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  • April 17, 2012
    Tips: Avoid jet-lag with these simple tips

    Flying across continents on long-haul flights across time zones causes jet lag that sucks big time. It can leave you in a terrible state for a few days and for people who cannot afford the few days to completely recover from the exhaustion of jet lag, here are a few preparatory steps you can do […]

  • April 10, 2012
    Tip: How to get an empty seat next to you on an airplane

    On our last trip to South America in December 2011, our travel agent (yeah, we got better rates through them!) booked our seats (two of them) as window and aisle seats with leaving the middle one ’empty’. She told us that if we’re lucky enough to be on a flight that isn’t filled, then this […]

  • April 1, 2012
    Child-free cabins introduced at WestJet

    Last June, we had reported that Malaysian Airlines was considering child-free first class flights and now Canada-based WestJet has introduced a new program called Kargo Kids, that allows passengers to travel on select child-free flights, creating a quieter and more relaxing inflight experience, while children travel in a “special VIP” area of the aircraft. Richard […]

  • March 26, 2012
    Agents, passengers moving away from Kingfisher Airlines in India

    With a debt mounting to Rs.7,000 Crore ($70 billion), Kingfisher Airlines has already cancelled all international flights and now, NDTV reports that no one in India or abroad wants to purchase Kingfisher Airline tickets, even though the CEO Vijay Mallya confirmed on March 20, that the airline will run 125 domestic flights. Six months ago […]

  • February 26, 2012
    Two Week Sale: Save up to $2,000 on Business Class fares to Dubai (U.S. Only)

    Click here to go to and book your flight. Deal expires March 2, 2012. Terms: Savings of $2000 off unrestricted roundtrip Business Class fares, $750 off restricted roundtrip Business Class fares sold only via This offer can not be combined with any other offer. Outbound travel period for (LAX, SFO, IAH, and DFW) […]

  • February 26, 2012
    Get 20% off your next flight on Virgin America

    Virgin America is offering 20% off Your Next Flight when you follow the instructions below. Offer valid through February 29 for the first 35,000 to sign up. Note: Must book by March 31 for travel between April 11 and June 13. Blackout dates are May 25, 2012 and May 28, 2012. Click here Fill in […]

  • February 21, 2012
    United may launch daily, non-stop flights between New York and Istanbul

    United Airlines today announced plans to launch daily, nonstop flights between its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), and Istanbul (IST), effective July 1, 2012, subject to government approval. Westbound service from Istanbul begins July 2. Istanbul will be the 76th international destination that United serves from New York/Newark and the 37th city […]

  • February 15, 2012
    Get partial refunds on your unused plane ticket

    If you have an unused airline ticket, there are chances you may get a partial refund on that non-refundable ticket. Just head over to ChangeYourFlight and let them get some money for you; or a voucher! ChangeYourFlight is the first and only online platform to offer partial refunds to passengers with unused non-refundable tickets while […]

  • February 13, 2012
    Let someone else find the best flight deal for you through Flightfox

    The time you’d spend on looking for flights for that next great vacation may be spent on some worth while things like walking your dog or having a good meal with friends. But you must book those flights, so what do you do? Simple. You go to Flightfox for the absolute best deal. They call […]

  • February 8, 2012
    Flight delays & disrupts in Israel & France; blame the strikes

    Israel Israel’s main labor union declared a strike on Wednesday that caused delays at Ben Gurion airport, and affected banks, hospitals, government offices, trains, the stock exchange, and more, after talks with the government failed to produce an agreement on the status of workers employed through labor contractors. Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz called the strike […]

  • February 7, 2012
    Get the aisle seat or exercise to avoid blood clots

    Airlines seats are getting crampier day by day, be it the coach class or the so-called upscale first class. And when you’re on that long-haul flight the next time, have a look in that back-seat pocket for some instructions on simple, basic exercises. Because when it comes to health risks on long flights, it’s not […]

  • February 2, 2012
    FAA Reauthorization Bill passes, and what we think

    The FAA Modernization and Safety Improvement Act of 2012, more commonly known as the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Bill, has passed in congress. Flyers’ Rights website list some of the positive ways a passenger will benefit and additional rights you may have as a passenger, there are a lot of questions one may ask: Food […]

  • February 1, 2012
    CheapAir updates results to show flights with wi-fi, live TV, etc.

    More airlines these days are offering less services in terms of entertainment. Or they simply charge you for that live TV or Wi-Fi. And then there are some of those that don’t provide Wi-Fi (really? It’s 2012!!) or live TV. California-based online travel agency CheapAir began placing icons next to flight choices to document which […]

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