Special offer – 38% air fare increase!

Sometimes airlines seem to have the worst marketing programs of any industry and this latest “offer” from Continental’s OnePass program ranks well up there as a horrible promotion. I received my regular OnePass update email and embedded in that was a notice that they will be raising certain international premium class award costs. This isn’t […]

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US Flight Delays

Well another Thanksgiving weekend has come and gone and hopefully all of you who were traveling didn’t face major delays. I didn’t travel this time for exactly that reason. With delays earlier this year already such an issue, everyone was expecting significant problems this holiday. In fact the White House even issued a special press […]

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Virgin Atlantic replies

A while ago I wrote about my experience flying Virgin Atlantic. I thought it was unfair of me not to provide the other side of the story, so I wrote to Virgin’s customer service providing all the details and even a link to my blog entry. I also promised to post their reply if they […]

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Surfers unite against BA

British Airways recently announced that they will no longer carry surfboards, hang gliders, windsurfers, kayaks and canoes as part of a program to ban sporting goods that are oversized or just difficult to handle as baggage. This has caused an uproar amongst the world’s surfing community and is beginning to spill over into wide spread […]

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