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 […]
November is National Aviation History Month, and it is amazing to think how far the industry has come in just a hundred years! In 1914, the first scheduled commercial flight flew for 23 minutes from St. Petersburg to Tampa, FL, and transported one passenger who paid $400 in airfare and sat on a wooden bench […]
As passengers we sometimes forget to be amazed by the miracle of flight and how a plane can take us across the country or around the world in a matter of hours. It has become much more commonplace to travel by air, with so many destination options and affordable fares. Lonely Planet puts the wonder […]
As we travel this Labor Day weekend to squeeze out that last bit of summer fun, let’s all take a moment to think about the people who are working hard to create for us a memorable and enjoyable end-of-summer vacation – airline employees. U.S. carriers employ more than 580,000 men and women worldwide who help […]
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