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Senator Asks Airlines to Stop Baggage Fees
As fuel costs are low, one U.S. Senator has made a public statement to ask airlines to stop charging for baggage fees as summer travel gets underway. In recent weeks, there have been reports of long line and pile-ups at TSA checkpoint lines and in part, it is because travelers cram as much as they c…
Ready To Pay Some New Airline Fees?
With most of my family living out on the West Coast, I have to get on an airplane every once in a while to pay a visit, and boy, things have changed from when I first went out there.
Once what was a fun way to travel has become torture for me. I hate it. If I could drive there in a reasonable amount …
Airline Fees Out of Control
Planning to take a trip anywhere this summer? Unless you’ve got a huge bank account you might want to consider driving. Airline fees continue to climb. You might be able to find a nice fare, but boy are you going to be socked with fees.
Just a few weeks ago United changed the fee for …
Which Airlines Provides The Best Food?
I have to be honest...when I'm thousands of feet in the air, the last thing I'm thinking of is food or the quality of food being served.  Most of my trips are short enough that the meal consists of peanuts, a beverage and trail mix...or whatever they hand out now.  OK, maybe an a…
Have You Ever Experienced First Class Like This? [VIDEO]
The past few years I have spent less and less time on airplanes than in the past. It's usually because I am sending my kids somewhere they need to go. I have been flying my daughter to different cities to look at colleges and I have been flying my son out of state from time to time to look at j…
Why They Make You Turn Off Your Phone On An Airplane
It’s pretty routine and we don’t like it, but every time a plane is about ready to leave the gate – the flight attendants come around and make you turn off your cell phone or any other electronic device you have. The theory is that radio interference can cause …
World’s Longest Airline Flights
Clay’s off to Texas for a short vacation and one of his biggest concerns was flying.  He’s one of those white knuckle fliers and he kept thinking that the 6 hours of travel time was worth it.  It’s only about 3 and a half hours of actual time in the air, but what’s the longest flight you’ve ever bee…