Spirit Plane

Spirit Adds 10 New Routes

Discount carrier Spirit, sometimes known as The-Little-Airline-that-Could just keeps on growing and its latest expansion has some fun destinations. Are these the most outrageous Spirit ads ever? Spirit Adds New Routes Spirit begins flying these routes as of today (April 16). Tip: Click the city and we’ll help you find… Read More

In the Air

Bad News for Airline Passengers Who Like Quality

If you’ve ever sat on a plane and thought to yourself, “Goodness, but the quality of this flight has certainly declined,” it may comfort you to know you’re not alone. Bad News for Passengers According to the expert analysis of the highly-respected Airline Quality Rating 2015 (covering 2014), the quality… Read More

Flight Problems

What Do Airline Passengers Complain About?

The latest report from the U.S. Department of Transportation covering February 2015 notes that consumers registered 1,362 complaints about U.S. airlines. While this may not sound like much, it’s 16% higher than January’s complaint rate. Note: DOT figures don’t include complaints made directly to airlines. Got a problem with anĀ … Read More

Southwest Plane

More New Routes for Southwest

Southwest just added more new routes to its network today (April 8). The popular airline’s latest flights are to/from its headquarters at Dallas Love Field (DAL). Southwest’s New Routes Here are the latest daily flights. Tip: Click the city name to find deals from your hometown. Columbus, Ohio – Dallas… Read More

Ready, Set, Go

Delta’s Baggage Guarantee Continues

It was an experiment that was supposed to end on March 31, but according to USA Today, Delta’s baggage guarantee was such a success that it is being continued indefinitely. How Delta’s Bag Guarantee Works The guarantee is very simple: If your suitcase doesn’t show up at the baggage carousel… Read More

SkyMall's Garden Yeti

SkyMall: Possible Comeback, Possible Rival

FareCompare has always had a soft spot for SkyMall. Where else can one purchase a life-size Garden Yeti ($2,250)? Yet just as the company celebrated the 25th anniversary of its ubiquitous airline seatback catalog, it filed for bankruptcy. And was sold. What now? Don’t know SkyMall? See the wacky dog… Read More

Baggage

Lost Baggage Rate Drops

As reported in the Los Angeles Times, the rate of lost and damaged baggage on airlines around the world dropped more than 60% in the past seven years. The paper cites a new study by SITA, a company specializing in air transport information. While that’s an incredible improvement, check out… Read More