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  • Activists persuade Fort Lauderdale air service to refuse to ship research monkeys

    Activists persuade Fort Lauderdale air service to refuse to ship research monkeys
    A Fort Lauderdale air charter company on Friday cancelled plans to fly a shipment of monkeys into the United States for scientific research after a campaign by animal rights groups in Florida and Great Britain. IBC Airways had planned to bring African...
  • Miles for rooms and cars -- another frequent flyer scam?

    Miles for rooms and cars -- another frequent flyer scam?
    The giant airlines, concerned about the huge backlog of frequent flyer miles and their own stinginess with awards, are pushing non-flying uses for miles. As with everything else they do to these programs, the airlines will benefit. But for you, as a...
  • Airlines face fines for curfew violations

    Airlines face fines for curfew violations
    SAN DIEGO – If you live on Point Loma or Bankers Hill, you’re familiar with the whirring sound of a jet engine.  Lindbergh Field’s proximity to downtown is at once a blessing and a curse, providing convenience of access with...
  • Travel updates for 2012

    Travel updates for 2012
    Think of what follows as a travel tapas buffet — tidbits that just might whet your appetite for more. Here are a dozen pieces of information for the 2012 traveler. 1. You will know how much you'll pay to check your bags when you're flying. The...
  • Hundreds of Flights Canceled After Iceland Volcano Eruption

    Hundreds of Flights Canceled After Iceland Volcano Eruption
    LONDON -- A cloud of ash from Iceland's Grimsvotn volcano spread toward central Europe on Tuesday, forcing airlines in Britain to cancel hundreds of flights for the second time in little more than a year. The ash cloud began to reach London's Heathrow...
  • Senior Travel: Bid for cheap upgrades?

    Senior Travel: Bid for cheap upgrades?
    A few days before my short flight on US Airways from Charlotte to Baltimore last fall, US Airways sent an email asking if I'd like to upgrade to first class for $90 at the airport, if a seat was still available. I didn't take the US Airways offer -- $90...
  • Gastronomía: Malulo's y Bravo!, dos lugares para celebrar a Perú a lo grande en el sur de Florida

    <b>Gastronom&iacute;a:</b> Malulo's y Bravo!, dos lugares para celebrar a Per&#250; a lo grande en el sur de Florida
    "Tengo el orgullo de ser peruana y soy feliz…", como reza el popular canto Mi Perú. Y mi principal orgullo como peruana al vivir aquí en el sur de Florida es la gastronomía de mi país. En los últimos años la cocina peruana ha ganado...
  • Visiting Namibia

    THE BEST WAY TO WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA From LAX, Lufthansa and British Airways offer connecting service (change of plane) on Air Namibia; Delta, Virgin America and American offer connecting service on South African Airways. Restricted round-trip fares begin...
  • British Scareways? Passengers terrified by crash-landing message

    British Scareways? Passengers terrified by crash-landing message
    Passengers on a British Airways flight flying over the Atlantic were terrified when it was announced twice that their plane was about to land in the ocean. The British Airways flight was at 35,000 feet and about halfway from Miami to London’s...
  • British airline mistakenly tells passengers prepare to crash

    British airline mistakenly tells passengers prepare to crash
    What’s your worst flightmare? Passengers on a British Airways flight from Miami to London experienced theirs... courtesy of British Airways. In the wee hours of the morning while cruising at 35,000 feet, passengers were startled by an alarm. As...
  • Why can't I transit through London?

    Why can't I transit through London?
    Q: I'm an Indian national residing in the United States. I was scheduled to fly from Houston to Mumbai on British Airways recently. My itinerary involved a short stopover in London. In Houston, while checking in with British Airways, I was denied...