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  • Ask Airfarewatchdog.com: Which airlines are the most family-friendly?

    Ask Airfarewatchdog.com: Which airlines are the most family-friendly?
    Q: I'll be flying with my family (two adults, and kids aged 2, 4 and 6) this summer. Which airline(s) will allow us to pre-board ahead of other customers? Do any airlines still provide games, infant formula, snacks and other goodies for little flyers?...
  • Ask Airfarewatchdog.com: Getting aboard an Airbus A380

    Ask Airfarewatchdog.com: Getting aboard an Airbus A380
    Q: I want to take a short ride on an Airbus A380 super jumbo for as little cost as possible. Can you suggest a few short, relatively inexpensive routes that are served by this aircraft? I travel a lot and any departure airport is acceptable whether it's...
  • Rules for frequent fliers are changing

    Rules for frequent fliers are changing
    Frequent-flier miles have taken me around the world. African safaris, a snorkeling trip on the Great Barrier Reef, a Baltic Sea cruise and treks in the Himalayas have all been possible thanks to airfare paid with miles. So it was a shock when a group...
  • Ask Airfarewatchdog.com: You missed your connection - why was your return flight canceled?

    Ask Airfarewatchdog.com: You missed your connection - why was your return flight canceled?
    Q: I booked a flight on Emirates Airlines from Buffalo to Manila, with connections at New York JFK and Dubai. The flight from Buffalo to New York JFK was on JetBlue, but I bought the entire trip through Emirates on one ticket and with one reservation...
  • London's ahead of the Games

    London's ahead of the Games
    You yawned at the royal wedding in April. You were happy to miss the riots in August. But you're determined to be a part of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. This means either making a 260-foot discus throw, pronto, or studying up fast on the ticket,...
  • Activists persuade Fort Lauderdale air service to refuse to ship research monkeys

    Activists persuade Fort Lauderdale air service to refuse to ship research monkeys
    A Fort Lauderdale air charter company on Friday cancelled plans to fly a shipment of monkeys into the United States for scientific research after a campaign by animal rights groups in Florida and Great Britain. IBC Airways had planned to bring African...
  • Airlines impose weight limits on carry-on bags

    Airlines impose weight limits on carry-on bags
    When my friend Mike, a financial analyst based in Newton, Mass., opened the overhead bin during a British Airways flight from Boston to London several years ago, he got a nasty surprise. No doubt he had listened carefully to the preflight safety...
  • Going the distance to get airlines awards

    Going the distance to get airlines awards
    You keep hearing about people who take these fabulous trips (see story) and they don't pay a penny — or very many pennies. You have miles, but you don't seem to be getting much, well, mileage out of them. For the last seven years, my life has been...
  • Seniors on the Go: 'Airpasses' of limited use

    Seniors on the Go: 'Airpasses' of limited use
    The Skyteam airline alliance just announced a new "Go Africa" airpass, which joins the alliance's existing regional airpasses for Asia, China, Europe and Italy. Skyteam (www.skyteam.com) is anchored in North America by Delta, and includes Aeroflot, Air...
  • Calming the fear of flying

    Calming the fear of flying
    "Flying Fear Free: 7 Steps to Relieving Air Travel Anxiety" New Horizon Press, $14.95 Call it the equal-opportunity fear. Fear of flying is the second most common phobia in the United States, according to author Sandra M. Pollino, with public speaking...
  • Escaping the cattle car — but at what cost?

    Escaping the cattle car — but at what cost?
    Premium economy air service of some sort — better than regular economy but not as lush as business class — is becoming the norm for big airlines around the world. Recent announcements by American Airlines and Cathay Pacific highlight the...