August 2012

Labor Day last-minute road trips, benefit-cost of airport security, Kingfisher Airlines may shut down

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NASA has been in the news recently with their forays into travel to Mars. They are enjoying success as this video shows. Next, we hear from a passenger who got stuck with the same assigned seat as another on a transatlantic flight about his unique solution that can’t be repeated these days. And finally, a look at another NASA project closer to home.

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A comfy pair of walking shoes was all we needed to explore the intriguing neighborhoods that combine to make Montreal a kaleidoscope of cultures and customs.

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Would a $50 a day all-you-can-drink program make you more, or less, likely to try a “Fun Ship” vacation? Carnival Cruise Lines tests taking the plunge.

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Airline frequent flier miles are easy theft targets, man booted from flight for anti-TSA shirt, Qantas drops Boeing 787 order

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Airline fees have reached absurdity, now there is a “Passenger Usage Fee” for simply using a Spirit Airline ticket not purchased from the airline at its ticket counter. I’m sorry, but this is a fee too far; some others agree and have filed a class action suit in federal courts.

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Lightning hits empty Southwest plane, ANA announces new 787 flight to San Jose, woman wakes up where she started her flight

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Gordon White is 79. Kevin Chang is 24. Both recently tried to rent cars but ran into trouble because of their age.

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United’s first 787 takes flight, United expands fare hike, JetBlue fined $90,000 by DOT

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Two passengers decided to get off a Qantas Airlines flight when they learned that the airline did not have complimentary first class pajamas in their size available. Do you have other entitled-passenger stories?

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