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By |May 30th, 2008|Ads|Comments Off|

Uh-oh! Big Brother just got bigger

Last summer I warned America should be concerned with new homeland security regulations because they were creating a secret watch list of passenger information. Now, with these new regulations vetted and barely protested, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is starting to do what it promised: share the data with other governments.

TSA doesn’t have a monopoly on foolishness

Two international airport security incidents last week -- one in Tokyo and the other in Kelowna, Canada -- lets us know that TSA doesn't have a monopoly on foolishness and mindless security blunders.

Why are European airlines making money?

While U.S. airlines are losing money hand over fist -- despite predictions to the contrary -- European carriers like Lufthansa, Swiss, British Airways and Air France/KLM are raking in the dough. What's up with that?

No more complaints about food on US Airways

Soon all the jokes about bad airline food will be passé on US Airways. The carrier is eliminating all snack food service on domestic routes.

10 most delayed flights in America

Which flights should you avoid this summer? Here's a list of the 10 most delayed domestic flights, courtesy of the Transportation Department.

5 most common ticketing mistakes — and how to avoid them

You don’t have to look far for ticketing mistakes in an age of do-it-yourself booking. Here are the five biggest booking blunders -- and tips for how to avoid them on your next flight.

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More international cuts for American Airlines as alliance repositions

The demise of American Airlines' JFK-Stansted (London) service appears to have taken no one by surprise. The canceled route served its purpose -- to drive the new all-business-class airlines into bankruptcy -- and is no longer needed.

As gas prices push past $4 a gallon, car rental companies see green

Car rental companies are trying to cash in on higher gas prices and America's newfound fascination with all things green. The latest is Advantage Rent A Car, which earlier this week declared its commitment to becoming "the first major all green car rental company in the United States."