When they pass out those peanuts mid-flight it feels like we've hit the lotto. We might never eat nuts on the ground, but in the air, they taste SO good! As of August 1st on Southwest Airlines the peanuts are gone, and we've got one big reason why they'll be missed.
There's so much more to flying than sitting on the plane, reading on your device, and eating peanuts. A lot of flying involves waiting. Waiting for the line to move so you can board the plane, waiting for the plane to leave the gate, and waiting for the plane to reach the gate once the plane lands.
It turns out, Texas airports may have a delay here and there, but overall our airports are a lot spe
Anyone who thought airline baggage fees couldn’t get any higher should think again. Florida-based carrier Spirit Airlines is preparing to charge passengers a whopping $100 fee for carry-on bags.
It’s almost summer vacation season, and if you’re headed out by plane you’ll want a comfy seat, especially if it’s a long flight. No one wants to have to park it in a loud, bumpy seat on a flight all the way from Dallas to Hawaii. You may have a great time surfing and sunning yourself once your get to your destination, but it could be tainted by crying babies, a lack of leg room, and noise along
Important travel tip: when you’re piloting a plane, it’s essential to enunciate well so that passengers can tell the difference between “bomb” and “mom.” That’s a lesson a Southwest Airlines pilot learned the hard way.
If you’ve ever bought a plane ticket and wound up paying far more than the touted fare, the Department of Transportation is here to help.
Starting January 24, airlines will be required to include all government taxes and fees in their advertised prices.
Flying the friendly skies is one thing. Being forced to pony up the cash to do it while en route is something else entirely.
But that’s what happened on a flight operated by Austria-based carrier Comtel earlier this week.
A Department of Transportation rule implemented in April 2010 prohibits airlines from keeping passengers sitting on a tarmac for more than three hours — a rule it says an American Airlines affiliate has since violated so frequently that it’s now been slapped with a $900,000 fine, the first such fine handed down since the edict took effect.