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Airlines Test New Methods for Faster Boarding
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Airlines Test New Methods for Faster Boarding

The art, or science, or finesse of boarding a plane: Does any airline get it right? Does your airline board a flight from the front to the back, or vice… Read More…

Old Train Tracks Become New Hiking & Biking Trails
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Old Train Tracks Become New Hiking & Biking Trails

Many of America’s railroads began their decline in the 1960s, leaving behind thousands of miles of abandoned and unused tracks. But thanks to the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, started in 1986, these… Read More…

Logistics Still An Issue for Travel to Cuba
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Logistics Still An Issue for Travel to Cuba

Ever since President Obama said that he wanted to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba in December, more and more Americans have been clamoring to get there. While Cuba has already… Read More…

Robot Butlers & Wireless Room Keys: How Hotels Are Going Hi-Tech
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Robot Butlers & Wireless Room Keys: How Hotels Are Going Hi-Tech

When does—or should—hi-tech take precedence over high touch, especially in the hospitality industry? Welcome to the brave new world of avatars, robots, and smartphones taking the place of room keys…. Read More…

Emotional Support Animals: How More People Fly With Their Pets
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Emotional Support Animals: How More People Fly With Their Pets

Do you think you’ve been seeing a lot more animals at the airport recently? It’s not your imagination—it’s easier than ever for animals to ride on airplanes. The Air Carrier… Read More…

Booking Online? Watch Out for These Airline & Hotel Travel Scams
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Booking Online? Watch Out for These Airline & Hotel Travel Scams

While booking plane tickets and hotel rooms can be pretty straightforward, it’s important to know exactly who you’re dealing with. At first glance, some websites may seem like the real… Read More…

How to Experience April in Paris Without Leaving the U.S.
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How to Experience April in Paris Without Leaving the U.S.

You’ve probably heard the song “April in Paris,” but the good news is that you don’t have to cross an ocean to live the lyrics. There are six places named Paris in the… Read More…

What Investigators are Searching for in Germanwings Crash
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What Investigators are Searching for in Germanwings Crash

On Tuesday morning, Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed in the French Alps en route from Spain to Germany. Prior to the incident, the plane reached a cruising altitude of 38,000 feet—but… Read More…

Germanwings Flight 9525 Crash: What We Know Right Now
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Germanwings Flight 9525 Crash: What We Know Right Now

Germanwings Flight 9525, which was flying from Barcelona to Düsseldorf, crashed in the French Alps Tuesday morning. There were 150 people on board, comprised of 144 passengers and 6 crew members…. Read More…

With Proposed Budget, Airfares Could Increase Again
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With Proposed Budget, Airfares Could Increase Again

Tucked into the president’s budget for the 2016 fiscal year is another suggested hike in fees on airline tickets. But this new increase would go straight to airports – adding… Read More…

One Year After MH370: Has Flight Tracking Changed?
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One Year After MH370: Has Flight Tracking Changed?

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is one of the biggest mysteries of all time—and it has left us with many unanswered questions. Since its disappearance one year ago, a combined 82 aircraft,… Read More…