Cypriot airline Cobalt Air collapses – what should you do if your flights are cancelled?

Cobalt Air has announced it is ceasing operations and all flights and services provided by the Cypriot airline will be cancelled. The carrier’s website is now down and simply displays a message alerting users to its collapse. “Cobalt regrets to announce that it will be cancelling all Flights as of 23:50pm on October 17, 2018 […]

Airline Waivers and Warnings Issued as Hurricane Michael Plows Toward Florida

Warnings Issued As Hurricane Michael Plows Toward Florida Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

An airline that crash-landed a plane and said everyone got out OK admits to one death

Lt. Zach Niezgodski /U.S. Navy/Handout via Reuters Air Niugini Flight 73 crash-landed into a Micronesian lagoon after the pilot missed the runway last Friday. The airline said everyone safely evacuated the aircraft, but now says one man had died. Over the weekend airline authorities said they were unable to account for that man, who was […]

These 5 Airline Stopovers Deals Won’t Last Long

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Airline Credit Card Bonuses With Low Spending Requirements

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Italy is investigating Ryanair for potentially distorting the airline market with its controversial carry-on baggage fee

Thomson Reuters From November, Ryanair customers with non-priority seats will only be able to take one “small personal bag” on board and pay an extra €8 ($ 9.4) for to bring another carry-on bag. Italy’s competition watchdog, Antitrust, is investigating the budget airline over this controversial charge. Antitrust argued that carry-on baggage is an “essential […]

Former Southwest employee sues airline over ‘whites only’ break room & home-made ‘noose’

Southwest Airlines is being sued over racial discrimination claims, with a former employee stating that there was a ‘whites only’ staff break room at Houston’s airport, and that black staff once found a noose made of bungee cords. In the federal lawsuit, plaintiff Jamel Parker claims that his co-workers established a ‘whites only’ break room […]

American vs Delta vs United — we compared the 3 most popular airline credit cards and named a winner

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider and The Points Guy Affiliate Network receive a commission from card issuers if you apply through these links and are approved. If you fly even just a couple of times a year, it’s worth having an airline credit card. Perks and benefits that come […]

Ryanair hand luggage: Airline changes rules AGAIN for passengers

Ryanair passengers who had booked a flight from 1 November onwards would have been subject to the new hand luggage changes. This would mean either paying for Priority Boarding at £6, or for a 10kg bag for £8 to be put into the hold. The airline said this would affect all passengers no matter when […]

EasyJet voted the best value airline for a beach holiday in new survey

EasyJet has beaten Jet2 to the best value airline for money for a beach holiday in a new survey by YouGov in their annual Airline Report. A selection of airlines were assessed by adults in Great Britain for on whether they provided good or bad value for money. EasyJet received a Value Score of 39 […]