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  • Wi-Fi: 'Must have' or 'may not want'?

    Wi-Fi: 'Must have' or 'may not want'?
    Just about every travel survey these days confirms that travelers say they rate Wi-Fi as one of their biggest requirements, both in airplanes and in hotels. Although a majority of flyers say they want it, however, Bloomberg Businessweek reports that...
  • The big merger: Fluff or fact?

    The big merger: Fluff or fact?
    The Department of Justice move to shelve the American-US Airways merger surprised just about everybody in the business. And it unleashed a flood of facts, opinions pretending to be facts and outright fluff into the public discourse. Here's my attempt to...
  • Routehappy seating report: The rear cabin

    Routehappy seating report: The rear cabin
    About 13 percent of U.S. domestic flights have coach/economy seats with at least one inch of extra legroom than the industry standard. That's the overall conclusion from a new study by Routehappy, the innovative flight search website that calculates a...
  • Routehappy Seating Report: The good stuff

    Routehappy Seating Report: The good stuff
    More than 50 percent of the long-haul international flights to/from the United States now offer flat seats in business class and about 47 percent offer semi-premium or true premium economy. That's according to a new seating study by Routehappy, the...
  • Spending: Secrets for saving on airfare

    Skyrocketing airfares to Europe, due to high fuel prices and high demand, have made travel to the Continent even pricier. Plus, fees continue to rise: United Airlines increased its domestic change fee to $200, and American, Delta and US Airways followed...
  • Family finances: Top airline rewards cards

    If you're loyal to a single airline, using a card affiliated with that carrier can make sense. BRITISH AIRWAYS VISA SIGNATURE http://www.britishairways.com Annual fee: $95 Interest rate: 15.24 percent Miles per dollar: 2.5 for British Airways...
  • Traveling to Huntsville, Ala.

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO HUNTSVILLE, ALA. From LAX, Delta, United, American and US Airways offer connecting service (change of planes) to Huntsville. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $564. WHAT TO DO U.S. Space & Rocket Center, 1...
  • Cutting through the baloney at airport security

    Business recently took me to New York City, and I found the city much as I left it: The Bronx is still up, the Battery's still down and Katz's Delicatessen is still on the lower east side. Besides pastrami, Katz's is famous for its World War II...
  • Avoiding those airport lines -- at least some of the time

    Avoiding those airport lines -- at least some of the time
    Airport Security. The TSA has opened up enrollment in its "Precheck" DHS Trusted Traveler program to anyone who wants to join -- and pay the $85 fee for five years participation. As a Trusted Traveler, you are eligible to use the presumably-shorter...
  • Routehappy aims to put smile on passengers' faces

     Routehappy aims to put smile on passengers' faces
    Routehappy.com is a search engine with a twist: It aims to help passengers not only find flight deals but also choose the trips that will make them happiest in flight. "Routehappy can lead you to a plane with more legroom, and we're the only site that...
  • What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?

    What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?
    Ask travelers what the federal government did for them this year, and you'll probably get a shrug, at best -- or a rant about sequestration, national park closings and the Transportation Security Administration, at worst. But there's actually a...
  • Grounding the American-US Airways merger

    The best illustration of the virtues of deregulation may be the U.S. airline industry, which Congress liberated from most nonsafety-related rules in 1978. The cost of flying plummeted as a host of new players entered the business to compete with the major...