Published: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:09:33 +0000
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZThe top 15 airlines in North America based on passengers served in 2014, from the travel expert at About.com.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZHave questions about wheelchairs and carts at the airport? We answer them and offer links to airlines' specific web pages with more information.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZAirline bereavement fares are mostly gone, but there are still alternatives that can help manage those high, last minute costs.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here to see a list of the top 10 safest - and five least safe -- commercial aircraft currently flying according to aviation safety groups.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWhen 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZPart of air travel with infants and toddlers will probably involve bringing a stroller. Here are six tips for traveling with children and strollers.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWant 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZCheck out these 10 tips that can help even the most unseasoned traveler make their airline flight connections quickly, smoothly and without trouble.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZRead about the minimum layover times required to catch connecting flights and how you can avoid missing that next connection.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZNeed information about Delta Air Lines? Click here for details on areas including seat maps, phone numbers, and other essential flying information.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZAdvice and tips for traveling with a wheelchair, walker or cane, and passengers with mobility restrictions.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZLearn how to handle online flight check-in at 13 global airlines to save time and avoid waiting in lines at the airport.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWhat can you expect when the weather could affect your travel? Read here for general guidelines on airlines' flight cancellation policies.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZTraveling 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWe separate fact from fiction when it comes to how the airlines handle checked and carry-on luggage.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZA list of the main types of published airfares.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWhen one is looking for premium seating in the often confined quarters of the economy cabin of an airplane, the exit row is usually mentioned.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZIt 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZAirport 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWhich airlines are the safest in 2016? AirlineRatings.com has chosen the top 20 carriers, led by Australian flag carrier Qantas.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWhen'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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here to learn what you need to know about American Airlines check-in policies for strollers, car seats, mobility devices and sports equipment.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZIf you're traveling during American Beer Week, don't despair. Here's a list of 10 airports with brewpubs where you can celebrate with local beers.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here for website links, phone numbers and information to more than 20 airlines based in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZThe rules and fees for carry-on and checked luggage and sports equipment for airlines is different. See what they are for 10 international airlines.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZYou 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWhen booking a ticket there are letters that are assigned to different fares. Here's an explanation of what each letter means.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZYou want to travel as stress-free and as lightly as possible. These nine items were designed to help.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZAirlines have different policies on how they handle pregnant women on flights. Click here to see the rules on 16 global carriers.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZSkytrax names the top 10 winners of the 2016 World Airline Awards, along with winners by region, by class, by staff and by service.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZA new report from Accenture finds that airlines have the will to offer a more personalized experience for passengers, but struggle with ways to do it.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZAirports 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZAirlines have myriad policies for transporting pets, both carry-on and checked. Click here to see the rules on the top seven U.S. carriers.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZGoing 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZNeed to know when to buy those Thanksgiving or Christmas airfares? Data from Hipmunk will give you the best times for larger and smaller cities.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZUse FLYZED, the interline listing site for airline employees, to figure out standby ticket availability and Zed rates.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZAirline 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZHow much is that fee on your airline? Click here to see a complete list of what the top U.S. carriers are charging.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWe offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about American Airlines.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here for a list of 12 tips passengers can take when their flight is delayed or cancelled by an airline.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here for information on the frequent flyer programs of the world's top major airline brands.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZThese seven websites offer discount flights for travelers to top destinations around the globe.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZStuck for gift ideas? Airlines around the world offer gift certificates and vouchers that can be ordered online or over the phone.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZBecause 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZDid 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here for tips and options for checking in for your next flight -- via its website, a smartphone or by telephone -- on Southwest Airlines.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZMany 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZA reader asks about others using their frequent flyer miles to give him airline tickets.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZHave 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWhen 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWhat to expect if an airline strikes - airline policies and how to protect yourself if an airline strike is looming or occurring.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZTrying to decide when to buy those airfares for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years? CheapAir's CEO warns travelers not to wait much longer.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZAirport vending machines sell everything from electronics to health care items. Click here to see other things travelers can buy before taking off or landing.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here to find 10 airports offering world-class wines by the glass and bottle, along with craft brews by the tap and small plates of gourmet food.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZThe International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) helps keep the aviation airwaves clear by requiring use of a phonetic alphabet. Click here to learn it.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here to read how seven major U.S. airlines handle children who travel as unaccompanied minors, covering everything from eligible ages to fees.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZHMSHost is giving traveling foodies a treat via special Airport Restaurant Month menus at 62 North American eateries during October.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZSee which items the Transportation Security Administration allows in their carry-on bags, along with prohibited items and the top airlines' policies.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZThe Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program speeds travelers through nearly 400 airport security checkpoints. Learn how it works.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here to see the hacks I found on my Pinterest board to find and buy the cheapest airline fares.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here for tasty easy snacks you can prepare from recipes on Pinterest to take on your next flight.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZSkyTrax 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here for the non-aviation geek history of French aircraft manufacturer Airbus Industrie and its family of large jet aircraft.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZIf you travel regularly, consider an airline-affiliated card. Click here for the benefits offered by 10 U.S. carriers.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZAre you confused about air travel policies? Click here to see 10 airline and airport travel myths busted once and for all.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZA published fare is one that is available for purchase by anyone. An unpublished fare works a bit differently.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here for seven great tips that will help you fly through Transportation Security Administration airport screening checkpoints.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here for information on the one world alliance, made up of 15 global airlines.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZBear 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...
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here to download airline apps that provide mobile boarding passes for seven U.S. carriers so you never have to print out a paper pass again.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWe offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about British Airways.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZLooking to buy a flight but your cash flow is tight? Consider financing it over time via a partnership between CheapAir.com and Affirm.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZTravel is tough enough, so let your smartphone be your best friend. Click here for five great travel apps that improve the passenger experience.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZIt'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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZHere's a guide to the busiest airports in the world, with facts, details and information you need to know about Los Angeles International Airport.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZYou've got air travel questions? About.com's Air Travel Expert, Benet Wilson, offers answers to 10 of your most pressing concerns.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZHere's a guide to 10 U.S. airports in the Midwest. States covered include Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZThese are 13 must-have items that are always included in my carry-on bag as part of my personal airline amenity kit.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZAirlines 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWe offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about Delta Air Lines.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZThe 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZLong-haul travel in an airline's coach class can be tough. Click here for 10 great tips on how you can survive the flight.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWe offer travelers links and information on everything they need to know about Brazil's TAM Airlines.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZCheck out five airline seat map websites that help travelers choose the best places to sit on the aircraft of the world's carriers.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZClick here to learn how travelers can speed their way through Customs and Border Protection when entering the U.S. after an international flight.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZAirport minimum connection times for major airports around the world. This feature covers Los Angeles, Madrid and Miami.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZSee which airlines scored in the top -- and the bottom -- of a 100-point scale in the latest report by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWhat 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZDetails about Malaysia Airlines' frequent flyer program Enrich.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWe list 15 online resources, booking engines and apps travelers can use search for cheap airline tickets and last-minute flight deals.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZWe offer travelers links and information to everything they need to know about Dallas, Texas-based Southwest Airlines.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZRead about Delta Air Lines, a carrier that can trace its history back to the early days of commercial aviation as a crop-dusting operation.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZIn 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.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZEver wonder which are the largest airlines in the world? Here is the list for 2015, ranked by the number of passengers flown.
2016-10-21T11:09:33ZInfant ticketing policies vary between airlines, but click here to read a list of common rules, along with those that offer fares for babies.