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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.
By |December 29th, 2006|Today|0 Comments|

Resolution: Visit New Orleans

Charles LeochaNew Orleans is one of the all-time great tourist destinations, and tourism is helping it recover from one of the worst storms in history. But outside the tourist districts, recovery is slow and often confused. Charlie Leocha resolves to tell the truth about a city in need of both money and leadership.
By |December 29th, 2006|Columns|0 Comments|

Colorado braces for more snow

Still recovering from last week's blizzard, Colorado cities braced Wednesday for another storm that could bring more than a foot of snow and high winds to the state and cause planes to be grounded at Denver International Airport again.
By |December 28th, 2006|Today|0 Comments|

Total Price? Not even close

Christopher ElliottGeorge Letts is quoted a price of 242 pounds for a rental car in London, but when he arrives at the car rental counter, the rate is suddenly 152 pounds higher. What’s with the funny math? And who is responsible, his travel agent or the car rental company?

2 Southwest jets bump tails at San Diego airport-

wo Southwest Airlines jets simultaneously pulling out from their gates at San Diego International Airport bumped into each other's tails Tuesday, officials said. No injuries were reported.The accident prompted officials to return the planes to their gates and take the passengers off, Southwest spokeswoman Marilee McInnis said.
By |December 27th, 2006|Today|0 Comments|

Unofficial creditor committee urges Delta to consider alternatives to stand-alone plan

Seventeen creditors who hold $2.25 billion in unsecured claims against Delta Air Lines in its bankruptcy case urged the airline Friday to consider alternatives to its stand-alone reorganization plan.
By |December 26th, 2006|Today|0 Comments|

James’s first Boxing Day

He was a new flight attendant, alone in England at Christmas, making due with a cold flat, a busted radio and some stale pita chips. Christmas came and went, but then came Boxing Day. Boxing Day? What’s that? James Wysong tells the story.
By |December 26th, 2006|Columns|0 Comments|

Denver airport operating at capacity

Hundreds of flights left Denver's beleaguered airport on Christmas Eve with many passengers who had been stranded when a two-day blizzard shut down the runways last week.
By |December 25th, 2006|Today|0 Comments|

Charity on the high seas

‘Tis the season of joy and thanksgiving, and across the seven seas, cruise lines big and small are expanding their charitable good works. Here’s a look at some of the creative ways the industry has found to spread some peace, hope and joy -- not to mention bedding, incubators, raptor splints and, yes, cold, hard cash -- to those who most need it.

International airline to allow cell phone chatter on planes

From cell phone use to high-speed Internet access, the connected life is spreading to the skies. In January, Emirates Airline plans to launch mobile phone usage in its planes, making it the first airline to allow passengers to make cell phone calls on its flights
By |December 22nd, 2006|Today|0 Comments|