Travel - Airlines

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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    10 Things Polite People Don’t Do on Airplanes

    When you're in travel mode, following your own schedule and keeping all sorts of little details straight, it can be...

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    Why You Should Think Twice Before Touching Air Vents on a Plane

    You'll never look at this airplane surface the same way again.

    13 Secrets Only Air Traffic Controllers Know

    Without air traffic controllers, airline pilots would be flying blind; here's what else only an air traffic controller knows.

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    13 Travel Secrets Only Flight Attendants Know

    You'll want to pack these insider tips from airline cabin crewmembers on how to make the most of your next...

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    15 Free Things to Do When You’re Stuck at the Airport

    There you are, stuck at the airport again thanks to another flight delay or an insanely long layover. Eating is...

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    What REALLY Happens to Those Airplane Blankets and Pillows?

    Comfort has a price—and it could be at the expense of your health.

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    Here’s Why Airplane Seats Are Actually Facing the Wrong Way

    It's rare to find airplane seats that face backward, but it's not as strange of an idea as you might...

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    Here’s What Those Airport Signs Actually Mean

    When your plane is taking forever to taxi the runway, find out where you're really headed.

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    This Is the Airline with the Worst Customer Service in the Industry

    This airline takes the cake for the worst customer service in the industry—and no, it's not the airline you're thinking...

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    This Is the Right Way to Germ-Proof Your Plane Seat

    You may convert your seatmate, too.

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    The Craziest Things Airline Workers Have Experienced on a Flight

    We asked a pilot, a flight attendant, and a CEO to spill some of their wildest stories. Turns out, they're...

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    This Is What Those Pings You Hear on Airplanes Actually Mean

    You won't want to sleep through those chimes anymore after reading this.

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    What Could Happen If You Don’t Put Your Phone on Airplane Mode During Flights

    It's hard to power down for hours—we totally get it. But the mobile phone rules during air travel were put...

    How Exactly Do Standby Flights Work?

    Flying standby isn’t what it used to be, but it’s not impossible.

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    20 Common Myths About Airplanes You Need to Stop Believing

    Busting these super-common airplane myths will no doubt make you feel safer every time you fly.

    Confirmed: This Is the Best Day to Buy Airline Tickets

    Didn't get a vacation in last year? Take two this year because prices are better. than. ever. But that's not...

    24 Ways You Didn’t Know You Could Earn Airline Miles

    Most people assume you can only earn miles and points by flying with an airline, but that is far from...

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    6 Rude Airplane Habits You Need to Stop ASAP

    Being rude is not going to get you to your destination faster.

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    This Is Why You Should Be Worried About Facial Recognition Boarding Passes

    Before you put away those paper tickets and board your next flight with a photo, you need to read this.

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    The 12 Golden Rules for Stress-Free Air Travel

    From the moment you book your tickets, use this guide to ease your mind and your passage, so you’ll touch...

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    11 Strange Rules Flight Attendants Must Follow

    Who knew their uniforms were THIS strict?

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    10 Life-Changing Tips to Conquer Your Fear of Flying

    Afraid of flying? Here are proven tips to help you get over your phobia of airplanes.

    The 20 Best Airlines for Customer Service

    Whether you fly once a year or zigzag the world weekly, everyone has an opinion about airlines. Here are the...

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    7 Weirdest Airlines You Never Knew Existed

    When the government deregulated the airline industry, it made room for all kinds of crazy airline ventures. Here are the...

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    The Reason Your Next Delta Flight Might Be Uncomfortable

    You'll want to take note of this before booking your next short haul Delta flight.

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    This Is What Really Happens When There’s Turbulence

    Your airplane is shaking and trembling and even careening to one side. Your cup of water is dangerously close to...

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    13 Surprising Things Your Airline Knows About You

    From birthdays to beverage preferences to how your last vacation went, flight attendants reveal what they know about you—before you...