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

With passenger-rights legislation picking up steam in Congress, we asked Kate Hanni of FlyersRights.org for her take on the progress made so far and the obstacles still to come....read more»

Bags lined up for departure (Photo: iStockphoto/Vera Bogaerts)

Midwest joins the latest wave of baggage fee increases and ups its first- and second-checked-bag fee by $5. When will it stop?...read more»

Woman shopping online with credit card (Photo: Index Open)

Orbitz' move now makes three online travel agencies that no longer penalize customers for changing hotel bookings. Individual properties, however, may have their own fees....read more»

Airplane taking off at dusk (Photo: iStockPhoto/Stephen Strathdee)

All those fare cuts may finally be paying off: The decline in air traffic seems to be slowing down, and just in time for the holidays....read more»

Photo: United Airlines

A reader writes in to ask what to do after United wiped out a lifetime's worth of frequent flyer miles. Sadly, his options are nether abundant nor appealing....read more»

Airplane Past Empty Seats (Photo: iStockphoto/Shane Kato)

A few airlines added a $10 surcharge to three dates for the upcoming holiday season. Is this just typical airline shenanigans, or a clever new way of fleecing the customer?...read more»

British Airways aircrafts at the gate  (Photo: British Airways)

Another day, another fee. This one comes from British Airways, which plans to start letting people choose seats well in advance, for a fee....read more»

On the road again with Jack (Photo: Kate Hamman)

What are your favorite destinations with pets? What are your secrets for making travel easier on them and you? Share your stories, or pick up tips for future travel!...read more»

San Francisco cable car (Photo: San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Travelers can now purchase offsets for their flight from kiosks in the airport, drawing perhaps the shortest line possible between passengers and the ecological impact of their travel....read more»

Dollar bills on a line (Photo: Index Open)

Travelers bemoan fees, and understandably so: They're a nuisance that end up costing consumers a lot of money. But which is the lesser of two evils: Fees or higher fares?...read more»

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