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  • Soon, airline loyalty will cost you

    Soon, airline loyalty will cost you
    Like many frequent travelers, Glenn Haussman recently received an email from Delta Air Lines about an "update" to its SkyMiles loyalty program. It was so understated that some passengers didn't bother to read it. But Haussman did. "I was not thrilled,"...
  • Grammar Police flag dog's business trip to China

    Grammar Police flag dog's business trip to China
    Many of the errors that Grammar Policemen write me about are ones that almost no one would notice. This is why I prefer flashier, funnier bad grammar, particularly involving sentences where the modifiers are wildly misplaced. An example I've seen...
  • Passenger of US Airways flight takes video, selfie of crash in Philadelphia

    Passenger of US Airways flight takes video, selfie of crash in Philadelphia
    Amid the chaos of the US Airways jet that crashed in Philadelphia Thursday evening -- one passenger saw an opportune time to take an epic selfie, along with some compelling video.  "So my plane just crashed...," @han_horan tweeted at 6:35 p.m....
  • Beware two-ticket air trips

    Beware two-ticket air trips
    Single air trips involving two separate tickets have always been a problem, but starting next year, three airlines will make it worse. Delta, Hawaiian, and US Airways have announced that they will no longer transfer checked baggage to/from other lines...
  • Airlines' customer service rises to new heights

    Airlines' customer service rises to new heights
    The experience of people like Nina Boal makes me optimistic about the future of air travel. An information technology specialist for a government agency in Baltimore, Boal ran into trouble recently when she flew to her mother's funeral in Chicago. Her...
  • Global Entry's zip through security, customs is money well spent

     Global Entry's zip through security, customs is money well spent
    Here's the most amazing thing that happened the first time I used Global Entry for getting back into the country and speeding through security: nothing. In these days of governmental shutdowns and bipartisan squabbling, this Trusted Traveler program...
  • Unaccompanied minor needs to travel? Keep this in mind.

    Unaccompanied minor needs to travel? Keep this in mind.
    You're not married to your kids' mother or father anymore, but he or she wants to spend time with the children at the holidays. But distance is a barrier. Or your parents want to spend the holidays with their adorable grandchildren, and they live...
  • Passenger's eye might explode, but US Airways won't refund ticket

    Passenger's eye might explode, but US Airways won't refund ticket
    Jennene Colky can't fly because she has a detached retina. Why won't US Airways refund her ticket? Q: I was recently forced to cancel a round-trip ticket between Chicago and Bangor, Maine, on US Airways, for which I paid $494, including a $50 seat...
  • Manage your connections

    Manage your connections
    Last week I reserved flights on United from my home airport, Medford, Ore., to New York, with a connection at San Francisco. My connection was a bit over an hour, so I thought I'd be fine. But a week before departure, I started checking the on-time...
  • What's an airline credit really worth?

    What's an airline credit really worth?
    It happened to Louise Andrew twice last month. She made reservations on the United Airlines website, tried to cancel them within 24 hours for a full refund, and was told that the airline would be happy to issue a ticket credit instead. "Both times, I was...
  • Wi-Fi: 'Must have' or 'may not want'?

    Wi-Fi: 'Must have' or 'may not want'?
    Just about every travel survey these days confirms that travelers say they rate Wi-Fi as one of their biggest requirements, both in airplanes and in hotels. Although a majority of flyers say they want it, however, Bloomberg Businessweek reports that...
  • Woe is the leisure traveler as frequent-flier programs change

    Woe is the leisure traveler as frequent-flier programs change
    In the March 9 On the Spot, reader Kurt Sipolski of Palm Desert asked whether it was legal for airlines to charge a maintenance fee for frequent-flier miles. (It is.) Sipolski's question raised several issues that affect leisure travelers, who are price-...