AirTran aircraft tail close up (Photo: AirTran)

A second checked bag on AirTran, previously $10 online and $20 at the airport, is now $25 in all instances. Oversized and overweight baggage fees are also on the rise....read more»

Delta aircraft tail (Photo: Delta)

On December 1, Delta will unveil new first-class seats on its MD-88 Shuttle fleet. Elite SkyMiles members will be eligible for complimentary upgrades....read more»

Delta and Northwest merger (Photo: Delta/Northwest)

Up next is a date with the Justice Department, which could come by the end of the year. But will a merged carrier be good for passengers?...read more»

Pillows on airplane seats (Photo: iStockPhoto/Yu-Feng Chen)

All sorts of new fees and charges are being collected by airlines these days, but are all of them that bad? Tell us which fees you don't mind paying, and which you can't stand....read more»

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Following Canada's passing of its own Passenger Bill of Rights, the chances for a U.S. equivalent could be improving. Some even think Congress could debate it next month....read more»

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Buyers on eBay paid 40 percent less on average than they would have on jetblue.com while the airline unloaded excess fares. It's no wonder JetBlue is contemplating another eBay auction in the future....read more»

Frustrated at the airport (Photo: Index Open)

Fill out our quick four-question survey to tell us what you do to get effective help when airline mishaps occur....read more»

Business traveler on laptop at the airport (Photo: Index Open)

Help pick the winners of the first-ever SmarterTravel.com Readers' Choice Awards....read more»

Spirit Airlines - Ad Space For Sale Onboard (Photo: Spirit Airlines)

The airline will plaster ads to its overhead compartments, tray tables, and bulkheads. But if onboard billboards help keep fares low, are they really that bad?...read more»

Crowded airport concourse at O'Hare (Photo: iStockPhoto.com/Terraxplorer)

With fares and fees seemingly growing by the day, we want you to tell us if it has become more important to fly certain airlines and avoid others....read more»

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