Airline News • Ask-Rick
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Maybe there’s a chill in the air (probably not in Phoenix) but the airlines are busy advertising fall airfare specials so we’ll soon be saying goodbye to summer. I thought a seasonal review was in order but forget airfare hikes or bag fees. Let’s talk fun stuff, like crazy incidents of the summer travel season. … Read 5 Craziest Summer Travel Stories (So Far)Posted In: Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News
There are hassles and there are hassles. Here are four that include familiar annoyances and some that may be brand new to you. Suggested solutions follow each hassle. Listen as travel expert Rick Seaney shares some horror stories with editor Anne McDermott: 5 travel fantasies that actually came true 1. Security Loophole Hassle The TSA’s … Read 4 Hidden Hassles of Flying and What You Can DoPosted In: Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
Sharpen up those No. 2 pencils, it’s quiz time. Let’s see how much you know about travel. Look for the scoring key at the end. Air Travel Quiz 1. I’d like to try one of those naked picture airport security body scan machines. Where can I find one? A. You can’t. They are no longer … Read Travel Quiz: Are You a Frequent Flyer or Puzzled Passenger?Posted In: Airfare Analysis, Airline News, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
It’s like they say: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The air travel industry is not immune to scams and rip-offs – particularly what are known as phishing emails – so remain alert especially when opening unexpected emails. Hear travel expert Rick Seaney and editor Anne McDermott reveal some of … Read Air Travel Scams, Rip-offs and RacketsPosted In: Airline News, Rick Seaney on ABC News
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