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Coronavirus Makes Travel Cheaper, But Should You Book? | WSJ

As the coronavirus forces would-be travelers to stay indoors, travel deals are popping up online. Don’t be easily swayed. WSJ’s Scott McCartney breaks down how to avoid risky travel. Photo: Getty Images More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On Facebook: On Twitter: On …

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The Best and Worst U.S. Airlines of 2019 | WSJ

With more and more people taking flight each year, there’s a lot that can go wrong. WSJ’s Scott McCartney tallies the data for a definitive look at which airlines performed best and worst in 2019 in key categories like on-time departures, baggage handling and flight cancellations. More from the Wall …

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The Best and Worst U.S. Airports | WSJ

WSJ’s Scott McCartney released this year’s list ranking the country’s 20 largest airports. After looking at 15 metrics related to operations, value and convenience, the list has a new No. 1. Full list: 1. Phoenix (PHX) 2. Denver (DEN) 3. Fort Lauderdale (FLL) 3. Detroit Metro (DTW) 5. Orlando (MCO) …

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Why Your Connecting Gate May Be a Mile Walk | WSJ

We’ve all experienced the adrenaline rush of racing to a connecting airport gate. Sometimes it’s right there, and other times it’s more than a mile away. So why does this happen? More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On Facebook: On Twitter: On Snapchat: …

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What Happens to Your Brain on Jet Lag | WSJ

If you ever traveled across a time zone, chances are you’re no stranger to jet lag. Scott McCartney asks Wall Street Journal science reporter Daniela Hernandez exactly what’s happening to his brain when he takes a long-haul flight. More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video …

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What a 19-Hour Nonstop Flight Can Teach Us About Jet Lag | WSJ

Qantas just completed a record-breaking 19-hour, 16-minute nonstop flight from New York to Sydney. It’s one of three research flights to determine if the routes can be made commercial and–researchers hope–teach us how to avoid the dreaded jet lag. Photo: James D. Morgan/Qantas More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit …

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How to Find the Quietest Spot on an Airplane

The amount of noise you hear on a flight depends on the plane, your seat and how you prepare. After conducting tests aboard various flights, WSJ’s Scott McCartney has some tips on how you can make your next journey a peaceful one. Photo Illustration: Drew Evans/The Wall Street Journal. Don’t …

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