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  • Destination: Marriage

    Destination: Marriage
    Some couples fantasize about getting married under a waterfall in Costa Rica, on the pink sands of Bermuda, or in a castle in Spain. They picture the gorgeous backdrops that such a locale provides and don’t want to pose in front of a painted canvas in a studio when they can have the real thing. What used to be a lovely, but unrealistic, fantasy has become a reality as more couples actualize their dreams with a destination wedding.
  • Last week's cheers and jeers

    Last week's cheers and jeers
    Cheers to the Department of Transportation's Office of the Inspector General, which started an "audit" of airline frequent flyer programs. The primary focus, apparently at the urging of Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.), is whether airlines are providing...

    FAA to implement complaint system for helicopter noise

    Complaints about noise from helicopters flying above Los Angeles County could soon be registered online or made by phone following an announcement made this past weekend by the Federal Aviation Administration. FAA officials said they plan to spending...

    Robert Poli dies at 78; air traffic controller led failed 1981 strike

    Robert E. Poli, an air traffic controller who rose to the top of his union and led a 1981 strike that turned into a momentous defeat for organized labor, died Sept. 15 at his home in Meridian, Idaho. He was 78. Poli's death from kidney and respiratory...

    Airline profits up 64%, bag fees generate $900 million in 2nd quarter

    The airline industry strategy of packing cabins to record levels, charging fees for bags, food and entertainment and merging to reduce competition continues to pay off. The nation's airlines posted $3.6 billion in profits in the April-through-June...