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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel Industry News: August 24, 2012

American Airlines pilots are still talking with US Airways reps regarding a labor deal should the two airlines merge. The pilots’ union say they’ll hold a strike vote if American continues a path to throw out their contracts. Several airlines have issued travel waivers as Tropical Storm Isaac nears the U.S. The RNC convention might…

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All airline travel waivers due to weather are not created equal

More than a year ago, I posted some general information about travel waivers and now that they’re increasing in frequency with winter weather, I thought I’d expand on a couple of points. Yesterday, United Airlines (and others) issued three separate waivers for Denver, Chicago and the Northeast. For the Denver and Chicago waivers, they isolated…

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Get ready for winter weather and travel waiver season

The snowflakes are falling in parts of the country, making this a good time to bring up the power of airline travel waivers. Generally, these policy exceptions are issued by airlines when known weather systems or other operational disruptions will prevent the majority of a carrier’s flights from operating on-time, or at all. They are…

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