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Traveling Over the Holidays? Don't Miss These Tips for Smooth Sledding!

Christina Pesoli | Posted 02.15.2014 | Travel
Christina Pesoli

Don't despair. I've developed some travel rules to help ensure that all is calm for air travelers this holiday season.

Delta Aims To Be First Airline To Put New FAA Rule To Use

Posted 10.31.2013 | Travel

On Thursday, the FAA announced that it will allow airline passengers to use smartphones, tablets and other personal electronics during almost the enti...

Flight Attendants, The 'No Phone' Rule Is For You, Too

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel

Time to turn off all portable electronic devices? Not for this flight attendant in China. Passengers aboard a Shandong Airlines flight from Urumqi ...

You'll Be Able To Use Your Phone During Takeoff Soon: Report

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology

The tragic 15 to 20 minutes of time during flights when no digital devices are allowed may soon be a thing of the past, The New York Times reports. ...

The Real Reason You Can't Use Phones On Planes

Posted 08.05.2013 | Comedy

Everyone who's flown knows you have to turn off ALL electronic devices during takeoff and landing or face the wrath of the flight attendants, but why?...

Government Might Make It Easier For You To Use Your iPad On A Plane

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.21.2013 | Technology

Good news, gadget users: You may soon be able to use your electronics on planes for longer periods of time. According to a report in the Wall Stree...

Flying High, Wirelessly

Fly.com | Posted 11.07.2012 | Travel
Fly.com

Just because an airline says that it offers Wi-Fi does not mean that it will actually be available on your flight. While most major U.S. airlines have adopted some kind of wireless strategy, not all aircrafts have been Wi-Fi enabled. In fact only Virgin America, Alaska Airlines and Delta have deeply embraced the technology across most (if not all) of their fleets.

Airline Passengers May Get A Break On Electronics

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.19.2012 | Travel

WASHINGTON — The government is taking a tentative step toward making it easier for airlines to allow passengers to use personal electronic devic...

FAA Will Rethink Personal Electronics Usage On Planes

The New York Times | NICK BILTON | Posted 03.19.2012 | Travel

SAN FRANCISCO — On Monday morning I’m going to drive to the airport, check in for my flight to New York, then head to the airport bookstore for a ...