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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel Industry News: April 8, 2013

The 23rd annual Airline Quality Rankings were released showing passenger complaints have jumped by 20 percent over last year and denied boardings are also on the rise. Also noteworthy are Virgin America taking the “winning” spot for quality and United Airlines coming in last. United Airlines will cut its daily nonstop flight from Washington Dulles…

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Flight Review: Virgin America First Class Los Angeles to Seattle

I’ve wanted to try Virgin America since they launched service, but was always so focused on spending my dollars where I had elite status. I decided to finally give them a try this past Fourth of July weekend on a quick trip to Seattle. And with the relatively low First Class fares they had on…

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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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