What Should You Do If You Misspelled Your Name on an Airline Ticket?

What Should You Do If You Misspelled Your Name on an Airline Ticket?

(Posted on October 21, 2018) You book the flights for your vacation or to visit your family abroad, a couple of days later decide to look at the confirmation email, and it hits you – you misspelled your name. Or, you entered your first and last name in the wrong order. Situations like that are not common, but they do…

Flying with Power Tools, Hand Tools and Hardware: What Are the Rules?

Flying with Power Tools, Hand Tools and Hardware: What Are the Rules?

(Posted on September 11, 2018) Having traveled with thirty or so cordless drills and tens of other tools recently, I decided to look a bit closer into what the rules are when it comes to flying with power tools, hand tools, bolts, nuts, and other hardware. If you are looking…

Can You Bring Lighters and Matches on a Plane?

Can You Bring Lighters and Matches on a Plane?

(August 30, 2018) While not long ago, it was possible to smoke on a plane and thus use lighters on an aircraft freely, those days are (thankfully) long gone. As such, you obviously aren’t going to light up a cigarette mid-flight. However, you might want to have a source…

What Are Fifth Freedom Flights and the Freedoms of the Air?

What Are Fifth Freedom Flights and the Freedoms of the Air?

(Posted on August 23, 2018) If asked what airlines you can book between, let’s say New York in the United States and Vancouver in Canada, one would likely mention one or more of the major US airlines like United as well as the Canadian flag carrier, Air Canada. Did you know…

Air Travel 101: What Are the Differences Between Travel Classes on Airline Flights?

What Are the Differences Between Travel Classes on Airline Flights?

(Posted on July 23, 2018) While there are differences in the kind of service provided between various airlines, the two factors that generally have the largest impact on what kind of service you will receive onboard your flight are the flight’s distance and the class of service…