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Should You Buy Plane Tickets Now?

Flight prices have decreased as a result of the coronavirus pandemic—and if you’ve looked at the deals presently on offer, you may have wondered if now’s the time to plan a trip (while simultaneously feeling horrendous about the crisis that brought us all here in the first place). You might have already attempted to…Read more… Continue […]

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Should You Buy Plane Tickets Now?

Flight prices have decreased as a result of the coronavirus pandemic—and if you’ve looked at the deals presently on offer, you may have wondered if now’s the time to plan a trip (while simultaneously feeling horrendous about the crisis that brought us all here in the first place). You might have already attempted to…Read more… Continue […]

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What to Do If Your Flight Voucher Expires During the Pandemic

As we all navigate life during the pandemic and do our part to flatten the curve by not partaking in non-essential travel, airlines are updating their policies, providing free flight changes and cancellations for travel directly affected by the pandemic. For canceled flights, airlines typically provide a credit or…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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See All the Flight Delays and Cancelations at U.S. Airports

Earlier this week, a winter storm affecting states like Texas, Oklahoma, and Colorado meant flight delays and cancelations en masse—at Denver International Airport, at least 600 flights were delayed and 40 canceled on Monday. Meanwhile, more than 1,200 flights were delayed at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Find Your Carbon Footprint Using This Emissions Calculator

Last month, JetBlue announced plans to become carbon neutral on all domestic flights in 2020 and offset up to 17 billion pounds of carbon emissions. And on the consumer level, airlines like United have long offered carbon offset options for environmentally-conscious travelers—but how exactly do carbon offsets even…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Why Only Some Flights Get Canceled for Bad Weather

When the weather’s a storm away from apocalyptic-conditions, a lump might form in your throat as soon as you realize it might affect your immediate travel plans. Instead of boarding your flight at its scheduled time, you can only envision delay after delay and more time spent waiting at your airport’s Starbucks or…Read more… Continue […]

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Get a One-Way Ticket on Southwest for as Little as $59

Over at the New York Times, reporter Julie Weed described the difficulties of finding cheap airfare when it’s you versus airline software technology, which changes airfare prices multiple times a day to benefit the airline. The greatest takeaway? There’s no single “right time” to buy a flight, given the fluctuating…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Best and Worst Airlines in 2019, Ranked

This morning, the Wall Street Journal released its annual ranking of major U.S. airlines, basing its decision on factors like the number of on-time arrivals, canceled flights, and delays (and using 2019 flight data, available from the Department of Transportation). Somehow, ranking below even low cost-carriers like…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Best and Worst Airlines in 2019, Ranked

This morning, the Wall Street Journal released its annual ranking of major U.S. airlines, basing its decision on factors like the number of on-time arrivals, canceled flights, and delays (and using 2019 flight data, available from the Department of Transportation). Somehow, ranking below even low cost-carriers like…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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