Surfing at 33,000 feet

JetBlue’s Free WiFi – FAQ

Discount carrier JetBlue wants you to know it has installed new WiFi service on many planes (they call it Fly-Fi) which should be fleet-wide by next year. Best part? It’s free. JetBlue’s Free WiFi – What to Know What you want to know. Q: What is this WiFi? A: According… Read More

Stacks of money.

Frontier Bag Fees Hiked for the Holidays

If you buy the cheapest seats on Frontier (and who among us does not?) you’re in for a surprise at Thanksgiving. And Christmas. And New Year’s. And Spring Break. Higher baggage fees. Frontier Bag Fees Hikes of $5-$10 Temporary bag fee hikes will be in effect on these travel dates:… Read More

US Airways

Time to Say Goodbye to US Airways

If you book a flight for the upcoming holidays on the US Airways site, don’t be surprised when you’re automatically re-directed to American Airlines. As of Oct. 17, US Airways disappears into history. US Airways’ Final Flight Oct. 17 US Airways has been gradually integrating with American since the latter’s… Read More

Traveling in Style

Is First Class Worth the Price

We hear a lot about airlines upping their game in first class these days, adding lie-flat beds, luxurious sleep kits and other amenities. And yet a friend of FareCompare told us about a recent first class domestic flight that “wasn’t special and wasn’t worth the money.” Is First Class Worth… Read More