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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 19, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: After Friday’s edition of Notable News went out, L.A. Airspace reported that Delta Air Lines will begin chauffeur-driven apron service for its VIPs at LAX airport, a similar perk offered by the airline at Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta (ATL). Spirit Airlines will begin new seasonal…

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National Aviation Day: My Memorable Aviation Firsts

Today is National Aviation Day, celebrating the history and development of aviation in the United States (and worldwide for that matter). It’s also fittingly Orville Wright’s birthday, who would have been only 141 today. Franklin D. Rooselvelt established the holiday in 1939 via presidential proclamation. Someone earlier today tweeted the question, “What was your first…

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