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Another candidate for the stupidest airline rule

Most industries have stupid rules. But, the airlines often seem determined to lead the pack.
By |September 23rd, 2014|Today|0 Comments|

Flight attendants: still the unsung heroes of 9/11

Besides terrorism, flight attendants are the front line of the airlines' customer service. They are constantly on watch until touchdown at the final destination.
By |September 11th, 2014|Today|0 Comments|
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    Regent’s Seven Seas Cruise Line’s “Free Air” leaves a bad taste

Regent’s Seven Seas Cruise Line’s “Free Air” leaves a bad taste

Cruise lines love to use the word “free,” even for the inexpensive ships. Although, generally, the less expensive the

By |September 9th, 2014|Today|0 Comments|

Stephen Colbert studies Coach-Class Conflicts

Stephen Colbert hits this one out of the park. Travelers United is working in Washington, DC, with the DOT and FAA to find a way to limit the numbers of passengers squeezed into aircraft.

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6 reasons to check airline mileage statements regularly

Mileage statements, while not being worth much in strict dollar terms, can involve flight credits worth a lot of money either in freebies, upgrades or status. Check them.
By |August 26th, 2014|Today|0 Comments|

Why privacy is important for travelers

It doesn't take much consideration to realize that the security of your travel data is important, very important.

Consumer Traveler Newsletter – Aug. 17, 2014

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Consumer Traveler Newsletter — Aug. 10, 2014

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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.
By |August 3rd, 2014|Today|0 Comments|