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Two cheers for all those airline mergers

When I think about the benefits of airline mergers, I’m reminded of Karen Griffin’s story.

Should I check my bag or carry it on the plane?

The ability to check a bag used to be included in your airline ticket. Not anymore. Here’s my advice.

The one rule your airline hates the most

If there’s one regulation that airlines hate more than anything, it’s the 24-hour rule.

How airlines plan to have their way with fare disclosure

The U.S. House of Representatives’ suspension calendar is an unlikely ground zero for a midsummer battle over airline ticket advertising. […]

What are the little secrets your airline keeps?

How often is your no-name regional airline late? How many bags does your “ultra” low-cost carrier lose?

Delayed on Alitalia, but where’s my check?

Neil Kyle is bumped from an Alitalia flight and then given the runaround when he asks for compensation under

Should you go for a last-minute upgrade?

Judith Patrizzi did it. So did Linda Petzler.

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