Latest Articles on Flying

The Best Transportation From NYC Airports

Getting off an airplane in New York City can induce a mix of emotions; at the forefront is likely excitement, but — particularly for those who are not used to the frenetic pace of a city of 8.4 million people — stress can be a part of the mix, too. Once you’ve sorted out the…

8 Easy Ways to Score a Cheap Flight

Flights are often a big part of a travel budget, especially when heading overseas. Sure, back in the good old days, flights were more expensive, but you also got a lot more for the price (read: free checked luggage, the ability to transfer tickets and credits to someone else without penalty, hot meals, check-in areas…

7 Flying Tips for Plus-Size Travelers

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock Everybody deserves to travel the world, but some bodies have a harder time than others. Travelers of size often struggle far more when flying, facing discomfort, embarrassment, and even harassment from fellow passengers, along with the typical flight woes of turbulence, screaming babies, and zero leg room. The truth is, airlines…

WOW Air Suddenly Shut Down. Here’s What Travelers Need to Know.

Wow Air; Oliver Holzbauer/Flickr Wow Air, Iceland’s beloved low-cost carrier, lived up to its name with rock-bottom prices (as low as $49 flights from the U.S. to Europe, and even $199 one-way fares from between the U.S. and India), but now it’s dropping jaws for another reason. After months of financial struggles, the airline announced…

The TSA Finds More Than 10 Loaded Guns in Carry-On Bags Every Day

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; Josh Hallett/Flickr When it comes to the dos and don’ts of packing a carry-on bag, most travelers know the drill: Make sure your suitcase fits the size requirements, no liquids greater than 3.4 ounces, and leave the firearms at home. In 2018, however, a record number of folks violated the latter.…