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Tales from the Tails: Thanksgiving Traditions

By Olivia Maxwell Set the scene. Late on a Saturday Night. Phone Rings. Dad: “Hello” (sounding exhausted) Little Girl: “Daddy. It’s me. Can you come pick me up?” (children playing in the background) I was that little girl. You know the type, the girl that could not spend the night away from home … EVER. […]

How to Spend Turkey Day in Ten U.S. Cities

Earlier this month we released our forecast for Thanksgiving air travel, including a list of the top 10 traveled U.S. airports during the holiday period, which runs from Nov. 21 through Dec. 2. In case your final destination is one of these cities, we put together a list of some of the festive events happening […]

This is your Captain Speaking

If you would like to submit a question for our pilot Q&A series, send an email to blog@airlines.org. What is involved in the pre-flight or safety check process? – Kevin L. Before every flight, pilots and flight attendants conduct pre-flight safety checks of the aircraft. Pilots do what’s called a “walk around” inspection of the exterior of […]

The Plane Facts About Unlawful Regulation of Airlines at Seattle Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac)

A4A recently filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Seattle to stop the Port of Seattle from imposing wage, hiring and training requirements on airlines that are both unlawful and inappropriate. We filed this lawsuit because important legal and policy principles about who can regulate airlines are at stake. Certain groups are making misleading […]

Fan Featured Travel Tips

We asked our fellow travel enthusiasts for their best travel tips, and are featuring some of our favorites! Travel like a pro with these great suggestions. Pack an emergency travel kit with snacks to last about 24 hours and money in the currency of the region you are visiting. – Chris F. It’s all about […]

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