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“All the things you probably hate about traveling — the recycled air, the artificial lighting, the digital juice dispensers, the cheap sushi — are warm reminders that I’m home,” George Clooney’s character, Ryan Bingham, in “Up in the Air.”
“All the things you probably hate about traveling — the recycled air, the artificial lighting, the digital juice dispensers, the cheap sushi — are warm reminders that I’m home,” George Clooney’s character, Ryan Bingham, in “Up in the Air.”Dale Robinette/UP IN THE AIR

31.6 million — Number of passengers who passed through Logan International Airport in 2014

$12.50 — Fee for a one-way EarlyBird check-in with Southwest Airlines for advance boarding

$200 — Cost to change your domestic flight with Delta

Free! — Southwest doesn’t charge for ticket changes.

Flying pigs — Many airlines don’t accept “snub-nosed” dogs, like pugs or bulldogs, as checked luggage due to their tendency to have breathing problems. But United lets passengers bring birds, bunnies, and small dogs and cats into the cabin—and ship piglets older than 8 weeks.

30 to 33 inches — Typical amount of legroom on US and Canadian airlines

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40% of flights offer more legroom . . . for a price

$10 — Starting rate to get you 38 inches of legroom on JetBlue

$5 to $6 — Price range for alcoholic beverages on many large airlines

2 — Number of free bags you can check with Southwest

$60 — Cost to check two bags with American Airlines and United for domestic flights (unless you have frequent flyer perks)

190 million free snacks passed out last year by Southwest; So far this year, it’s given away 129 million

Terra Blues chips, PopCorners, and Doritos are the most popular snacks on JetBlue flights.

1922 — Year Marlboro Airport opened, making it the oldest continuously operating commercial field in Massachusetts

> 1 — Number of runways at Marlboro Airport

> 37 — Average number of flights per day


Sources: CheapFlights.com; airlines; MassPort