How the 737 MAX Could Change Your Vacation Plans

Because 737 MAX demand from American and other airlines was large, grounding the plane has created huge flight disruptions.

The Best (and Worst) Ways to Board an Airplane

Although boarding planes faster is a goal for the major airlines, they have had limited success because of the tradeoffs they are unwilling to make.

Remembering Herb Kelleher and His Southwest Effect

The discount airline was just an idea when Herb Kelleher became the Texas entrepreneur who created what became known as the Southwest Effect.

How Southwest Helps Science

The low airfares and pleasant flying culture at Southwest Airlines have had an unexpected impact on the quality of scientific research.

Looking at the Southwest Effect

Sometimes invisible, the Southwest Effect has influenced air fares and air traffic since the 1970s when Southwest was a small Texas carrier.

How to Squeeze More Seats on a Plane

An airline seat is really all about cost and pitch. Defined by SEATGURU, “Seat Pitch is the distance from any point on one seat to the exact same point on the seat in front or behind it.” On short haul…