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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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15 Craziest Requests People Have Made on Airplanes

No, the pilot isn't going to turn the plane around because you forgot something.

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12 Ways to Make Flying Economy Feel Like First Class

Getting comfortable on an airplane can be a challenge, especially during long flights. We've polled travel bloggers who are happy...

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The Real Reasons Behind Those Weird Airplane Safety Rules

Raising your airplane window shade could actually save your life.

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The Very Best Airplane Seats for Every Type of Need

Spoiler alert: Bulkhead seats and exit rows shouldn't always be your top choice.

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30 Brilliant Buys Travel Pros Never Travel Without

Travel agents and flight attendants share their must-pack items for every trip—what crucial items are missing from your checklist?

This Airline Lets You Fly Without Waiting for Security

Imagine flying without packed TSA lines, expensive parking, and long walks to the gate. That type of personal service could...

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What 11 Mysterious Flight Codes Really Mean

Flying can be a really stressful experience—and once we get to the plane, sometimes there's a lot of jargon being...

18 One-of-a-Kind Adventures to Add to Your Bucket List

From high-flying balloon rides to walking with elephants, you’ll want to experience these unique adventures

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The 15 Most Bizarre Reasons for Flight Delays

From runaway rodents to MIA pilots, you're sure to get a kick out of these ridiculous postponed plane stories.

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The Easy Trick You Can Use to Predict If Your Flight Will Be Delayed

You'll never waste time waiting at the airport gate again.

Sneaky Ways to Bypass Airline Baggage Fees

Airlines have made a big business out of incidental fees—and at the top of that list are checked baggage fees...

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21 Secrets to Flying with Kids from Flight Attendants and Pilots

Flying with little ones can be harrowing—but it doesn't have to be! We gathered top travel tips from people who...

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Can Never Sleep on an Airplane? Seasoned Travelers Spill 14 Snoozing Secrets

Let's face it: Finding a way to get comfortable on an airplane feels impossible, let alone sleep on one. That...

4 Times an Airline Could Owe You Money

Could you actually be owed money just for taking a trip? The answer is yes!

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4 Secrets to Getting a Better Airline Meal

Sometimes shelling out extra cash while traveling isn’t worth it. In this case, however, it’s encouraged.

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How to Spot Bed Bugs in Your Airplane Seat

You might have more than concerns about your luggage making it to your destination on time to worry about on...

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How to Survive a Plane Crash, According to Science

The odds of being killed on a single airline flight are one in 4.7 million. While crash fatalities are at...

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17 Tricks to Make Your Next Flight Healthier

Stale air, hours of sitting, and close contact with other passengers mean plane rides can take a toll on your...

The Top-Secret Airline You Never Knew Existed

There are well over 400 airlines in the world—but there's definitely one American carrier that you've never heard of.

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8 Things Airline Gate Agents Won’t Tell You

I was lucky enough to be a "gate agent for a day" in Atlanta, and I learned from the experience...

Here’s How to Board a Plane if Your ID Is Lost or Stolen

It's a nightmare situation you want to avoid at all costs. But should you get to the airport with only...

This Little-Known Rule Lets You Cancel Any Flight for Free

Now you never have buyer's remorse again, at least not when you purchase a plane ticket!

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Flight Attendants Reveal Their Craziest Passenger Stories

Crazy stories go hand in hand with a career in aviation—and none are more shocking than these about unruly passengers.

11 Secret Travel Deals You Won’t Be Able to Pass Up

After endless scrolling on Instagram, is "wanderlust" your new middle name? The only problem with the desire to travel, is...

This Airline Deal Lets Another Person Fly Free with You for 2 Whole Years

Fly throughout the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean—and bring a buddy along for free!

These Are the 10 Busiest Flight Routes in the World

Yes, some routes are WAY more popular than others!