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Your Legal Rights If Your Flight Is Cancelled

There’s no federal law that protects passengers in the event of what’s called a force majeure event which is an event like bad weather that’s out of the airline’s control.

12/25/2012

Flying With Gifts

If you’re flying to see loved ones for the holidays, here are some things you need to remember if you’re bringing gifts with you.

12/04/2012

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BLOG: Airline Travel Advisories For Hurricane Sandy

By Jim Donovan:  Hurricane Sandy is expected to cause major travel problems along the east coast beginning this weekend and continuing into mid-week.   Below are links to the most up-to-date information regarding changing your reservations […]

10/26/2012

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Some Airlines Offering Fee-Free Rescheduling Due To Hurricane Sandy

JetBlue, US Airways and Spirit Airlines are offering waivers to customers who wish to reschedule their flights without the typical fee of up to $150.

10/26/2012

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JetBlue Offering Free Flights ‘If The Other Guy Wins’ The 2012 Election

The airline is giving away 2012 free seats (which works out to 1,006 round trip flights) to any of its 21 international destinations to customers who enter a contest online and then come out on the losing side of the 2012 election.

10/03/2012

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3 On Your Side: Hotels Collect $2 Billion In Fees

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, hotels are following the lead of the airlines and boosting their bottom line with additional fees.

09/17/2012

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Trip Tracker App

TripTracker gives real-time status updates on flights (including gate and baggage claim numbers) and pushes those alerts to you.

03/20/2012

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Virgin Atlantic Hires ‘Whispering Coaches’ To Instruct Its Staff

Virgin Atlantic wants their first class customers to enjoy a quiet flight so much, they’ve hired “Whispering Coaches” to teach the crew how to speak to customers to make them more relaxed.

03/01/2012

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KLM Offers New Seating Assignments Via Social Media Sites

A new flight reservation program through KLM airlines allows passengers to see the Facebook and LinkedIn profiles of those on their flights — and put in requests to sit next to a stranger.

02/26/2012

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Top Ways to Kill Time at PHL Airport

PHL does a great job of sharing the best of Philadelphia with its visitors. Here are some highlights.

02/04/2012

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Flight Aware Flight Tracker

If you spent any time at all in an airport over the holidays, you know how flexible flight schedules can be. FlightAware flight tracker app help.

01/10/2012

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Little Traveler Impact Seen From American Airlines Bankruptcy Filing

Don’t panic, says Patricia Wurster, owner of The Travel Station in Oreland.

11/29/2011

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3 On Your Side: New Federal Rules In Store Concerning Lost Luggage

Between higher fees and frequent delays, if you ask most people, they’ll tell you flying isn’t what it used to be. Now some changes are coming next month that are supposed to protect us.

07/19/2011

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Federal Government Wants Bag Fees Refunded If Luggage Is Lost

Should you have to pay a bag fee if you take a flight and your luggage doesn’t? Passengers at Philadelphia International Airport seem quite pleased with new rules being considered by the government.

04/14/2011

Stigall Show Log 3.24.11

Chris talks to former Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Anchor Norm MacDonald, CEO of a Philadelphia business, Bill Massa who will be on CBS Undercover Boss this Sunday night at 9, and reviews last nights Red Meat Tour at Union Trust Steakhouse with Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/24/2011

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