The big lie - this is to compete with low cost carriers. It is nothing to do with that and all to do with gouging us passengers in yet another part of our flight experience.
Well, the answer, in general, is an emphatic yes. This interesting article focuses on one particular gap in their product range.
About 10% of the flight attendants the union represents have reported adverse reactions since wearing new uniforms.
Nice to see someone attacking the trans-Atlantic cartel!
Nothing like a business model embracing a race to the bottom rather than customer service!
After admitting they'd been looking in the wrong place, search authorities ended the search entirely rather than focus further searching in the right place.
Quite a scene apparently ensued at the Paris airport when the passenger attempted to board with two Maltese puppies and her husband.
Let's put this in the 'We'll believe it when we see it' category.
37 killed, mainly people in village the plane crashed into.
The specialty seating will come at no additional cost to passengers and will only be offered on domestic flights for now.
There's a reason, and it's obvious if you think about it.
Hope he can make it work. The legacy trans-Atlantic carriers need a swift wake-up call.
What you'll have to do if you fly United's el cheapo fares.
Rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic?
Alas and farwell.
It beggars belief that Uber would only deploy driverless cars at peak times. If the company is investing in expensive automated cars, which also give it more profit than a regular driver-type vehicle, why not use them 24/7?
Given my experience with NYC taxis, can't say I'm sad to see the decline.
At least it's being scrapped in a safe manner rather than being sent to Bangladesh.
An utterly unsurprising piece of news that we've been anticipating ever since the projected costs were magically reduced.
Easier for cruisers or easier for Carnival to extract more money from customers?
It was a year of milestones in the cruise world.
Bad art + champagne + no wifi = bad deals.
My word, the rental-car companies may have to focus on customer service!
The Avatar kiosk has a face on the screen that asks questions of travelers and can detect changes in physiology and behavior during the interview.
Theft of Wi-Fi is illegal, but ......
This "new world" of espionage involves interception of data from phone calls made on board civil aircraft.
The airline allegedly is investigating ‘digital pills’ for passengers to swallow that will tell flight staff if they are feeling comfortable.
A graphene type super-capacitor. Seems amazing, but far from ready for commercial release, like so many other battery technologies.
Most interesting thing is the graph partway through showing the huge changes in Apple's product mix. When/what/will Apple's next big thing be/appear?
Great customer service; horrible PR for the brand.
First Blackberry, now Microsoft. Seems like smartphones have become a two horse race between Android and iOS, with Android benefitting from Msft's collapse in market share.
A sunset shot of Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italy provides just one stunning example.
Ronald McDonald has officially joined the Pope in Vatican City, and some are unhappy.
It would seem to be a good time to do some cleaning up.
The 4400-foot-long Beipanjiang bridge has a height equivalent to a 200-story building, making it the world's highest bridge down to the ground or water surface.
An overly optimistic push into tourism - some places have no appeal, no matter how fancy the toilets.
The Smithsonian Channel's "Aerial America" isn't just about sightseeing
The Federal Trade Commission has released a report on resort fees breaking down how hotels-- which do not include the fees in the price of the rooms-- are wasting the time and effort of travelers.
The world's "10 most luxurious airport lodgings."
The Milan suite boasts 10,764 square feet of luxury living space and, if you have to ask the price, you definitely can't afford it.
For example, Marriott has will not provide religious books at two of its newest millennial-oriented brands, Moxy and Edition hotels.
A list worth checking.
Bookings at the Washington D.C. and New York City properties had plunged during the campaign but have now spiked after his victory.
The reasons for their demise are varied and interesting.
Working out how to operate a Japanese toilet can be difficult. Now it might get a little simpler.
Nothing like taking your work home with you.
Australia's Northern Territory tourism department welcomed the ruling, as the slogan had not originated with them.
The 'new thing' in office teambuilding, or so the company offering it hopes, is simulating a plane crash into the ocean for employees.
The Federal Aviation Administration says little in response.
The old song - "Never Smile at a Crocodile" - could be updated to warn of silly tourist selfies.
Two middle class middle aged women were booted off an Allegiant flight - their grief about their dying father apparently made them a threat.
She has almost completed her prison sentence and is threatening another hijack attempt if she gets the chance.
The disagreement between the federal government and a number of states will leave some taxpayers stuck without identification to clear TSA security.
Perhaps another country to cross off your list because of terror concerns.
Obscured in this article of an airline refusing to help an elderly traveler is the fact that you can't get a Canadian ETA without an email address.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protections processing systems were back online late Monday after a four-hour outage across various airports creating widespread delays and frustrated travelers.
The order permits parks to recognize donors with labels on certain items but prevents corporations and other sponsors from actually renaming parks.
So this article claims, with some statistical evidence.
This article covers the strategies and tricks currently being used by canny travelers.
In Kenya, an elephant recently trampled an Italian tourist to death as he photographed the beast at a watering point.
Her orders were to bring down United Flight 93, perhaps piloted by her own father, without ammunition.
The FAA is hiring.
One photo reveals that United Airlines flight attendants in 1939 appear both younger and happier than the current crew.
Experienced travelers have been aware of this for many years.
Airlines are cutting fares to combat terrorism and zika fears.
Price tracking in time for the holidays.
Pretty pedestrian advice.
Figuring out which card will deliver the best payoff for your personal spending patterns can feel like a calculus test.
If all you want is cheap, Spirit will give you cheap.