Airplane on runway (Photo: C. Borland/PhotoLink)

After stranding passengers on the tarmac for six hours, Sun Country announced it will enforce a four-hour time limit on tarmac delays. But will it make a difference?...read more»

Piggy Bank Smashed by a Hammer (Photo: iStockPhoto/Amanda Rohde)

Travelers flying to India and a number of European countries will pay $50 for the second checked bag starting September 14....read more»

Continental aircraft front (Photo: Continental)

Apparently the overnight delay of Continental Flight 2816 in Rochester, Minnesota, could have been avoided if Mesaba Airlines hadn't messed things up. Or so says the DOT....read more»

Piggy Bank (Photo: Index Open)

The average price to fly one mile in July was down by 18 percent versus a year ago, and that's actually an improvement (for the airlines) over the numbers in June....read more»

Beach Kids Sandcastle (Photo: iStockphoto/Cheryl Casey)

Ready to travel this Labor Day, but don't want to spend much? Then check out these sales, discounts, and other ways to save on an end-of-summer hurrah....read more»

Brooklyn Bridge, New York

It's the first coordinated airfare sale the city has ever done, but is it a good deal? And what does it mean for the tourism industry?...read more»

Airport - Departure screen full of canceled flights (Photo: iStockPhoto/Simon Smith)

What if you could know, in advance, the likelihood of your flight being delayed? FlightCaster purports to do exactly that, with delay predictions up to six hours before your scheduled departure....read more»

Photo: Aruba Tourism Authority

Late summer is harvest time for more than just produce. Travel discounts are ready for the picking too. Check out deals to Aruba, Mexico, Vegas, and more....read more»

<p>It may be tough to pronounce, but <a href="http://www.gloucester-ma.gov/index.php?module=pagemaster&PAGE_user_op=view_page&PAGE_id=121" target="_blank">Wingaersheek Beach</a>, in the Massachusetts fishing town of Gloucester, is easy to enjoy. It's also on the <a href="http://www.boston.com/news/globe/magazine/articles/2006/05/21/your_perfect_beach/" target="_blank">Boston Globe Magazine's</a> list for best family beach. But make sure to arrive early, as parking, which costs $25 per car on the weekends and holidays, isn't usually available for long. </p><p>Photo: Cliff Amero/Essex River Cruises & Charters/Courtesy of the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau</p>

The Air Transport Association is predicting a 3.5 percent year-over-year drop in air travel this Labor Day. Will that mean last-minute deals for travelers?...read more»

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

Southwest's first flight from Boston took off yesterday, and the airline tried to reassure its other New England airports that it won't forget about them....read more»

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