People waiting in line to board an airplane.

Unusual Airport News

Worth a look if you’ll be traveling this summer. And we’ll help you travel smart with cheap flights. Unusual Airport News All U.S. Airports: The folks at Customs and Border Protection want to remind you that some souvenirs are not allowed into the United States. Prohibited items include: Absinthe Bush… Read More

Airline Routes

What New Routes are Your Airlines Adding?

A look at routes being added by airlines, by both U.S. and on international carriers. New Routes A round-up of recent changes, and our thanks the AirlineRoute.net. Looking for the best deals for these routes? FareCompare has the cheapest flights available. U.S. Airlines American: Adds Dallas to Quito, Ecuador –… Read More

Hot Deals

Cheap Flights of the Week: The Hot List

It’s hot outside and so are the deals. We have sizzling ones for summer and cool fares for fall, but enough with the alliteration, let’s save some money! Cheap Flights of the Week As always, click the name of the airline for sample fares and destinations. Deals Expiring Soon Spirit:… Read More

Frontier

Changes on Frontier: More Room, Less Room

This is a ‘good news, bad news’ post – at least for those who like to fly Frontier Airlines (and the Denver-based carrier has many fans). Changes on Frontier: Seats Widths The good news, according to media reports: the airline is adding 1.3 inches to the width of its middle… Read More

Bliss

Is This the Best Economy Class Perk Ever?

If you live in the United Kingdom and want to go to Malta (a Mediterranean island off the coast of Sicily), you might want to consider flying Air Malta if only for the perks. They’ll rub you the right way. Here’s another perk: cheap flights Economy Perk on Air Malta:… Read More

Pizza

Pizza on Planes: Sometimes Airlines Do Serve Free Food

FareCompare noticed a tweet late last week complimenting the “awesome” JetBlue. What had the discount carrier done? Because of delays (apparently in Newark), the airline ordered pizza for all its passengers. Nice job, JetBlue, but you’re not the only one. Free Pizza on Planes, Free Pizza in Airports FareCompare has… Read More

Plane cabin with flight attendants in red.

Are These the Best Airlines for Economy Class?

We love economy class – sometimes called coach class – but which airline does it best? It turns out several of them get it right according to this story from SmarterTravel. Best Economy Class Find deals on many of the top-ranked airlines in FareCompare’s Deals Blog. Best Overall Economy/Coach: JetBlue… Read More

Waiting in Line

Watch for Longer Lines at TSA Security Checkpoints

We’ve all read about the recent security failures at U.S. airports where officers reportedly did not find fake explosives and other items during covert testing. The solution, as Politico so eloquently put it, may “gum up airport checkpoints.” Failures = Longer Lines at TSA Security Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson… Read More