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

A Northwest flight dropped off radio contact and overshot its destination by 150 miles before turning around, in an incident sure to ignite a debate over pilot fatigue rules....read more»

Photo: Southwest Airlines

Southwest is trying out a few eco-friendly (and money saving) products on one of its aircraft, flying mostly between Chicago and Boston....read more»

Virgin America 2 (Photo: Virgin America)

The airline is testing a new boarding procedure in which people with no carry-ons get to board first, allowing them to find their seats before the aisle gets clogged. What do you think?...read more»

Photo: NYC & Company

Planning on a fall or holiday getaway to New York City? Discounts at hotels around the city can made the trip more affordable....read more»

Southwest 737 jet approaching runway (Photo: iStockPhoto/Lowell Sannes)

Southwest will begin flying to Florida's panhandle in May. Panama City is Southwest's seventh destination in the Sunshine State....read more»

Eiffel Tower at sundown, Paris, France

Travelers from the U.S. to Europe will now pay $50 for the second checked bag on Air France, while passengers from Europe will pay 50 euros. The change takes effect November 1....read more»

Photo: British Airways

British Airways recently sold tickets from the U.S. to India for $40. Great deal? Not so much. It was an error, and anyone who booked those fares had their flight canceled. What to do?...read more»

Virgin America plane parked at the gate (Photo: Clark County Department of Aviation)

From November 10 through January 15, Virgin America passengers can use the airline's in-flight Wi-Fi service free of charge....read more»

Airfare: Plane Maintenance (Photo: iStockphoto/POBox)

More and more, airlines are outsourcing aircraft maintenance to private firms as a way to save money, but some question the FAA's oversight of these facilities....read more»

Father and child along Route 1 California coast  (Photo: Laura Cebulski/iStockPhoto)

Discounts and travel packages in places like Mexico, Prague, and Florida make Thanksgiving travel a tasty alternative to heading home for the holidays....read more»

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