Denver blitzed by another snowstorm — The second major snow storm in a week pounded Colorado on Friday, burying the foothills under another 2 feet of snow, shutting down highways and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights at the Denver airport. (AP)
US Airways CEO: No increase in bid for Delta — US Airways has no intention right now to increase its $8.4 billion offer for Delta Air Lines and it can’t see itself backing out of its pursuit of Delta for any reason, Chief Executive Doug Parker said yesterday. (AP)
Delta’s November loss narrows — Delta Air Lines Inc., the nation’s third-largest carrier, said Friday it narrowed its loss in November to $49 million. (AP)
Booted guest can sue New York hotel — A New York City hotel may come to regret kicking out a guest last New Year’s Eve who had spent $4,000 on two rooms to celebrate the holiday. A federal judge has ruled that the guest, Jeffrey Dagen, can pursue a $750,000 lawsuit against the Marriott Marquis in Times Square on the grounds that innkeepers have a duty to provide safe harbor for their guests. (USA Today)
New Orleans markets football tourism — New Orleans is a fun spot: that’s the message state and local tourism officials hope to send football fans here to see the Saints finish their uplifting regular season or next week’s college bowl game between LSU and Notre Dame. (AP)
Las Vegas planning big New Year’s bash — While others shop for champagne and party hats, southern Nevada officials were preparing security and traffic measures Thursday for a New Year’s Eve party night. (AP)
The most outrageous travel stories of 2006? — In a year when yogurt and lip gloss were declared security risks and snakes on planes slithered into the national consciousness, what’s left to raise a jaded traveler’s eyebrows? Plenty. (USA Today)
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