Airline News • Ask-Rick
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Not all of what follows is super-secret but you have to dig for some of it (often buried in the dense legalese of an airline’s contract of carriage). You might even stumble across some of these items on an airline’s website as I did. Some examples, in no particular order. LISTEN: Travel expert Rick Seaney … Read Airline Secrets: Little-known ways to save money (and aggravation)Posted In: Airline Fees, Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks
The headline isn’t much of a riddle: Which does not belong in this list? A. Cheap flights B. Sparkling, new paint jobs on planes C. Airline profits If you guessed ‘cheap flights’ you’re on to something. As for painted planes and airline profits, they go together like bags and fees. Let me explain. Painted Planes … Read Cheap Flights, Painted Planes, Airline Profits: Which Does Not Belong?Posted In: Airfare Analysis, Airline News, Tips and Tricks
Ever lose a suit of armor or an embalmed baby shark while traveling? Someone did. Someone’s always losing something odd on a plane or at the airport. What to do? Here are some answers but first, the fun stuff (and don’t miss the video below). LISTEN: Travel expert Rick Seaney has fun with this. He … Read Weirdest Lost & Found Items – And How to Get Your Stuff BackPosted In: Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks
Sometimes, you just have to feel for the airline industry. When the IRS scores higher in customer satisfaction than U.S. carriers, you know you’ve got an image problem. Airlines vs. IRS In fairness, the Internal Revenue Service only scored higher for electronic filing; the old-fashioned paper method of filing did a lot worse than the … Read 10 Surprising Things People Prefer to AirlinesPosted In: Airline News
There are a couple of things you can rely on when it comes to air travel today and they are the most important things: flying is safe and flying is fast. If you need to cover long distances, there’s no better way to go. That said, there are a few things you cannot count on … Read 5 Statements You Should Never Trust When it Comes to Your FlightPosted In: Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News