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

New study puts air travelers' frustration in perspective. But it may have misidentified the culprit....read more»

American Airlines aircraft front (Photo: American Airlines)

American's new baggage fee has subjected the world's largest airline to scathing media attention....read more»

Airport departure screen (Photo: Index Open)

In a troubled industry, these airlines are particularly vulnerable. Travelers can hope for the best, but should be prepared for the worst....read more»

American Airlines aircraft front (Photo: American Airlines)

With the prospect of bankruptcies hanging over large and small carriers alike, American's new baggage fees could be the least of our worries....read more»

(Photo: Southwest)

Industry icon and singular personality Herb Kelleher is stepping down as Southwest's chairman. It's the end of an era for the industry, and for Southwest....read more»

AirTran Airways' Boeing 737-700 (Photo courtesy of AirTran)

We pick the five best ways for travelers to boost their loyalty program accounts. This month, we have offers from AirTran, InterContinental, Midwest, and more....read more»

This summer, travelers can take advantage of a frequent flyer mileage windfall to drive their way to a free flight....read more»

Photo: United Airlines

Come July, United customers will no longer earn a minimum of 500 frequent flyer miles for shorter flights. With the policy change, United joins US Airways in a race for the bottom....read more»

Photo: Southwest Airlines

Borrowing big bucks can signal big problems. But in this case, it's a sign of strength. Really!...read more»

Delta and Northwest merger (Photo: Delta/Northwest)

Pilots and their unions will have a lot to say about the prospects of pending airline mergers. Without their support, service will suffer....read more»

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