Deals Round-up: 20 Airline Sales for Fall, Winter, Spring

Happy Halloween. As a special treat, a bigger-than-usual deals round-up. Now put the candy down and start shopping. Click the airline name for sample fares, departure cities and great destinations Weekend Getaways HURRY American: Getaways for Next Weekend from $212 round-trip. Book by Oct. 31 HURRY United: Deals for This… Read More

Airline Fees and Holidays Flights

If you think fees are only charged for bags, think again. A quick refresher for anyone flying during Thanksgiving or Christmas (but it’s good advice year-round), and if you haven’t flown in a while some of these extras may surprise you. Important note: For onboard fees, be sure you have a credit… Read More

American Airlines to Combine Miles Program with US Airways in 2015

American Airlines has announced that beginning in the second quarter of next year, the carrier will integrate US Airways’ Dividend Miles into its own AAdvantage loyalty program. This has been expected ever since the carriers’ merger plans were announced though the timing was uncertain. Now we know, but what does… Read More

Worst Airports for Delays during the Holiday Season

The folks at NerdWallet have analyzed November and December flight delay/cancelation statistics from the past five years for the 25 busiest U.S. airports and there aren’t a lot of surprises. Certainly not for frequent flyers to New York! Don’t worry, we have advice after the chart below. LISTEN: Travel expert… Read More

Not Your Average Travel Stories + Video: Week Ending Nov. 1

This week: Happy Halloween! Your treats are fun stories and epic video. LISTEN: FareCompare’s Alex Williams and Anne McDermott are in a festive mood. Strange, Weird, Unusual & Odd Stories Happy Halloween: JetBlue gets in the spirit asking us to “Go Any Witch Way” (and they have some very nice… Read More

American Airlines/US Airways Airfare Hike Attempt Fails

UPDATE Saturday, Oct. 25: According to Rick Seaney, American/US Airways rolled  back its prices Friday afternoon. The hike is declared a failure. Original post – Oct. 23: These have been busy days on the airfare price-hike front. The fourth attempt at increasing fares this month – spotted by airfare analyst and… Read More