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Why You Can’t Sit In First Class (Even When It’s Empty)

Why You Can’t Sit In First Class (Even When It’s Empty)

If you book a basic economy ticket for a flight, you’re left with whatever crappy seats the airline wants to give you, whether it’s at the back of the plane or just a middle seat in a row that won’t recline. When you see row after row of empty first-class…

How To Avoid Sitting Next To A Crying Baby On A Flight

How To Avoid Sitting Next To A Crying Baby On A Flight

Back in September, Japan Airlines made headlines for changing some of its flights’ seat maps to including “child icons,” meaning young children would be seated in those spots—a change designed for other passengers to find seating away from those infants on flights.

Why You Should Always Contact Your Airline During A Tight Connection

Why You Should Always Contact Your Airline During A Tight Connection

Over on the Flyer Talk forums, one user explained why they missed a connecting flight because of an issue with the boarding pass on their phone. According to their account, the United app glitched just as the passenger lined up at security—and failed to show proof of any actual boarding…