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Latest News...
Continental Flight Powered By Biofuel Takes Off
Trouble at the Terminal?
Airport Workers Get Crash Course In Dealing With Stressed Travelers
Airlines Launch Fare Sales For The Holiday Season
Justice Department Approves Delta-Northwest Airlines Merger
Jet Fuel's Down, But Surcharges Have Stuck
Full Name Required To Fly In 2009
Airfares Aren't Taking Off Everywhere
Top-10 Ways To Avoid New Airline Fees
Airlines Get Stingier With Frequent Fliers
Airlines Revive Minimum Stay On Cheap Fares
FAA Computer Glitch Caused Flight Delays
Fliers Beware:  Bumping On The Rise
Airlines' Rising Fees Confuse and Anger Passengers
A Dozen Ways To Benefit From Airline Bad News
Why Is Summer Airline Travel Still A Mess?
Some Of USA's Busiest Airports To Lose 10% Of Domestic Flights
How To Get Airport Lounge Discounts
American Airlines Set To Test In-Flight Web Access
How Airports Profit From Your Wait
Biggest Airlines Raise Round-Trip Fares by $20
Continental Airlines To Cut Flights, 3,000 Jobs
Air Travel Drops, Costing Industry $18 Billion
US Airways To Cut Free Snacks On Domestic Flights
Minimum Stay Airfare Rules Irk Fliers
Airline Fuel Cuts Raise Concerns
Will Fliers Revolt As Fares Head Up?
Avoid Airport Lines With Remote Baggage Check-In
U.S. Airlines Bump Up Digital Fun
Planes Slow Down To Save Fuel
Airlines Face Worst Crisis Since '01
Airlines Enlist Gourmet Chefs To Draw First-Class Fliers
Confessions Of An Airline Agent
Travelers Name Top Loyalty Programs
Get The Most Out Of Your Frequent Flier Miles
Air Trips Slowest In Past 20 Years
Continental Airlines Announces Its Intention To Consolidate
Bumped Fliers Could Get $800
Six Ways Airline Mergers Will Affect You
US Airways To Charge Extra For Some Coach Seats
More Airports To Use 'Whole Body Imaging' Machines
Delta, Northwest Deal Could Reshape Industry
Delta, Northwest Combine To Create Largest Airline
American Airlines Returning To Normal Operations
Mass Cancellations To Hit U.S. Economy
Frontier Airlines Declares Bankruptcy
Fliers Fume As American Grounds Another 595 Flights Friday
A Canceled Flight Does Not Always Mean A Refund
What To Do If Your Flight Is Canceled
Flight Cancellations Likely To Spread
American Airlines Cancels 900 More Flights
American Cancels More Than 1,000 Flights
2008 Airline Quality Rating
Flying Tips For Cranky Passengers
Europe To Allow Cell Phone Use On Airplanes
Turbulence In The Skies:  Three Airlines Go Bust This Week
Second Bag To Cost $25 To Check On Continental
ATA Folds, Stranding Passengers
Aloha Air Calls It Quits After Bankruptcy
With Fuel Prices High, Airlines Lighten The Load

Official Government-Based Articles
Check Flight Status
Government Policies on What You Can Take on the Aircraft
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TSA Customer Service
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FAA's Air Traffic Control System Command Center (shows map of the U.S. with real-time information about any aira traffic delays)
Worldwide Flight Schedules
Customs and Border Information For Private Planes
TSA:  What You Can/Can’t Take On Airplanes
State Department Advisories

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* JetBlue and Southwest airfares do not normally show up on other travel sites
* See our
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Passport and Visa Expeditors
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FlightBliss (e-mail newsletter that offers first- and business-class ticket deals for 30 airlines)
Around The World Fares
Get The Best Seats
Hidden Airline Fees
In Search Of The World’s Best Economy-Class Seat
Tips For Finding Cheap Airfare
What To Expect In The Year Of The Fee
10 Ways To Find Cheap Airfares
Airfare Bargains
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Airlines That Offer Vacation Package Deals
* JetBlue and Southwest airfares do not normally show up on other travel sites
Continental Airlines
US Airways
Virgin Atlantic

One-Way Flights
* Southwest and JetBlue fares are one-way only
ITA Software (one-way only tickets, and also one trip but multiple cities)

Airport Parking and Transportation Options
* Check airport websites first, as they'll give you details about the buses, trains, limos, taxis and shuttles you could take, as well as
airport parking options
AirportDiscountParking  (parking reservations / coupons)
LongTermParking (airport parking and coupons)
ParkingAccess (airport parking / coupons)
Avistar (frequent parker program)
The Parking Spot (frequent parker program)
Parking Company of America (frequent parker program)
ParkSleepFly (leave car at local hotel)
Leave The Parking To Us
Long-Term Airport Parking

Foreign Travel Websites
EasyJet (U.K.)
EuropeByAir (sells “flight passes” for $99 that you can use by participating carriers to fly between cities in Europe)
RyanAir (Ireland)
SkyScanner (does not sell tickets)
Other International Carriers

Foreign Airlines That Sell Flight Passes
* Flight Passes allow you to fly at a discounted rate between cities
Air Fiji (called "Discover Fiji Pass")
Cathay Pacific (called "All Asia Pass")
Japan Airlines (called "Yokoso - Welcome - Japan Air Pass")
Thai Air (called "Discover Thailand/ASEAN Hip Hop Air Pass")
Qantas (called "Aussie Air Pass" or "Boomerang Pass")
Scandinavian Airlines (called "Visit Scandinavia/Europe Air Pass")
Aerolineas Argentinas (called "Visit Argentina" or "South America Pass")
Varig (called "Brazil Airpass" or "Mercosur Airpass")

Foreign Carrier Alliances
OneWorld (includes American, Aer Lingus, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Iberia, LAN, Qantas)
Star Alliance (includes United, US Airways, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana, Austrian bmi, LOT Polish airlines, Lufthansa,
SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Spainair, TAP Portugal, Thai Airways, Varig)
SkyTeam (includes Continental, Delta, Northwest, AeroMexico, Air France, Alitalia, CSA Czech Airlines, KLM, Korean Air)

Jet Lag
Jet Lag Solutions
How To Fight Jet Lag
Jet Lag Remedies
How To Fight Jet Lag
Which Airlines Serve Meals?
Know Before You Go:  Which Airlines Still Serve Meals?
How To Avoid Getting A Cold While Flying
Avoiding The Airplane Cold
How To Take Medication Through Airport Security
Guidelines For Flying With Heart Disease
Air Travel Passengers With Physical Challenges

Safety / Security
Know Before You Go:  Airport Security Q & A
New Airport Security Speed Options
Tips For Safe Air Travel    

Luggage / Packing Policies
Airline Luggage Allowance Policies and Guidelines
Lost Luggage
Lost Luggage Solutions
TSA-Approved Luggage Lock That Screeners Can Open Easily
Choosing A Bag

Websites / Internet / Technology
Best New Airline Websites
Online Check-In
The Most and  Least Wired Airlines and Airports
Get Ready To Be Able To Log On At 30,000 Feet
Track Flights As They Fly
Cell Phones In The Air?
Will You Be Allowed Cell Phones In The Air?
Fly By The Numbers With FlightStats.com
Multi-City Flight Searches
Airlines' Own Websites May Offer Best Ticketing Deals

Customer Service / Bumping
Aviation Consumer Protection Division of the Department of Transportation (also offers a publication about small claims court)
Complaints Increase As Airline Quality Lags
Make Your Complaint Count
Contacting Your Airline
Appeals Court Rejects Passenger Bill of Rights
Passenger Rights
What Are A Passenger's Rights?
The Airlines’ Rights
Passengers Can Air Grievances On TSA Blog
Bumping And Overbooking
FlatSeats (ranks different aircraft seating factors)
SeatGuru (seat pitches and exit row configurations)
Best Airports For Layovers
Best Airport Restaurants and Other Time Killers
Use The Airport’s Self-Service Check-In Kiosks
At The Airport

Miscellaneous Articles
20 Tips From Air-Travel Insiders
Foul Weather Travel
Hurricane Season Travel
Make Your Next Trip A Breeze Before You Leave The House
Aircraft Descriptions, Layouts and Seating Arrangements
Aircraft Sleeping Amenities
'Open Skies' Heralds New Era In Air Travel
WorldAirportGuides (worldwide airports)
Five Things The Airlines Won’t Tell You About Weather Delays
Crowded Out Of Half Of My Airline Seat
Four Times When You Shouldn’t Travel
The Battle For Business-Class Travelers
IFly (worldwide airports)
Frequent Flier Advice
Finding Out How To Maximize Frequent Flier Miles
Air Travel Consumer Report / Safe Air Travel for Animals Act
What Will You Be Eating  In Flight
Fly Carbon Neutral
Helping Children To Fly Solo
Children Flying Solo
Flying with Children
Fly & Drive Road Trips
A New Look At The Domestic Discount Airlines
FlyerTalk (message board dedicated to discussions about miles, points and perks)
FirstClassFlyer (subscription newsletter)
International Discount Airlines Guide
Top 10 Myths About Air Travel and Airports
Airlines' Rule 240:  Myth or Magic Bullet?
Get Frequent Flier Credits for The Flights You Take (download application from USA Today's MileTracker)