Website of the day: Flight Aware. This site will tell you how often a flight is on time and how long the trip actually is. Johnny says to stay away from regional jets during the holidays. They have different rules, and Johnny says they aren't as safe as major carriers. Even flying out of regional or smaller airports, you can usually get a flight on a major carrier.
App: LAPD's iWatchLA for Android, iOS, and Windows. It's perfect for "if you see something, say something." It's a community policing app that will teach you how to see potential acts of terrorism and what to do about it.