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Choosing an airline before the pandemic was difficult, but now it’s harder than ever. With hidden fees, new safety procedures, and ridiculous weight limitations, airlines are becoming even more stressful. We’ll help you come out on top and understand the inner workings before you next take to the sky.

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The Surprising Reason Airline Crews Dim the Cabin Lights (It’s Not to Help You Sleep)

Why are airplane lights dimmed during takeoff and landing? An aviation expert explains.

Here’s How to Decode the Secret Meanings Behind Your Flight Number

You hear them called out every time you fly, but what do those flight numbers really mean—and how important are...


What Does It Mean When You See “SSSS” on Your Boarding Pass?

What's that mysterious "SSSS" on your boarding pass? Find out what those four letters mean and how to navigate this...


How Early Should You Get to the Airport If You Don’t Want to Miss Your Flight?

Whether you're a frequent flier, an anxious traveler or both, here's how early you should get to the airport so...


This Is the Exact Date Airfare for Holiday Travel Will Rise in 2023

Timing your holiday airfare purchases can save you quite a bit of cash. Here's when to book, according to experts.

This Is Why You Should Always Remove Those Small Baggage Stickers After Flying

One simple mistake could send your bag on a very different trip than you intended


It’s Not Your Imagination, Air Turbulence Is Getting Worse—Here’s Why

Flights are getting bumpier, and experts say they know what's to blame. Fasten your seatbelts—here's why air turbulence incidents are...

New Survey: This Is the No. 1 Cheapest Airport to Fly from in the U.S.

Traveling on a budget? Save money by planning your trip around the cheapest airports in the country.


How to Get in the World’s Best Airport Lounges for (Nearly) Free

News flash: You don't have to deal with airport chaos when you fly. Instead, relax in comfort and style—with free...


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13 Polite Habits Flight Attendants Actually Dislike—and What to Do Instead

Sometimes our good intentions can miss the mark when we're trying to be helpful on a flight. Here's what to...


Flight Attendants Use a Secret Language—Here’s How to Decode It

Learn these terms to keep up with your flight attendants on your next trip

How to Fly for Free, According to Frequent Travelers

Nope, you’re not dreaming. It is possible to fly for free for an entire year—if you have a Southwest Companion...


8 Freebies You Didn’t Know You Could Get When Flying Economy, According to a Flight Attendant

You can still find plenty of free perks when flying—if you know where to look


This Little-Known Travel Hack Will Help You Get More Legroom on Your Flight—for Free

Legrooms for Google Flights doesn't cost a dime and is the secret to getting more space whenever you fly


What Is Skiplagging? Everything You Need to Know About This Travel Hack

Travelers are avoiding shockingly high prices to smaller airports by booking cheaper flights with this ingenious trick


The 3 Best Airlines for Disabled Travelers

Which airline is best for disabled passengers? While air travel can be overwhelmingly inaccessible for many, a few airlines are...

These Are the Airports with the Longest Wait Times in 2023

Knowing these wait times can help you make sure you never miss a flight!


5 Best Cat Carrier Backpacks for Hands-Free Adventuring with Your Feline

These affordable cat carrier backpacks make traveling with your pet a positive experience for everyone. They're super cute, too!


This Is Why You Should Never Get Ice In Your Drink While Flying

An iced beverage may sound like a refreshing option on a flight, but there's a reason you should avoid ordering...


8 Best Carry-On Luggage Bags for Any Type of Trip

We found the best carry-on luggage and bags for every budget to simplify the packing process and make traveling a...


The Real Reason We Cry on Airplanes

It's not just that emotional movie making you tear up.


You Should Never Use This Part of an Airplane Seat—Here’s Why

You might be thinking it's the tray table, but think again.



Meet K9 JETS: The Airline Changing the Way You Fly with Pets

Enjoy your next flight with your pet right by your side.


7 Best Cat Carriers for Safely Transporting Your Kitty (That Aren’t Impossible to Get Your Cat...

These carriers keep your cat comfortable and safe while traveling or visiting the vet, and most are airline approved!

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This Airline Is Bringing Bunk Beds on Board—This Is What They Look Like

"It's time to swap the headrest for some bed rest," the airline tweeted.


How to Use a Flight Price Tracker to Get the Best Airfare Possible

Why spend a fortune on plane tickets when you don’t have to? Flight price trackers are the key to getting...


You Can Use This Code to Avoid Extra Airport Security Screenings

For travelers who feel they've been incorrectly added to security watch lists, the redress number can remove obstacles to travel.


Why You Should Always Check Your Plane Model On Seat Guru Before Flying

The plane model you fly affects comfort, overhead space and convenience. Choose the best seats by consulting sites like Seat...


This Google Flights Hack Will Show You the Lowest Price for Your Next Trip

Here's one way to save when booking your next flight. Try this hidden feature in Google Flights.


This Airline Was Just Named the No. 1 Airline in the World

I can personally attest that even economy class was luxurious.