Sometimes things happen on planes that catch you by surprise. I’m thinking about those poor passengers boarding a United flight a couple of weeks back only to be greeted by an out-of-uniform pilot ranting away about everything from politics to divorce (before finally being ushered off the plane). But let’s […]

5 unusual airline perks you might not know about

Photograph by Patrick T. Fallon — Bloomberg via Getty Images Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded middle seat, and flight delays can put a damper even on an otherwise perfectly planned vacation. To help you travel better in 2017, we’ve compiled […]

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money

If you think you have gripes about air travel these days, consider the pilots and flight crews who deal with extreme delays and harried passengers every time they go to work. We asked one pilot, a first officer with a major U.S. airline for 19 years and counting, to dish […]

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