Celebrities Behaving Badly in Flight

December, 6, 2011: Alec Baldwin Kicked off American Airlines Flight for Playing ‘Words with Friends’ on Cell Phone Actor Alec Baldwin says he was kicked off an American Airlines plane awaiting take-off at Los Angeles International Airport for playing the electronic game, “Words With Friends.” It’s not clear if the actor was kicked… Read More

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Published: December 7, 2011

Which Airlines Offer Wi-Fi?

Which Airlines Offer Wi-Fi? Most of the major U.S. airlines have begun outfitting their fleet with in-flight Wi-Fi service. The majority offer the service through Gogo Inflight Internet, the main in-flight Wi-Fi provider within the United States. Southwest is the exception, having chosen Row 44 as their provider. In addition… Read More

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Published: November 26, 2011

How to Haggle for Airline Tickets

We Haggle on Cars, Houses – Why Not Plane Tickets? Haggling has gone on as long as commerce has existed. We negotiate cars and houses every day, and buying from auction websites can be considered a modern form of haggling. And of course, customers routinely haggle over prices in markets… Read More

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Published: October 6, 2011

How Much Will You Pay to Fly at Thanksgiving?

When is the Best Time to Buy Your Ticket? If you wait until the end of October to buy your plane ticket, you may see prices spike. Here are 5 tips: Beginning next week, you should add $5.00 (round-trip) to your Thanksgiving ticket price each day you procrastinate. Once we hit… Read More

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Published: October 3, 2011

Flat Bed Seats: Which Airlines Have Them and Whose are Most Comfortable?

Lie-Flat Seats: Extra Comfort on a Long Flight Sometimes it’s worth it to forego the cheap ticket and treat yourself to some extra comfort – especially when it comes to international flights. Frequent business travelers agree. A recent poll by the Global Business Travelers Association found that while 84% of… Read More

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Published: September 30, 2011

The 20 Most Affordable U.S. Airports

The Cheapest Airports for the Cheapest Tickets Ever wonder which airports in the United States are cheapest to fly in and out of? Of course you do: FareCompare readers are always looking for the best flight deals. Thankfully, the U.S. Department of Transportation keeps statistics on airfare and their Office… Read More

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Published: September 28, 2011

Checked Luggage: How to Protect It

Protecting Your Checked Luggage You’ve booked the cheapest airline tickets and now it’s time to pack for your getaway. So how do you protect your checked luggage and its contents? TSA Invades Checked Luggage Now that locks on checked luggage have to be TSA-approved, flyers are no longer able to… Read More

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Published: September 27, 2011

Boarding the Plane: When Should You Get On?

When Should You Board the Plane? You can search millions of possibilities to find the cheapest airline tickets in minutes, yet the seemingly simple task of boarding 100 passengers seems to take forever, as fliers jockey for space in overhead bins. Why is this so? Science may have a few… Read More

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Published: September 23, 2011

How Long is That Flight?

FareCompare readers are savvy travelers. You know how to find the cheapest airline tickets, and how to get from Point A to Point B with the least amount of hassle. But have you ever wondered how much time you actually spend in the air when you’re flying from one city… Read More

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Published: September 22, 2011