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Past articles by Ben:

April's #avgeek gallery: 39 cool aviation photos

Check out our latest batch of fun airplane and aviation photos. The highlight this month: a day of photos from Miami International Airport. → Read More

The top airline, hotel and rental car rewards programs of the FlyerTalk Awards are ...

United Airlines, British Airways and Singapore Airlines won the coveted Best Reward Program for an airline in their respective regions. → Read More

Planespotters' paradise: Miami's eclectic airline lineup

More than 100 passenger and cargo carriers fly from the Florida hub, more than any other U.S. airport. See some of the more eclectic ones in this gallery. → Read More

Blizzard! Airlines have canceled 3,300 flights since Wednesday

Flyers faced another day of weather-related flight disruptions thanks to powerful "bomb cyclone" moving through Rockies, Great Plains and upper Midwest. → Read More

The world’s busiest airport? Yep, it’s still Atlanta

Atlanta is forecast to take that title yet again for 2018, marking the 21st consecutive year the airport has hosted more passengers than any other. → Read More

Airlines waive fees as blizzard threatens Denver, Great Plains

Airlines waived change fees ahead of a winter storm expected to bring blizzard conditions to Denver and other parts of the Rockies and the Plains. → Read More

How can I tell if my flight is on a Boeing 737 Max? And other questions after Ethiopian Airlines crash

Boeing's 737 Max 8 is in the spotlight following the Sunday crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight operated by aircraft. It was the second crash of the new 737 variant in less than six months. → Read More

Boeing 737 Max: What you should know if you're booked on a flight

Which airlines fly the Boeing 737 Max? Where is the Boeing 737 Max 8 made? All your questions answered. → Read More

Snow! Airlines begin waiving change fees ahead of new winter storm

The nation’s four biggest airlines were all among the carriers that have issued flexible rebooking waivers for airports in the upper Midwest. → Read More

Is JetBlue ready to launch flights to London?

"We’re actively looking at it now,” JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes said about the possibility of London service in an interview with a British newspaper. → Read More

Alaska Airlines flight puts Washington state's Paine Field back on U.S. aviation map

Alaska Airlines became the first commercial carrier in decades to fly from Everett, Washington on Monday. United will join them this summer, giving Seattle residents an alternative to Sea-Tac and the traffic involved in getting there. → Read More

These are all of the routes U.S. airlines fly to Hawaii

Southwest's expansion to the high-profile leisure market is certain to set off a competitive scrum with rival U.S. airlines that already fly to Hawaii. → Read More

Airlines waive fees as 2,300 flight cancellations pile up from winter storm

Air travelers faced a rough start to the week as wintry weather snarled flights from the Great Lakes into the Northeast. → Read More

March's #avgeek gallery: 33 cool aviation photos

Check out our latest batch of fun airplane and aviation photos. The highlight this month: a day of photos from JetBlue's hub at New York JFK airport. → Read More

WestJet adds two more U.S. destinations

The new cities will give Canada’s No. 2 carrier a total of 23 U.S. destinations. WestJet also recently announced plans for nonstop flights to Atlanta. → Read More

February route roundup: Where airlines are adding, and cutting, service

There are dozens of changes to airline routes each month. New options to Denver, Greece and North Carolina, are among the most interesting for February. → Read More

Pittsburgh's airport shows off plans for new $1.1 billion terminal

The new two-story terminal, projected to open in 2023, features an undulating roof that designers say is meant to mimic the region’s rolling hills. → Read More

Snow! Flight cancellations at 1,300 (and counting) from new storm

Wednesday was a rough day for air travel as a sprawling winter storm brought ice and snow to airports from the Great Plains into the Northeast. → Read More

Airlines already canceling Wednesday flights for new winter storm

Airlines are canceling flights and expanding their rebooking waivers ahead of a new winter storm that looks increasingly likely to disrupt flights. → Read More

Airlines begin waiving change fees for new winter storm

Southwest Airlines had already started waiving rebooking fees ahead of the new storm. It’s likely that others would do the same as forecasts solidified. → Read More