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Has the Reason For Perfecting the Boarding Process Changed?

Airlines have been attempting for decades to significantly improve the boarding process — usually with little to no success — and the main reason for doing so has been to shorten the turnaround time from when an airplane arrives at the gate at the conclusion of one flight to when it departs for the next flight.

Theoretically, when the turnaround time is shortened between flights, additional flights can fit into the schedule. More flights per day would therefore supposedly mean more revenue per day for airlines.

Another reason for improving the boarding process is…

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Last Chance on Savings to Hawaii March 2019 on Both Room Rates and Redeeming Miles

Scoring deals on two of the three major components of a trip which requires crossing all or part of an ocean — airfare, lodging and ground transportation — is not always an easy task; but you can at least save on both room rates and redeeming frequent flier loyalty program miles before the end of the day today, Thursday, March 14, 2019 for travel to Hawaii between…

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Travel Alert March 2019: Winter Weather Impacts Rocky Mountain and Northern Plains Regions of the United States

If the Rocky Mountain and northern plains regions of the United States are in your travel plans over the next day or two, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to winter weather which is already disrupting travel.

One fatality was reported as a result of…

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Travel Alert March 2019: Winter Weather Affects Northern Plains and Upper Midwestern United States

If the northern plains and upper midwestern United States are in your travel plans over the weekend, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to winter weather which is already disrupting travel.

Through Monday, March 11, 2019, up to one foot of snow is expected to accumulate from…

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Hyatt and American Airlines Announce Partnership With Their Frequent Travel Loyalty Programs

If World of Hyatt and AAdvantage are your favorite frequent travel loyalty programs, you are in luck: you will have more ways to earn miles, points and elite level status when you fly as a passenger with American Airlines or stay as a guest at hotel and resort properties within the global brand portfolio of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, as the two companies announced a joint partnership earlier today which is expected to launch…

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Obese Airline Passengers: The Debate Continues in 2019

A passenger reportedly charged a fellow passenger $150.00 for taking up a third of his seat space aboard an airplane due to his being obese — despite attempts by the large passenger to squeeze himself into his own seat as much as possible.

Whether that incident actually occurred or not is not the point. Rather, the debate over obese passengers aboard airplanes is as controversial as ever.

“Most people don’t know it but you can actually…

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Updated Travel Alert March 2019: Winter Weather Affects Northeastern and Rocky Mountain United States and Southeastern Canada

Additional travel alerts have been issued by more airlines since this article was posted; so if the northeastern United States, Rocky Mountain area of the United States or southeastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next few days or so, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to winter weather which is already disrupting travel.

Through…

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