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Woman Uses Air Vent to Dry Her Underwear Mid-Flight

When it come to passenger shaming, we try our best to leave these stories to former flight attendant Shawn Kathleen. But this bizarre incident on board an Ural Airlines flight is one … Read entire article »

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United Details First Boeing 737 MAX 9 Routes

United Airlines just announced the schedule for the first flights of the newest member of its fleet: The Boeing 737 MAX 9. The airline plans to add 10 example of the … Read entire article »

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There’s A New(ish) Airline Around: Air Italy

Say ciao to Italian carrier Meridiana, which rebranded as Air Italy on February 19, under new shareholder Qatar Airways. And soon you’ll be able to say hi to Air Italy in the … Read entire article »

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Fact-Checking American Airlines Flight Attendant Claims to Sell You a Credit Card

If you’ve flown on an American Airlines flight in the last few months, you’ve no doubt heard the credit card pitch. While sometimes this pitch is made shortly after takeoff, … Read entire article »

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Mount Sinabung Erupts in Indonesia, Airlines Receive ‘Red Notice’

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupted on Monday, causing havoc and confusion on the island of Sumatra. No deaths have been reported in the eruption although smoke and hot ash have reached … Read entire article »

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Yes, It’s Actually Possible to Fly to Tahiti Using Miles & Points!

Starting October 30, 2018, United Airlines will launch a new non-stop flight from San Francisco to Tahiti.  This is exciting because it gives folks traveling to Tahiti or Bora Bora another option … Read entire article »

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Strong Winds Are Forcing Many Virgin America Transcons to Divert for Fuel

Airlines have been battling some exceptionally strong winds recently. While this has led to transatlantic flight speed records being broken time and again going from west to east, there’s also a … Read entire article »

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Southwest Is Great, but Their Expiration Policy Is Not!

If you’re traveling domestically, it’s hard to beat Southwest.  They have a straightforward loyalty program, 2 free checked bags per person, no change or cancellation fees, and frequently have great fare sales.  And … Read entire article »

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