Sometimes changes comes quickly, but most often takes a long time in Washington, DC. For the most part, American citizens benefit from slow, well-thought-out change.
Exceptional airport toilets.
When you’re quoted a price for your overnight accommodations, can the property impose additional restrictions on you that essentially force you to pay a fee?
Hitchhiking robot vandalized in Philadelphia after making it through Canada and Europe. Airlines ban the transport of hunting trophies. California mandates notifications of possible link between cancer and cell phone use.
While a number of issues contribute to boarding delays, one of them has to be the stowing of carry-on bags. With passengers increasingly wanting to avoid checked baggage charges people are trying to bring as much as possible on the plane.
Delta Air Lines goes that extra mile to make their frequent flier program undecipherable and of little use for their customers. Uber is showing up on more than expense reports than cabs. We all know it — airline fees irritate passengers.
Drones came within 100 feet of two commercial flights at JFK airport on the same day last week. Drones are getting too close to planes too often. It’s time for Congress and the FAA to seriously address the problem with a new vision for US airspace.
Is this the end of curbside baggage check? Non-airline airport lounges are becoming popular in the US as an alternative to airline lounges, Southwest puts workers #1 who treat customers better.
“Leaf peepers” seeking to enjoy the annual Technicolor display have many more choices than a drive along a traffic-clogged road or a hike through the woods. They also can find surprising places around the country to take in the multihued spectacle, and imaginative ways of doing so.
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