Every so often, a rant about travel comes across so wrong-headed that it deserves to be held under the microscope for scrutiny. Charles DeLaFuente, one of the New York Times’ in-house stable of journalist-bloggers, wins that honor thanks to a...

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Categorized in: airports, travel
23
Nov
2009

Redbox, the company that sets up DVD rental machines at supermarkets, drugstores, and convenience stores, has quietly been adding their machines at airports. For the same $1 per day rental fee, travelers can pick up a movie in one airport, watch...

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Categorized in: airports, inflight internet
10
Nov
2009

Our Google overlords have spoken, and there shall be free wi-fi in airports for the holiday season. Through a partnership with many of the providers that already power most airport wifi, albeit for a fee, Google is making wifi free at 47 airports...

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Categorized in: airports, Vacations, wi-fi

Downgraded: TSA Upgraded: Airports with independence Near Glacier National Park, in Kalispell, Montana, Glacier Park International Airport is hoping to boot the TSA off its property and replace the government security agency with private...

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Downgraded: Checked bags on international American Airlines flights British Airways was the first to do this, but American Airlines wasn’t far behind: Many AA economy-class ticket-holders will no longer have an allowance of two checked bags...

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04
Aug
2009

Torn between going for a jog and planespotting? Why not combine both? Charlotte Douglas Airport is hosting a 5K run/walk on the runways and taxiways. It’s Halloween morning — October 31, 2009. It’s a neat idea, though the idea...

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Categorized in: airports