Smartsave, the biggest international attraction and tourist promotional site, launches its second city guide app — New York for Less
The makers of London for Less, Smartsave, launched their second iPhone App called New York for Less.
New York for Less includes all the features of the London for Less app: a fully searchable street map, an interactive Subway map, a guide to New York’s top attractions and a whole host of discounts to many of the best tourist sites across New York.
TSA fights major image problem
Despite the fact that 44 screeners at Newark Liberty Airport, 43 employees at Southwest Florida International Airport, and 23 employees at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, either face or have faced disciplinary action, TSA administrator John Pistole said that these cases don’t represent an “endemic problem.”
“I wouldn’t say it’s a pattern,” Pistole said in an interview, citing the millions of passengers and bags TSA processes and a workforce, at 450 locations, the size of a small city. He has established an Office of Professional Responsibility to investigate allegations of misconduct. “I would not say [it’s] pervasive or systemic across the board.”
US Airways fined $354,500 over jet fuel pump
The FAA has proposed levying a fine of $354,500 on US Airways for operating flights without completing testing of a new fuel pump.
The federal agency said the airline operated a Boeing 757 jet on 916 flights after replacing a leaking engine fuel pump on Aug. 3, 2010. But the FAA said the airline failed to carry out federally required tests and inspections before the airline began to carry passengers.