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  • What you need to know about airline 'ancillary revenue'

    What you need to know about airline 'ancillary revenue'
    What airlines look on fondly as "ancillary revenue" hits you in the form of pesky -- and often outrageous -- fees and charges. A new report from the meticulous folks at IdeaWorks tells airline industry professionals what they need to know about...
  • Opponents of allowing cellphone calls on planes gain powerful ally

    Opponents of allowing cellphone calls on planes gain powerful ally
    If you're against letting airline passengers talk on cellphones, you've gained a powerful ally. The Global Business Travel Assn., a trade group for the world's business travelers, submitted its opposition last week to a plan by the Federal...
  • China expected to overtake U.S. in business travel spending by 2015

    China could surpass the U.S. as early as next year as the world's biggest spender in business travel, a year sooner than business travel experts had previously forecast. With China's gross domestic product growing at a slow but steady pace, the world'...
  • American Express sells half its business travel division

    American Express sells half its business travel division
    With business travel spending expected to rise this year, American Express Co. announced plans to sell half its business travel division and create a separate venture. American Express will give up 50% ownership of its global business travel division in...
  • Marion C. Cohen, arts patron

    Marion C. Cohen, arts patron
    Marion C. Cohen, a former Roland Park resident and patron of the arts who was a granddaughter of President Grover Cleveland, died Feb. 21 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., of complications from a fall. She was 87. The daughter...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford visits L.A. City Hall but misses Garcetti

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford visits L.A. City Hall but misses Garcetti
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford paid a visit to L.A. City Hall, but Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was nowhere to be found. Not because he was avoiding Ford, who got into a political pinch back home after admitting to crack cocaine use, but because Garcetti was...
  • Dealing with Delta's new frequent flyer program

    Dealing with Delta's new frequent flyer program
    Next year, Delta will switch its Skymiles frequent flyer program from a mileage base to a dollar base. You've probably already read about that, so the question becomes one of how to deal with it. Overall, the new rules will be good for business...
  • No restrictions on airlines changing air-mile programs

      No restrictions on airlines changing air-mile programs
    Question: US Airways informed me I have to pay $9 to keep my miles or they will disappear. I question the legality of this in California. Gift cards aren't allowed to expire (at least, in California). Aren't these the same thing? It really is just a...
  • Emanuel accepted free transportation, sports tickets in 2013

    Emanuel accepted free transportation, sports tickets in 2013
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel accepted free transportation, sports tickets and a stay as a house guest from friends and political supporters last year, but the number of gift givers was fewer than in years past. The mayor is required to disclose gifts valued at...
  • Packnada.com launders, stores business travelers' clothes, toiletries

    Business travelers, rejoice. And then cross laundry and packing off your to-do list. Name: Packnada.com Cost: The first two trips are free, then $99 per trip. What it does: Packnada launders and stores your clothes, then delivers them to your...
  • Jerry Rice Jr. to try out for Ravens at rookie minicamp, says he's 'excited' about 'business trip'

    Jerry Rice Jr. to try out for Ravens at rookie minicamp, says he's 'excited' about 'business trip'
    The son of Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice has been invited to try out for the Ravens during their rookie minicamp that starts Friday. UNLV wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr. has not been signed or agreed to a contract, but he will...