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22 Rules to Follow Next Time You Fly

Avoid these mistakes for a smooth flight.

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10 Things Flight Attendants Aren’t Allowed to Do Anymore

Between ongoing coronavirus infections and lingering fear, the pandemic has altered the way we fly, including what flight attendants are...


The Simple Trick to Pay Less for Your Airfare

Traveling with a few friends or family members? Here's why airfare goes up the more tickets you buy—and how to...


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This Is Why Airplane Windows are Round

They used to be square—so what gives?


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6 Things You Won’t Be Able to Do on Airplanes Anymore

In the long run, air travel might not change as drastically as you might think. But some of the short-term...

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45 Things Pilots Wish Airline Passengers Knew

Pilots might seem like mysterious figures keeping things running smoothly at the front of your plane. Well, several of them...


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32 Things Your Flight Attendant Won’t Tell You

These secrets about air travel will make flying a happier, safer experience for all.

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Southwest Airlines Is Offering 50 Percent Off Fall Flights—Here’s How to Book

Here's how to save cash when booking a fall flight with Southwest (for a limited time).


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11 Things You Won’t See in Airports Anymore

Even with more people traveling now, things still won't be completely back to normal for quite some time.


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10 Things You Can Take from Planes—And 6 Things You Can’t

Avoid getting into trouble with this helpful guide of what you can take from a plane.


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This Is the Most Reliable Airport in the United States

Learn where you’ll find the shortest delays and fewest cancellations—and which major location has two of the worst performers.

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These Are the Two Safest Airlines You Can Take Right Now

Customers who actually flew during the pandemic last year shared their thoughts about the experiences on the airlines they chose.


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9 Things You Shouldn’t Wear on a Plane, According to Flight Attendants

Take it from the people who fly for a living—you can look stylish and still travel in comfort with their...


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8 Hidden Features on Airplanes You Had No Idea Existed

Keep an eye out for these on your next flight.


Which Airlines Have the Best (and Worst) Fees?

Is that cheap airfare you found too good to be true? Very possibly! Here’s how to make sure you don’t...


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What Airlines Losing Money Could Mean for You

Airlines have been hemorrhaging money in recent months, another casualty of COVID-19. The U.S. government has bailed them out repeatedly...but...

When to Book Your 2020 Air Travel to Get the Cheapest Fares

Want to save a bundle? Forget everything you think you know about nabbing the best airfare and follow this advice...


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This Is What Airfare Could Look Like in 2021

We talked to the operations manager of a flight deals site to explore how the pandemic has really affected airlines. Plus, find...


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The 7 Oldest Airlines Still Operating Around the World

In a notoriously volatile industry, these companies have proven they’re in it for the long haul.


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16 Air Travel Rules You Need to Know for Flying During the Pandemic

These new rules will affect everything from where you go to what you’ll do once you get there. Be aware...


The Most Trusted Airline in America

Once you start flying on the most trusted airline in America, you'll never want to fly with any other.




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4 Gross Things Airlines Do to Save Money

While most carriers are taking appropriate measures to ensure the health and safety of their crew and passengers, travelers should...

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The Airline with the Worst Reputation in America

Keep this in mind when you book your next flight.


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I’m a Nurse—Here’s Why I’m Not Afraid to Fly

I've flown twice during the pandemic and I'm planning more domestic trips—as long as you're properly prepared and follow the...


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13 Things Airlines Don’t Want to Tell You (But Every Flier Should Know)

From how to get the best seats to disgusting airplane habits to avoid, get these insider secrets to a safer,...


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14 Airplane Hacks That Will Change the Way You Fly

Before you book your next trip, learn these insider tricks that will make flying a whole lot easier and more...


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7 Secrets to Avoid Flying on a Crowded Plane

Avoiding the dreaded middle seat carries even more importance in this age of social distancing. Here's how to make sure...


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19 Things to Never Say to Flight Attendants

Flight attendants have seen it all and heard it all. Although there's not much that can surprise them, there's plenty...