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Free In-Flight Entertainment For All!

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel

In an age of airlines piling on the fees, it's rare to encounter an airline announcing something that will be free. But this week Delta Air Lines ...

This Airline Is Saying Goodbye To Reclining Seats

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel

If you hate sitting behind a reclined airplane seat, we have some excellent news for you. Monarch Airlines announced Thursday that their fleet's n...

Will These Ads Change Your Mind About Ryanair?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel

Ryanair has been doing a lot lately to try and improve their image... including rolling out a series of commercials to entice travelers. The three...

World's Longest Flights

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Though Singapore Air's 18-hour nonstop flight from Newark to Singapore was suspended last year, there are still plenty of ultra-long flights to choose...

Who Was The Best In 2013?

Wall Street Journal | Scott McCartney | Posted 01.09.2014 | Travel

Travel is an ice-jammed nightmare now, but travelers have been getting used to more problems: Last year was one of the worst for airline reliability o...

Change Is Coming To Ryanair

Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel

Ryanair is making changes, hoping to improve its controversial image as one of the world's most hated airlines. On Monday, Ryanair CEO Michael O'L...

WATCH: Change Your Name, Get A Free Life In Germany

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel

Want to say auf Wiedersehen to your old life and start anew in Germany for free? As the video above explains, Lufthansa is giving away an apartment...

In Flight Entertainment Sees Major Upgrade

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 09.03.2013 | Travel

If the idea of touching down in Hawaii isn't comforting enough, Hawaiian airlines has gone one step further to ensure that their customers are complet...

A Pilot's Views On Flight Safety | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel

As details emerge from the investigation into what went wrong aboard Asiana Flight 214, which crashed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6...

Fiji's National Airline Gets A Facelift

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.28.2013 | Travel

Fiji's new-and-improved national airline was unveiled Thursday -- and all facets of the airline once known as Air Pacific have been given a makeover. ...

Michael McAuliff

Widow Of 9/11 Pilot Calls Airline Security Plan An 'Insult' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ellen Saracini became an airline security advocate in the hardest way possible. She lost her husband, Victor, on Sept. 11, 2001, when hi...

Airline On-Time Records Improve

Posted 10.04.2012 | Travel

North American airlines posted an improved on-time performance for September, gaining more than five points compared to August's numbers. More than...

PHOTOS: Which Airline Has Made The Biggest Comeback?

Richard Bangs | Posted 11.20.2012 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Why do so many airlines, lifted with initial promise and hope, end up shuttered or absorbed on the ground? Sometimes it is bad luck or timing, politics or bad business decisions. However it begins, when an airline starts its descent, it is difficult to lift the nose and wheel the clouds again. This airline, though, is different.

Paul Brady

More Questions Than Answers In Spirit Airlines Lawsuit | Paul Brady | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel

The latest case against Spirit Airlines could provide a window onto the way airlines advertise -- and obscure -- their fares and fees, says experts no...

A 'New' Way To Fly To Mexico

Posted 08.17.2012 | Travel

Interjet is on the verge of its seventh birthday and has plenty to celebrate, including its control of a quarter of the Mexican aviation market. Still...

HuffPost Travel's 2011 Airline Facebook Page Awards

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Welcome to the first HuffPost Travel Airline Facebook Page Awards. The Oscars may be over, but that was only a warm-up to the main event transpiring o...