American Plane

American/US Airways: Miles Program, Merger Updates

We told you this was coming. Now, two more milestones for the two almost-merged airlines, including news for frequent flyers – especially loyalty program members. Miles Integration Begins March 28 News for members of American Airline’s AAdvantage and/or US Airways Dividend Miles programs: For members of AAdvantage, no changes. For… Read More

Where's Your Bag?

Frontier Raising Some Bag Fees

Brace yourself. As of May 1, Frontier Airlines will be raising some of its bag fees. But not by much. Frontier: Bag Fees Rise in May The Denver-based discount airline is raising some baggage fees from $5 to $10 as of May 1, 2015. Note: Some airlines have very complicated… Read More

In the Air

On-Time Global Airline Performances – February 2015

The latest on-time performance figures from FlightStats for airlines around the world during February 2015 are now available. See how your favorite carrier did. As you travel the world, avoid these common scams Best and Worst On-Time Performances While the statistics are fascinating, don’t be too quick to praise or… Read More

Southwest Plane

Southwest Airlines Expands to Central America

Over the weekend, Southwest Airlines inaugurated its first-ever flight to Central America. Southwest: New Central America Flights Baltimore-Costa Rica: The new route adds service between Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) and San Jose, Costa Rica on a once-a-day basis, and represents a couple of firsts for Southwest: Not only is this Southwest’s… Read More