Your Next Delta Flight May Offer Free Wi-Fi. A Kid Kicking Your Seat Back Remains Free of Charge

Delta Air Lines will provide free Wi-Fi on some domestic flights starting May 13, testing a plan to eventually make the offering a standard feature. The pilot program will include about 55 daily flights of varying length and across economy and premium cabins, the airline said in a statement Thursday. Passengers will be notified ahead […]

United Airlines Flight to San Francisco Diverted Due to a ‘Strong Smell’

Passengers flying Friday from Baltimore to San Francisco had an unexpected surprise: their flight had a weird and nauseating smell. A mysterious odor in the cabin of a United Airlines flight leaving the Baltimore-Washington International Airport forced the plane to make an emergency landing at nearby Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C., CNBC reports. Seven […]

Ryanair’s U.K. Shareholders to Lose Voting Rights In No-Deal Brexit

The budget airline Ryanair has moved to restrict the voting rights of its British shareholders, in the event of a “hard” or “no deal” Brexit. Under European Union regulations, EU countries can only grant operating licenses to airlines if those carriers are majority-owned and majority-controlled by EU countries or nationals, unless shareholders come from a […]

U.S. Airfares Are the Lowest on Record (But There’s a Catch)

U.S. airfares averaged $343 in the third quarter of 2018, down 0.4% from a year earlier. Adjusted for inflation, that’s the cheapest airfare ever recorded since the Bureau of Transportation Statistics began collecting airfare data in 1995. The BTS said the average airfare in the third quarter combined both one-way and round-trip fares. One-way tickets, […]