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  • Carol Dougal and Hedy Ratner, support for women in business

    Carol Dougal and Hedy Ratner, support for women in business
    When Rep. Jan Schakowsky was elected to Congress in 1998, she called on an old pal. "I immediately turned to Hedy Ratner and the Women's Business Development Center for help and advice," Schakowsky says. "They became invaluable to me." Schakowsky...
  • Rosenthal: Feds have reservations on American and US Airways

     Rosenthal: Feds have reservations on American and US Airways
    Every frequent flier knows how frustrating it is when, awaiting final clearance for takeoff, you're instead told there's a problem and you must taxi back to the gate. Maybe American Airlines and US Airways eventually will get where they want to go...
  • Problem Solver: The gift certificate that suddenly stopped giving

    Problem Solver: The gift certificate that suddenly stopped giving
    It might be an old-fashioned concept, but Gerry Weidner likes to pay for things upfront instead of charging them to his credit card. He also believes he should get what he paid for. Weidner, an avid traveler, saves money from his two jobs so he can...
  • On the Spot: Travel policy's feeble protections

    On the Spot: Travel policy's feeble protections
    You're getting down to booking your airline ticket. Because you checked ahead of time — you did, didn't you? — you know how much you will have to pay if you make a change to your nonrefundable ticket. Then you see a glimmer of hope. The...
  • His no-fly nightmare

     His no-fly nightmare
    WASHINGTON -- For two weeks, Rehan Motiwala, a 29-year-old medical student from Pomona, sat stranded at the Bangkok airport, sleeping for 10 nights on a roach-infested mattress in a dank, windowless detention room reserved for deportees. Motiwala, a U....
  • Mid-Continent Airport announces reward program

    Mid-Continent Airport announces reward program
    Press release from the City of Wichita: Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (ICT) announced today it will launch a new customer rewards program based on travelers’ purchases at the airport. Travelers participating in the rewards program are eligible...
  • 'Cool': The Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is back

    'Cool': The Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is back
    Mark Gilbert expects you'll meet a pair of gay best friends at the Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. The first is "G.B.F," the festival's curtain-raiser concerning the hottest fashion accessory among status-seeking teen queens at a high...
  • U.S. sues to block American Airlines-US Airways merger

    U.S. sues to block American Airlines-US Airways merger
    After years of airline mergers that have dramatically reduced choices for travelers, the U.S. Justice Department has sued to halt what would be the largest airline marriage in U.S. history. The Justice Department joined six states and the District of...
  • The great airline fee grab

    The great airline fee grab
    Air travel is full of surprises, some good, many not. Steven Allen says he got a bad one recently when he called to change a United Airlines ticket from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. To move his return date from Oct. 25 to Oct. 27, the...
  • Airlines brace for a million-miler march

    Airlines brace for a million-miler march
    If you don't like some of the recent changes to your airline loyalty program, talk to Mike Croswell. He's a United Airlines "Million Miler" who assumed that his three decades of devotion to the airline would be reciprocated after he stopped being a...
  • A long, bumpy ride to denied-boarding compensation

    A long, bumpy ride to denied-boarding compensation
    Tom Posch missed a weekend trip to Cleveland last summer after United Airlines overbooked his flight. Normally, travelers in Posch's shoes would quietly accept the flight vouchers the airline offered as compensation. But Posch is an Air Force attorney,...
  • Are lax rules slowing down airline ticket refunds?

    Are lax rules slowing down airline ticket refunds?
    Kathleen and Eugene Bianucci paid $5,770 for a pair of round-trip tickets between San Francisco and Dublin, Ireland, this year on Virgin Atlantic Airways. A few days before their trip, Kathleen, a fitness instructor from San Bruno, Calif., broke her leg...