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Child-free flights would end in more tears

Like a great many people I flew abroad on holiday this year at an uncivilised hour, cursing my own miserliness. In darkest February it made perfect, prudent sense to book the cheapest 5am flights to and from Greece. Scroll forward to August, and rousing bleary-eyed children out of bed at 1am, half-dressing and hustling them into a cab seemed the height of penny-pinching insanity. “Stop sobbing with exhaustion,” I told… Read Article →

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Delta delivers pizza to passengers on diverted flights

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Severe storms moving through metro Atlanta caused problems for airlines Wednesday afternoon, diverting a few flights and delaying others. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport said the weather, and a radar-confirmed tornado near the airport, caused delays up to 30 minutes at the world’s busiest airport. Some flights were diverted to other cities as the storms blew through, something that can cause a lot of headaches for travelers. But one… Read Article →

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Best time to book flights is 53 days before departure

Rowena RyanEscape   THE cheapest time to book a flight has been revealed as 53 days before departure according to new travel research. UK travel site Momondo, conducted an analysis of 12.6 billion airfares worldwide and found that travellers could save an average of 26 per cent by booking just under two months in advance. The study also found that flight price varied widely depending on the day of the… Read Article →