Airports to Train Stations: Europe

European Airports to train stations: Here, from Eurail.com , is an overview of frequently used airport to train station connections.     Unlike much of the USA where Airports generally assume you’ll have a car or take a taxi, in …

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Dulles Airport IAD Serving Washington D.C.

Dulles International Airport Airport Code: IAD serves the greater Washington D.C. Area.   Dulles is within a days drive of many major cities on the east coast making it a key hub for East Coast travel.    Note that Ronald Reagan …

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Volcanic Ash Updates from CNN

CNN and BBC have excellent coverage of the European ash cloud that has disrupted travel extensively around the world and especially in Europe where flights are only expected to fully resume later this week, and only if there are no …

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Iceland Volcano Delays Thousands of Flights

Volcanic ash, which represents a potential severe danger to aircraft engines, continues to pour from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano.     Under some circumstances the ash can damage jet engines and they will stop completely,  creating the potential for catastrophic failures …

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FAA Flight Delay Map

The FAA Website provides a nice quick map check of general flight delays around the USA.   The FAA USA flight delay  map is here. For detailed information it is generally best to consult your airline rather than this map or …

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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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Akron Airport Blog

Kudos to Akron Canton (CAK) Airport in Ohio for their new blog that features news and information about the airport. Very few airports have taken this important step to help keep customers informed and allow quick and easy information flow …

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Travel Quiz at CNN

CNN has a good business traveler quiz to test your city by city knowlege of the world. How may pubs in London? Is Seoul Korea bigger than Mexico City? What percentage of England’s pubs are in London?

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Transportation Security Administration TSA

This is an OLD post.  For the latest on TSA Requirements CLICK HERE for TSA Travel Information —————– The TSA here in the USA has a very big job. They are charged with protecting the millions of travelers who travel …

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Top Ten Airports for domestic travel, first quarter

US DOT has released first quarter data about domestic travel from US Airports, and the top three airports are Atlanta – ATL, Chicago ORD, and Dallas DFW. Denver DIA was fourth with a whopping 5% increase in travel through Denver …

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