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Some of the stories that have made the news, or are making news in the industry, as well as issues that may affect your air travels.
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What Keeps You From Traveling More?
A poll that asks you to consider what prevents more travel in your life.

Airlines Phone Numbers - Airlines Telephone Contacts
So you'd like to speak to an actual person that works for the airline? Here is a list of phone contacts to reach the airline you're looking for. Airline reservations phone numbers have been grouped by region of the world.

Airlines Phone Numbers - Airlines Telephone Contacts
So you'd like to speak to an actual person that works for the airline? Here is a list of phone contacts to reach the airline you're looking for. Airline reservations phone numbers have been grouped by region of the world.

Southwest Airlines Incident - Hole in Airplane - Lands Safely
Southwest Airlines Incident - Hole in Airplane - Lands Safely

Readers Choice Awards 2011 - Air Travel Categories
Welcome to the 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards. Air Travel is included under four categories. So vote for the best airports and airlines to fly to / from / with around the world.

2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards - Air Travel
Welcome to the 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards. This year, I'm delighted to announce that Air Travel is included. The focus for this site is looking at what are the best airports and airlines to fly to / from / with.

Top 10 of 2010 - The Air Travel Stories that Shaped 2010
The year in review - a look at the top 10 of '10. The biggest air travel stories / events and issues of the year. From pat downs to leaping flight attendants, 2010 has been a turbulent year.

Share Your Air Travel Blog Here
Do you blog about air travel, and want to share your pride in your written word? Feel free to post a bit about your blog, yourself, and what drives your passion for all things related to air travel.See submissions

United Airlines - Continental Airlines Merger Highlights
It's official - United Airlines and Continental Airlines announced their intention to merge as "equals" on May 3, 2010. If the merger goes through, it will be the largest airline in the world.

Top 10 Air Travel Stories of the Decade - 2000-2009
The first decade of the 21st century has brought a huge amount of upheaval and changes to the air travel industry. Here is a look back at the 10 biggest stories / events and changes in air travel.

Open Skies - Europe and US
Open Skies is not just a concept anymore, but an agreement between Europe and the US to allow more competition and slots to airports for both regions.

At the Airport Alone - Family Leaves Toddler Behind at the Flight
It could have turned out to be a bad story. A family left their 22 month old toddler at the airport on May 12, 2008, and continued on their flight out of Vancouver.

Travel warnings
The U.S. State Department provides a complete list of travel warnings. A travel essential for planning a safe trip.

Thank You for Submitting Your Nomination to the Readers' Choice Awards
Thank You for Submitting Your Nomination to the Readers' Choice Awards

Aviation photos
Airliners has simply an incredible trove of aviation photos. Stunning images from around the world including new and vintage aircraft. Just an unbelievable amount of photos, and other air industry info. A must visit!

Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways Merger

This impending merger seemed to come out of nowhere and literally on the heels of the United/Continental Airlines merger being a done deal. As the industry continues to consolidate, what makes this merger particularly unique is it is one that involves two low cost airlines - giant Southwest Airlines, and much smaller Air Tran Airways.

Merger Rumors - Is a Merger between Midwest Airlines and Air Tran Possible?
Even the biggest airlines in the United States are not immune to takeover rumors.

Global Passenger Demand Hits Record Highs, Says IATA

DOT: Fewer Passengers Filed Airline Complaints in 2013
The DOT has posted airline passenger statistics for 2013. Click here to see which airlines did well, and which ones did not.

KLM Customers Can Use Facebook, Twitter to Pay Air Fares
Dutch flag carrier KLM, which is already very active on social media, is now allowing customers to pay for their airline tickets via Facebook and Twitter.

Airlines unveil new service, routes
U.S. airlines have added new routes and new flights starting with the summer schedule. Click here to see where they're going.

New Routes, Cities Offered By Airlines
See what airlines are offering new routes, new cities and expanded service around the globe.

Less Bags Lost by Airlines in 2013, Says SITA Report
Find out why lost or mishandled baggage hit record lows in 2013, according to a new industry report by air transport consultancy SITA.

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