Southwest Airlines Onboard Baggage Weight Subject Of FAA InvestigationFederal officials have told Southwest Airlines to fix the way it calculates the weight of luggage loaded on flights after finding frequent mistakes.
American Joins Delta, United In Raising Checked-Bag FeesFort Worth-based American Airlines said Thursday that it is raising fees for checking bags by $5 apiece each way, matching Delta and United.
Southwest Employee Goes Above And Beyond For Cancer PatientThe internet is going crazy over a Southwest Airlines employee who went above and beyond to help a woman she never met before.
TSA Tests Better Bomb-Detecting Scanners For Carry-OnsSecurity screeners are testing a 3-D scanner to inspect carry-on bags, a measure they hope will improve their ability to detect bombs and maybe shorten lines at the checkpoint.
The Quest To End Lost Airline LuggageAs each suitcase climbs up a conveyor belt into a plane, a computer verifies that it actually belongs on that flight. If one bag does not belong, a light flashes and the belt stops. This is the future of baggage handling.
American Airlines Apologizes For Barring Musician's ViolinA concert musician who was not allowed to board a flight with her violin hopes that the incident will raise awareness of regulations that permit violins and other small instruments as carry-on luggage.
Don't Let Airlines Lose Your Luggage This HolidayHeading into winter, travelers should take extra precautions with their checked luggage. December and January are traditionally the worst months for lost bags. Here are some tips for avoiding problems.
Travelers Bring One Of World's Worst Invasive Species Through DFWDallas/Fort Worth International Airport is one of the largest airports in the world, but it seems smaller, more ruinous creatures (transported by humans) have been wiggling their way into North Texas.
Airline Employee Carelessly Tosses LuggageHas your luggage ever been damaged while traveling? One airline employee shows complete carelessness and laziness as he drops multiple pieces of luggage nearly 20 feet.
How To Never Lose Your Luggage AgainWhile fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.
Rising Bag Fees Don't Guarantee Luggage SafetyIt's costing more and more to check your bag at the airport, but that doesn't guarantee you'll get it back in one piece.
Tips On Packing Lightly For VacationFor the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.
American Airlines Delays Roller Bag BoardingAmerican Airlines said Thursday that people carrying just a personal item that fits under the seat -- no rolling suitcases -- will be allowed to board before most other passengers.