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Newsletter — May 17, 2015

A week worth of Consumer Traveler. Articles about automobile headlight safety, international treaties, plane boarding hangups, taking photos on planes and cruise ship effects on Venice.
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    The ultimate road trip, AA’s new breakfast, passenger helps land plane

The ultimate road trip, AA’s new breakfast, passenger helps land plane

Driving the ultimate road trip, American Airlines new, edible economy breakfast, passenger helps land Jet Airways plane when pilot get ill
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    United corruption investigation, AA delays 787 delivery, Vegas to LA rail momentum

United corruption investigation, AA delays 787 delivery, Vegas to LA rail momentum

US Attorney Office investigating United for corruption, American delays 787 delivery, rail route from Vegas to Los Angeles gaining momentum
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    Sunday musings: Ban one-way streets, Tittygrams, airlines and refugees

Sunday musings: Ban one-way streets, Tittygrams, airlines and refugees

How do one-way streets affect quality of life. Can messages scrawled on breasts enhance attention to a message? And, why are so many refugees dying while trying to sail from Africa to Euroope?
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What do airline consumers complain about most?

Two new studies about customer service show that airlines are failing. One study shows a decline in service. The other, shows a slight improvement, but still a very poor grade.
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    Only today: Pac-man in Google Maps, pet lounges at airports, chocolate shortages

Only today: Pac-man in Google Maps, pet lounges at airports, chocolate shortages

April Fools!

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    6 times to pay a preferred seat surcharge, even if you don't need legroom

6 times to pay a preferred seat surcharge, even if you don't need legroom

Airlines have gotten very good at getting consumers to pay for things that used to be free. As irritating

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    Sunday musings: Biking Rte. 66, Drone film festival, US/Gulf airline competition

Sunday musings: Biking Rte. 66, Drone film festival, US/Gulf airline competition

Route 66 by Bicycle: The Complete Guide

For years, Route 66 has been iconic. It was the highway that stitched

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    If your schedule changes, you pay. Why shouldn’t airlines do the same?

If your schedule changes, you pay. Why shouldn’t airlines do the same?

Airlines love to slap us with change fees when our schedules change. Although, as frequent travelers all know, especially

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Newsletter – February 15, 2015

A week in review: Saving on baggage, questioning TSA, wondering about boarding times, accepting waivers for snow-delayed flights and, of course, sex and love for Valentine's Day.