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How To Check A Bag For Free

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 11.05.2014 | Travel

These days, it seems like airlines are doing everything in their power to add more fees onto a simple plane ticket. In 2013 alone, U.S. airlines earne...

Fear-Mongers on TV Spook Equities: Just in Time to Buy Cheap Before Great Earnings!

Terry Connelly | Posted 12.27.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

Predictions of a new global recession began to appear in the financial media in early October just before the market took its dive, recycling much the same forecast that CNBC trotted out the previous October!

The 10 Cheapest Flights Out Of New York's JFK

Hopper.com | Posted 12.27.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

If you find yourself pining for a little holiday this year, or are feeling desperate to break out from the urban fray of Manhattan, then be sure to check out this list of the 10 cheapest flights out of JFK.

American Airlines Says Ebola Fears Taking Toll On Business

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2014 | Business

Oct 23 (Reuters) - American Airlines Group said it saw a measurable impact on its bookings from the Ebola virus last week, making it the first U.S. ...

How to Book Two Trips for the Price of One

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.16.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

One of the best arguments for using miles instead of cash to book your flights is that the routing rules are so much more flexible for award travel. Many loyalty programs allow you to add connections, stopovers and open jaws to your itinerary -- meaning you can combine multiple trips into a single award.

What It's Like to Be on a Bomb-Threatened Plane

Troy Johnson | Posted 11.30.2014 | Travel
Troy Johnson

I'm stuck in a metal box 10,000 feet in the sky and there might be a bomb under my seat. I'm somewhat surprised I'm not freaking out. I'm not sweating. There's pride in that. I would've pegged myself for more of a pants-wetter in crisis situations.

Dave Jamieson

American Airlines, US Airways Workers Vote Overwhelmingly To Join Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Thousands of service agents at American Airlines unionized with their new colleagues at US Airways on Tuesday, making the most of last y...

Here Is Really Why Airlines Are Shrinking Your Leg Room

Seriously Skewed | Posted 11.05.2014 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

In the past couple of weeks, no less than three physical fights have broken out between passengers on commercial planes over the right to recline thei...

Dedicated to the Employees of Malaysia Airlines

Helen Davey | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

As a veteran Pan Am flight attendant from 1965 to 1986, and a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist for the past 27 years, I feel compelled to reach out t...

Are Frequent Flier Programs A Fool's Game?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

N i c o l a / Flickr Airline loyalty programs have long tempted their most frequent customers with upgrades, bonus points and other forms of specia...

Airport Lounges: Get VIP With an Economy Ticket

Grace McClure | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Grace McClure

Airport lounges ooze exclusivity and warm muffins. They are also a revolving door for the travel elite and road warriors - the "cool kids" of the air....

Airlines Change the Carry-on Rules

George Hobica | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

American (as well as Delta and United) have fairly new carry-on bag limits, including a 14-inch maximum width -- and my bag is 15 inches wide, as are many carry-ons.

The 'Un'American Way?

Jim Goldman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Jim Goldman

I'm writing this from an overly crowded bus taking me from American Airlines' "remote terminal" back to the main terminal at LAX. I wish I could say I...

Bye Bye American Airlines, Bye

Mary Adkins | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Mary Adkins

Dear American Airlines, We had some good times. You are Dallas based. So is my family. I am New York based. It only made sense for me to get an AAdv...

FAA: U.S. Airliner Nearly Collided With Drone Earlier This Year

Reuters | Alwyn Scott | Posted 05.09.2014 | Travel

By Alwyn Scott NEW YORK, May 9 (Reuters) - An American Airlines Group Inc aircraft almost collided with a drone above Florida earlier this year, a ...

Prince William Flies Like A Plebian

The Huffington Post | Jenna Rak | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel

If you're not already in love with Prince William, get ready to swoon. The Duke of Cambridge shirked the royal treatment Sunday when he flew econo...

American Airlines Merger Settlement Approved By U.S. Judge

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business

(Adds Justice Department statement, paragraphs 3, 4) April 25 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday approved the November settlement b...

This Is Why You Should Never Send A Terrorist Threat To An Airline On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.14.2014 | Technology

UPDATE: The girl who sent the tweet has been arrested, BNO News reports. BREAKING -- 14-year-old Dutch girl who tweeted threat to American Airlines...

America's Meanest Airlines 2014

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

The 2014 Airline Quality Ratings report, released April 7, shows that United Airlines is finally beginning to recover from its merger with Continental Airlines, which took place in 2010. But that wasn't enough to keep United from earning the lowest AQR score of all national airlines for the fourth year in a row.

BS, Profanity, America and United Airlines

Carine Fabius | Posted 05.31.2014 | Travel
Carine Fabius

Here's a fun question for you to consider. Which of these most sets your teeth on edge? the banking industry the insurance industry the pharmaceutica...

To Ship or Not to Ship Your Luggage

Sonia Gil | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

Wouldn't it be great if you could travel bag-free? There would be no bag-check lines, no waiting for luggage, no lost luggage and best of all, no restrictions. Well, it is entirely possible. And traveling with your beloved bicycle? That is possible, too. How? Ship it.

Woman Tweets To Find Man She Met On A Plane, Modern-Day Fairytale Unfolds

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 03.21.2014 | Good News

When Erica Domesek's Prince Charming didn't leave behind a glass slipper, she decided to resort to social media to track him down. While flying on...

Delta Deals the 99 Percent Out: One-percenters Get Twice as Many Miles

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

Delta's new airline mileage deal is a deliberate attempt to reward its high-spending customers and take from the unwashed 99 percent -- further widening the gulf between the haves and the have-nots.

What to Do About a Disloyal Loyalty Program

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.19.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Airlines are going to do what they're going to do. Few will understand why, but many will be affected by the recent loyalty program revisions.

Everyone Lies a Little When They Travel

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Half-truths, or lying by omission, are an epidemic in American business, and particularly in travel. And it's infectious. Customers also occasionally leave out important details to bolster their case, and so do the people covering the industry.