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Southwest Will Keep Its ‘Bags Fly Free’ Policy

Ever since JetBlue apparently succumbed to the lure of all those millions in bag fees, the question has been raised: Will Southwest follow suit? According to the Los Angeles Times, the answer is “No.” Does Southwest always have the cheapest flights? Southwest: Free Bags for Now The paper quotes Southwest… Read More

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Unusual Airport News

Worth a look if you’ll be traveling this summer. And we’ll help you travel smart with cheap flights. Unusual Airport News All U.S. Airports: The folks at Customs and Border Protection want to remind you that some souvenirs are not allowed into the United States. Prohibited items include: Absinthe Bush… Read More

Airline Routes

What New Routes are Your Airlines Adding?

A look at routes being added by airlines, by both U.S. and on international carriers. New Routes A round-up of recent changes, and our thanks the Looking for the best deals for these routes? FareCompare has the cheapest flights available. U.S. Airlines American: Adds Dallas to Quito, Ecuador –… Read More

Hot Deals

Cheap Flights of the Week: The Hot List

It’s hot outside and so are the deals. We have sizzling ones for summer and cool fares for fall, but enough with the alliteration, let’s save some money! Cheap Flights of the Week As always, click the name of the airline for sample fares and destinations. Deals Expiring Soon Spirit:… Read More


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


Is This the Best Economy Class Perk Ever?

If you live in the United Kingdom and want to go to Malta (a Mediterranean island off the coast of Sicily), you might want to consider flying Air Malta if only for the perks. They’ll rub you the right way. Here’s another perk: cheap flights Economy Perk on Air Malta:… 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