China Airports | List of Chinese Airports | Airports of China

Here, from Wikipedia, is the most comprehensive list of Chinese Airports we could find wiht links to the Wikipedia Airport pages for more information.   We’ll eventually have these airports covered here at QuickAid.com Airport Directory but in the meantime …

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(Jan 2012) Airline Rules from US Department of Transportation

The second phase of the new airline passenger protections are now in effect.   These rules are designed to solve problems consumers have faced for years regarding cancellations of tickets and flights and pricing problems. ·        Requiring all taxes and …

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Carry-on baggage, luggage rules

As the convenience of checked baggage diminishes even as the cost skyrockets to check your luggage,  most people now opt to use the “carry on” baggage rules and bring a small suitcase on board the aircraft, usually along with a …

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Frequent Flyer Miles Madness

IMPORTANT:   This post is  simply a collection of notes from a recent flurry of activity using miles programs.   It may NOT represent the general experience for frequent flyer programs at United, American, or Delta.  If you’ve had different …

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Is Selling your Frequent Flyer miles to a “Mileage Broker” legal?

The mileage broker market was once a thriving industry, buying frequent flyer tickets from people and then reselling them at a profit. Understandably the airlines don’t like this practice of monetizing their frequent flyer / mileage plus type systems. These …

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TSA Tips for Travelers

The TSA Website regularly offers features and tips on travel, and you’ll be better prepared if you check in before trips.     Rules are starting to stabilize after the dramatic security changes created by the 9/11 terror attacks on …

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Airports to Train Stations: Europe

European Airports to train stations: Here, from Eurail.com , is an overview of frequently used airport to train station connections.     Unlike much of the USA where Airports generally assume you’ll have a car or take a taxi, in …

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Dulles Airport IAD Serving Washington D.C.

Dulles International Airport Airport Code: IAD serves the greater Washington D.C. Area.   Dulles is within a days drive of many major cities on the east coast making it a key hub for East Coast travel.    Note that Ronald Reagan …

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Iceland Volcano Delays Thousands of Flights

Volcanic ash, which represents a potential severe danger to aircraft engines, continues to pour from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano.     Under some circumstances the ash can damage jet engines and they will stop completely,  creating the potential for catastrophic failures …

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Airport Wayfinders – 3D Tours of Boston BOS, Portand PDX, Houston IAH, Toronto YYZ several Airports

Airport Wayfinder has a really neat 3D Tour tool for four airports – I’m not clear if they’ll develop this technology for all the airports though it appears it may be designed to mesh with  planned or existing  touchscreen systems …

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