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How To Fit Everything Under The Seat

Avoid paying a carry-on fee by following these helpful tips.

11/05/2014

The Economy class with LED cabin lighting is seen on the United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Los Angeles International Airport. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Airlines Consider ‘Economy Minus’ Seats With Less Room, Lower Price

An un-named major airline is now tinkering with the idea of offering something called Economy Minus, with less legroom and seats that don’t recline at a discount price.

11/03/2014

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bay Area Southwest Jets To Begin Using Sustainable Fuel From Twigs, Bark, Wood

The idea of your jet fuel coming from sawdust, twigs, bark, and wood biomass might seem odd, but Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has always done things a bit differently, and Wednesday announced that starting in 2016, jets flying from San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland would begin using a sustainable, low-carbon biofuel in addition to regular fuel.

09/25/2014

Travelers at the Mineta San Jose International Airport (Mineta San Jose)

Two Economists Tackle The Airplane Dilemma–To Recline Or Not To Recline

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Since the battle over airplane legroom increasingly brings passengers to blows, two economists decided to see whether their discipline could put a dollar figure on how much travelers cherish the right […]

09/25/2014

Luggages are pictured on July 17, 2014 on the site of the crash of the malaysian airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine. Pro-Russian rebels fighting central Kiev authorities claimed on Thursday that the Malaysian airline that crashed in Ukraine had been shot down by a Ukrainian jet. The head of Ukraine's air traffic control agency said Thursday that the crew of the Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed in the separatist east had reported no problems during flight. AFP PHOTO/DOMINIQUE FAGET (Photo credit should read DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

British Prime Minister Demands Russia End Support For Ukraine Rebels Following Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Tragedy

British Prime Minister David Cameron demanded Sunday that Russia end its support for the rebels in Ukraine, arguing that Russia’s policies destabilized the country and created the conditions that appear to have led to the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.

07/20/2014

People stand next to the wreckages of the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine, on July 17, 2014. (DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Blames Ukraine Pro-Russian Rebels For Malaysia Airlines Disaster; World Leaders Urge Access To Crash Site

World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators to determine who shot down the plane.

07/18/2014

People stand next to the wreckage of a Malaysian airlines plane carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine, on July 17, 2014. (DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Malaysia Airlines Plane With 298 Aboard Shot Down In Ukraine Near Russian Border

An adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister says a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people has been shot down over a town in the east of the country.

07/17/2014

A United Airlines 757 in flight after takeoff from San Francisco International Airport. (AP file photo)

Feds Probe Claim Of Near-Miss Between Passenger Jets; Could Have Been Worst-Ever Air Disaster

The Federal Aviation Administration is checking the story of a writer who claims his flight from Hawaii to Los Angeles was nearly involved in a mid-air collision with another passenger jet last month.

05/15/2014

Hawaiian Airlines jet. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Family Of Stowaway Teen Breaks Silence About Hawaiian Flight And Miraculous Survival

The family of the 15 year old who breached security at Mineta San Jose International Airport and stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet says he’s run away before, and was not trying to get to Africa, or see his birth mother, despite international reports.

04/28/2014

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What’s The Best Airline In The US?

Plan your next flight with this year’s Air Quality Ratings to find the United States’ best airlines.

04/17/2014

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