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Will a new law force cruise lines to better report onboard crime?

The remarkable thing about the proposed Cruise Passenger Protection Act is that on its face, it looks entirely unremarkable. The law would require cruise lines to publicly report all alleged crimes on a ship and to disclose their passenger contracts in plain English.

Is it time to regulate frequent flier programs?

Peter Bauer is mad.

What’s wrong with air travel?

What’s your biggest airline problem?

Hartford tarmac stranding doesn’t justify new laws

The Halloween weekend stranding of more than 1,000 airline passengers at Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Conn., brought the tarmac delay activists out in full force again, pushing for new laws that they claim would prevent lengthy ground delays.

The DOT hears our SOS

It turns out that all the negative things that happened to air travelers in 2010 - invasive body scans, multiplying fees, erupting volcanoes - were offset by at least one positive change: an increasingly passenger-friendly Transportation Department.

The $7.8 billion question

How much does your airline ticket really cost? Admit it, you have no idea.

Victim of seatback police: “It felt like we had somehow landed in a World War II movie”

Beware of the airline seatback cops. They recently nabbed Cheryl Smith, and they could be coming for you.