♬ It’s the most frustrating time of the year — to fly♪

The flying experience is worse than it was five years ago, and the worst time of the year to fly is now, according to a new survey.

But you probably didn’t need a survey to tell you that. And yet, here we are with a new Morning Consult research, commissioned by the U.S. Travel Association, a trade association that almost never says a bad word about airlines.

Merry Christmas, indeed. Read more “♬ It’s the most frustrating time of the year — to fly♪”

Let’s ban emotional-support animals from the skies

Is it time to ground emotional-support animals for good?
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Is it still safe to fly?

Like a lot of air travelers, Scott Cocking feels safe when he boards a plane. But he still worries.
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Are you too stupid to fly?

There are two ways of looking at Allen Nesbitt’s case: We can blame the airline for what went wrong — or we can blame the traveler.

Either way, this case is unfixable, for reasons that will soon become apparent.
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Do I really have to get a new license to fly?

Air travelers are understandably confused by recent news about the REAL-ID Act and purported new ID requirements for passengers on domestic flights within the United States.
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