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Will the New Stimulus Keep Airlines Flying?

Peter Thornton - April 13, 2021
It may seem like déjà vu. Just one year ago, the U.S. government passed its…
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Is JetBlue Merging with American Airlines?

Peter Thornton - March 30, 2021
Back when the pandemic started, I had an inkling that we would see a few…
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Global Entry vs TSA PreCheck: Which Is Better?

Ricky Radka - March 15, 2021
With TSA wait times on the rise and no easy solution in sight, TSA PreCheck—the…
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How Can You Reduce Your Carbon Footprint When Flying?

Tracy Stewart - January 27, 2021
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSZKtT6_tec Flying connects people from different cultures around the world, but, for all the good…
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Why Basic Economy Might Be Better (or Worse) After COVID-19 Crisis

Peter Thornton - April 24, 2020
For the past few years, the expansion of Basic Economy fares has been one of…
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COVID-19 Flight Cancellations by Region and Airline

Airfarewatchdog Staff - April 24, 2020
To further prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many major airlines have suspended,…
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Which Booking Sites Exclude Which Airlines?

Ricky Radka - April 22, 2020
Many consumers assume that their favorite airfare booking engine or "aggregator" includes fares on all…
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American Thinks Now is the Perfect Time to Raise Checked Baggage Fees

Ricky Radka - April 21, 2020
In the midst of a pandemic and just weeks after a multi-billion-dollar bail-out, American Airlines…
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Why Booking Future Travel Might Be a Bet Worth Making

Ricky Radka - April 20, 2020
COVID-19 has essentially shelved all travel for the near term, leaving many people daydreaming of…
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Airlines Change Frequent-Flyer Policies Amid Coronavirus

Patricia Magaña - April 20, 2020
As airplanes across the globe are grounded due to government-imposed travel bans, many airlines are…

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