Why the Boeing 737 MAX can soar again, and soon

Why the Boeing 737 MAX can soar again, and soon

National Public Radio (NPR) released a damning report about Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA). However, searing the findings, the report was a rehash of old news, dating back almost two years. The subsequent FAA and Boeing actions have resulted in a good and safe aircraft. The Boeing 737 MAX can soar again.

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How to fix deceptive pricing in air travel

How to fix deceptive pricing in air travel

Travel sites are drip pricing when they advertise a basic price and then add mandatory charges and taxes after the booking is underway. Drip pricing typically raises the final cost of a purchase by 20 percent or more. It happens outside of the travel industry as well.

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Why virtual sports, missing fans and travel, lack excitement

Why virtual sports, missing fans and travel, lack excitement

Sports travel means meeting in hotel bars where we randomly gather for camaraderie. At meetings, even a few class reunions we get together where there’s a TV around. Even when you don’t care THAT much about games, it is the sociability. It’s fun to be around other people and share the experience in real-time.

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Is the nearby vacation trending during the pandemic?

Is the nearby vacation trending during the pandemic?

Americans are staying close to home and taking shorter vacations. They did it this summer, and they’ll do it again this Thanksgiving and Christmas, the other two most popular vacation periods. The way we take time off is changing — has been changing for years — and this is only the latest stage in the evolution of the American vacation.

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How to avoid bad hotel rooms?

How to avoid bad hotel rooms?

Experts say a lot of things can get you stuck in a bad hotel room. They can include common-sense factors — the amount you pay, the channel through which you book your room, and your elite status. Plus, some uncommon factors are the time of your check-in and how you treat the staff.

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Accomplishments

These accomplishments have been achieved by working closely with our members, national media, the travel industry, the Department of Transportation (DOT), Congress and many other agencies.

  • – Bi-partisan bill to eliminate hotel resort fees introduced into House of Representatives
  • – Creation of the Advisory Committee for Aviation Consumer Protections
  • – Advertised airfares now include airfare plus, mandatory taxes and fees
  • – Lost/damaged/delayed luggage compensation limit increased to $3,500
  • – Passengers have 24 hours to change or cancel their nonrefundable tickets without penalty
  • – Once an airfare is purchased, that airfare and ancillary fees cannot be increased
  • – Families flying together act passed by Congress that requires family members 13 years of age and younger to sit with other family members at no additional cost.

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