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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel Industry News: September 17, 2012

Gary noticed an alarming statistic from yesterday and today. American Airlines canceled about 5% of their flights on Sunday and Monday, causing some to think it might be a pilot “sick out.” Last week American imposed new work rules on its pilots. Meanwhile at American, hundreds of flight attendants reportedly took a $40,000 cash buy…

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Reader poll: Flight attendant announcements

If you fly as much as I do, you probably have all the flight attendant announcements heard during the flight memorized and could step in if needed. Lately, I’ve been noticing just how many FAs break away from the script and add a bit of personality or other uniqueness to them. Southwest, of course, is…

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United adds routes, Virgin Blue rebrands & steps up codeshare with Delta, American wants beauty & Delta gets a tax break

Several airline news stories caught my attention during the last week, and I’ve summarized the highlights below: United Airlines & Continental Airlines added three new routes from their hub at Houston’s Intercontinental Airport (IAH) this week. ExpressJet is operating daily nonstop flights to Cedar Rapids (CID) and Grand Junction (GJT) under the Continental Express name…

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Airline policies, rules & regulations while flying

For many, traveling is a stressful activity filled with uncertainty and nervous apprehension in knowing what to do and how to act. It has become pretty routine for me and the other frequently flying types, and most respectfully go along with the various rules and regulations the airlines dish out whether or not they agree…

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