Photo: United Airlines

Passengers who cannot fit comfortably into one seat will be forced to purchase two, even if they can be moved to a seat with an open spot next to it....read more»

American Airlines aircraft tail (Photo: American Airlines)

American is adding new planes with customer-friendly amenities like power plugs, expanded entertainment systems, and more overhead capacity....read more»

Sailboats on Massachusetts Bay, Boston (Photo: Donovan Reese)

The low-cost carrier will launch nonstop travel to Chicago and Baltimore in August, but can it compete with a popular low-cost carrier that's already at home in Boston?...read more»

Photo: JetBlue

Through January 26, 2010, ISIC, ITIC, or IYTC cardholders can get 11 percent off all JetBlue flights. Yes, even on flights home for the holidays....read more»

Photo: Alaska Airlines

Starting tomorrow, Alaska will begin offering a 30 percent discount from a different city each day for two weeks. Travel is valid though June 19....read more»

Eurostar (Photo: iStockPhoto/David Cannings-Bushell)

Train discounts in North America and Europe make an already-affordable way to travel even cheaper. And this summer, that means a lot....read more»

Photo: JetBlue

Long Beach officials seem to agree with JetBlue that airport improvements are overdue. But instead of taking responsibility, some are blaming a lone blogger for causing all the fuss....read more»

Airport departure screen (Photo: Index Open)

Airlines posted one of the best Februaries ever for on-time performance, proving once again that flying fewer planes makes it easier to stay on schedule....read more»

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Become a fan of SmarterTravel on Facebook and get our stories in your news feed. You'll never miss a limited-time air deal or breaking news story again....read more»

Photo: Southwest Airlines

Southwest's new service from LaGuardia is already popular, but is it practical? With only two nonstops available, passengers will be looking at lots of connections and some very long flights....read more»

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