Air travelers looking to cut overweight baggage fees can help themselves by picking the right hotel; some hotels rent out, lend, or give away bulky items like curling irons, kitchenware, and athletic sneakers. Do your research ahead of time by calling the hotel and you may be able to pack lighter for your next trip.
The Continental merger with United will get tough antitrust scrutiny, which has the potential to result in fewer flights, less competition, and higher airfares.
A number of positive trends support the Federal Reserve chief's statement that the recession has "very likely" ended.
Officials insist only a small fraction of flights have lengthy delays. But advocates urge new rights for passengers.
Prospects improve that airlines will OK their use in flight.