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It’s No Longer Safe To Recline Your Airplane Seat

Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.

09/02/2014

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How To Never Lose Your Luggage Again

While fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.

04/09/2014

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The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window Seats

The jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.

03/06/2014

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FAA Expanding Use of Electronic Devices Throughout Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration has determined that passengers can now use portable electronic devices such as e-readers, video players and video games throughout all stages of a flight.

10/31/2013

File photo of seats on an airplane. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

New Seats Let Airlines Squeeze in More Passengers

It’s not your imagination. There really is a tighter squeeze on many planes these days.

10/15/2013

Industry officials say an advisory committee is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to relax its restrictions on airline passenger use of smartphones and other personal electronic devices during takeoffs and landings. (Photo Credit: ThinkStock)

Panel Backs Easing Electronic Device Use On Airplanes

Industry officials say an advisory committee is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to relax its restrictions on airline passenger use of smartphones and other personal electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.

09/26/2013

Relief may be on the way for airline passengers who can't bear to be separated even briefly from their personal electronic devices. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

FAA Pushing For Gate-To-Gate Use of Electronic Devices For Airline Passengers

Relief may be on the way for airline passengers who can’t bear to be separated even briefly from their personal electronic devices.

06/22/2013

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Smoke Grenade, Stun Gun Confiscated at Dulles

The Transportation Security Administration says it stopped a Virginia man from bringing a live smoke grenade on a flight at Dulles International Airport.

03/12/2013

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by United Airlines takes off at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Jan. 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

FAA Grounds Boeing 787s to Address Battery Fires

For the second time in two weeks, a smoking or burning battery has been tied to an emergency aboard a 787. Almost half of the 787s that have been delivered have now been grounded for safety checks.

01/16/2013

American Airlines passenger planes takes off from Los Angeles International airport on Feb. 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Flying High? Researchers Find Airline Performance Is Improving

For airline passengers grappling with fare increases, canceled routes and a seemingly endless parade of new fees, “better” may not be the first word that comes to mind. But based on more traditional yardsticks — lost bags, delayed flights, lousy service and bumpings from full planes — airlines are doing a better job, say private researchers who have analyzed federal data on airline performance.

04/02/2012

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