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United Airlines Increases Service Between San Francisco and 18 Destinations.

Jun 28, 2017 - by Lisa Sachetta

SAN FRANCISCO, June 8, 2017 United Airlines (UAL), the leading carrier in the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced it is increasing the number of flights between SFO and eight destinations. Additionally, the airline announced it will convert select regional jet flights to larger mainline aircraft in ten markets. These schedule enhancements build on previously announced new service from SFO to seven U.S. cities...
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Delta Airlines Adopts Flier-Friendly Upgrade Policy

Jun 01, 2017 - by Lisa Sachetta

A new policy from Delta Air Lines will allow travelers to upgrade to a premium cabin on any one segment of a trip, rather than the entire inbound or outbound part.

Delta customers can now purchase upgrades to Comfort One, first class or Delta One for one part of a journey—someone flying from Paris to New York with a stop in London will be able to upgrade to first class for...
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New Boarding Policy at American Airlines

May 31, 2017 - by Lisa Sachetta

New Boarding Policy at American Airlines

American Airlines says their new boarding process, which includes NINE different groups, is helping to simplify the boarding process. Nine seems like a lot – so we’re waiting to see how things play out before making a judgement call on whether it’s simple or actually more complicated for passengers. So, if you’re an American Airlines passenger, be sure to take note of which boarding...
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Airport Lines Expected to Improve

May 10, 2017 - by Lisa Sachetta

Airport Lines Expected to Improve

We’ve all seen the pictures of security checkpoint lines that seemingly snake through the entire airport. Maybe you’ve even waited in one of those lines? The good news is the TSA has been hiring staff. And, airlines are investing in more modern (and faster) screening equipment.

According to a survey released by Travel Leaders Group, traveler satisfaction of overall airport security rose to 67.5% this year. That’s a slight increase over...
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TSA Tests New Carry-On Screening

May 03, 2017 - by Lisa Sachetta

TSA Tests New Carry-On Screening

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is testing new procedures at 10 U.S. airports that require people to carry less in their carry-ons.

Carry-on bags are just too cluttered, making it hard for screeners to do their jobs the TSA said.

In addition to their laptops, passengers are being asked to remove all devices larger than a cellphone, including tablets and e-readers, as well as food and books, and place...
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