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Ever hear of the WayBack Machine? Think of it as an internet time machine that allows you to visit the past – as far back as 1996 anyway – via billions of carefully archived website pages from all kinds of companies – including the airlines. I used WayBack as well as my own historical data … Read Take a Trip on an Airline Time MachinePosted In: Airline News, Rick Seaney on ABC News
We know that flying is the fastest way (and safest way) to get from Point A to Point B – but we also know that much of air travel is a real headache. I’ve been thinking of tweaks to improve it and have hit upon “the perfect airline.” Some of my ideas may be a bit … Read 6 Ways to a Perfect AirlinePosted In: Airline Fees, Airline News, Rick Seaney on ABC News
Your bag is missing or your flight is delayed or canceled. Or maybe you got treated terribly at security. What to do? Complain. Formally and officially. Airlines won’t know there’s an issue unless you tell them and most will try to resolve valid problems. Bookmark this page: It includes all the links you need to … Read How to File a Complaint for Any Airline or Security ProblemPosted In: Airline News, Rick Seaney on ABC News
Recently I had a very weird dream – that all the airlines were run by famous people. Yes, this one’s just for fun but you will also find some money-saving tips sprinkled throughout. Listen as Rick Seaney and editor Anne McDermott add “a little extra” to this celebrity fantasy: NannyAir – Owner, Mayor Michael Bloomberg … Read If Celebrities Ran the AirlinesPosted In: Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts
So far, the airlines are showing few signs of cutting flights this summer, which is great for vacationers – but trouble still looms in the form of sequestration cuts. Listen as Rick Seaney schools editor Anne McDermott on the fine art of zipping through airports: Best time to redeem miles for that free trip Sequestration … Read 5 Ways to Avoid Delays if Sequestration Threatens FlightsPosted In: Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks