In two decades of flying, things have never been as stressful as they are now, a cabin insider says. Here, her tips from 30,000 feet for avoiding airline chaos this summer.
The friendly skies have been anything but this summer, with travelers facing a morass of flight cancellations, delays, and lost baggage, all against the backdrop of a still-active pandemic. Read on to learn how the airline industry landed in this mess, and how you can navigate the realities of flying right now.
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