Published: Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:11:18 +0000
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here to see a list of the top 10 safest - and five least safe -- commercial aircraft currently flying according to aviation safety groups.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAirline bereavement fares are mostly gone, but there are still alternatives that can help manage those high, last minute costs.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZThe top 15 airlines in North America based on passengers served in 2014, from the travel expert at About.com.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWant 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWhen 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZLearn how to handle online flight check-in at 13 global airlines to save time and avoid waiting in lines at the airport.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZHave questions about wheelchairs and carts at the airport? We answer them and offer links to airlines' specific web pages with more information.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZSkytrax names the top 10 winners of the 2016 World Airline Awards, along with winners by region, by class, by staff and by service.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZCheck out these 10 tips that can help even the most unseasoned traveler make their airline flight connections quickly, smoothly and without trouble.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZRead about the minimum layover times required to catch connecting flights and how you can avoid missing that next connection.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZNeed information about Delta Air Lines? Click here for details on areas including seat maps, phone numbers, and other essential flying information.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZThese are 13 must-have items that are always included in my carry-on bag as part of my personal airline amenity kit.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZPart of air travel with infants and toddlers will probably involve bringing a stroller. Here are six tips for traveling with children and strollers.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWe separate fact from fiction when it comes to how the airlines handle checked and carry-on luggage.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZTraveling 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAirport 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here to learn the ins and outs of Delta Air Lines' SkyMiles frequent flyer program, earning and using miles, attaining elite status and getting upgrades.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWhen one is looking for premium seating in the often confined quarters of the economy cabin of an airplane, the exit row is usually mentioned.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZA list of the main types of published airfares.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWhich airlines are the safest in 2016? AirlineRatings.com has chosen the top 20 carriers, led by Australian flag carrier Qantas.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAdvice and tips for traveling with a wheelchair, walker or cane, and passengers with mobility restrictions.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here to learn what you need to know about American Airlines check-in policies for strollers, car seats, mobility devices and sports equipment.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZYou 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZThe rules and fees for carry-on and checked luggage and sports equipment for airlines is different. See what they are for 10 international airlines.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZDid 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here for information on the one world alliance, made up of 15 global airlines.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZSkyTrax has unveiled the winners in its World Airline Awards, including Airline of the Year for 2015. Click here to see a list of the best of the best.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZHave 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWhat can you expect when the weather could affect your travel? Read here for general guidelines on airlines' flight cancellation policies.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAirlines have different policies on how they handle pregnant women on flights. Click here to see the rules on 16 global carriers.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZThese faithful servants of the skies are just as vulnerable to bad days as us, and are capable of turning a routine route into a devastating delay.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZNeed to know when to buy those Thanksgiving or Christmas airfares? Data from Hipmunk will give you the best times for larger and smaller cities.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWe offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about American Airlines.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZMany 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWhen's the best time to buy international airfares from the U.S.? A report by online travel agency Cheapair.com offers tips to locations by region.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here for website links, phone numbers and information to more than 20 airlines based in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAn airline luggage expert from SITA explains why the number of bags mishandled by the world's carriers have reached an all-time low.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWe offer travelers links and information on everything they need to know about Brazil's TAM Airlines.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAirlines have myriad policies for transporting pets, both carry-on and checked. Click here to see the rules on the top seven U.S. carriers.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAirline 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWe offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about British Airways.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZBear 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...
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here to read how seven major U.S. airlines handle children who travel as unaccompanied minors, covering everything from eligible ages to fees.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZA reader asks about others using their frequent flyer miles to give him airline tickets.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZStuck for gift ideas? Airlines around the world offer gift certificates and vouchers that can be ordered online or over the phone.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWhen booking a ticket there are letters that are assigned to different fares. Here's an explanation of what each letter means.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZHow much is that fee on your airline? Click here to see a complete list of what the top U.S. carriers are charging.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here for the non-aviation geek history of French aircraft manufacturer Airbus Industrie and its family of large jet aircraft.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAirport vending machines sell everything from electronics to health care items. Click here to see other things travelers can buy before taking off or landing.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZUse FLYZED, the interline listing site for airline employees, to figure out standby ticket availability and Zed rates.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZEven while traveling, smokers need their cigarettes, so click here to find the locations fo designated smoking areas at 13 airports around the world.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZA new survey lists five items that travelers are willing to pay for to improve the airport and airline passenger experience. Click here to see what they are.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZIn part two of a two-part series, click here to read about the history of aircraft manufacturer Boeing's next generation of jet aircraft -- the 757, 767, 777 and 787.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAre you confused about air travel policies? Click here to see 10 airline and airport travel myths busted once and for all.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZIn part one of a two-part series, click here to read about the history of aircraft manufacturer Boeing's early jet aircraft -- the 707, 727 737 and 747.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here for tips and options for checking in for your next flight -- via its website, a smartphone or by telephone -- on Southwest Airlines.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWhat to expect if an airline strikes - airline policies and how to protect yourself if an airline strike is looming or occurring.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZBecause 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZCheck out five airline seat map websites that help travelers choose the best places to sit on the aircraft of the world's carriers.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here for news about the Star Alliance's newest partner and other changes in the original global airline alliance.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZIt 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here for my list of air travel items that can help you feel like you're sitting in first class -- even if you're stuck in a coach middle seat.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWe list 15 online resources, booking engines and apps travelers can use search for cheap airline tickets and last-minute flight deals.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here for a list of 12 tips passengers can take when their flight is delayed or cancelled by an airline.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZThese seven websites offer discount flights for travelers to top destinations around the globe.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAirports are stressful for adults; and can double that factor for children. Click here to see kid-friendly play areas and activites offered at 10 U.S. airports.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZYou've got air travel questions? About.com's Air Travel Expert, Benet Wilson, offers answers to 10 of your most pressing concerns.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWhen 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZThe International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) helps keep the aviation airwaves clear by requiring use of a phonetic alphabet. Click here to learn it.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here for seven great tips that will help you fly through Transportation Security Administration airport screening checkpoints.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here to find 10 air travel item you can buy at your local dollar store, leaving you with more money for things like a nicer hotel or souvenirs.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWhat 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZSee which items the Transportation Security Administration allows in their carry-on bags, along with prohibited items and the top airlines' policies.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAirport minimum connection times for major airports around the world. This feature covers Los Angeles, Madrid and Miami.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZIf you travel regularly, consider an airline-affiliated card. Click here for the benefits offered by 10 U.S. carriers.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here for tasty easy snacks you can prepare from recipes on Pinterest to take on your next flight.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZTake a look back at airline cuisine of the past via vintage menus from the Menu Collection of the Northwestern University Transportation Library.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZRead about Delta Air Lines, a carrier that can trace its history back to the early days of commercial aviation as a crop-dusting operation.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWe offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about United Airlines.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZInfant ticketing policies vary between airlines, but click here to read a list of common rules, along with those that offer fares for babies.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZBought an airplane seat for your infant or toddler? Check out the car seat policies at the top five U.S. airlines.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here for information on the frequent flyer programs of the world's top major airline brands.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZTravelers asked for the top secrets pilots know about air travel, and Reader's Digest answered, compiling a list of 50. We highlight 10 of them.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZLooking 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZA published fare is one that is available for purchase by anyone. An unpublished fare works a bit differently.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWhen it comes to pregnancy and air travel, the second trimester is purported to be the safest time to fly while pregnant. The airlines, and many medical professionals do agree (at least to some degree) that air travel should not cause any further complications to a normal pregnancy, but you should seek the advice of your trusted medical professional before flying at any stage of your pregnancy.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAirlines have fee schedules for checked, overweight and oversized bags. Click here to see what your charges will be if you fly on these eight carriers.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZIt's not an easy topic, discussing death and air travel, but for those you have to travel with remains, or have a body transported, a few tips here might make it easier for having to deal with this.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZCheck out the what airlines are doing with their smartphone and mobile apps that will help ease the travel process for travelers.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZClick here to see three websites that offer amazing travel deals for airline employees and their families on airfares, cruises, lodging and tours.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAmerican Airlines - details about this airline including seat maps, phone number, crashes/incidents.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZContinental Airlines bereavement / compassion airfares policy for flights to travel to funerals or family emergencies (imminent death / terminal illness).
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZCheck 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.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZWe offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about Delta Air Lines.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZDetails about Malaysia Airlines' frequent flyer program Enrich.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZHere's a guide to the busiest airports in the world, with facts, details and information you need to know about Los Angeles International Airport.
2016-09-24T11:11:18ZAn agreement has been reached, and barring any roadblocks from antitrust authorities Delta Airlines and Northwest Airlines are merging and will operate under the Delta Airlines name. Richard Anderson, Delta CEO, said: