Monthly Archives: November 2010

Latest horror stories from TSA

—-A cancer surviving flight attendant was recently forced to remove her prosthetic breast during an airport pat-down. Cathy Bossi, who worries about the cancer risks of excess radiation, after what she called an “aggressive pat down,” told screeners about her prosthesis. “Well, you’ll need to show me that,” said a screener, according to Newser. —A […]

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World’s Fastest Roller Coaster Opens at Ferrari World

For those roller coaster enthusiasts looking for the next thrill ride, you are going to have to travel a bit farther this time. Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates is now the destination to ride the world’s fastest roller coaster at the recently opened Ferrari World.

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Price assure and refunds on domestic flights

Everybody who prepares all aspects of their holiday on the internet knows that keeping track of fares is difficult task. You book your trip and two days later you see a lower price. Did you know that on many domestic flights you can get a refund for the difference if price drops. TripIT service monitors all of your reservations, flights, hotels, restaurants and everything else to sort them out no matter where you booked. In September, TripIT started a new service for their Pro package that monitors and finds flights that are eligible for refunds. The system alerts you on possible savings for your domestic flight in the U.S. and gives you information on how to obtain your bonus.

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On the go with pet

Rules for traveling with pets on a plane vary by airline. Although there are several standard rules, pet owners must check with the specific carrier before they make travel arrangements. All airlines, however, require pets to be at least 8 weeks old and weaned at least five days prior to flying.

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Airlines fly out of the economic crisis

After a few lean years, it seems that commercial air carriers from the United States, Europe and Asia, are back in the green again. According to latest press releases, lots of companies are back in the profit zone thanks to the growing demand in passengers and freight transportation. Not only that, but travelers in first class have also returned with their need to spend bigger than ever. Early in October, US carriers like American Airlines, Delta, United and Continental have posted a great net earnings for this year. The situation was similar both in Europe and Asia.

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