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These 38 Airlines Have The Lowest Airline Safety Ratings

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

When thinking about the range of qualities we look for in an airline, the ability to deliver us to our destination alive is at the top of the list ...

These Are The Best Airlines In The U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.02.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Barbara Peterson, Condé Nast Traveler Courtesy Virgin America Condé Nast Traveler readers rate America's airlines, large and small. Who h...

These Are the Best Airlines in the U.S.

Hopper.com | Posted 07.20.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Want to know who ranks high? Hopper took a spin through their 2015 rankings to find you the absolute best airlines in the United States, according to ... well, according to you!

Yup, Flying IS Getting Worse

AP | By DAVID KOENIG | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel

DALLAS (AP) — Think flying is getting worse? A pair of university researchers who track the airline business say it's a fact. More fl...

See Which Airlines Are Always On Time

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel

Here are the government's rankings of the leading airlines and their on-time performance for February. The federal government counts a flight as on ti...

How To Find The Best Flight To Get You Where You Want To Go

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 03.15.2015 | Travel

Well, this has just taken the lead for best Internet invention of the day. Fivethirtyeight.com, the wonderous ESPN site from Nate Silver, launched ...

Richard's Picks: The 8 Great Airlines for 2015

Richard Bangs | Posted 12.02.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Yes, one lone travel warrior can hardly contest with the crowd-sourcing data we've come to expect and rely upon with the likes of TripAdvisor, Yelp ...

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...

Larry Ellison Flying Blind In Hawaii

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business

It can take as long to travel to Molokai from Honolulu as it does to reach Hawaii from Los Angeles — if, that is, you are flying Island Air. That...

Foreign Airline Perks Have Convinced Us Never, Ever To Fly Domestic Again

Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel

It shouldn't surprise you that American airlines fail to top "World's Best Airline" lists. All airlines have their issues, but U.S. air carriers seem ...

US Airlines Named Least On-Time Airline For May

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel

-- Summer travelers should pack plenty of patience: More flights are running late this year than in 2012. The U.S. Department of Transportation says...

Airlines Struggle To Stay On Time: One In Four Flights Arrive Late

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 08.13.2013 | Travel

The nation's airlines struggled to stay on schedule in April, with nearly one in four flights arriving late, according to new government figures. The...

Most Satisfaying Airlines For 2013

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.17.2013 | Travel

Who says you can't have it all? According to a new survey by J.D. Power & Associates, the "cheap seats" may actually be the best in the airline indus...

Which Airline Has The Best On-Time Rating?

AP | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- The Transportation Department says fewer flights arrived on time and more were canceled in March than a year ago. On the other hand, fe...

WATCH: Airlines With The Best Frequent Flyer Programs

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.10.2013 | Travel

A bizarre truism about frequent flyer miles is that the easier they are to get ahold of, it seems, the harder they are to use. But some airlines' f...

The Worst Airline In America Is...

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 04.08.2013 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- Virgin America did the best job for its customers among leading U.S. airlines last year, a report said Monday, as carriers overall had t...

Airfarewatchdog's Best U.S. Airlines

Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel

There are many ways to rate an airline, and, indeed many have taken a stab at naming the best. There are the world's best airlines according to the SK...

The World's Best Airline Is...

Posted 07.14.2012 | Travel

Here at HuffPost Travel, we've talked about a lot of bests lately -- the best hotels in the world, the world's best-reviewed hotels, and the best Amer...

America's Best Airlines Are...

Posted 09.14.2012 | Travel

The topic of which airline is the best is a much-debated one -- every traveler has an opinion as to which carrier is tops. To quantify all of those op...

WATCH: Zagat's Picks For Top Airlines

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Though, in general the American public is unhappy with the state of the airline industry, ridership is up slightly this year, according to Tim Zagat. ...

Flying Virgin America for the First Time

Natalie Bahadur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Natalie Bahadur

2010-11-18-virgin.jpgBoarding the plane, I feel like I'm entering -- well, not a plane. Not a club. Something sort of in between. Maybe it's the clubby, dance music pumping just loud enough to put a swivel in your hips.

Best Airlines In the WORLD: Skytrax

Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

From rude stewardesses to plasticine food, flying is a painful experience for a lot of us. As the airline industry struggles to recover from the reces...