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Since 9/11, the public has endured security screening procedures that are onerous and misdirected.The government, the airlines, and air travelers allow the security sham to persist....read more»

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In addition to frequent flyer upgrades, travelers who covet the comfort of first class may be able to take advantage of a little known fare deal....read more»

Airline policies are arbitrary and self-serving, leaving travelers confused and angry....read more»

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All-business-class carrier Maxjet today filed bankruptcy and ceased all flight operations, stranding flyers traveling from the U.S. to London, and from London to the U.S....read more»

In spite of efforts by the airlines to derail it, a New York law will guarantee flyers water, food, and access to toilets on grounded planes. But do we deserve more?...read more»

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Trade your American miles for someone else's Midwest miles? Now you can. But you'll pay a steep price for the privilege....read more»

Airline programs are losing ground against the credit card rewards programs. To regain viability, airlines must restore award availability....read more»

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We pick the five best ways for travelers to boost their frequent flyer accounts. This month, we have offers from American, Continental, United, and more....read more»

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Maxjet's current difficulties, and its refusal to fully explain them, make it a risky bet for travel in the near future....read more»

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Chasing higher profits, mainline airlines plan more overseas service and fewer domestic flights. Frequent flyer award availability and comfort will suffer....read more»

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