LifeStyle: Travel

How United Airlines plans to handle overbookings

Monday  23:32,   21 august 2017
MarketWatch

After a series of customer-service fiascoes, the airline is looking to big data for[...]

Plane Passenger Forced to Sit In Puddle Of Urine For Entire 11-Hour Flight

Monday  23:31,   21 august 2017
International Business Times

"At first I thought it was water but the smell was so distinct it could only have been urine."A man who forked over more than $1,000 for what should have been a comfortable flight from London to South America said, instead, he was forced[...]

Cheap Flight Day Is Almost Here - Here's What You Need to Know About It

Monday  22:32,   21 august 2017
PopSugar

Wouldn't it be amazing if there was one magical day where flights were inexplicably cheaper than usual? Well, that day pretty much exists, and it's not all that inexplicable why. Cheap Flight Day is said to be Aug. 23 of this year, and there [...]

These are the most expensive travel days of the year

Monday  21:10,   21 august 2017
AOL

We all love a good travel deal, so avoid these two days. There are two days of the year that are the absolute most expensive days of the year, according to the CEO of FareCompare -- November 22nd and November 26th. Understandably, that's[...]

These are the most expensive travel days of the year

Monday  21:10,   21 august 2017
AOL

We all love a good travel deal, so avoid these two days. There are two days of the year that are the absolute most expensive days of the year, according to the CEO of FareCompare -- November 22nd and November 26th. Understandably, that's[...]

Millions pour into US towns in path of total eclipse

Monday  19:17,   21 august 2017
AFP

On Monday, when a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States for the first time in 99 years, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the last on the continent to experience it..On Monday, when a total solar eclipse sweeps[...]

A New Budget Airline Could Be Coming To The U.S.

Monday  18:52,   21 august 2017
Refinery29

JetBlue, Spirit, and Southwest Airlines may be the biggest names in budget-friendly air travel, but the three carriers could be facing some new competition. According to Travel + Leisure, Sun Country Airlines, a regional carrier with a hub in[...]

How to Have a Coach Flying Experience That Isn't Awful

Monday  14:22,   21 august 2017
PopSugar

We'd all love all our flights to be at the front of the plane, but for most of us, flying first class is a (very) rare treat. GALLERY: Airline workers share their 22 best tips for making travel less painful (by Business[...]

Here’s What Would Happen If the Plane Door Opened Mid-Flight

Monday  13:25,   21 august 2017
Reader's Digest

Delayed flights, crying babies, and cramped seats can make even the sanest flier want to jump ship. But what would happen if they made it to the door and—gasp—opened it? They wouldn’t get too far, writes pilot Patrick Smith on his blog Ask the[...]

Yes, Airlines DO Have a Dress Code. Here’s How You Can Use It to Get an Upgrade.

Friday  21:21,   18 august 2017
Reader's Digest

Odds are, you don’t think twice about what you wear on an airplane. It should obviously be comfortable (especially if you’re taking an international flight!) and airport security-friendly. When it comes to a traveling wardrobe, though, most[...]

Fall Travel Deals: Flights Under $300 Round-trip

Friday  17:56,   18 august 2017
Travel + Leisure

Summer may be almost over, but that doesn't mean all the fun needs to come to a screeching halt on September 1. If you didn’t get your fix of balmy weather over the last few months, then these totally budget-friendly flight deals across [...]

TSA explains inconvenient airport security rules

Friday  16:11,   18 august 2017
WLWT Cincinnati

We are approaching the anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks and the Transportation Security Administration is working to remind people of the airline security rules that have been evolving since 2001. WLWT got a chance to see some [...]

What's stopping airlines from making your seat even more miserable

Friday  14:46,   18 august 2017
Bloomberg

Every so often, officials at Rockwell Collins Inc. pitch a one-day job offer to residents near its Winston-Salem, N.C. design center: Earn $100 for sitting in an airplane seat for eight hours. Show up for the gig, and there’s nary a drinks cart or[...]

The Exact Location of Russia's Center Was Once a State Secret

Friday  00:26,   18 august 2017
Condé Nast Traveler

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings armchair travels to Siberia.In the middle of Siberia is a "country of[...]

Fed up with mass tourism, Europe's hotspots take away the welcome mat

Friday  00:21,   18 august 2017
AFP

"Never again a summer like this": Exasperated with the hordes of visitors they blame for making their city unliveable, Barcelona residents have risen in protest. The hugely popular Catalan metropolis has become the latest European hotspot [...]