Monthly Archives: November 2007

Thanksgiving Travel Smooth as Gravy and Mashed Potatoes

The rumors of Thanksgiving holiday travel problems turned out to be greatly exaggerated as most airports ran smoothly over the holiday and travelers mostly made it home from Thanksgiving without incident. AP Reports on a happily uneventful Thanksgiving Travel Season

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Changi Airport in Singapore

Changi Airport of Singapore has added one of the world’s nicest and newest terminals.   Changi offers the traveler 80 airlines serving 200 cities in 60 countries. The Airport at Changi is already a major airline / travel hub in …

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Airport Wayfinder Kiosk System

Airport Wayfinder is a high tech kiosk system that is used in airports to orient travelers to the airport and the surrounding region. QuickAid.com was actually spawned out of this type of Airport travel kiosk system – the first of …

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Airline Food Survey

Diet Detective has released another Airline Food Survey. United wins, though they are evaluating some pretty meagre offerings in the survey including those little $5 “snack boxes” that are now so common on many flights. As much as I occaisonally …

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Chicago Airports over the holiday

The Chicago Sun Times reviews the expected travel situation at Chicagoland airports. So far the holiday travel experience seems to have been OK for most travelers. News outlets are not reporting major delays from today’s travel, though Sunday travel “home” …

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Travel Booking Tips from BT Travel

Note: I was not familiar with BTS Travel until tonight and cannot vouch for this as a good company – but they did have some great posted rates to China, and these excellent general discount travel tips: SATURDAY NIGHT STAYTry …

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President Bush on Airport Delays

President Bush is speaking about how the government will attempt to curb flight delays this holiday season and take some measures to help passengers. Mary Peters, Secretary of Transportation and FAA Administrator Bobby Sturgill are flanking the president who is …

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Bangalore, India Airport. A long walk to town?

Bangalore Airport Arrivals may face a bit of a challenge getting to the center of town, some 30 miles away. Rediff reports. Apparently there is no good ground transportation to and from the airport, and traffic could make that trip …

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Free WiFi a winner at Regional Airports

Jaunt is noting how free WiFi is taking off at many regional airports. This even as large airports still try to eek out a few bucks charging relatively large fees to connect to their WiFi networks (usually 9.95 for the …

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Singapore Airlines Megaliner Maiden Flight

Singapore Airlines takes the maiden journey of the massive A380 luxury Airliner today. the Singapore Air writeup tells the tale of this amazing Singapore to Sydney journey on October 25, 2007. Air passengers on the flight enjoyed a gourmet meal …

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