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The U.S. Department of Justice believes a merger between American Airlines and US Airways would send prices soaring.  Listen To Rick Seaney share what the U.S. could do to make us fall in love with flying again.

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Thanksgiving falls on a late date this year – Thursday, Nov. 28. But don’t think you’ve got all the time in the world to make plans. According to airfare analyst Rick Seaney, some of you need to get going and book your flights now.

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Listen to travel expert Rick Seaney bust another myth!

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American, US Airways Merger Snag – What Happens Next?

The following is a Q & A with FareCompare co-founder and air travel industry expert Rick Seaney on the now stalled merger of American Airlines and US Airways

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5 Best Places for Fall Foliage

Autumn may be the prettiest time of year in the United States thanks to a wealth of gorgeous trees from coast to coast which makes choosing the absolute best leaf-peeping spots difficult, but we gave it a try. Here’s what we came up with.

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5 Craziest Summer Travel Stories (So Far)

We’ll soon be saying goodbye to summer. I thought a seasonal review was in order but forget airfare hikes or bag fees. Let’s talk fun stuff, like crazy incidents of the summer travel season.

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There are hassles and there are hassles. Here are four that include familiar annoyances and some that may be brand new to you. Suggested solutions follow each hassle.

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Believe it or not, lost bags are becoming increasingly rare, but not rare enough. If you fly much at all, I’ll bet it’s happened to you. Here’s what to do when it does

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Listen as travel expert Rick Seaney explains the ins-and-outs of flying to Sochi:

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This is the latest from the U.S. State Department’s website on its new “Worldwide Travel Alert” dated Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.  Listen as travel expert Rick Seaney explains, this is not a travel ban.

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