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Pro Tip: SeatGuru's Secrets for Scoring the Best Seats in Coach

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.20.2017 | Travel

What's the secret to a better airline seat on your next flight? We asked the experts at our sister-site SeatGuru for their best tips on getting the be...

Hey Air Travelers, Here's How to Make Coach Feel Like First

Christopher Elliott | Posted 11.15.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Air travel can be a humiliating, dehumanizing and even torturous experience -- at least according to my e-mail inbox. I hear often from readers like ...

Southwest Passenger Allegedly Chokes Woman Over Reclined Seat

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.20.2015 | Crime

A Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Los Angeles on Sunday night after a passenger allegedly tried to choke another traveler in an...

Brilliant 'Airhook' Invention Could Solve The Legroom Problem Once And For All

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.06.2015 | Travel

Unless you're a first-class regular, chances are legroom has always been a problem on planes. But one little gadget is here to change that. The Airho...

5 Ways Airlines Can Improve Customer Service Now

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.27.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Let's face it, airlines aren't exactly known for their outstanding customer service. They haven't been for years. But what can airlines, which are currently enjoying record profits, do right now to improve their service? Here are five steps that would cost virtually nothing.

Which Airline's Seats Are the Most Uncomfortable?

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.21.2013 | Travel

Although all coach/economy seats are cramped, not all are alike, and some are worse than others. Fortunately, you can avoid the worst offenders, at least most of the time.

Asking Hard Questions Of The 787

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.11.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I don't know about you, but I'm starting to feel like I've read the same glowing write-up 50 times. There's so much buzz about the plane it seems almost suspicious.

Five Ways To Make Air Travel More Bearable

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.01.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Airline passengers live the life of a toddler in the process of being punished. And, thing is, we're never sure exactly what we've done.