♬ It’s the most frustrating time of the year — to fly♪

The flying experience is worse than it was five years ago, and the worst time of the year to fly is now, according to a new survey.

But you probably didn’t need a survey to tell you that. And yet, here we are with a new Morning Consult research, commissioned by the U.S. Travel Association, a trade association that almost never says a bad word about airlines.

Merry Christmas, indeed. Read more “♬ It’s the most frustrating time of the year — to fly♪”

Let’s ban emotional-support animals from the skies

Is it time to ground emotional-support animals for good?
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Flying pigs can make you a better traveler – here’s how

Pigs can fly. At least on US Airways.
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Confessions of an infected airline passenger: “The most miserable six hours of my life”

surgicaWe’ve been hearing a lot lately about the dangers of flying with the flu, and the airlines’ refusal to loosen their rigid ticket change policies. But how does it looks from the passenger’s perspective?

Meet Amanda. She doesn’t want me to use her last name for reasons that will be obvious to you in a moment. She had the flu but decided to fly.
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