Airlines Attach Big Fees to Small Seat Upgrades

When Virgin American offered traveler writer Randy Diamond the chance to upgrade his ticket to "Main Cabin Select" for a mere $500 more than the coach fare, he assumed it must be for a first-class seat. But what the airline is actually offering for that upgrade may surprise you.

US Airways makes soda free again

Back in August, US Airways began charging its coach passengers $2 for soda, juice and coffee. But now the company is reversing that decision and...

Rules for air travel with children

You are seated on a plane, watching the remaining passengers board when you notice them: arriving mother and child. The offspring come in all shapes...