Airlines

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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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How To Fit Everything Under The Seat

Avoid paying a carry-on fee by following these helpful tips.

11/05/2014

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PHL: One Of The Worst Airports In The Country?

Despite noting its free Wi-Fi, “decent variety of restaurants” and even available sleep suites, one travel website thinks so.

10/23/2014

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3 On Your Side: Loyalty Programs Offering More Experience-focused Rewards

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, now companies are stepping up the game with rewards that go way beyond a room or a seat.

09/09/2014

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British Airways Suspends All Flights To 2 African Countries Stricken By Ebola

On Tuesday, the company announced on its website that it would be discontinuing flights to and from both Liberia and Sierra Leone until Aug. 31st, 2014.

08/05/2014

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All 3 U.S. Airlines Serving Israel Will Resume Flights Today

United Airlines was the first to announce the resumption of flights. The decision came hours after the Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel

07/24/2014

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FAA Lifts Ban On U.S. Flights To Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport

The cancellation was effective around 11:45 p.m. EDT.

07/24/2014

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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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