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Decry the Expensive Skies
Another major airline caves on checked bag fees.
U.S. Justice Department Investigating 'Possible Unlawful Coordination' by Major Airlines
The agency is looking into whether some U.S. carriers purposefully fixed prices.
Airlines Dodge the Taxman While Begging for a Handout
Carriers avoid the ticket tax by raising revenue through baggage charges, seat upgrades and flight changes.
New York City’s Airports Are the Slowest, United Adds Minutes to Your Itinerary, Data Shows
FiveThirtyEight ranked airports and airlines based on their performance from May 2014 to April 2015.
Islamic State Sympathizers May Have Made Airline Threats
The caller claimed the flights were carrying some form of chemical weapons, they said.
Launching the Mediterranean's Only Scheduled Seaplane Service
Seaplanes have returned with a 'stubborn German nerd' at the controls.
Regulators Urge EU Airlines to Avoid Yemen Airspace
The move came as Yemen's own national carrier, Yemenia, confirmed it was suspending all operations.
Foreign Flights Into Baghdad Canceled Due to Gunfire
Damage to a plane is consistent with small-arms fire, officials say.
United Airlines, Orbitz Team Up to Shut Down 22-Year-Old’s Travel Website
Skiplagged.com promotes a travel practice that airlines are not fans of.
JetBlue Bars Passenger From Flight After Twitter Spat
The airline called the passenger's behavior "unruly," but she says JetBlue's policy is "no mean tweets."
Mike Bloomberg Jets to Israel to Prove It's Safe
The former New York City Mayor called U.S. flight restrictions "a mistake"
Flights of Fancy
The twisted logic behind airline ticket prices
Going to That Great Cocktail Lounge in the Sky
A colorful history of Northwest Airlines and flying’s more glorious days.