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Why Do You Hate The Airlines?

A day does not pass with a news story about someone who reports they've had a bad experience on an airline. Or someone goes ballistic or are stranded at an airport due to a cancellation, sometimes weather-related. Yup, this week its bad weather in Europe delaying flights. I even have friends who are stuck in the Midlands, U.K. So the reason for this post is for you to tell me "why do you hate the ...
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What Should I Do If My Flight Is Affected By Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy is set to come ashore in the Northeastern United States and have already wrecked havoc to many of your travel schedules.  The Hurricane has been around for a bit as it passed through the Caribbean creating damage as it made its way northward. I won't recreate the wheel with a list of resources, but just point to you my friend Johnny Jet's Web site and his Hurricane Sandy Resourc...
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Airplane Roll Out: United Airlines Rolls Out Their Boeing 787-8 (N20904) in Everett, WA

This morning (31 July, 2012) at 8:00a CT, United Airlines (UA) rolled out their spanking new Boeing 787 with a live cast .  It was nicely done and simple.  One plane, one tow truck.  I captured some screenshots from the live broadcast for you below in case you missed it. They will have a repeat of the broadcast on 2 August.  Enjoy and leave a comment and share it with your friends.  Great show Uni...
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Computer outage disrupts operations at United Airlines

If you were flying on United Airlines today, June 17, 2011, you more than likely had some issues due to a computer outage.  Here is what their Web site is reporting: This evening, United Airlines experienced a computer outage interrupting the airline’s flight departures, airport processing and reservations systems. As a result, customers may experience difficulties completing transactions at unite...
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