June 2008

nevado.leochaWhile North America is sweltering in 80- and 90-degree temperatures, the bottom half of the world is descending into an early winter. Charlie Leocha is chasing the snow at Chile’s Valle Nevado resort.

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If you think “air travel” and “delay” are synonymous — and we can’t blame you if you do — here’s some good news. You aren’t guaranteed to be late at a handful of American airports.

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After the vociferous objections to caps and slot auctions at JFK and Newark from airline organizations, American Airlines has announced a dramatic cut in their LaGuardia flights and called on the Transportation Department to limit flights at LaGuardia.

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Airline passengers complaining about bad service? Yawn. But when airport employees plan a march on a major airport to protest bad service — well, that kind of thing doesn’t happen every day.

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For Anna Mallea, that headline may be an unfortunate play on words. After a flight from Texas aboard Continental Airlines, her family dog, Sassy, is missing. David Burns has some advice for shipping pets by air.

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As gasoline prices steadily rise and airfares go up day by day, rail travel is looking more and more like a bargain. The only trouble is, the Amtrak system is literally crumbling and needs federal funding. Congress, who controls the purse strings is asleep at the switch.

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Got some vacation time coming but you don’t know where to go? A new site called TravelMuse wants to help.

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Mary Jane Prough reserves a room in Las Vegas through Hotwire.com. But the resort she’s supposed to stay at has never heard of her, and she’s sent to a different hotel that’s out in the boondocks. What is Prough owed for the reservations snafu?

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by Chris Jernigan on June 25, 2008

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