Category Archives: Airlines

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Billions Spent, But Are We Any Safer?

Billions Spent, But Are We Any Safer? In its usual witty, acerbic but always readable content, Fastcompany.com  looks at the Transportation Security Administration’s huge expenditures on air travel since 9/11 in their efforts to keep us safe. How big is … Continue reading

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The Art Of Almost Packing Perfectly

The Art of Almost Packing Perfectly If images of jumping on your suitcase as your partner quickly snaps the locks shut, or sitting on the thing while you’re doubled over tying the straps are your version of packing, then this … Continue reading

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Why Hotel Information Matters More Than Airline Stuff

Curated Hotel Information vs Crowd-sourced Content Sarah Lacy, in her typically classy and insightful travel content, points out in TechCrunch that basically we all know what to expect from an airline, no matter what airline or in what country. We … Continue reading

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Note to Airlines: Skip the Flight, Just Charge for The Bags

Note to Airlines: Skip the Flight, Just Charge for The Bags Absurd as it may seems, it’s very possible the airlines are making more money on the persistent and aggressive fees they’re charging than on ticket sales. A recent report … Continue reading

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Help for the Lost Luggage Disaster

Help for the Lost Luggage Disaster According to Cheapflights.com The Department of Transportation says only 0.005% of bags are lost. But that’s not counting delays in repatriating passengers with their luggage. The Cheapflights site has some helpful information if it’s … Continue reading

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Are You Flying a “Mean” Airline?

Is Your Airline Among the Meanest? It’s great that the airlines made money last year, all except American Airlines that is. And according the recently released 2011 Airline Quality Rating (AQR) report, the experience of flying has improved too. The … Continue reading

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Flying the Family Unfriendly Airports

Flying the Family UnFriendly Airports Crying kids, stressed parents and unhappy families may not be exactly typical of families flying from our nation’s airports, but the scene is all too familiar. And it’s not the families’ faults. Skyscanner, the flight … Continue reading

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