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Factory tours in Colorado

I visited Colorado for years, skiing, hiking and climbing. I never thought of the industries that made the state hum. But, as a kid, my dad took me on tours of the factories of the midwest and northeast. Why not Colorado?

Do we really want DOT making cell rules for airlines?

Is the uproar against using cell phones on plane a knee-jerk reaction? Using cell phones would be far more expensive and controllable than cell phone use in normal life. Should a cell phone rule be nationwide and for all flights? And, implemented by the government?
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Why business-traveler friends book Southwest

The Southwest effect is still alive. Plus, with no cancellation and change fees or baggage fees, this airline is on its way becoming a small-business-traveler's best friend.
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    Halloween parades in Vegas, Virgin America/China Airlines codeshare, ride your suitcase

Halloween parades in Vegas, Virgin America/China Airlines codeshare, ride your suitcase

Two halloween parades in downtown Vegas, Virgin America/China Airlines codeshare, ride your suitcase to the airport and through the airport

Do frequent flier miles trump customer service?

Forgive me. Though there have been sales on JetBlue and Virgin America, I booked on US Airways and American Airlines in pursuit of elite status.
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    Most epic safety video, Atlanta Park’n’Fly, Boeing keeps losing money on 787s

Most epic safety video, Atlanta Park’n’Fly, Boeing keeps losing money on 787s

Most epic safety video ever, new Park 'n' Fly program at Atlanta Airport, why Boeing keeps losing money on the 787s
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    Stranded overnight twice on one weekend trip, and it’s not even winter

Stranded overnight twice on one weekend trip, and it’s not even winter

These days, airline travel can be a nightmare at any time, even when travelers are smart and experienced. And, the airlines are doing little to help those stranded by their mistakes.
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    Most popular rental car, more Lufthansa strikes? NY airports get overhaul

Most popular rental car, more Lufthansa strikes? NY airports get overhaul

Most popular rental car, Lufthansa pilots threaten more strikes, New York airports getting overhaul

Should the government regulate loyalty programs?

Frequent-flier programs are rigged to favor airlines, deceive passengers and cost consumers billions of dollars. The DOT IG is investigating the issue.
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    European ski areas improvements, US airlines raise fares, Halloween around the world

European ski areas improvements, US airlines raise fares, Halloween around the world

European ski areas improvements with new lifts and lodges, US airlines raise fares as fuel costs drop, spooky Halloween cemeteries around the world