September 2011

Walton needed to cancel her reservation a day before her arrival. “An agent told me they would charge a $100 fee – the price of one night,” she says. “So even if they are able to rebook the room I will not get a refund.”

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Millions for an Alaskan island runway for no one, Riviera’s cruise suite sizes, terrorism impact on business aviation

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The economic crisis in the United States has dramatically hurt overseas travel. U.S. International Air Travel Statistics collected by the Office of Travel & Tourism Industries (OTTI), a part of the Commerce Department, show a dramatic reduction in travel from the United States to Europe, South and Central America. and to Asia.

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American has come out with a “Preferred Seating” plan. It’s hardly “preferred” to consumers and it may herald the start of an even worse plan. Here’s why I think so.

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A new way to see the US, sleep underground in Sweden in an old mine, restaurant name is a mouthful to some

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Believe it or not, President Obama wants to increase, immediately, the airport security tax from $2.50 per one-way airline ticket to $5. Later, he wants to ramp the tax to $7.50 per one-way ticket or $15 per round trip.

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Virgin America launches real-time deals for everything from candy to rental cars, cruise sellers collecting more fees, UAL pilots sue to stop merger integration because of training issues

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You probably already suspected that the idea of a Department of Homeland Security in general, and the Transportation Security Administration, specifically, was a little crazy. Last week, all doubts were removed.

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Boeing delivers first 787 to ANA, women making out get tossed by SWA because other passengers complain, man brings guns aboard Air Canada flight

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Only a few years ago online check-in seemed like a novelty. Airlines would even bribe passengers with extra miles to try it. Now, while no U.S. carrier charges more to check in at the airport, yet, online check-in is becoming increasingly ubiquitous and easier.

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