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Fromto long lines and, flying can potentially be a nightmare.
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From annoying passengers to long lines and horrible TSA check points, flying can potentially be a nightmare. You may not be able to avoid these things, but there are certain things airlines don't tell you that can make your experience easier. *See: 6 Stress-Free Travel Tips

There are secret rights you have to be aware of, some of these include compensation for delayed or lost luggage and if your itinerary changes your airline will pay the difference.

Their planes are old
You may find that your seat cushion is ripped, or that the interior of the plane looks worn. According to CNN, “the average age of the fleet of the seven large U.S. passenger airlines -- including American, Alaska, Continental, the merged Delta and Northwest, Southwest, United and US Airways -- is about 14 years old, according to The Airline Monitor.” Photo Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainClick Here to See Things Your Airline Never Wants to Tell You
Your carry-on bag meets “regulation” but that doesn’t mean it’s getting on the plane
At times, planes may be overly crowded and unfortunately, even if your carry-on bag meets regulation, that doesn’t mean it will get on the plane. If there is not enough room for your bag, the airline attendants will check your bag for you. Photo Credit: Thinkstock
It is cheaper to fly at certain times compared to others
Studies have shown that the cheapest days to fly are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, while the most expensive days are the most popular – Fridays and Sundays. FareCompare’s data shows the best time to book your flight in the U.S. is Tuesday at 3p.m. eastern time. They explain this is the time in which airlines release the most sales and the competition matches lower prices. Photo Credit: ShutterstockClick Here to See Things Your Airline Never Wants to Tell You
Germs circulate throughout the plane
Airplanes are one of the most germ infested places; you never know what is floating in the air around you. Make sure you bring sanitary wipes with you on your flight. Wipe down tray tables, seatbelts, bathrooms and window shades. Photo Credit: Shutterstock
If your itinerary changes, your airline will pay the difference
Don’t let your airline fool you, if your itinerary changes, they will pay the difference and you will still be able to keep your original ticket. Click Here to See Things Your Airline Never Wants to Tell YouPhoto Credit: Thinkstock

Educate yourself and learn some of the many things your airline isn't required to tell you. Make your experience comfortable and exciting; don't ever let them fool you again.

- Nicole Dossantos The Active Times

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