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Watch Where You Point That Laser

Because it’s a violation of federal law, the FAA requires pilots in the US to report any laser aimed at their aircraft. In 2014, they reported almost 4000.

06/24/2015

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Airline Passengers Not Satisfied Nor Protected

Airline customers who have flights cancelled or significantly delayed should be aware that the law doesn’t really protect you.

06/01/2015

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The Hopper App

The Hopper app analyzes billions of flight prices to tell you the optimal time to purchase airfare.

03/20/2015

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Airline Delays Could Cost You

What’s your legal right to compensation if your flight is delayed or canceled?

02/17/2015

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Two Airlines Change Frequent Flyer Policies

Nothing is more frustrating than trying to use your frequent flyer airline miles but now it’s going to be more confusing too.

02/05/2015

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When On Time Is Too Late For Your Airline

How early do you have to get to your flight before the airline can give away your seat?

11/27/2014

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Airlines’ Legal Obligation To Pay For Lost Luggage

What does the airline have to pay you by law if they lose your bags?

11/24/2014

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Top Liberian Official Tells City Council Air Travel Ban Would Only Make Ebola Crisis Worse

City Council members heard from Gurly Gibson, an official at the Embassy of Liberia in Washington, D.C. She said her country’s situation is dire and that officials believe a halt to air travel would would be “a death sentence.”

10/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Thanksgiving Air Travel Advice

When it comes to booking Thanksgiving airfares, travelers don’t get too much flexibility around the Thursday holiday. The days with the highest fares are the days the most people want to travel – the Wednesday before, and the Sunday after.

10/16/2014

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Gate Guru App

Gate Guru can ease the pain of air travel delays, offering detailed maps of all major airports and terminals as well as a review of dining options.

08/20/2014

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FlightTrack 5 App

While there are many apps keeping an eye on the departure and arrival times of planes, it’s hard to find one that does it better than FlightTrack.

05/19/2014

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Frequent Flyer Miles May Frequently Have Legal Limits

What does the law say about when an airline has to honor your air miles?

02/11/2014

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Airline Passengers Have Limited Legal Rights

There’s no federal law that protects passengers in the event of what’s called a force majeure event which is an event like bad weather that’s out of the airline’s control.

12/27/2013

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Few Problems At PHL As Travelers Wrap Up Thanksgiving Weekend

Many of the people at Philadelphia International who spoke to KYW Newsradio Sunday say things were not very complicated at all

12/01/2013

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TSA Carry-On Limitations

Flying to loved ones for the holidays? Here are some things you need to remember if you’re bringing gifts with you.

11/25/2013

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