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  • Airlines impose weight limits on carry-on bags

    Airlines impose weight limits on carry-on bags
    When my friend Mike, a financial analyst based in Newton, Mass., opened the overhead bin during a British Airways flight from Boston to London several years ago, he got a nasty surprise. No doubt he had listened carefully to the preflight safety...
  • Seniors on the Go: 'Airpasses' of limited use

    Seniors on the Go: 'Airpasses' of limited use
    The Skyteam airline alliance just announced a new "Go Africa" airpass, which joins the alliance's existing regional airpasses for Asia, China, Europe and Italy. Skyteam (www.skyteam.com) is anchored in North America by Delta, and includes Aeroflot, Air...
  • Calming the fear of flying

    Calming the fear of flying
    "Flying Fear Free: 7 Steps to Relieving Air Travel Anxiety" New Horizon Press, $14.95 Call it the equal-opportunity fear. Fear of flying is the second most common phobia in the United States, according to author Sandra M. Pollino, with public speaking...
  • Escaping the cattle car — but at what cost?

    Escaping the cattle car — but at what cost?
    Premium economy air service of some sort — better than regular economy but not as lush as business class — is becoming the norm for big airlines around the world. Recent announcements by American Airlines and Cathay Pacific highlight the...
  • More For Your Money: Keep an eye on fuel surcharges

    More For Your Money: Keep an eye on fuel surcharges
    Travelers to Europe this year are discovering unwelcome ride-alongs: new and heftier surcharges for flights and cruises. They may even pay more to get to their U.S. gateway airport. Blame the rising price of oil, driven by widening world demand and...
  • Man Held After Groping Flight Attendant's "Genital Area" On JFK Flight

    Man Held After Groping Flight Attendant's "Genital Area" On JFK Flight
    NEW YORK (PIX11) -- An airplane passenger flying from London to New York is now reportedly facing federal charges after allegedly sliding his hand up the skirt of a flight attendant and groping her “genital area.” Iurii Chumak, 53, was...
  • Flights Resume, As Do Long Lines, After Blizzard

    Flights Resume, As Do Long Lines, After Blizzard
    Two magic words -- "on time" -- started appearing on some airport departure boards Tuesday as stranded passengers' patience and cash waned after a blizzard that brought transportation to a halt in the Northeast during one of the busiest travel times of...
  • WikiLeaks Document Reveals Four Unknown 9/11 Suspects

    WikiLeaks Document Reveals Four Unknown 9/11 Suspects
    A recently released WikiLeaks document reveals that before 9/11 the U.S. was monitoring four men who are now suspected of helping carry out the attacks on Sep. 11. The leak, published Wednesday by the Daily Telegraph, states that the three boarded a...
  • Simon Callow's solo show can be short on revelation

    Simon Callow's solo show can be short on revelation
    Had Simon Callow arrived in lawless Chicago a century or more ago, like one of those famous traveling British Shakespeareans of yore, proudly proselytizing for the Bard amid the stockyards and the hookers of the Levee, his "Being Shakespeare" would likely...
  • 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...
  • London's ahead of the Games

    London's ahead of the Games
    You yawned at the royal wedding in April. You were happy to miss the riots in August. But you're determined to be a part of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. This means either making a 260-foot discus throw, pronto, or studying up fast on the ticket,...