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Date February 15 , 2015 | Posted by In Uncategorized

Storm-weary parents now fret about vacation

Storm-weary parents now fret about vacationNews from Boston Globe (subscription):Deirdre Carey of Franklin moved up her flight to Florida with sons Charlie (left) and Jay Capodanno, so they would be sure to arrive in time to catch a cruise ship.
Vacations are supposed to be relaxing. But the lead-up to school vacation week has been anything but peaceful as the threat of another blizzard this weekend has sent parents into a frenzy, as they desperately try to re-book flights, and worry that precious time off with family will melt away.
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Date February 10 , 2015 | Posted by In Uncategorized

That Dreamy Havana Vacation Is Closer to Becoming Reality

That Dreamy Havana Vacation Is Closer to Becoming RealityNews from GOOD Magazine:

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Date February 7 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Concerns Over Safety of Air Travel in Asia

Concerns Over Safety of Air Travel in AsiaNews from New York Times:
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Emergency personnel conduct search operations near the site of the crashed TransAsia Airways plane in New Taipei City on Friday. Credit Pichi Chuang/Reuters

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Our View: City air travel policy should support local serviceNews from Post-Bulletin:
A study released a year ago, revealed only 12 percent of southern Minnesota residents who fly for business or leisure use Rochester International Airport.
This week, the Rochester City Council began discussing a new policy that could provide [...] Continue Reading…

Date February 4 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Tuesday’s air travel outlook: Better, so far …

Tuesday’s air travel outlook: Better, so far …News from USA TODAY:

Travelers move through Logan International Airport in Boston Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, as it begins to resume normal operations from last week’s storm.(Photo: Elise Amendola, AP)
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President Proposes Fee Increase to Pay for Air Travel InfrastructureNews from Successful Meetings:

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by Matt Alderton | February 03, 2015

President Barack Obama wants to update the nation’s air travel infrastructure. Yesterday, upon releasing his FY2016 budget proposal, he revealed his plan for [...] Continue Reading…

Date January 31 , 2015 | Posted by In Uncategorized

Cheapest Times to Visit Vacation Hotspots in 2015

Cheapest Times to Visit Vacation Hotspots in 2015News from Kiplinger Personal Finance:
One of the best ways to save money on travel is to time your trip right. By visiting during the off-season, you can score deeply discounted airfares and accommodations. In fact, discount travel site Hotwire found that you can get up to half off on hotel rooms by visiting popular destinations when they’re not overrun by tourists. And often those lowest-of-the-year hotel rates correspond with low airfares, according to data from CheapAir.com.
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Date January 30 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Finally, Air Travel for the Little Guy!

Finally, Air Travel for the Little Guy!News from Paste Magazine:
Dear Mr. or Ms. Airline Executive,
I just wanted to send a note to say how much I thoroughly enjoyed my recent flight with your company.
Let me start by saying how impressed I was with all of the options I had regarding my seating. It has been a while since I’ve flown and the different chair configurations offered online clearly shows that somebody at HQ is really doing their homework!
Back in the old days we only had a few choices: first class, business and coach. I [...] Continue Reading…

Date January 29 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Domestic Air Travel in Brazil Grew in 2014

Domestic Air Travel in Brazil Grew in 2014News from The Rio Times:Despite the country’s economic woes, data shows that domestic air travel grew slightly last year.
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SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite the economic slump faced by Brazil in 2014, domestic air transportation demand in Brazil grew by 5.7 percent last year, according to ABEAR (Brazilian Association of Airline Companies). According to the association however the growth is lower than that registered in 2013, when the expansion rate reached 6.5 percent.
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Date January 28 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Blizzard slams Boston, spares New York, affects air travel

Blizzard slams Boston, spares New York, affects air travelNews from TBO.com:

Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England today with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow.

The storm punched out a 40-to-50-foot section of a seawall in Marshfield, Massachusetts, badly damaging a vacant home. And in Newport, Rhode Island, it toppled and seriously damaged the USS Providence, a 110-foot replica of a Revolutionary War sailing vessel, as the ship lay in [...] Continue Reading…

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Airlines waive change fees as Northeast blizzard loomsNews from USA TODAY:

This file photo from Nov. 26, 2014, shows airline travelers at Ronald Reagan National Airport.(Photo: Paul J. Richards, AFP/Getty Images)
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Date January 24 , 2015 | Posted by In Air Travel

Rep. Relampagos Calls for Improved Air Travel Service

Rep. Relampagos Calls for Improved Air Travel ServiceNews from Bohol News Today:
Travel through air during the last holiday season has given more stress than joy. This is due to the innumerable delayed and cancelled flights not to mention the long queus at the airport counters, specifically of the Cebu Pacific Air.
For this reason, the House of Representatives Committee on Transportation, under Rep. Cesar Sarmiento, called a meeting on January 21, 2015 to discuss the issue in aid of legislation.
In the said meeting, no less than Cebu Pacific Chief Executive Officer Lance Gokongwei expressed his [...] Continue Reading…