23
Feb
2011
Posted by: Mark Ashley

Do-it-yourself boarding passes — either printed on your own computer or on your phone — are par for the course these days. I can’t remember the last time I used a kiosk, much less a check-in staff member…) But there are...

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Downgraded: The Chongqing Hilton If you’ve got reservations for the Chongqing Hilton in the next few days or weeks, you’ll want to look into alternatives: Chinese authorities have closed the hotel as part of a prostitution bust. ...

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15
Mar
2010

Both American and United have expanded their paperless boarding pass programs within the United States in the past week. If mobile boarding basses are your cup of tea, you’ll be able to check in wirelessly and receive an e-mail containing...

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Reader Richard T. writes: The incident where the guy snuck through security to see his girlfriend off on a flight got me thinking: Is there a legal way for a person to go through airport security without having a boarding pass? I’m happy to...

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06
Jan
2010

When you get your boarding pass, regardless of when or where, check the name. Septuagenarian comedienne Joan Rivers got stuck in Costa Rica, blaming the Continental gate agent in Costa Rica for being “an idiot, a moron,” for not letting...

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Here in the US, paperless boarding cases are not (yet) as widespread as they’ve become overseas, but their use is growing. This week, Continental, who has been the paperless leader in the US, expanded their rollout to San Juan, Puerto Rico. ...

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