 U.S. carriers handle overweight...

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The 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.



Air rage is on the rise, but the airlines are...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

The airlines' trade group reports that the number of unruly passengers rose in 2015, but warns travelers they are working to fix the problem.



Traveling by air with an infant or toddler?...

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Traveling 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.



Sign up for Delta SkyMiles

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10 truths about airline luggage and carry-on...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

We separate fact from fiction when it comes to how the airlines handle checked and carry-on luggage.



AirlineRatings.com releases list of the world's...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

What global carrier won the top spot in AirlineRatings.com 2017 airline awards? Which ones won in categories including best first and economy class?






Looking for a gift for your favorite traveler?...

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Airline 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.



We list information on baggage fees for six...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Click 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.



Ten things that will definitely get you removed...

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Want to​ know how you are guaranteed to get kicked off a plane? Click here to read my 10 ways that it will happen.



Here are the pet policies for the top five U.S....

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Airlines have myriad policies for transporting pets, both carry-on and checked. Click here to see the rules on the top seven U.S. carriers.



A-Z Minimum Airport Connection Times: Amsterdam...

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Airport 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.






Love airfare deals? These websites offer great...

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These seven websites offer discount flights for travelers to top destinations around the globe.



Emirates tops Skytrax list of airline award...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Skytrax names the top 10 winners of the 2016 World Airline Awards, along with winners by region, by class, by staff and by service.



These seven apps could help you have a better...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Travel 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.



Find members of oneworld Alliance

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British Air, TAP Portugal hope promotions will...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Two European flag carriers are hoping that their special promotional offers will tempt U.S. travelers to visit their countries in 2017.



Want to book a cheap flight or last-minute...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

We list 15 online resources, booking engines and apps travelers can use search for cheap airline tickets and last-minute flight deals.



Wedding Travel - Wedding Deals Offered By...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Many 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.



How to Check Odd-Sized Luggage on American...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Click here to learn what you need to know about American Airlines check-in policies for strollers, car seats, mobility devices and sports equipment.



How the Airlines Handle Unaccompanied Minors

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Click here to read how seven major U.S. airlines handle children who travel as unaccompanied minors, covering everything from eligible ages to fees.



Best Websites For Airline Seat Maps

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Check out five airline seat map websites that help travelers choose the best places to sit on the aircraft of the world's carriers.



We Take a Look at the Top 10 Complaints of Air...

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It'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.



What to do if the airlines lose your luggage

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Did 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.



We explain the procedures when someone dies at...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

It 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.



10 Travelers to Avoid on Every Flight

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Check 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.



10 air travel myths are busted here.

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Are you confused about air travel policies? Click here to see 10 airline and airport travel myths busted once and for all.



Your Flight's Delayed. Now What?

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Click here for a list of 12 tips passengers can take when their flight is delayed or cancelled by an airline.



I answer 10 common questions about air travel.

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You've got air travel questions? About.com's Air Travel Expert, Benet Wilson, offers answers to 10 of your most pressing concerns.



Can Others Use Their Frequent Flyer Miles to...

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A reader asks about others using their frequent flyer miles to give him airline tickets.



Airport vending machines get an upgrade

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Airport vending machines sell everything from electronics to health care items. Click here to see other things travelers can buy before taking off or landing.



Types of Airfares and Airline Tickets - Types...

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When booking a ticket there are letters that are assigned to different fares. Here's an explanation of what each letter means.



Looking for the best air travel gifts? This...

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Your Air Travel Expert has curated this large list of travel gift ideas at different price points, covering everything from luggage to electronics.



Find out your travel rights if an airline...

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Because 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.



Can't bear sitting in coach? Try these tips to...

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Airline 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.






Key facts you need to know about American...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

We offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about American Airlines.






Key facts you need to know about British Airways

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We offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about British Airways.



Download these 10 air travel apps now!

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Travel is tough enough, so let your smartphone be your best friend. Click here for five great travel apps that improve the passenger experience.



FLYZED Rates for Standby Tickets

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Use FLYZED, the interline listing site for airline employees, to figure out standby ticket availability and Zed rates.



Everything you need to know about Qatar Airways.

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Key information about Qatar Airways including phone numbers, fleet, seat maps, frequent flyer program, accidents and incidents, news and interesting facts.



How airlines handle bumping and what you can do...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Have 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.



Published Versus Unpublished Fares

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A published fare is one that is available for purchase by anyone. An unpublished fare works a bit differently.



Check out OUR guide of the top 10 airports...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Here's a guide to 10 U.S. airports in the Midwest. States covered include Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.



Oversold Flights, Getting Bumped and Bumping

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Bear 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...



Everything you need to know about Los Angeles...

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Here's a guide to the busiest airports in the world, with facts, details and information you need to know about Los Angeles International Airport.



A history of Airbus for non-aviation geeks.

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Click here for the non-aviation geek history of French aircraft manufacturer Airbus Industrie and its family of large jet aircraft.






Looking to find cheap airfares? These websites...

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Looking for cheap airfares? Click here to see 12 sites that give the best options for booking airline tickets deals and last minute flights online.



Key facts you need to know about TAM Airlines

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We offer travelers links and information on everything they need to know about Brazil's TAM Airlines.






I go to my Air Travel Hacks Pinterest board to...

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Click here to see the hacks I found on my Pinterest board to find and buy the cheapest airline fares.



Chances of Surviving an Airplane Crash over Water

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

What 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.



Enrich - Malaysia Airlines' Frequent Flyer...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Details about Malaysia Airlines' frequent flyer program Enrich.



Visit Lisbon or Porto for free when flying TAP...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Going 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.



Seven alternative airports to consider for...

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Click here to see seven airports that are alternatives to the usual international gateways for those traveling into and outside of the United States.



When is the best time to buy a plane ticket?...

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When 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.



These 8 tips will help you fly through TSA...

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Click here for seven great tips that will help you fly through Transportation Security Administration airport screening checkpoints.






Learn your phonetic ABCs for aviation.

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) helps keep the aviation airwaves clear by requiring use of a phonetic alphabet. Click here to learn it.



SITA reports bag mishandling rate down 10.5%,...

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An airline luggage expert from SITA explains why the number of bags mishandled by the world's carriers have reached an all-time low.



We give you the scoop on frequent flyer...

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Click here for information on the frequent flyer programs of the world's top major airline brands.






These nine items will change the way you handle...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

You want to travel as stress-free and as lightly as possible. These nine items were designed to help.



Money is tight. Here are 15 travel gifts that...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

With the holidays fast approaching, check out this list of 15 bargain travel gifts you can buy for friends and family that cost under $10.



We list the car seat carry-on policies for 10...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Bought an airplane seat for your infant or toddler? Check out the car seat policies at the top 10 U.S. airlines.



Key facts you need to know about United Airlines

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

We offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about United Airlines.



Looking for new must-have travel items? You may...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

You can never have too many travel accessories, so consider adding these 10 items in your carry-on bag or suitcase for your next trip.



Great deals abound on travel items from my...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

Looking 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.



Common infant ticketing policies you need to...

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Infant ticketing policies vary between airlines, but click here to read a list of common rules, along with those that offer fares for babies.



Preparing to fly? Make sure these items aren't...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

See a list of items allowed in carry-on bags by the Transportation Security Administration, along with the policies onboard 10. global airlines






Snag the best air fares using these online...

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Click 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.



These airlines may be gone, but they're alive...

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The commercial airline industry is littered with carriers that have come and gone.  Some were victims



We look at the history of the world's largest...

2017-01-18T11:10:37Z

We look at the history of the Airbus A380 double-decker jumbo jet, the world's largest passenger aircraft.