Airlines The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Airlines en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:41:00 GMT $15,000 Could Be Yours If You Fix This Evil Airport Affliction Calling all brains: The TSA is looking for someone to help them figure out this major airport headache -- and is willing to pay for the solution. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:41:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow This In-Flight Gadget Prevents Pushy Passengers From Reclining Their Seats While ethically dubious, the Knee Defender is likely to appeal to business travelers all too familiar with the crammed quandary of flying coach. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:17:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Virgin America Files for IPO The airline, which was founded in 2007 and is partly owned by serial entrepreneur Richard Branson, filed with the Securities Exchange Commission on Monday after announcing its first annual profit. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:15:00 GMT Laura Entis Traveling Coach on U.S. Flights Has Become a Serious Pain Turns out, America's airline companies have the world's most uncomfortable seats. Yay. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:11:00 GMT Jason Fell British Airways Testing 'Happiness Blanket' to Make First-Class More Comfortable The electronic blanket turns blue when wearers are calm, red when they are anxious or stressed. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:30:00 GMT Laura Entis The 20 Best Airlines In the World Flying commercial these days can be an unpleasant experience. Fortunately for fliers, some airlines still put customers first. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:00:00 GMT Benjamin Zhang and Sara Bower Why Airline Loyalty May No Longer Pay Off Reward programs have been eroding over the last 10 years as airlines shift their devotion to cold, hard, calculable dollars. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:30:00 GMT Elaine Glusac When It Makes Sense to Take a Private Jet Flying private is more accessible than ever, but still doesn't come cheap. We break down when you can justify keeping up with the Gateses, and when you should just suck it up in the security line. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT Laura Entis WATCH: Southwest Flight Attendant Delivers Hilarious Safety Announcement This flight attendant could probably double as a standup comedian, with her spiced-up safety announcement garnering over 1.5 million views on YouTube. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:44:00 GMT Kate Taylor Porn Accident: US Airways Issues Worst Brand Tweet of All Time The airline's recent PR nightmare is a reminder to slow down, pay closer attention and think before you tweet. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:20:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Travel Hacks: Stay Healthy While Flying Tips to keep germs at bay from the time you board until your flight lands. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:00:00 GMT Kristin Luna Why Your Last Flight Was So Expensive Understanding what's driving airfare costs up can help keep you plan ahead and even save a little cash. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:00:00 GMT Elaine Glusac 10 Travel Hacks Every Business Traveler Should Know Make the most of your travel dollar with these tips from savvy travelers. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMT Kristin Luna No More Missed Connections: Virgin Unveils First-Ever Airborne Social Network Virgin America has partnered with the location-based business app Here On Biz to facilitate networking among its passengers both on the ground and in the air. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:54:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Turbulence at Virgin: How the Airline Can Get Back to Smooth Sailing As of late, Sir Richard Branson’s airline Virgin Atlantic has been making the rounds in the media for potential layoffs, profit losses and dropped routes. Here is a bit of advice on how the airline can turn around its image and get back to flying high. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 20:00:00 GMT Rosemarie Ryan Could This Plant Shake Up the Biofuel Industry? A consortium of sustainability researchers sponsored by Boeing, Honeywell and Etihad Airways has conducted promising research on shrub-like plants that could give the airline industry, among others, an alternative to oil. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:55:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Business Travelers, Rejoice: Delta to Offer $2 Wi-Fi Mobile Pass With restrictions on in-flight device usage loosening, airlines are competing to offer Wi-Fi deals at increasingly reduced rates. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:30:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Southwest Airlines' Landing Mix-Up Could Have Been Super Scary Despite the inconvenience to passengers, mistakenly landing at the wrong airport points to larger security and safety issues. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:07:00 GMT Jason Fell Delta to Honor Super Cheap 'Mistake Fares' Some lucky consumers were able to land round-trip airline tickets for under $50 due to a technical error. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 17:37:00 GMT Karma Allen Tipping While Traveling: Whom to Tip and How Much Almost everyone knows to tip 15 to 20 percent of the bill for restaurant servers, but what about hotel staff, shuttle drivers and others who help you along your trip? Here's some advice. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:00:00 GMT Jacqueline Whitmore