When the Transportation Security Administration enacted a radical change in the imposition of the TSA Passenger Fee, industry advocates predicted that doing so would unnecessarily drive up the cost of air travel and force customers to pay millions more in federal taxes and fees than Congress intended. Unfortunately, this warning from Airlines for America against the […]
It might surprise travelers to learn who is behind rising ticket prices. It’s your elected officials. If base fares have decreased in recent years, what is to blame for rising costs? Simply put, the government is. As American Airlines Chairman and CEO Doug Parker explains in a recent commentary for American Way and US Airways Magazine, […]
If you have food or airborne allergies, you are not alone. Yet, they need not keep you tethered at home. With proper planning and advance preparation, you can soon be off on your next adventure.
Welcome to “A Better Flight Plan” – the official blog of Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, which transport more than 90 percent of all U.S. airline passenger and cargo traffic.
If you are traveling with your pet or need to transport them on their own, the airlines want to help make the journey as safe and comfortable as possible. Check with your carrier first to determine if they accommodate pets.