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    Sunday musings: Austrian “culture advice,” Flying is still safe, 7 top airports,

Sunday musings: Austrian “culture advice,” Flying is still safe, 7 top airports,

Should tourists get "cultural advice"? Is flying still safe? 7 top airports
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    Sunday musings: Tipping Culture, Standing airplane seats, Best Airport WiFi

Sunday musings: Tipping Culture, Standing airplane seats, Best Airport WiFi

Where did tipping come from? Bicycle seats on airplanes are coming. Fastest airport wireless connections.
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    Is Uber the future of urban transport – or is it a menace?

Is Uber the future of urban transport – or is it a menace?

Should car-sharing operators brought together through Uber.com and Lyft.com be regulated just like taxicabs and limousine operators?

Weekend what we’re reading: Repairing the Capitol dome, DC’s best views, 10 Best Airports in the World

This weekend we check out repairs to the U.S. Capitol dome, we get the lowdown on best views of Washington, DC, and the Top 10 airports in the world are announced.
By |April 26th, 2014|Today|0 Comments|

View from a window — an airplane window

I have to agree that sometimes a window seat is a wonderful and beautiful thing. For the most part, I am an aisle seat person when I can score one, and better yet, an exit row traveler when the stars aligned. Both types of seats aren't of much use when viewing the sky panorama and the changing landscapes. However, on some flights I make an effort to sit by the window so that I can check out the view.

Sunday musings: Photo hot spots, airport security waste, funding airport growth

We start with an amazing series of photos that show the most photographed spots in tourism hotspots and not-so-hot spots. Next, we link to a story that questions security spending at airports and finish with a story about airport improvements that are currently be funded with a fee that the airports are working to almost double.
By |March 23rd, 2014|Today|0 Comments|

Weekend what we’re watching: Keeping airports open during winter, defining business class, possible pilot shortages

We look at how Scandinavian airports manage to keep their airports open even with days of non-stop snow. We have an explanation of what defines business class and discover that it is not too easy a class to define. And, USA Today takes a look at the possible pilot shortage new rules and low pay may be creating.

What we’re reading: AA ends bereavement fares, airline storm cancellations, 12 worst US airports

AA ends bereavement fares, flights canceled due to massive storm, worst airports in the US

50 things to do when stuck at an airport

If you ever wondered what to do when stuck at an airport, cheapflights.com put together this infographic with 10 hands-full of suggestions.
By |February 15th, 2014|Today|0 Comments|

Weekend what we’re reading: Airport coat check? Homey airport restaurants, great places

Wouldn't it be nice to be able to check a heavy winter coat at your departing airport when flying to tropical destinations? Can fliers fine a taste of home at airports? It depends on in what airports they search. And, what makes a "Great Place"? We see survey and use the words themselves, but never really think of criteria. Here is a checklist.
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