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California-Based Surf Air Offers ‘All You Can Fly’ Package for Passengers — But What’s the Cost?

 

One airline that flies to routes across the state of California has offered a new way of possibly saving some bucks for their more frequent fliers.

And it’s definitely pretty revolutionary.

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Which Airline Ranks Worst in Customer Satisfaction?

Last year, airlines in the US posted their highest profits in more than a decade — but all that money sure didn’t buy a lot of customer satisfaction.

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Why Is European Airline Ryanair Asking Flight Attendants to Lose Weight?

European budget airline Ryanair has vowed to avoid the fuel surcharges many of its competitors are now passing on to passengers, so it’s instituted a variety of measures to reduce the gas required for each trip. Among them? Asking flight attendants to lose weight.

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Passengers Save the Day After JetBlue Captain Suffers Breakdown Mid-Flight [VIDEO]

When problems with a passenger happen while a plane is in the air, it’s usually the pilot who stays calm, cool and collected. But what if it’s the pilot himself who has a break with reality?

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Not Again! Airlines Raise Fares for the Third Time This Year — Dollars and Sense

If booking an airline flight seems to cost more than it did just a few months ago, it’s not your imagination — many airlines have already raised prices three times this year.

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Southwest Passengers Freak Out After Mistaking ‘Mom’ for ‘Bomb’

Important travel tip: when you’re piloting a plane, it’s essential to enunciate well so that passengers can tell the difference between “bomb” and “mom.” That’s a lesson a Southwest Airlines pilot learned the hard way.

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Yikes! British Airways Mistakenly Tells Passengers Their Plane Is Going Down — Twice

People scared of flying might mark British Airways off their list of possible airline choices for good after an automated announcement mistakenly told passengers to prepare for a crash-landing — twice.

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Man Endures Seven-Hour Flight While Standing, Obese Passenger Took Up His Seat

In the past year or so, several airlines have made headlines for insisting obese passengers buy two seats to accommodate their size and avoid infringing on the space occupied by others. Some people say the practice is unfair, but Arthur Berkowitz likely isn’t one of them.

On a recent US Airlines flight from Anchorage to Philadelphia, he was forced to stand for the entire seven-hour trip when he was seated next to a man who took up not only his own seat, but half of Berkowitz’s as well. The flight was completely full, meaning there was nowhere left to go.

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