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United joined several other carriers in adding a second checked bag fee for international flights. Passengers will now pay $45 online and $50 at the airport....read more»

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But is it a good idea to pay for the new initiative by charging the very visitors it hopes to attract? Either way, it's already stirring up controversy....read more»

Boston - 9/11 Memorial at Logan Airport (Photo: Carl Unger)

We all remember 9/11 in our own way, but if you wish to travel to a memorial site or event, here are a few to consider....read more»

Airport security (Photo: P. Wei, iStockphoto.com)

New X-ray technology will identify suspicious powders for additional tests. But most common powders, such as makeup and infant formula, won't require screening....read more»

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An AeroMexico plane with 104 passengers aboard was hijacked in Cancun before landing in Mexico City. All passengers and crew are reported safe....read more»

Airport departure screen (Photo: Index Open)

By posting its best July numbers in six years, the airline industry proves, yet again, that it's easier to keep planes on schedule with fewer of them in the air....read more»

Ryanair jets lined up on the runway (Photo: Airbus S.A.S. )

Holy crazy fees! $50 for the first checked bag? Does Ryanair even want its customers to check their baggage? Actually, the answer is no, it doesn't....read more»

Delta aircraft tail (Photo: Delta)

A reader asks if airlines can cancel her flight without telling her right away. The answer? Airlines can do just about anything, and it's up to consumers to keep an eye on their bookings....read more»

Frontier planes at the airport (Photo: Airbus S.A.S. )

Frontier raised its baggage fees but lowered its change fees. The lowered change fees are a nice surprise, but the baggage fee increases continue to be a troubling trend....read more»

Woman at a coffee shop using a laptop (Photo: Index Open)

A great deal is, well, great, but it's not always the whole story when it comes to booking airfare. What other factors do you consider when choosing a flight?...read more»

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