Airlines

Why Passengers Don’t Pay Attention to That Goofy Airplane Safety Video

Are safety videos featuring celebrities, singalongs, and heavy doses of whimsy a good move for airlines? Condé Nast Traveler editors have their say. The fact that there’s an award given to the best preflight airline safety video of the year is a pretty good indication of how far this routine element of a flight has come. The International Civil Aviation …


Airlines

Top 10 most common mistakes made by Air Travellers

EDMONTON — Whether it’s booking a flight to the wrong airport or showing up to the airport on the wrong day, travel mistakes are more common than some might think. “One of the most budget-busting, stress-inducing experiences in travel is making a mistake with your booking and not realizing it until it’s too late,” said Neil Bhapkar, chief marketing officer at …


Airplane passengers : Sorry, but I have every right to recline my seat and I’m going to

You’d think people would be used to the idea by now. You’d think that we’d all been travelling on planes for long enough to understand that seats recline, and that passengers have every right to recline them. But they don’t. Of all the sources of air rage, of all the elements of the travel experience that annoy people, reclining seats …

Delta Airlines’ app now allows you to track your baggage in real time

Delta Airlines has reportedly spent $49 million to add a new feature to its app that allows passengers to track their baggage in real time. Delta says that it is the first airline to present a luggage tracker combined with a map. A surprisingly pessimistic comment from Delta spokesman Ashton Morrow says, “If a bag isn’t on the right plane …

World’s Best Airline offer special fare to Dubai

Emirates, voted the World’s Best Airline in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, is offering Zambian customers up to 45 per cent off return airfares for a limited period to Dubai, one of the world’s most iconic cities. This special offer, which is available for both Economy Class and Business Class travel, must be purchased between October 24 and November …

Meet the ‘hidden city flights’ Site That Airlines Don’t Want You to Know About

It may not have endeared them to airline companies … but a booking website says its service for unlocking “hidden city flights” can save travellers up to 80% on the cost of trips. The airlines might not be pleased with this loophole being expoited. Image by Serge Mouraret/Corbis via Getty Images Skiplagged searches deep within airline websites to find what …

Bye bye, Airline boarding pass. Passport, are you next?

IT’S the bane of many travellers. How many times have you furiously dug through your jacket pockets and backpack in the hope of finding your elusive boarding pass, while airport staff glare at you and the line behind you swells? Well in news that’s sure to have some travellers ecstatic — and others nostalgic — the end could soon be …

How to find the cheapest fare? This is the only answer

Rick Seaney, Special for USA TODAY- There is no secret to finding the cheapest airfare, but it’s worth talking about because many people neglect to do this one very simple step: Always compare airfares. That’s it — but here’s some proof. 1. The “cheapest airline” isn’t always the cheapest. Take a look at these recent sale prices advertised by JetBlue …

Airlines Revealed: How to Lie, Cheat, and Steal Your Way to a Perfect Flight

By Adam Dachis – Flying generally sucks, but it doesn’t have to be awful. If you’re willing to break a few rules and compromise your status as an upstanding moral citizen, the dark side has a few secrets to help you have a more enjoyable flight. The Dark Side Disclaimer All posts that belong to the Dark Side are going to feature …

This website finds airfare “mistakes” so we can fly for super cheap

Winter is over. That means that Spring and Summer are both coming, and the sunshine and warm weather can’t get here soon enough. Once that rolls around you’re going to want to jet off somewhere where you can take a nice little vacation with both the sunshine, and the warm weather, and maybe some sand, or even an amusement park. …