Winging It Archive: March, 2010

British Airways passengers endure second strike

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British Airways employees are on strike again for a second weekend. The airline is struggling to provide about half to three-quarters of its... Read more

US, EU extend their "open skies" agreement

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The United States and the European Union have extended their 2007 agreement that opened North Atlantic air travel to greater competition. Details... Read more

Keeping bed bugs from biting in Philly hotels

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Back in December, I followed up two Winging It columns on what travelers want in a good hotel room with another column with some advice about... Read more

TSA nominee: Collective bargaining OK

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The Obama administration is trying to get its second nominee to run the Transportation Security Administration approved by the Senate. In hearings... Read more

British Airways axes travel perk; more EU labor trouble

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Britrish Airways struck back at striking union members today, revoking a treasured perk of airline workers everywhere: free flights. This AP... Read more

US Airways asks for PHL tarmac-delay exemption

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Sorry we missed this development yesterday. US Airways has asked the Department of Transpsortation for a PHL exemption from the rules, set... Read more

FAA proposes $1.5 million fine for Northwest

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The Federal Aviation Admnistration has proposed a fine of almost $1.5 million for Northwest Airlines for failing to inspect wiring on its older... Read more

Air ticket-ID conflict? What really happens

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A daily e-mail from Rick Seaney, CEO of Farecompare.com, today has a useful report on what one of his employees learned when she booked an... Read more