Posts about ‘Flights’

Since grade school, we’ve all been searching for ways to skip to the front of the line—and TSA PreCheck seems to be the ticket to just that. Is it for you? Read on to find out. And don’t forget: TSA PreCheck is a free perk that comes with Orbitz Rewards membership when you reach Platinum [read more…]

(Your browser doesn’t support iframe) There’s a lot of hype leading up to a summer getaway. But once it’s happening, the fun times can go by in a flash. So in an effort to extend that vacay Zen, you should do your best to eliminate the stress of packing. That’s why we’ve put together the [read more…]

Would you fly on a passenger plane that was going to be “retired” after your ride? And where DO they go when no longer needed? So it was with a mixture of nostalgia, curiosity and a little uneasiness that we flew across the country on an American Airlines MD-80 series aircraft as it made its [read more…]

Portland, Oregon is a coffee town, and its airport reflects that obsession with caffeine. Local favorites Stumptown Coffee Roasters and Portland Roasting Coffee share real estate along the concourses with Peets and Starbucks. Going local is one of the ways Portland’s airport distinguishes itself from other airports around the continent, and clearly it’s working: Portland [read more…]

You’ll marvel at what’s ahead in tech and trends for travel.

Here’s the secret to adding another leg to your trip for next to nothing.

Is your departure city on the list?

Don’t believe the hype—travel keeps getting and better.

Fly smarter with these air travel tips for savvy travelers.

Flying with a baby on board? Here are 10 tips to make air travel with an infant easier.

Tip your hat to Uncle Sam, and then pack your bags.

Follow the life of passenger flights from 1934 onward.

The window shades are open, our trays are in an upright position and the cabin lights have been dimmed for takeoff. We dutifully abide by our cabin crew’s every instruction, but we’ve always been curious as to why why some of these protocols exist. From FAA baggage regulations as to why exactly adults should put their oxygen mask [read more…]

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Hello Kitty on a plane?! Yep, it sure is.

You’ll have to see these dream cabins to believe them.

Not sure you need it? It really depends on what kind of traveler you are.

Here what TSA’s looking for.

In recent years, amid increasingly limited personal space on airplanes and some less-than-considerate passengers, there’s been ample advice on how to be on your best behavior in-flight. Now, as we approach one of the busiest travel times of the year and head to some of the country’s most congested airports, thoughts will likely turn to [read more…]

Is your airport on the list this year?

Did your airport make the scene?