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I flew from New York to Austin, Texas with JetBlue. Then I flew back with American Airlines. My experience with JetBlue was better.

I flew nonstop domestic economy on both American Airlines and JetBlue to see which was better, and JetBlue had a slight edge

JetBlue and American Airlines have similar ratings when it comes to US domestic flights. But my experience with Jet Blue was slightly better.
Qantas' first class lounge in LA.

You can now buy your way into Qantas’ first and business class airport lounges for as little as $35

At select lounges round the world, anyone can buy entry to select Qantas lounges for between $35 and $150.
Would you prefer congealed white pudding or greasy slop today?

Airline passengers shared photos of the worst in-flight meals they’ve ever had, and they’ll inspire you to pack your own food

Even flying business class doesn't mean you're safe from a tragic meal, as these passenger photos show.
An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet at Miami International Airport in March 2019.

After a summerlong meltdown, American Airlines is shaking up its leadership to fix the damage done by months of operational mishaps

The changes realign the way that American's operational and commercial management teams oversee the day-to-day, following a summer of mishaps.
Qantas' new first class suites.

Inside Qantas’ new first class suites, which come with pre-flight facials, all-you-can-drink kombucha, and designer ‘sleeper suits’

The planes have new lounges with deep green leather seating, ambient lighting, wood-panelled walls, and a self-service bar.
I travelled in both British Airway's brand new business class Club Suites, and its short-haul alternative.

I flew in British Airway’s brand new long-haul business class suites followed by the short-haul equivalent the day after, and I have no idea why...

Here's how British Airways' business class offering differs depending on whether you fly long- or short-haul.
An anonymous man comforted a 96-year-old woman seated next to him on a cross-country flight.

The viral story of a man holding hands with a 96-year-old woman during their flight because she was scared of flying is warming people’s hearts

The woman had not flown in 15 years, according to a Facebook post that has since gone viral, and the man even helped her to the bathroom.

Passengers aboard a Spirit Airlines flight were startled when a bat flew through the cabin

A bat flew through the cabin of a Spirit Airlines flight headed to Newark on Wednesday. Passengers shared videos of the incident on social media.
Nine Arches Bridge, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka is making it cheaper to fly there in an effort to get people to visit after terrorist bombings killed more than 250 people

Sri Lanka was named Lonely Planet's best place to visit in 2019 before the bombings wounded its tourism sector.
The "rice pudding mouse" by Alexander Herrmann.

You can now get a Michelin-star meal on a Lufthansa flight — but only if you’re a kid

The German airline Lufthansa recruited a celebrity chef to create a new children's menu. The dishes were chosen by a panel of 13 kids in March.