Eye 3 Yellow 3d 2 new logo Philly_KYW_new Philly_94WIP_new CBS Sports Radio 610 Philly_WPHT_new

Airlines

crop_down.jpg

What’s The Best Airline In The US?

Plan your next flight with this year’s Air Quality Ratings to find the United States’ best airlines.

04/17/2014

VirginAmericaInFlight5

Annual Airline Quality Rating Results

By Jim Donovan: A big drop in customer complaints helped U.S. airlines post their best ratings ever last year even though more flights were late and more bags were mishandled. That’s according to researchers from […]

04/08/2014

crop_down.jpg

The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window Seats

The jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.

03/06/2014

crop_down.jpg

Uncovered: The Best Time To Buy The Cheapest Plane Ticket

A recent study pinpoints the best time to buy the cheapest airline tickets. Read on for tips on booking your next vacation on a budget.

03/05/2014

file photo (credit: Getty Images)

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

(credit: CBS3)

3 On Your Side: Today’s Consumer News

Airlines are falling behind when it comes to keeping flights on schedule, but fewer passengers are complaining. 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan is here with that story and the rest of the day’s consumer news.

01/15/2014

(credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

File photo of Delta Airlines plane. (credit: MARCEL ANTONISSE/Getty Images)

Airline Says It Will NOT Allow In-flight Calls, Regardless Of Potential FCC Ruling

In a memo from the CEO, Delta notes that “a clear majority” of travelers and company employees polled in a 2012 survey made it clear that voice calls on flights “would detract from – not enhance – their experience.”

12/18/2013

(credit: CBS3)

3 On Your Side: Airlines Bundling Services

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, packaging the perks is a trend that’s taking off. From bundles to subscription services, there are a number of offers out there.

12/04/2013

(credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Frontier Airlines To Expand Service In Delaware

Frontier Airlines announced Wednesday that it is expanding operations at the New Castle Airport in Delaware with flights to Detroit and Atlanta.

11/06/2013

(credit: Getty Images)

Government To Ease Way For Disabled Airline Passengers

US Airways was also fined $1.2 million for failing to provide adequate wheelchair access to passengers in Philadelphia and Charlotte, N.C.

11/04/2013

Medical Emergencies In Flight

A new report indicates there is a medical emergency on about one out of every 600 flights.

06/05/2013

Sky Scanner App

Skyscanner is an air travel app that finds you both the cheapest places and dates to fly – checking over 1,000 airlines.

03/29/2013

Knives

3 On Your Side: Airplane Knife Ban To Be Relaxed

Soon passengers will be allowed to board commercial airline flights with items that have been banned since the September 11th attacks. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details.

03/06/2013

(credit: Getty Images)

Sources: American Airlines And US Airways To Merge And Create World’s Biggest Airline

The boards of both companies approved the merger late Wednesday, according to three people close to the situation.

02/13/2013

more