Longest-flight-first rule stops most connection problems

Longest-flight-first rule stops most connection problems

The longest-flight-first rule can save hassles when forced to fly on connecting flights. Nobody likes booking connecting flights — well, almost nobody. Admittedly, I’ve known a few people who like a chance to stretch their legs or take a smoking break, and...
Why ending mask mandates probably won’t end air rage

Why ending mask mandates probably won’t end air rage

Mask mandates are not the only problems that airlines face. This point is not about the third rail, or perhaps I should say, the middle seat, of arguing airline mask mandates. As of the time of writing, mask mandates are gone. And even had a judge not struck down the...

Senator illustrates a travel warning by almost missing a vote

Note — this is not a partisan post, though it involves politics. In this example of last-minute planning, all worked out for the passenger, California Senator Alex Padilla. Chairman Dick Durbin of the Senate Judiciary Committee was able to delay the hearing by several...