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Qantas cuts 1000 jobs, mulls future of Jetstar and frequent flyers Qantas will cut 1000 jobs and will consider selling Jetstar, its low-cost subsidiary as well as its frequent flyer program. After pleading over the last two weeks for financial assistance from the federal government, Qantas said in a profit warning on Thursday that the […]

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This weekend we look at how newly passed marijuana laws passed in Colorado and Washington State might impact ski resorts. We look at the travel information served up by Google. And, Consumers Union urges airline travelers to understand the fees airlines are charging this holiday season.

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$10 lift tickets at ski resorts in New York, Boeing engineers may strike over contract, airlines fined for cargo price fixing

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Park City, Utah, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Utah Olympic Games this season in grand style. If you’re headed there for the skiing and snowboarding, here are 10 other Park City activities to add to your itinerary.

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Named to the U.S. Ski Team at 18, Bahrke, a native Californian, spent 11 years globetrotting for World Cup competitions and competing in three Olympics (Salt Lake City, Torino, and Vancouver). These days, she is squiring those with gobs of disposable income around one of America’s top luxury ski resorts. Though situated in the resplendent […]

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Ski school has come a long way since Klein took her first turns at Smuggler’s as a child. Young skiers used to be an afterthought at many winter resorts, banished to the bunny hill or daycare centers while adults enjoyed the mountain. Not anymore.

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Whether you’re a skier (or a ’boarder) or not, consider heading to a ski resort if you want to join in an all-out New Year’s Eve celebration. Skiing is such a competitive business, resorts pull out all the stops to attract people during the Christmas to New Year’s holiday week and this includes extravagant parties, fantastic entertainers, fun child-focused activities, and spectacular fireworks each New Year’s Eve.

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A change in House Transportation leadership means a possible Delta Queen comeback, epic western snow mean great early-season conditions, AirTran pilots happy, CO/UA pilots disgruntled

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Hilary Nangle explores “must-do” activities at Whistler, site of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Most of these activities are for skiers, snowboarders and those who don’t have any intention of sliding down the slopes.

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Since the first lift fired up in 1958, Mt. Bachelor has become one of the West Coast’s favorite ski destinations. Because,
despite the notoriety the Cascade Mountain Range has for “Cascade Concrete” conditions, Mt. Bachelor is tucked into the eastern slopes of Oregon’s Cascades. Thus, it is blessed with a lighter and drier snowfall than most of the Pacific Northwest resorts.

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