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  • Would you book a smaller, "Economy Minus" seat to save money?

    Would you book a smaller, "Economy Minus" seat to save money?
    United Airlines launched a new concept 15 years ago called Economy Plus, an airline seat that gives fliers a few more inches of legroom for a higher price. It has been so popular that other airlines have copied the idea. America Airlines offers “...
  • Report: United redesigning seats to hold tablet computers

    A published report said United Airlines is redesigning its airplane seats with a holder for passengers' tablet computers to be used as a seatback screen for video entertainment, but an airline spokeswoman told the Tribune that the report overstates a plan...
  • Mexico's low-cost airline Volaris debuts in Fort Lauderdale

    Mexico's low-cost airline Volaris debuts in Fort Lauderdale
    Mexico's low-cost carrier Volaris launched flights to Fort Lauderdale on Monday and offered a welcome ceremony complete with a mariachi band. Volaris now offers service three times a week from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Mexico...
  • Airline complaints soaring in 2014

    Complaints against airlines skyrocketed during the first nine months of this year, according to a report released Thursday, with gripes about cancellations, delays and missed connections making up one-third of the total. Meanwhile, O'Hare and Midway...
  • United to use fewer but larger planes from O'Hare

    United to use fewer but larger planes from O'Hare
    United Airlines intends to supersize its rides at O'Hare and create multiple rush hours during the day — moves it says will benefit passengers and make the airline more money at the same time. The transition to flying fewer but larger aircraft...
  • 23,000 United flight attendants getting iPhones to improve service

    23,000 United flight attendants getting iPhones to improve service
    United Airlines flight attendants will be getting iPhone 6 Plus smartphones to use as onboard cash registers and eventually to store their safety manuals, replacing paper ones, the airline said Wednesday. The airline said it will begin distributing...
  • How airline seating reflects income inequality

    How airline seating reflects income inequality
    When I flew on Aeroflot back in the mid-1990s, everyone flew what we would think of today as Economy; they were still serious about a classless society in those post-Gorbachev years, or perhaps they hadn't quite gotten their arms around the idea of...
  • United and Orbitz sue to halt 'hidden city' booking

    United and Orbitz sue to halt 'hidden city' booking
    A 45-minute flight from San Diego to Los Angeles can get pretty pricey—about $350 for one-way economy seats on American Airlines. But an unusual travel site can get you there for about $200 less. The catch is you must book a flight from San...
  • Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device

    Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device
    An argument over legroom on a weekend flight led United Airlines to divert a plane to Chicago and call authorities, the airline said Tuesday. United Airlines Flight 1462 was en route from Newark, N.J., to Denver Sunday afternoon when there was a...
  • United Airlines adding Wi-Fi to regional jets

    United Airlines adding Wi-Fi to regional jets
    United Airlines said Wednesday it will add Wi-Fi Internet access and personal-device entertainment to more than 200 of its larger United Express regional jets by next summer, allowing passengers to stream video to their own computers, tablets and...
  • Forget the Knee Defender. Try the BathroomBuddy

    Forget the Knee Defender. Try the BathroomBuddy
    Congratulations, weary travelers. You have found your way to FlyingFighter™, a unique travel accessories company dedicated to helping passengers on all seven continents defend themselves in the warfare known as air travel. Never heard of us?...