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Sky Scanner App

Skyscanner is an air travel app that finds you both the cheapest places and dates to fly – checking over 1,000 airlines.

03/29/2013

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3 On Your Side: Airplane Knife Ban To Be Relaxed

Soon passengers will be allowed to board commercial airline flights with items that have been banned since the September 11th attacks. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details.

03/06/2013

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Sources: American Airlines And US Airways To Merge And Create World’s Biggest Airline

The boards of both companies approved the merger late Wednesday, according to three people close to the situation.

02/13/2013

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Winter Storm Causes Delays, Cancellations, Reduced Speeds

The weather is causing travel delays at Philadelphia International and Lehigh Valley Airports.

12/26/2012

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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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