flight delays

Some say, “If it’s a really complicated and/or special trip, you should consider using a travel agent, but for simple flights within the U.S, just go ahead and book online.” That’s not always true.

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Delta to honor super-low mistake fare, undercounted airline delays, cross-dressing man caught on Newark runways

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Not only do travelers have to book online, but check-in is increasingly at kiosks, automatic re-booking programs deal with canceled flights and some airlines are even starting tag-your-own-bags programs.

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FAA releases statement on delays, no refund after fiance dies from Allegiant, United sends 787 for fix

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This weekend we take a look at 20 great U.S. small towns to visit complied by Smithsonian Magazine; towns filled with culture, history and art. The European Union adds to their consumer-friendly rules when it comes to airline delays and cancellations. And the Department of Justice questions the permissibility of paying the outgoing AA CEO almost $20 million.

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Sometimes when traveling by air you just have to relax and take what the weather or random mechanical delays gives you. Getting agitated, certainly does no good.

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The European Union courts have found in favor of passengers in the latest attempts by Lufthansa and British Airways to avoid paying compensation for delayed flights.

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This weekend we take a look at dealing with growing flight delays, moving through security faster (for a price) and work being done to detect shoe bombs and liquid bombs.

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When it comes to airline delays there are almost no good words other than, “We’ve fixed the problem and will be pushing back shortly.” And even “shortly,” can be scary, as frequent travelers will attest.

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Who wants to be stuck in an airport for hour after hour? But, stuff happens. “How do you make the best of it?” Whether in transit or dealing with a plane that has been delayed, what do you do if you’re forced to spend more than a few hours in an airport?

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