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Biggest Stories of the Decade 2000 - 2009 - London Heathrow Bomb Plot Foiled
When a bomb plot was thankfully foiled in London (July 2006) where would-be-bombers planned to use soda pop bottles infused with explosives on several commercial, transatlantic flights, it ended up in restrictions on liquids.

Summary of the Attempted Bombing of Northwest Airlines Flight 253 on December 25, 2009 - Christmas Day Terrorist Threat
A would-be-bomber attempted to detonate a bomb during a flight from Amsterdam to Detroit on Christmas Day, 2009. This act of terrorism as already had an impact on air travel, affecting all flights to the United States. A brief summary of the event that has led to some substantial changes in airport security screening procedures.

Crash in Russia Kills 97, Including Polish President - April 10, 2010
It may not have been a commercial flight, but the crash of a Polish government aircraft on April 10, 2010 has left nearly 100 dead, including the Polish president and several other high ranking Polish officials.

Afriqiyah Airways Crash - One Survivor - May 12, 2010
A summary of the Afriqiyah Airways Crash on May 12, 2010.

Air India Express Flight 812 - 158 Dead, 8 Survivors - May 22, 2010
In the early morning of May 22, 2010, Air India Express flight 812 was set to land. The flight was said to have operated normally, before landing in rainy conditions and sliding off a hillside runway, erupting in flames. 8 known survivors made it out of the plane, a crash that claimed the lives of 158 people - including 6 crew and 152 passengers.

Pakistan's Airblue Flight ED202 Crash - July 28, 2010 - 152 Dead, No Survivors
In the early morning of July 28, 2010, an Airblue flight enroute from Karachi to Pakistan's capital Islamabad was set to land. No known survivors - a crash that claimed the lives of 152 people - including 6 crew and 146 passengers.

Henan Airlines 8387 - August 24, 2010 - 42 People Die, 54 Survivors
The evening of August 24, 2010, Henan Airlines flight 8387 enroute from Harbin, Heilongjiang, China to Yichun Lindu Airport crashed after overshooting the runway on landing, erupting in flames. Several dozen survivors of the 91 passengers and 5 crew were rescued in a crash that claimed the lives of 41 people.

Airline Phone Numbers - Telephone Numbers for Airlines in Africa and the Middle East
Phone numbers for airlines, big and small, in Africa and the Middle East.

Biggest Stories of the Decade 2000 - 2009 - Airlines Going Green-er
The increasing awareness of climate change has led to pointing a heavy finger at air travel as a major polluter of the air. In some ways, it looks like the end of this decade shows possibilities that airlines may green up their act.

Airline Essentials - Emirates - Airlines in the Middle East and Africa
Emirates flies primarily to business capitals around the globe.

Airline Essentials - ANA - All Nippon Airways - Asian Airlines and Travel
ANA - All Nippon Airways is a Japanese airline with lots of domestic and international flight destinations.

Airline Essentials - Cathay Pacific - Asian Airlines - Air Travel to Asia
Cathay Pacific is consistently a top ranked airline both in passenger and travel industry surveys. Its main focus is international travel.

Airline Essentials - China Airlines - China and Asian Air Travels
China Airlines is not based in mainland China but rather on Taiwan.

Airline Essentials - Jet Airways - Airlines Based in India
Jet Airways is an Indian airline that flies to over 40 destinations within India, and internationally.

Airline Essentials - Singapore Airlines - Asian Travels
Singapore may be a small nation, but its airline carries more passengers per year than the actual population of Singapore

Airline Essentials - Thai Airways - Air Travel Asia and Thailand
Thai Airways, in an effort to compete with the new crop of low cost airlines that are popping up in Thailand, is moving towards a low cost model. Thai Airways has flight attendants who don traditional Thai wear, and also wear traditional flight attendant uniforms at different points during the flight experience.

Recycling and the Airlines - What Airlines Recycle
Looking at the state of recycling and the major airlines.

Lufthansa - Biofuel on Flights - First Airline to Use Biofuel
Lufthansa is set to be the first airline to use biofuel on scheduled commercial flights, continuing a slowly growing trend to green-er air travel.

Airline Phone Numbers - Telephone Numbers for Airlines in Central America, the Caribbean and South America
Phone numbers for airlines, big and small, in Central America, the Caribbean and South America

DayJet - No Longer Operating
DayJet ceased operations on September 19, 2008.

Airline Phone Numbers - Telephone Numbers for Airlines in Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific
Phone numbers for airlines, big and small, in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

Airline Essentials - Caribbean Airlines - Air Travel for Vacations and Sun Holidays
Airline Essentials - Caribbean Airlines - Air Travel for Vacations and Sun Holidays

Air Canada Info - Information About Air Canada
Air Canada - details about this airline including seat maps, phone number, crashes/incidents.

Alaska Airlines - Airline Information -Travel United States of America
Alaska Airlines - details about this airline including seat maps, phone number, crashes/incidents.

Airline Essentials - Northwest Airlines -Travel United States of America
Northwest Airlines - details about this airline including seat maps, phone number, crashes/incidents.

Pet Airways - Airlines for Pets - Cats, Dogs and Flying
Pet Airways, the pet-only airline, began flying in July 2009.

Skywest Airlines Info - Information About Skywest Airlines
Skywest - details about this airline including seat maps, phone number, crashes/incidents.

United Airlines Info - Information About United Airlines
United Airlines - details about this airline including seat maps, phone number, crashes/incidents.

Airline Essentials - Qantas - Travel Australia and Airlines Down Under
Qantas is a long standing Australian airline that is not only popular with passengers, but is known for its inflight entertainment. Qantas is Australia's national airline, and if you've wondered what Qantas stands for - Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited.

JetBlue Airways Info - Low Cost Airlines in the United States - JetBlue
A look at low cost airline JetBlue Airways - from its beginnings to its current news.

Air New Zealand - Info About Air New Zealand
Some of the primary details about Air New Zealand.

Airline Phone Numbers - Telephone Numbers for Airlines in Europe
Phone numbers for airlines, big and small, in Europe.

Worst Flights Ever - Bad Flying Experiences
Every traveler has them - stories about terrible flights, travel gone horribly wrong. Sharing just a few of my really bad flying experiences.

SMINTair - Smokers International Airways - German and European Airlines and Air Travels
SMINTair - Smokers International Airline - German and European Airlines and Air Travels

Air France / KLM - European Airlines and International Air Travel - European Vacations and Getaways
Air France and KLM merged together in May 2004, which made the Air France-KLM group a mammoth of European airlines.

Airline Essentials - British Airways - European Airlines and Travel
British Airways has a reputation as being one of the world's leading airlines. It consistently ranks in the top 10 airlines in the world. This year, British Airways has garnered top spot as the best airline in the world from the Skytrax awards, which are based on the input of millions of passengers.

L'Avion - No Longer Operating
L'Avion is a low cost business airline. Based in France, they have flights to New York and are looking at routes in the Middle East. L'Avion was purchased by British Airways. It ceased operations as L'Avion on 4 April 2009.

US Airways Info - Information About US Airways
US Airways - details about this airline including seat maps, phone number, crashes/incidents.

Biggest Stories of the Decade 2000 - 2009 - Electronic Tickets and the Death of the Paper Ticket
Electronic tickets have been around for over 15 years now but it wasn't until May 2008 that paper tickets were officially gone.

Access-Able Air Travel for Passengers with Mobility Restrictions or Disabilities
Contact information and travel tips for passengers with physical limitations or disabilities for navigating from check-in, through airport security screening, and onto your flight.

Flight Canceled to / from Europe - Passenger Rights
Looking at what you can do if your flight to / from Europe is canceled or delayed.

Nakation - Nude Air Travel - Flights for Nudists - Naturalist Travels
When airlines go as far as charging for carry-on luggage, it is no surprise that alternatives are promoted in terms of flying. The nakation is one such option which may appeal to a few travelers.

Lufthansa Info - Info About Airlines in Germany
Lufthansa is a founding member of Star Alliance.

Airline Policies and the March 11, 2011 8.9 Earthquake in Japan, Air Travel and the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami
A massive earthquake, the strongest in Japan's history of recording tremors, has struck along with a resulting tsunami - both of which are sure to affect air travel. Some of the airline policies being posted as a result of the quake and its after-effects.

Unaccompanied Minors and Young Travelers - Travel Tips for the Unaccompanied Minor
Travel tips for the unaccompanied minor, including what to pack, and how to prepare unaccompanied minors for flying alone.

Chances of Surviving an Airplane Crash over Water - Plane Crash Statistics
What are your chances of surviving an airplane crash over water? Ditching, the term for an emergency landing over water where a pilot intentionally grounds the aircraft in water, virtually always has survivors.

The Cost of Bird Strikes - How Much Money Airlines Spend Repairing Airplanes
Bird Strike Committee maintains statistics and numbers regarding how much bird strikes cost airlines both in human and money numbers.

Online Wedding Registries for Air Travel and Travel Experiences - Traveler's Joy
Traveler's Joy is an online wedding registry service that has partnered with the Wedding Channel. Their mission statement has a simple and straightforward message -

Online Wedding Registries for Air Travel and Travel Experiences - The Big Day . com
The Big Day is an online gift registry that centers on wedding travel but also provides some cool options to register for such as honeymoon airline tickets but also things like staying several nights in a cave, or renting a motor scooter.

Airlines and H1N1 / Swine Flu - Cancel or Change Flights Due to Swine Flu
Some tips and advice if you have booked your flights, are ready to travel, and are now infected with Swine flu. Also looking at possible options if you are afraid to travel for fear of contracting H1N1 / Swine flu.

Swine Flu - H1N1 Symptoms - What Are the Symptoms of Swine Flu
Swine Flu - H1N1 Symptoms - What Are the Symptoms of Swine Flu

Swine Flu and Air Travel Tips and Advice During the H1N1 Pandemic
With the spread of Swine flu / H1N1 the CDC (as well as many of its counterparts in other countries) has made a number of recommendations regarding travel, and precautions travelers may want to take.

Banglz - Fitness and Flying - Wrist and Ankle Weights Bracelets
I tried out Banglz as I am always looking for easy, transportable, and affordable items to bring with me on my travels and fitness items that fit the bill.

Wildlife Strikes involving Civil Airplanes in the United States
Wildlife being struck or ingested by airplanes is a source of damage and a safety concern for airlines. A list of some of the incidents with animals and airlines, and what types of animals are often involved in wildlife strikes with airplanes.

Biggest Stories of the Decade 2000 - 2009 - Open Skies
Open Skies came about later in the decade but has already had an impact. Essentially, it is opening up more landing rights and reducing restrictions not only between the Europe and the United States, but in a separate agreement, Europe and Canada.

Airport Security Screening Measures for Countries of Interest
14 countries are listed as

United Airlines - Continental Airlines Merger
It's official - United Airlines and Continental Airlines announced their intention to merge as

2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards - Air Travel - Best US and International Airports and Airlines
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.

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

Southwest Airlines Incident - Hole in Airplane - Lands Safely
Southwest Airlines flight 812 had a problem - a big, gaping hole in the body of the aircraft problem. The flight made an emergency landing, without loss of life. Flights on Southwest Airlines were immediately canceled in the wake of the incident until every 737 in their fleet could be examined for any potential safety issues.

What Keeps You From Traveling More?
A poll that asks you to consider what prevents more travel in your life.

Biggest Stories of the Decade 2000 - 2009 - Airline Alliances
Star Alliance got the trend started in 1997, but airline alliances didn't fully blossom until after 2000.

Biggest Stories of the Decade 2000 - 2009 - Airline Mergers
Tougher economic times, and fuel prices are often cited as reasons for this next story-maker of the past decade. Airline mergers seem all the rage. Rumors continue to fly on which airlines will merge next.

Top 5 US Airports to Get Stranded in - Airports in the United States - Delays, Flight Cancellations
SeatGuru decided to take a look at which airports were the best to get stuck in. So if you are stranded at an airport, these are the best for a bad situation.

Biggest Stories of the Decade 2000 - 2009 - Low Cost Airlines and Budget Airlines
Sometimes notoriously bad, but certainly cheaper and often even better than legacy airlines, the budget / low cost airline has revolutionized travel for many parts of the world.

Recent College Grads Get Free Miles From United Airlines - College Graduates Get 10,000 Mileage Plus Miles For Free
Sweet little deal to pad your frequent flyer account if you are a recent college graduate. United Airlines will celebrate your cap and gown moment to the tune of 10,000 free frequent flyer miles.

Shorter Flights - Less Miles - American Airlines AAdvantage Savings - September to December 2010
American Airlines has a nice promo going on for AAdvantage members for the month of August. If you book by August 31, 2010 for shorter flights (less than 700 miles), you can shave off 30% of the amount of miles required for an airline ticket using your miles.

Chase Freedom Card Promotion - Credit Card Air Travel Promotion
With extra fees for nearly everything to do with flying, ways to save money are always welcome. Credit cards have long been an option for accumulating frequent flyer mileage, or travel rewards. I found out about a promotion with the Chase Freedom credit card, and it seems like a decent one.

Suicide Bomber Kills Dozens at Moscow, Russia's Busiest Airport - January 24, 2011
Dozens died at Russia's busiest airport on January 24, 2011. The deaths occurred at the explosive hands of a suicide bomber.

Favorite Things at an Airport - Best Things to Do and See at Airports
There are a lot of things to not like about airports - airport security screening procedures, delayed flights...the list could be endless. But there are things to love as well.

Bereavement Airfares for Imminent Death - Bereavement Airline Tickets
If you have a close relative who is terminally ill, and the possibility of death seems near, then you may qualify for a bereavement fare based on imminent death.

My Packing List for Traveling to Warmer Climates with Carry On Only
I really hate packing more than carry on luggage when I travel. On most airlines you are allowed to bring 2 pieces of carry on luggage, and instead of checking in luggage, I make sure I pack light. That way the horror stories of lost luggage don't really apply. Now you may prefer to pack differently, but I've written up a list of what I bring with me for travel to warmer climates (and have had a similar list for travels of up to almost 2 months at one time).

Oversold Flights, Getting Bumped and Bumping - Bumps and Overselling Travel Vouchers
There are a few things to ask for when you are offered a travel voucher for compensation when you are either voluntarily or non-voluntarily bumped from a flight.

Oversold Flights, Getting Bumped and Bumping - Bumps and Overselling Travel Vouchers
Bear in mind that you are never required to volunteer to be bumped off of a flight. So if you don't want to be bumped, some advice...

Types of Airfares - Rules and Regulations for Airline Tickets, What is an Airfare
Starting with the basics - what is an airfare?

Types of Airfares and Airline Tickets
Looking at the differences between published and unpublished airfares.

Find the Best Airfare - Tips for Finding Cheap, Discounted, Airline Tickets - Low Season in High Season
If you need to travel over a holiday period, ask if any of the days are considered low season. If you are willing to travel on these dates you will likely save some money.

Find the Best Airfare - Tips for Finding Cheap, Discounted, Airline Tickets Flights During a Holiday Period Require Planning
For travel during holiday periods, it is very risky and potentially astronomically expensive to try and book at the last minute. Flights will fill up in advance.

Find the Best Airfare - Tips for Finding Cheap, Discounted, Airline Tickets Time of Day Discounts
The time of day that you embark on your air travels can sometimes affect the price of your airfare and depending on your travel plans there may be times of day that are less expensive.

Pets Air Travel - Air Berlin - Airline Policies and Fees - Flights for Dogs and Cats
Information about flying with your dog, cat, or other pets on Air Berlin.

Find the Best Airfare - Tips for Finding Cheap, Discounted, Airline Tickets Some Days are Cheaper than Others
The day of the week that you travel can certainly affect the price you pay for your ticket - some days simply tend to be cheaper than others for flights.

Find the Best Airfare - Tips for Finding Cheap, Discounted, Airline Tickets More Time Can Mean More Money
The length of your trip can affect your ticket price. If you are planning a long trip that reaches beyond the maximum stay of a very discounted ticket, you will likely fork over more money for your air travels.

Pets Air Travel - American Airlines - Airline Policies and Fees - Flights for Dogs and Cats
Information about flying with your dog, cat, or other pets on American Airlines.

Pets Air Travel - Air Canada - Airline Policies and Fees - Flights for Dogs and Cats
Information about flying with your dog, cat, or other pets on Air Canada.

Pets Air Travel - Air France / KLM - Airline Policies and Fees - Flights for Dogs and Cats
Information about flying with your dog, cat, or other pets on Air France / KLM.

Pets Air Travel - Alaska Airlines / Horizon Air - Airline Policies and Fees - Flights for Dogs and Cats
Information about flying with your dog, cat, or other pets on Alaska Airlines / Horizon Air.

Pets Air Travel - Air Tran Airways - Airline Policies and Fees - Flights for Dogs and Cats
Information about flying with your dog, cat, or other pets on Air Tran Airways.

Pets Air Travel - Frontier Airlines - Airline Policies and Fees - Flights for Dogs and Cats
Information about flying with your dog, cat, or other pets on Frontier Airlines.

Pets Air Travel - Lufthansa - Airline Policies and Fees - Flights for Dogs and Cats
Information about flying with your dog, cat, or other pets on Lufthansa.

Air Travel and Traveling with Your Pet on the Airlines - Airline Fees, Rules for Dogs, Cats and Birds
Traveling with pets is not always easy. In terms of air travel some airlines allow for the carriage of pets while others do not. Pets travel in approved kennels in either the cargo hold or in the passenger cabin.

Air Travel and Traveling with Your Pet on the Airlines - Airline Fees, Rules for Dogs, Cats and Birds
Time of year, and international travel are just two factors that can affect traveling with your pet. In terms of comfort, there are a few quick tips to consider as well.

Travel Tips for a Safe Air Travel Trip - Contact Info, Protect Yourself, Safety and Security
Phone numbers, flight itineraries, and keeping contacts updated are just a few elements of staying in contact.

Travel Tips for a Safe Air Travel Trip - Contact Info, Protect Yourself, Safety and Security
Additional travel safety concerns and travel tips for international flights and travels.

Pets Air Travel - Delta Airlines - Airline Policies and Fees - Flights for Dogs and Cats
Information about flying with your dog, cat, or other pets on Delta Airlines.

Pets Air Travel - Hawaiian Airlines - Airline Policies and Fees - Flights for Dogs and Cats
Information about flying with your dog, cat, or other pets on Hawaiian Airlines.

Pets Air Travel - JetBlue Airways - Airline Policies and Fees - Flights for Dogs and Cats
Information about flying with your dog, cat, or other pets on JetBlue Airways.

Pets Air Travel - Midwest Airlines - Airline Policies and Fees - Flights for Dogs and Cats
Information about flying with your dog, cat, or other pets on Midwest Airlines.

Pets Air Travel - US Airways - Airline Policies and Fees - Flights for Dogs and Cats
Information about flying with your dog, cat, or other pets on US Airways.

Air Travel Flights Canceled, Delayed and Rule 240 - Airlines, Faults and Responsibilities
Because Rule 240 is interpreted differently by each airline that has one, it is best to check the policy of the airline that you'll be traveling on.

Travel Tips for a Safe Air Travel Trip - Contact Info, Protect Yourself, Safety and Security
Theft is always a concern at airports, but also on flights. A few tips to make sure that your belongings aren't compromised.

Types of Airfares - Airfare Inventory by Letters
When booking a ticket, regardless of whether it is using a published or unpublished fare, there are letters that are assigned to different fares. These letters indicate the class of service, not simply indicating economy or business class, but rather the type of fare that was purchased.

Types of Published Airfares - Info on Published Fares
Explanations for the different types of airfares such as APEX and full fares.

Types of Airfares - Published Versus Unpublished Fares
A published fare is one that is available for purchase by anyone. An unpublished fare works a bit differently.

Seniors and the Unaccompanied Minor Option
I've noticed a growing trend - having older passengers travel under the unaccompanied minor program.

Air Berlin Europe Pass Deal - By October 31, 2010
Great deal from Air Berlin for passengers using Air Berlin for their transatlantic flights out of Canada or the US. The airline is offering a European flight pass - 4 flights within their European network for $199 - this includes all taxes and fees.

Change for Charity - American Airlines
Airlines are often part of charity work, particularly in disaster-zones where supplies and volunteer personnel need transport. But it also comes down to the dollar and cents of it - collecting spare change for charity to dispense to areas in need. American Airlines is one of the airlines that is part of the efforts to bring in change for charities.

US Airways Grand Slam Promotion - Earn up to 100,000 Bonus US Airways Dividend Frequent Flyer Miles
For those looking at bumping up their miles the third annual Dividend Miles Grand Slam promotion with US Airways is back. Through November 14, 2010, frequent flyers who register for the Grand Slam can accrue up to 100,000 bonus miles for doing business with US Airways Dividend Miles partners.

Sign Up for Deals Newsletters and Fare Alerts with Major International Airlines - Save Money on Airfare Tickets
Often, airlines post deals in newsletters for those who have signed up to receive them. Airfarewatchdog has made a list linking to the sign up pages for major international airlines' newsletters / fare alerts.

India Vacation Package Deal - Flights and Hotel for Visiting the Taj Mahal - Cheap, Discounted Flights and Vacations to India
Friendly Planet Travel has a deal for travelers to India - a vacation package to India including a visit to the Taj Mahal.

Baileys Brings You Home Contest - by December 10
Baileys Irish Cream is hosting a travel sweepstakes - a big one - in a Facebook contest they are giving away 250 free roundtrip tickets to anywhere in the US.

Mexico Tourism Board / Travelocity Contest Giveaway - 8 Vacation Prizes to Popular Mexico Tourism Destinations
Travelocity and the Mexico Tourism Board have joined forces, offering a contest that has vacation seekers on the hunt for the Travelocity gnome, with the chance of winning one of several vacation packages to Mexico.

Top Air Travel Deals and Destinations for 2011 - Cheap Airfares, Flights and Vacation Spots for 2011
Travelzoo came out with a list of its top destinations for deals in 2011. Affordable flights, hotels and vacation packages make a convincing argument for each of their top 5 destination spots for 2011.

Memorial Day Weekend Airfare Deals - Cheap Airline Tickets for Memorial Day Weekend
Watch this space! Memorial Day airfare deals for those in search of cheaper airline tickets for the Memorial Day weekend will be added here.

Summer Air Travel / Summer Vacations - Find Airfare Deals, Destinations for Summer Vacations
Summer high season travel is coming - and the chance of finding your summer vacation bliss awaits. Check these pages for airfare and vacation deals and idea for summer travels.

Before you buy your tickets to travel
Before you buy your tickets to travel by air, there are a number of things to consider like what items you cannot transport in checked luggage or carry-on, how to transport pets, and visa or passport requirements that may apply to your travel. Find out before you buy.

Infant Air Travel - Flying with a Baby and Bassinets or Skycots
A reader asks for more information about the use of bassinets, or skycots for infants.

How Do I Get an Aisle / Window Seat
A reader asks

Changing or Refunding Tickets Booked through a Consolidator or Bucket Shop
A reader asks whether or not changes can be made to airline tickets booked through a consolidator or bucket shop.

Air Travel Gifts - Airfares for Honeymoons, Weddings, Gift Registries
Getting airfare for a gift without specifying an airline.

Can I Not Use Part of A Roundtrip Ticket?
A reader asks about not using one leg of a roundtrip ticket. Can it be done, and if not, how to book a roundtrip ticket with two different destinations.

How Can I Get My Stroller Back For Long Connections Between Flights?
How Can I Get My Stroller Back For Long Connections Between Flights?

Was My Ticket Issued, and if so, How Can I Get Credit for an Unused Ticket?
Was My Ticket Issued, and if so, How Can I Get Credit for an Unused Ticket?

Why Volcanic Ash is Dangerous for Air Travel - Volcanic Ash Hazards and Aircraft
Looking at the reasons why it is so dangerous for aircraft to fly in air with volcanic ash.

Getting Frequent Flyer Miles Credited - Earning Frequent Flier Miles
A reader asks about frequent flyer miles, and how to get them credited to an account.

The Deal with Credit Cards and Frequent Flyer Mileage
An Air Travel reader asks about using credit cards to accumulate frequent flyer miles.

Arrived Late at the Airport - Why Can't I Check-in
A reader asks about why someone can't check in for a flight late if the flight is still on the ground because of a mechanical issue.

Why the Volcano Eruption in Iceland has Grounded Air Travel in Europe
Looking at the 2010 volcanic eruption in Iceland and why it has led to so many European airports being shut down, and thousands of canceled flights.

Booking With Different Miles - Credit Card and Frequent Flyer Programs
A reader asks about using a mix of airline reward miles from a credit card and from a frequent flyer account.

How Can I Book An Extra Seat - Can a Second Seat Be Taken
A reader traveling for medical tourism asks about booking a second seat and if a booked and paid for second seat can be taken away.

: Your Strategies to Earn More Frequent Flyer Miles>
Mileage programs are often a ticket to (almost) free travel. Share your strategies for accruing miles, current mileage deals or promos that you like, and any other mileage-related tips or travels.

Top 10 Air Travel Stories of the Decade - Airlines and the Biggest News in Ten Years
A look back at the 10 biggest stories / events and changes in air travel over the past ten years.

September 11, 2001 - The Flights and Lives Lost
A brief look at the flights and lives that were lost on September 11, 2001.

Airport Info for Hawaiian Airports - Hawaii Airports Information
Information for airports in Hawaii including transportation and flight arrivals and departures.

Airport Info for New England States - Information About Major New England Airports
Airport info for many of the major airports in the New England states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut.

Airport Info for the Mid and South Atlantic States - Mid Atlantic and South Atlantic States Airport Information
Airport info for many of the major cities in the Mid Atlantic and South Atlantic states - New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida.

Airport Info for the Mid and South Atlantic States - Mid Atlantic and South Atlantic States Airport Information
Airport info for many of the major cities in the Mid Atlantic and South Atlantic states - New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida.

Airport Info for the Southern United States - Information Southern US Airports
Airport information and details for many of the major airports in the Southern US states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana.

Airports in Canada - Guide to Major Canadian Airports
Information about the major airports in Canada including contacts, ground transportation and flight arrival and departure info.

Airports in the Midwestern United States - Airport Info Midwest US
Airport info for major cities such as Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, Columbus, and Milwaukee in the Midwest states - Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Airport Info for States on the Pacific Coast and the West - Western States and Pacific Coast States Airport Information
Information and links for major airports in the states along the Pacific Coast and in the West including airports in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California.

Airports in Italy - Italian Airports Info - Milan, Rome, Venice, Florence Airports
Maps of the airports in Italy, and information about Italian airports including airport transfers and ground transportation.

Airports in Spain - Spanish Airports Info - Airports in Madrid, Barcelona, Granada, Andalucia
Lots of information about many of the airports in Spain. How to get to and from airports in Spain, and info about major Spanish airports.

Airports in France - Info About French Airports
Find more details about major airports in France, including Paris Charles de Gaulle.

Greek Airports Info - Information About Airports in Greece
Info about several airports in Greece - including Athens and Corfu.

Information About Airports in Germany - German Airports Info
Information about the major airports in Germany, including a map of the major German airports.

Top 10 Resolutions by Airlines that will likely Affect Your Air Travels
The airlines seem to have made their own travel resolutions, judging by the changes in air travel this year. Not all are just in place to save them money, some are also about innovation and irritation.

Top 5 Air Travel Trends of 2007
My list of the top 5 air travel trends of 2007 includes carbon offsets, and fuel surcharges.

Airports in the United Kingdom - Info for Airports in the UK - London Airports, Scotland Airports
Information for all of the major airports in the UK. Northern Ireland, Scotland and England are represented in this guide to the big airports in the United Kingdom.

How to Avoid Getting Stuck Because of Weather Delayed/Canceled Flights
A few tips sent over to me by the travel-minded writers at Airfarewatchdog to help avoid getting stuck due to inclement weather.

Pregnancy and Air Travel - Flying While Pregnant - The Basics
When it comes to pregnancy and air travel, the second trimester is purported to be the safest time to fly while pregnant. The airlines, and many medical professionals do agree (at least to some degree) that air travel should not cause any further complications to a normal pregnancy, but you should seek the advice of your trusted medical professional before flying at any stage of your pregnancy.

Pregnancy and Air Travel - Airline Policies for Pregnant Passengers
An introduction to what to expect regarding flying during pregnancy, as well as dozens of airline policies for airlines in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Your Options When an Airline Strikes - Labor Disruptions, Canceled Flights and Airline Policies
What to expect if an airline strikes - airline policies and how to protect yourself if an airline strike is looming or occurring.

Air Travel with Mobility Devices or Mobility Aids - Airlines and Wheelchairs, Walkers, Canes
Advice and tips for traveling with a wheelchair, walker or cane, and passengers with mobility restrictions.

Airline Options For Stranded Mexicana Passengers - Airlines Offer Flights for Mexicana Tickets
Mexicana passengers, stranded in the face of the airline ceasing operations, can look to a few airlines for flights at highly discounted rates. Several conditions apply, but it does give stranded passengers options to get where they need to.

Air Quality and Airplanes - The Air Quality On Board Airlines - Recycled Air and Ear Popping Air Pressure
The air quality and features of air inside your airline's airplane can affect how you feel during your flight, and your health.

Budget Gift Giving Ideas - Gifts for $10 or Less
As many cut back on spending, a look at some air travel and travel related gift ideas that are $10 or less. Stocking stuffers, small gifts, and inexpensive online shopping for you or your favorite travelers.

Air Travel Gift Picks for Parents Traveling with Children and Infants
Traveling with small children younger set extra luggage gift parent frequently air travels young children, infants gift ideas.

Air Travel - Budget Gift Giving Guide
Gifts for travelers that won't break the bank and are useful for air travelers.

Gift Giving and Travel Items - Travel Sized Items that are Easy to Pack or Carry On
We all know that air travel has become increasingly restrictive in terms of what you can bring with you on board, and even the slow decrease in the amount of weight for your checked in luggage. This is where travel-sized options are key - saving space and headaches. This gift giving / shopping guide is geared towards your carry on luggage.

Digital SLR Cameras Under $500 - Gifts for Less than $500 - Digital SLR
It's not easy to find many digital SLRs with a lens kit of some sort for under $500. But digital SLRs have increased in terms of affordability, and they can be put in a gift guide for the avid traveler - I just got my first digital SLR and like the results I am seeing.

Handheld GPS - Knowing Where You are Positioned in the World with Global Positioning Systems that are Portable
Handheld GPS items are growing in popularity, and these handheld global positioning systems mean you can have a compass to take you where you want to go.

Airline Luggage for Children - Luggage and Carry-ons for Infants and Children
Some fun and functional luggage options you can buy online for the younger air traveler.

MP3 Players for Air Travels for Under $50 - MP3 Players and Music for Flights, Airport Waiting Time
I bring my MP3 player on every flight. It means the music I want to listen to is available, and it's small and portable making it easy to transport on board. And they have become a very affordable gift option...

Portable DVD Players for Flights $100 or Less - Buy Cheap Portable DVD Players for Airline Trips
Portable DVD players are growing in popularity with passengers who want to make sure that they get to see the movies they want while on board a flight.

Handy, Helpful, and Useful Travel Items - Passport and Document Holders, Eye Shades, Neck Pillows
There are several items that are useful for travel, making being on the move just that bit easier. These items can make great gifts, and are things I bring along with me on longer flights and trips.

Airplane and Air Travel Related Toys - Toys with an Airline or Air Travel Theme
Air travel enthusiasts young and old may enjoy a gift that is related to the airlines or flights in general. You can buy an airplane that moves, or a flight attendant doll. Air travel themed toys may be one of the few ways to always have fun with the airlines.

Noise Canceling Headphones - Jet Lag Prevention, Remedies, Cures, Avoiding Jetlag, Time Zone Syndrome, Comfort on Airlines, Flights and Flying
There are many proponents of noise cancelling headphones as a tool to help reduce jet lag symptoms. You don't have to listen to music to use them. They don't block out every single noise - you'll be able to hear announcements on board for example - but they do cancel a lot of the extra noise congestion, and this is touted as helping one relax and feel less lag at the end of the jetting around.

Airlines based in Africa and the Middle East
Some information about the major airlines in Africa and the Middle East.

Airlines based in Africa and the Middle East
Some information about the major airlines in Africa and the Middle East.

Top 10 Airlines in Latin America by Passenger Numbers
Airlines in Latin America may not carry as many passengers as airlines in Europe, and North America, but there are plenty of airlines serving all parts of Latin America. This is the top 10 based on how many passengers chose to fly on them.

Fear of Flying - Free Online Courses, Paid Courses and Treatments for Aviophobia
Courses and resources for air travelers who are afraid of flying. Aviophobia, or the fear of flying, is not confined to the first time flyer, but is also experienced by more seasoned air travelers. There are lots of courses, both online and offered by airlines and companies, that are geared at overcoming this fairly common phobia.

Low Cost, Budget Airlines in Africa and the Middle East - Middle Eastern and African Low Cost Airlines
Info for low cost airlines based in Africa and the Middle East.

Airlines based in Asia - Info on Asian Airlines
Information about airlines in Asia.

Airlines based in Asia - Info on Asian Airlines
Information about airlines in Asia.

Airlines based in Asia - Info on Asian Airlines
Information about airlines in Asia.

Low Cost, Budget Airlines in Asia - Low Cost Asian Airlines
Low cost airlines have permeated the Asian market, and there are lots of airlines to choose from.

Airlines based in the Caribbean, Central and South America
The following is a list and links to airlines based in the Caribbean, Central America and South America.

Travel Mobile Applications - Best Mobile Travel Apps
Some of the best and most useful mobile travel applications reviewed by About.com Guides, and compiled here.

Airplane Food - Sandwiches on the Go
Sandwich ideas from around the About.com network, that can easily be adapted for food on the go, in an airport, on an airplane.

Airplane Food - Lunch Recipes on the Go
Lunch box, brown bag lunch recipes on the go from Guides across the About.com network. There may be a few in there with liquid content of greater than 3 ounces, but for the most part, the recipes are easily adapted for airplane/airport food and meals.

Airlines based in Australia, New Zealand and the Region
A list of airlines - both mainline and budget, low cost airlines - that are based in Australia, New Zealand and the region.

Southwest Airlines and Air Tran 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.

Airlines on Facebook - Biggest Airlines on Facebook - United States and Canada
The biggest airlines in the United States and Canada on Facebook - how they use Facebook, and possible benefits for passengers.

Airlines on Facebook - Biggest Airlines on Facebook - United States and Canada
The biggest airlines in the United States and Canada on Facebook - how they use Facebook, and possible benefits for passengers.

European Airports - Airports in Ireland - Guides to Airports in Ireland - Dublin, Shannon Airports
Looking for information about airports in Ireland? This list guides you through major Irish airports.

Air Travel with Pets - Rules, Regulations and Fees for Traveling with Your Pet on Airlines
A list of several airlines and what their policies are regarding the transport of pets. Many airlines do allow pets like cats and dogs on flights but rules and fees vary.Note that in cabin service animals are an exception, even on airlines that do not allow pets for transport.

Air Travel with Pets - Rules, Regulations and Fees for Traveling with Your Pet on Airlines
A list of several airlines and what their policies are regarding the transport of pets. Many airlines do allow pets like cats and dogs on flights but rules and fees vary.Note that in cabin service animals are an exception, even on airlines that do not allow pets for transport.

Air Travel FAQ - Questions and Answers About Air Travel
This FAQ includes a series of questions and answers received from About.com Air Travel readers, and my replies.

Tips for Getting the Best Airfares, Cheap Flights and Discounted Tickets
Getting the best airfare depends on many factors - time of year, destination and length of stay are just a few of the major ones. The formula for getting the best price for your flights can indeed seem complicated. Although the challenging task of getting a great ticket price likely won't change, there are a number of strategies that may help in your pursuit for the best airfare possible.

Air Travel and Traveling with Your Pet on the Airlines - Airline Rules, Fees for Dogs, Cats and Birds
Traveling with pets is not always easy. In terms of air travel some airlines allow for the carriage of pets while others do not. Pets travel in approved kennels in either the cargo hold or in the passenger cabin.

Travel Tips for a Safe Air Travel Trip - Travel Safety and Tips
You've packed your luggage and planned your flight itinerary. Travel tips covering how to stay in contact, protect yourself in airports, etc. are considerations that should be a part of every air travel schedule.

Airline Policies - Bereavement Airfares - Compassion Fares - Discounted Airline Tickets for Funerals, Illness, Imminent Death
Airlines' bereavement / compassion airfares policies for flights to travel to funerals or family emergencies (imminent death / terminal illness).

Types of Airfares - Rules and Regulations for Airline Tickets
With airline tickets every person on a flight may have paid a different price to fly. The airlines have a seemingly secretive formula to constructing airfares. Knowing types of airfares and how they apply may not mean that airfares make sense, but you can make sense of them.

Seniors - Air travel Tips and Advice
Senior travelers are a diverse group with wide-ranging needs from the savvy traveler, to those who may need extra assistance, the veteran flier, and those who avoid the airport where possible. This collection of tips and advice for senior travelers is also varied and covers a range of different aspects of air travel.

Book Flights on Facebook - Booking Airline Tickets Online
Several airlines offer a different way to book tickets online - flights via Facebook.

Handy, Useful Books for Your Air Travels and Trips
Take to the air with a few handy books that will take you through fitness, how to sleep on airplanes, and compact maps and phrasebooks. Here is a sampling of books to bring with you for your air travel trips.

Free Internet on Board - Free WiFi on Flights - Free Internet at Airports - Free WiFi at Airports
For a limited time, a few airlines are offering free internet on board their flights until at least the end of 2009. The same thing is true of many airports, with dozens of airports having free WiFi until January 2010.

Book Cheap Discounted Airline Tickets and Last Minute Flights Online - A to E
A look at several online resources, booking engines, and travel agencies for booking airline tickets deals and last minute flights online.

Book Cheap, Discounted, Airline Tickets and Last Minute Flights Online - F to Z
A look at several online resources, booking engines, and travel agencies for booking airline tickets deals and last minute flights online.

Swine Flu / H1N1 and Air Travel - Airlines and Swine Flu / H1N1
This guide to Swine flu / H1N1 and air travel includes symptoms; airline policies - what to do if you have your flights booked and have Swine flu; tips for travel during this flu season; and recycled cabin air and catching the flu.

Airline Employee Travel - Travel Bookings for Airline Employees
For airline employees - a list of interline travel agencies for discounted cruises, tours, hotels and condos. Also Fly Zed, allowing you to list on several different airlines online.

Airline Employee Travel - Travel Bookings for Airline Employees
For airline employees - a list of interline travel agencies for discounted cruises, tours, hotels and condos. Also Fly Zed, allowing you to list on several different airlines online.

Airline Jobs - Employment with Airlines
Links to job opportunities for several major airlines.

Airline Magazines - Inflight Magazines, and Magazines to Read During Flights
Many airlines produce inflight magazines to read on board, there to give you details about their fleet, or inflight entertainment, sometimes articles about places they travel to, or other diversions.

Airline Magazines - Inflight Magazines, and Magazines to Read During Flights
Many airlines produce inflight magazines to read on board, there to give you details about their fleet, or inflight entertainment, sometimes articles about places they travel to, or other diversions.

Cheap Vacation Packages from the United States - Discounted Airline Tickets and Vacation Packages
Discounted vacation packages to sun and international destinations - often with air / hotel / car rental or meals included.

All You Can Fly Passes - Unlimited Flight Passes with JetBlue and Sun Country Airlines
Two airlines - Sun Country Airlines and JetBlue - are offering unlimited flight passes for limited travel dates this fall, between September and October, 2010.

Bird and Wildlife Strikes and Airplane Safety - Dangers of Birds and Airlines
Bird strikes and wildlife strikes are when animals come into moving airplanes. The results of bird strikes can range from minimal damage to fatalities and downed airline aircraft.

Memorial Day Weekend Busiest Airports in the United States- Orbitz Insider Index
Memorial Day, is unofficially the start to summer. This means busier times for airports. Along these lines, Orbitz announces the holiday weekend's busiest airports, based on customer bookings.

Memorial Day Weekend - Busiest International Airports According to Orbitz
Orbitz used booking information to assess the busiest days to travel over the holiday weekend. Friday, May 25th, will be the busiest day for airport travels. These are the top 10 busiest airports internationally according to Orbitz for the Memorial Day Weekend.

Airport Spas and Relaxation - Places to Relax, Get a Massage, Manicure or Pedicure at Airports
There are airports around the world that have services and areas aimed to de-stress. From spas and massages, to quiet relaxation

World's Busiest Airports - 30 Busiest Airports in the World
A photo gallery of the world's 30 busiest airports, in pictures.

World's Busiest Airports - 30 Busiest Airports in the World
A photo gallery of the world's 30 busiest airports, in pictures.

World's Busiest Airports - 30 Busiest Airports in the World
A photo gallery of the world's 30 busiest airports, in pictures.

Low Cost, Budget Airlines in Europe
Once an expensive continent for flights, Europe now has an expansive network of low cost, budget airlines.

Low Cost, Budget Airlines in Europe
Once an expensive continent for flights, Europe now has an expansive network of low cost, budget airlines.

Airlines Based in Europe - European Airlines
Please see the following list for links to the major airlines in Europe.

Airlines Based in Europe - European Airlines
Please see the following list for links to the major airlines in Europe.

KLM - Airlines in Europe, Airlines in the Netherlands
KLM is a large airline that merged with Air France and is closely associated with Northwest Airlines as well. It's often referred to as the Flying Dutchman.

Airlines of North America - US, Canada, Mexico
Photos of airlines in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Includes legacy airlines like Delta Airlines, and low cost airlines such as Southwest Airlines.

Airlines of Europe - Photographs of Airplanes of European Airlines
Images of airlines from Europe. Photos of airliners from both Western and Eastern Europe are included. Low cost, charter and legacy carriers are all part of this collection of airplane photographs.

Airlines of Europe - Photographs of Airplanes of European Airlines
Images of airlines from Europe. Photos of airliners from both Western and Eastern Europe are included. Low cost, charter and legacy carriers are all part of this collection of airplane photographs.

Airlines of Europe - Photographs of Airplanes of European Airlines
Images of airlines from Europe. Photos of airliners from both Western and Eastern Europe are included. Low cost, charter and legacy carriers are all part of this collection of airplane photographs.

Airlines of Europe - Photographs of Airplanes of European Airlines
Images of airlines from Europe. Photos of airliners from both Western and Eastern Europe are included. Low cost, charter and legacy carriers are all part of this collection of airplane photographs.

Low Cost, Budget Airlines Based in North America - Low Cost Airlines in Canada, Mexico and the United States
A number of low cost airlines have sprung up in North America as an alternative to mainstream, long-established airlines. As services decrease on the traditional, scheduled carriers, these low cost options seem even more attractive.

Low Cost, Budget Airlines Based in North America - Low Cost Airlines in Canada, Mexico and the United States
A number of low cost airlines have sprung up in North America as an alternative to mainstream, long-established airlines. As services decrease on the traditional, scheduled carriers, these low cost options seem even more attractive.

Airlines based in North America
The list below includes information for over a dozen airlines in Canada, Mexico and the United States.

Airlines based in North America
The list below includes information for over a dozen airlines in Canada, Mexico and the United States.

Airlines of North America - US, Canada, Mexico
Photos of airlines in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Includes legacy airlines like Delta Airlines, and low cost airlines such as Southwest Airlines.

Airlines of North America - US, Canada, Mexico
Photos of airlines in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Includes legacy airlines like Delta Airlines, and low cost airlines such as Southwest Airlines.

Airlines of North America - US, Canada, Mexico
Photos of airlines in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Includes legacy airlines like Delta Airlines, and low cost airlines such as Southwest Airlines.

Airlines of the Americas - North, South and Central America - United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Mexico Air Travels
Images of airlines from the Americas. Photos of airliners of the United States, Canada, Mexico are included. Low cost, charter and legacy carriers are all part of this collection of airplane photographs.

Airlines of the Americas - North, South and Central America - United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Mexico Air Travels
Images of airlines from the Americas. Photos of airliners of the United States, Canada, Mexico are included. Low cost, charter and legacy carriers are all part of this collection of airplane photographs.

American Airlines Flight Landing
Image of an American Airlines flight.

Worst Flight Experience - Bad, Awful, Horrible Flights
What is the worst flight experience you've ever had? Everyone has their own horror stories about their worst flights. Let your opinion be heard, and potentially help other air travelers.

The Best Things About Airports - Good Airport Experiences
There are a lot of things to not like about airports - airport security screening procedures, delayed flights...the list could be endless. But there are things to love as well.

Reader Stories: Your Best Air Travel Tips
Share your best air travel tips with fellow passengers. Packing, flying and your tips for dealing with the airlines.

Reader Stories: 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.

Reader Submissions: What are the best air travel-related mobile apps?
Mobile apps - it occurred to me that you, astute readers, may have insights you can share for the benefit of me and other app-overwhelmed users. So please share what you think is the best air travel mobile app, or one that you consider a must have when you are traveling, or travel planning.

Reader Submissions: Air Travel Contests and Sweepstakes - Free Airfare, Free Travel
Share air travel contests or sweepstakes that you've found with other readers.

Your Air Travel Blog
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.

Air travel lingo and Airline Glossary
A comprehensive glossary of Air Travel terms so that you can decipher the often confusing airline lingo terms.A discounted fare offered to family members traveling because of an imminent death or death in the family. Most airlines that offer bereavement fares will require information about the situation.

Air Travel Glossary and Definitions
A company that negotiates the purchase of blocks of tickets from an airline and sells that space (at some sort of discount) to the traveling public.

Eos - No Longer Operating
JFK is both the headquarters and main hub of this small, business class airline. This airline has now ceased operations. EOS declared bankruptcy and stopped flying on April 27, 2008.

Silverjet - No Longer Operating
Silverjet was a Business Class Airline based in London. It ceased operations in May 2008.

German Phrase Book - Foreign Language and German Phrases
Whenever I travel, I try to learn a few words and phrases in the native language of the country I go to. This summer I added some new phrases to my basic German vocabulary by using a phrase book that was not only instructive, but fun.

World's Busiest Airports - 30 Busiest Airports in the World
A photo gallery of the world's 30 busiest airports, in pictures.

Face Massage Techniques and Tips – Techniques and Tips for Face Massage
Now that the actual massage is complete, if you have access to a warm, moist towel then place it on your face to continue the relaxing effects.

Face Massage Techniques and Tips – Techniques and Tips for Face Massage
Begin the self massage of the face with very general strokes. Take your hands, which were covering your face, and bring the fingers up to your forehead - almost fingertip to fingertip across from each other

Face Massage Techniques and Tips – Techniques and Tips for Face Massage
If you were to go directly behind the bone at this point, deep in the center of the skull, you would reach the pineal gland which is often referred to as the third eye in many cultures and is thought to have some influence over your circadian rhythm (the sleep-wake cycle affected by night and day).

Face Massage Techniques and Tips – Techniques and Tips for Face Massage
It is no surprise that people often start rubbing their temples when they feel the pressure and discomfort for a headache. In fact, the point along the temples is often used for the treatment of headaches.

Face Massage Techniques and Tips – Techniques and Tips for Face Massage
It is not uncommon to feel stuffed up during a flight, so this part of the massage targets the sinuses on either side of your nose.

Face Massage Techniques and Tips – Techniques and Tips for Face Massage
Along the course of the jaw, you will also cover several points along the stomach meridian, namely stomach points 5, 6 and 7 (with 7 being just below the temple, and 5 being closer to the level of the chin but still on the side of the face). This part of the stomach meridian is said to treat jaw pain and hearing problems.

Face Massage Techniques and Tips – Techniques and Tips for Face Massage
In Eastern medicine, the ears are connected to the organs of the body, in the same manner that the hands and feet are in reflexology.

Face Massage Techniques and Tips – Techniques and Tips for Face Massage
Finish the massage by repeating the general strokes from the top of the forehead to the chin, and sweeping your fingers off the chin at the end of each stroke.[

Face Massage Techniques and Tips – Techniques and Tips for Face Massage
Flights can be draining and stressful. On a longer flight you may feel jet-lagged as you traverse time zones at a rapid pace, or a short flight can sometimes leave you feeling a little worn. To combat the stress and anxiety of flying, or just the general discomfort of air travel, I came up with a quick self massage routine.

Face Massage Techniques and Tips – Techniques and Tips for Face Massage
From the chin you gently push the thumbs in and drag them slowly along the skin, up the jaw line until you reach the joint (TMJ, or temporomandibular joint). As you pull your thumbs upward, your hands will move away from each other. It is almost the sensation of a smile pulling your muscles upward.

Air Travel - Article
Article document index for the About.com Air Travel GuideSite

Cheap Vacation Packages from the United States
Discounted vacation packages to sun and international destinations - often with air / hotel / car rental or meals included.

Airline News Now
News from the air travel world from the informative, the strange and the entertaining, here are some of the stories in the air travel world right now.

Fireworks for Thanksgiving
The sun has been putting on a solar spot show over the past month. Its effects so far include blackouts in Sweden, damage of satellites, and planes flying lower in the northern hemisphere to avoid exposing passengers to radiation. All in time for Thanksgiving, the skyworks may continue!

Hooters Air Hits the Skies
The perks of air travel. Welcome to a new type of air travel perk - Hooters girls. Hooters Air is set to fly and bring its own brand of travel to the friendly skies!

Blackout - the lights went out on air travel
Blackout - the lights went out on air travel across the Northeastern United States and Ontario, Canada. New York, Boston, Detroit, Cleveland, Chicago, Toronto, Ottawa and 50 million people felt the effects of lost power on August 14, 2003.

American Airlines trims fares and leg room
Responding to the constant threat of bankruptcy, low cost airlines and continuing troubles in the airline industry, American Airlines is trimming fares and reducing leg room on some of its flights.

April airfares part 2
Cheap Discounts Sales Airfares Specials Spring Summer Fall 2004 Airplanes Travels Trips Getaways Weekends Holidays Advice Airlines Airports Air Travel Tickets Booking Online

backup luggage
Spring into May and take advantage of some of the following airfare deals:

June Airfare Specials 2004
Spring into June and take advantage of some of the following airfare deals:

Not such a happy new year for some troubled airlines
2005 is not a happy new year for several airlines facing financial woes. Here are the airlines that are experiencing difficulties in the new year and a brief synopsis of their struggles:

JetBlue special to Florida
The following are excerpts from a JetBlue press release for a great introductory fare between Boston and Florida:

Keeping a cough or cold under control while traveling
Keeping a cough or cold under control while traveling - You feel the tell-tale scratchy throat worsening, signaling the beginning of a cold. Or you are just getting back on your feet having weathered a nasty flu. Now you are flying.

Hurricane Charley
For those who had been planning to travel to Florida, and then Hurricane Charley washed away your plans, airlines are making provisions for you. USA Today has compiled a good list of what the airlines are doing in the face and aftermath of Hurricane Charley.

A few Memorial Day Weekend Airfares
A few Memorial Day Weekend Airfares at the VERY last minute!

airfare specials on sale now
A few of the latest airfare specials ready to be booked...

October 2004 airfare specials
A few of the airfare specials that are on sale right now:

News from the world of air travel
Some of the quirky, and unusual stories that are making the news in air travel:

http://airtravel.about.com/od/voluntourism/Volunteering_Vacations_Voluntourism.htm
Volunteering can make for a unique and rewarding travel experience, with lots of interesting destinations to choose from.

Festivals, Events and Unique Travel Destinations
From cybercafes to UNESCO world heritage sites, a variety of travel experiences and destinations.

Checked and Carry-On Luggage
What you can/can't pack in your luggage, and what is free and incurs a fee.

A Guide to Frequent Flyer Programs A - M
Want to know more about the mileage programs out there? This is a list of the frequent flyer programs that you may/not want to participate in.

A Guide to Frequent Flyer Programs - N to Z
Want to know more about the mileage programs out there? This is a list of the frequent flyer programs that you may/not want to participate in for airlines listed alphabetically - N to Z.

Air Travel Top 10 Lists - Some of the Best and Biggest in Airlines
Top 10 lists and some of the best and biggest in air travel. A look at debunking myths, and the biggest airlines around.

Air Shows, Aviation Museums, Air Travel Destinations
When air travel-themed events and places are the destination. Find air shows, aviation museums and events where the destination is all about air travel.

Charter / Low Cost Airlines in North America
A number of these airlines have sprung up in North America as an alternative to mainstream, long-established airlines. As services decrease on the traditional, scheduled carriers, these low cost options seem even more attractive. Bear in mind that most are no-frills and may not be the most comfortable, but the savings may be worth it.

Charter / Low Cost Airlines in Europe
Low cost airlines are popular in order to get better airfares for your holidays. There is a glut of new low cost airlines in the European market. Bear in mind that most are no-frills and may not be the most comfortable, but the savings may be worth it.

Charter / Low Cost Airlines in Latin America
Airfares for your holiday-ing may be better with these low cost/charter options. Bear in mind that most are no-frills and may not be the most comfortable, but the savings may be worth it.

Charter / Low Cost Airlines in Australia / NZ / Pacific
Low cost airlines are popular in order to get better airfares for your holidays. Bear in mind that most are no-frills and may not be the most comfortable, but the savings may be worth it.

Airline Complaints, compliments, customer service issues
File a complaint, or send a compliment to the airlines.

The busiest airports in the world - facts, details, and important info
Facts, details, and important info about the 30 busiest airports in the world according to passenger numbers.

Giving Travel as a Gift
Giving travel as a gift

Charter / Low Cost Airlines in Asia
Low cost airlines have permeated the Asian market, and there are lots of airlines to choose from. Bear in mind that most are no-frills and may not be the most comfortable, but the savings may be worth it.

The increasing costs of changing a ticket
Airline policies are never set in stone. Because of US Airways recent declaration of bankruptcy, they have been changing their ticketing policies to trim costs and return to profitability. And with airlines, what one does, the others follow. United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Continental Airlines and American Airlines are matching US Airways policy of not allowing tickets to be used as credit for future travel, and making passengers pay not only for changing travel dates, but for traveling standby as well.

Family-friendly Travel Destinations
A collection of sites geared towards family-friendly places and destinations.

Before You Buy
Before you buy your tickets to fly, you may want to invest in some travel accessories and other travel goods to make your air travel experience more comfortable and secure.

Product Reviews
Taking a closer look at some of the air travel offerings out there from gift certificates to trips and the items you may need for your travels.

Charter / Low cost Middle East and Africa
There are ways to save money on airfares by using low cost airlines. Bear in mind that most are no-frills and may not be the most comfortable, but the savings may be worth it.

March Air Travel Deals
Take advantage of the seat sales, cheap tickets and great airfares for April, Spring, Fall/Autumn, Winter and Summer Holidays and Winter and Spring 2003.

November Air Travel Deals
Take advantage of the seat sales and great airfares for November, Winter and Fall 2002, and Winter and Spring 2003.

National Airlines Ceases Operations
On November 6th, 2002, National Airlines ceased all operations. The sudden announcement on Wednesday left some of its passengers stranded as all flights were cancelled immediately.[R]

Coming Soon from your Air Travel Guide


Love is in the Air - by Balloon
Want to make Valentine's day special? A balloon flight is a unique and romantic option, even affordable. You may not float around the world for 80 days but soar by hot air balloon and gain a new perspective of the world. A romantic flight, hot air balloons fill the air. Whether for Valentine's Day, romantic proposals, or a unique perspective of the world, a hot air balloon provides an incomparable flight experience.

The increasing costs of changing a ticket
Airline policies are never set in stone. Because of US Airways recent declaration of bankruptcy, they have [R]been changing their ticketing policies to trim costs and return to profitability. And with airlines, what one does, the others follow. United Airlines, [R]Delta Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Continental Airlines and American Airlines are matching US Airways policy of not allowing tickets to be used as [R]credit for future travel, and making passengers pay not only for changing travel dates, but for traveling standby as well.