Flying on commercial airlines is certainly no fun these days. So to make it a little better, when you make your next reservations online first open and minimize it. When you are making your reservations and it is time to request a seat, go to and click on the airline and then type of plane. You will find helpful comments about what seats to select and, more importantly, what seats to avoid. It is free, quick and easy.

And if you are still confused about what liquids you can carry on board, here’s the official word. Changes are "unlikely" in the near term.