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An airline staff member feeds a race horse in October 2008 at the Animal Lounge at Frankfurt's international airport, after the animal was flown back from an equestrian tournament in Sao Paolo, Brazil.

When horses fly

Jun 2, 2015
Leg room costs extra on flights, whether you have two feet or four.
Posted In: horses, airplane travel, airline industry, pilots, horse racing
Boeing

Cheaper fuel, cheaper flights. But not for you.

May 25, 2015
Continued low oil prices mean airlines are saving billions of dollars.
Posted In: airline industry, oil prices, consumers
Airlines are apt to post fare sales lasting for a certain amount of time, sometimes even just a few hours.

How to catch a flash sale before it's over

Apr 17, 2015
Slow and steady doesn't always win the race.
Posted In: airline industry, cheap tickets, flash sale, sales, Travel, travel alert

Expedia buys Orbitz – what it means for you.

Feb 12, 2015
With more control, Expedia may have more clout with airlines.
Posted In: expedia, orbitz, airline industry

Airlines use illusion to make coach seem more spacious

Dec 26, 2014
Airlines are trying to change your perception of cramped seating in coach by creating the impression of more room with larger video screens and new headrests.
Posted In: airplane travel, Travel, airline industry, airline travel

How to speed up plane boarding? Ask an astrophysicist

Aug 19, 2013
Airlines endlessly try to engineer procedures to speed up boarding and reduce costly delays. A scientist thinks he has the solution.
Posted In: airline industry, Science, math

Flying high with gadgets, coming soon?

Jun 21, 2013
The FAA is looking into allowing electronic devices to stay on during entire flights.
Posted In: FAA, airline industry, iPad

Frontier Airlines CEO defends $100 carry-on fee

Jun 5, 2013
Carry-on baggage could cost you up to $100 on Frontier Airlines. We check in with the company's CEO to get a handle on the new fee.
Posted In: airline industry, Airlines

Delta's CEO on passenger fees, mergers, and why subsidies are bad for business

May 24, 2013
Delta’s Chief Executive Officer, Richard Anderson, discusses the industry, mergers, passenger fees, and why Delta thinks its about to have its most profitable year ever.
Posted In: Airlines, Delta, airline industry, airline prices

JFK air traffic controller on first furlough day: 'Frustrating'

Apr 24, 2013
Air traffic controllers from JFK to LAX have begun their furloughs, making for long and painful delays, especially flying into and out of the big East Coast airports around New York City.
Posted In: air traffic controllers, airline industry, sequester, sequestration

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