Air passengers have rights, namely refunds on long-delayed or canceled flights

  Your family is headed to Walt Disney World for a long-anticipated vacation, and something goes wrong with the trip. Maybe the flight was delayed and then canceled. Or you were involuntarily “bumped” because of an overbooked plane. Or you sat on the tarmac in a thunderstorm. Or the airline lost your luggage. What are […]

The hottest new flight from Philadelphia? A nonstop to Iceland

Do you like scenic landscapes, geysers, ice caves, volcanoes, the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, and Northern lights?  If so, you’re in luck. Next spring, Philadelphia will be getting its first flight to Iceland.  Icelandair announced Wednesday  that it will begin nonstop service from Philadelphia International Airport to Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, on May 30. […]

Do young children need their own airline seats?

February 22, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer | A baby propelled from the mother’s arms when a United Airlines flight hit severe turbulence over Montana this week has reignited debate over the safety of allowing young children to be held on adults’ laps when traveling at 500 m.p.h., 30,000 feet aloft. The Federal Aviation Administration allows […]