Downgraded: Continental and US Airways add international luggage fees Following in the steps of American Airlines and British Airways, Continental...


Downgraded: The word “guarantee” A week ago, I argued that it was worth looking at Mexico for some good travel bargains, especially 6 or...

Categorized in: airlines, hotels, safety, travel
16
Jan
2009

The incredible ditching of a US Airways Airbus A320 has been all over the news, and the pictures are truly dramatic. I feel relieved, and amazed,...

Categorized in: airlines, safety
05
Dec
2008

Reader Kim sends in a link to a scan of Sun Country Airlines’ safety card, as found in their seatback pocket. I have to think that...

Categorized in: bizarre, safety
27
Mar
2008

American Airlines grounded its entire fleet of MD-80 jets to check wiring on the planes. As I write this, 325 flights are canceled. Delta, also...

Categorized in: airlines, regulation, safety
25
Mar
2008

After 9/11, there was a debate over whether pilots should be trained in small firearms and permitted (or required) to carry a pistol in the cockpit....

Categorized in: airlines, guns, safety