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


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

People waiting in line to board an airplane.

Is This How You Board a Plane?

JetBlue has just released a new video (see below) that gently reprimands passengers who don’t know how to board a plane. Or rather, those who don’t know how to board a plane correctly. How Not to Board a Plane The amusing video is part of the airline’s flight etiquette series;… Read More

United Planes

United Grounding Lifted, Airline Flying Again

GENERAL UPDATE: United is waiving change fees and any increase in fares for those who change tickets. See all the details here. UPDATE 10:25 a.m. ET – Several news organizations are now reporting the grounding has been lifted and United is flying again. However, it seems extremely likely this will… Read More

JetBlue Plane tails.

JetBlue Adds Bag Fee to Cheapest Flights

We saw this coming. JetBlue has added a first-checked bag fee to the cheapest of its new fare options. Here’s how it works. LISTEN: As Rick Seaney says, “And then there was one.” JetBlue: $20 Checked-Bag Fee If you book the cheapest JetBlue flight possible – a fare option called… Read More